Upcoming and Ongoing Maui Community Enrichment Program Funded Events:

Image Link to Kalani Peʻa Concert


Public Relations /Marketing Updates:

  • MVCB Chicago & Denver Travel & Adventure Shows & Media Blitz

MVCB had a presence at both the Chicago and Denver Travel & Adventure Shows in January.  Sherry Duong and Leanne Pletcher were able to share important Mālama Maui and recovery messaging along with encouraging respectful travel to Maui with a wide range of travel trade attendees and consumers.  The travel also included media meetings including Amber Gibson; Conde Nast Traveler, Travel + Leisure, Chad Chisolm, JustLuxe; Courtney McDonough, Real Food Traveler; Sapna Dalal, Vegetarian Tourist and Kylie Bearse, Fox31 Denver. In addition, to share our aloha and give back while visiting each city,  the team volunteered at PAWS Chicago Medical Center & Lurie Clinic and Project Angel Heart in Denver.

Image Link to Chicago Travel & Adventure Show

Image Link to Denver Travel & Adventure Show

Image Link to PAWS Chicago Volunteer Activity 1

Image Link to PAWS Chicago Volunteer Activity 2

Image Link to Denver Project Angel Heart Volunteer Activity


  • Upcoming Media Visits/Projects:

In February Maui will continue to work with visiting media to share our Mālama Maui and support local messaging. Publications include Condeʻ Nast Traveler, AFAR Magazine, Forbes, TravelAge West, Coronado Magazine and Fodorʻs.


Upcoming Travel Trade Shows and Events:             

  • Travel & Adventure Show, Phoenix, AZ - February 17 - 18
  • Travel & Adventure Show, Washington, DC - February 24 – 25
  • Travel Agent Forum, Las Vegas --  March 24 – 27     
  • Holoholo Maui Nui Sales Blitz – Denver, CO; Portland, OR; Ontario, CA; and Westlake Village, CA, April 1 – 4

Image link to Holoholo event