Mahi Pono Reaches Milestone of Planting 1 Millionth Tree in Less Than Three Years

November 09, 2021 | Maui Now
COO Shan Tsutsui plants milestone tree with keiki.

The Maui-based farming company, Mahi Pono, celebrated its milestone of planting 1 million trees within its Central Maui farm, Tuesday. The achievement comes in less than three years.

To commemorate the occasion, Mahi Pono along with its team of 300 employees, joined together with members of the community to celebrate reaching the significant landmark in its mission “to create a thriving hub of diversified agriculture and increase food security for the island of Maui, and the state of Hawai‘i.”

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$65K for Shidler college raised through record sold-out Executive Vineyards event

The 23rd annual Executive Vineyards event raised a record $65,000 for the University of Hawaiʻi at Mānoa Shidler College of Business. Held at the Royal Hawaiian Hotel on March 9, a sold-out event of more than 600 guests enjoyed an evening of networking, sampling delicious items from local restaurants and tasting a variety of wines and spirits with the iconic Diamond Head and Waikīkī Beach in the backdrop.
From left, Kelly Simek, Mark Milton, Shidler Dean Vance Roley, Kelly Vea, Reid Hinaga and Grant Nakama