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$340M Rental Car Facility Opens on Maui

Rental car access is getting set to roll into the future at Kahului airport, thanks in part to the new $340 million "Conrac" facility, scheduled to open May 15. The Hawai`i Department of Transportation announced the completion of the environmentally friendly Consolidated Rent-A-Car (Conrac) facility at Kahului Airport.  Conrac will house the major rent-a-car companies in one convenient location on airport property. “The people of Hawaii can be proud of this project as it is good for Mother Ear [...]

A Contentious Wailuku Development Plan

Debate over increasing parking in Wailuku has gone on since 1962, according to County records. Towards the end of Maui’s post-war decades, the island economy was shifting from sugar and pineapple to a new and promising crop; visitors. The “Dream City” developments in Central Maui, stretching into emerging neighborhoods in Wailuku, would create the largest property tax base for the next generation. Central Maui was thriving. As tourism grew, West and South Maui took the lead in supporting the t [...]