Population growth & tourism on Maui

Since 1970 the population of Maui has grown from 30,000 to 150, 000.  It has, Quintupled. Maui has also promoted itself as a tourist destination. The County itself spends over 3.5 million dollars annually promoting tourism via the MVB. Tourism, which was in its infancy in the 1970s, has blossomed into an indispensable industry that is vital to our island’s economy at every level. There are an estimated 2.5 million visitors to Maui annually. Each one has been lured here with Maui’s reputation for being
the world’s premier Island destination.