A popular car service is expanding its operation to Maui.
Uber announced and expansion of its Uber X and high end Uber Black service to Maui. The company offers personal car service that’s summoned through a mobile app. You bring out your phone, summon a car, and ride to your destination. Billing is handled directly through a credit card attached to the app so there is no cash transaction.
Drivers use their personal vehicles, as opposed to a traditional taxi service, and there are different levels of cars from a small compact to a luxury Escalade. Brian Hughes is the General Manager of Uber Hawaii.
Uber recently came under fire after a rape allegation from a passenger Delhi, India. They’ve since pledged to do more in-depth screening and background checks of their drivers.