Howzit Howard: Maui hotels, Island Air, and Lani Moo - Hawaii News Now - KGMB and KHNL

Howzit Howard: Maui hotels, Island Air, and Lani Moo

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HILO (HawaiiNewsNow) - Maui hotel occupancy is 77 percent now, a little better than the week before, while Oahu hotel occupancy has fallen to a still respectable 73 percent. Kauai is fuller, 60 percent, while the Big Island is 54 percent full. Room rates are mostly flat to higher compared to 2009.

Island Air has announced a here-we-go sale for flights to Lanai in May, matching the 49-dollar introductory fare that Go will charge when it launches Lanai service in May.

Want a deal on a trip to the Big Island? The Big Island Visitors Bureau says, visit It's a page full of deals just for Kama'aina.

Wanted Wednesday on a Friday - Someone has stolen Meadow Gold Dairy's Lani Moo mascot costume. The Dairy, which is owned by a company on the mainland and gets nearly all its milk from California, is asking for help in retrieving the costume, which is locally made and not pasteurized.

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