August was a month for increases. Visitor arrivals increased 2.8%. Not only did more visitor choose Maui to vacation, they stayed longer too! Maui is up over 9% for 2013 in visitor spending. From January to August of 2013 a total of $2.5 billion was spent from visitors to Maui. Although fall is expected to show a slow down, 2013 has shown strong growth in the economy of the islands. You can read the entire article via Maui Now here. The Hansen Ohana strives to keep you up to date with the latest news pertaining to the islands. We appreciate your continued support!