Councilmember Mike White to Join “The Maui Breakfast Club” Radio Show Monday
WAILUKU, Maui, Hawaii– Maui County Councilmember Mike White, Chair of the Council’s Economic Development, Agriculture and Recreation Committee, will be featured as a guest on “The Maui Breakfast Club” radio program on Monday, February 14 from 9 – 10 a.m. The morning call-in talk show is broadcast on Pacific Radio Group’s KNUI AM 900 with hosts Tom Blackburn-Rodriguez and Kellie Pali.
Councilmember White, who represents the Upcountry District of Makawao – Haiku – Paia, will discuss the wide-ranging economic impacts of the visitor industry in Maui County.
The public is invited to call the show at 856-2836 with questions related to the topic, or post questions on the “Maui Breakfast Club Radio Show” Facebook page. For more information, call 270-5507.
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– Visitor spending accounts for approximately 80 percent of all economic activity in Maui County.
– The economic benefits from visitor spending mostly accrue to non-hotel businesses and their employees.
– The approximately $110 million in property taxes and Transient Accommodations Tax (TAT) funds generated by visitor accommodations represent a significant portion of the County of Maui’s annual revenue.