Following a federal ruling, face masks are no longer required at Hawaii airports or on Hawaiian Airlines flights. The judge in the ruling Kathryn Kimball Mizelle stated the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention overstepped their authority with the masking order. Should any more updates take place we will keep you informed.
Honolulu City Council voted to change the minimum stay requirement for short term rentals from 30 days to 90 days. There will be some exemptions in certain apartment and resort zones. The new bill comes shortly after the Safe Travel program has ended in Hawaii. For more information, you can read the article from Travel and Leisure here.
UHERO, the Economic Research Organization at the University of Hawaii, has confirmed that regulation is one of the primary reasons for the high cost of housing in our state. Released this week, “Measuring the Burden of Housing Regulation in Hawaii” should you wish to read it.
Wishing everyone a very Happy Easter!
Looking for fun activities to do throughout April? We have a list of some local events that you may want to check out!
- Lei Po’o Making Mondays 2:30p-3:30p Shops of Wailea
- Ukulele Lessons Mondays 5:30p-6:30p Shops of Wailea
- Coconut Husking Tuesdays 2:30p-3:30p Shops of Wailea
- Polynesian Show Tuesdays 5:30p-6:30p Shops of Wailea
- Lei Po’o Making Wednesdays 1:30p-2:30p Shops of Wailea
- Wailea Wednesdays Wednesdays 4:30p-6:30p Shops of Wailea
- Coconut Frond Weaving Thursdays 4:30p-5:30p Shops of Wailea
- Polynesian Show Thursdays 5:30p-6:30p Shops of Wailea
- Ukulele Lessons Fridays 3:00p-4:00p Shops of Wailea
- Papa Hula Friday 4:00p-5:00p Shops of Wailea
- Mulligan’s on the Blue: Sundays Live Band 4:30 to 7:30 (check for some dates excluded)
- Smokey Robinson at the MACC April 15, 2022 MACC
- 30th Annual Celebration of the Arts at the Ritz Carlton Kapalua April 15-16, 2022 Ritz-Carlton
- Arnaud Sussman, David Finckel, & Wu Han at MACC April 21, 2022 MACC
- Kaina Kountry April 21, 2022 DaPlayground Ma’alaea
- Jazz Maui presents 21 Degrees North & Cosmic Groove April 22, 2022 The Altitude Deck Kihei
- Carlisle & Beau Marchais Wine Dinner April 22, 2022 Lahaina
- Night at the Baldwin Museum April 23, 2023 Lahaina
- Maui Marathon April 24, 2022 Starts in Ka’anapali
- Artist 2 Artist – Hawaii Legends Edition April 29, 2022 MACC
- Color Festival April 30, 2022 MACC
- Jazz Maui presents “A Tribute to Jazz Appreciation Month” Concert April 30. 2022 The Altitude Deck Kihei
- Maui Nui Golf Tournament April 30, 2022 The Greens Kahului