Monthly Archives: January 2014

Support for H.B. 1671 – Hotel room tax revenues for counties

On Monday, February 3, 2014, the House Committee on Tourism will hear House Bill 1671.  Introduced by Maui Representatives Souki, Carroll, Ing, McKelvey, Woodson and Yamashita, it proposes to remove the current cap on the transient accommodations tax (TAT) revenues … Continue reading

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New Resolutions. New Hopes. New Legislative Session.

On Friday, January 24, 2014, Councilmember White delivered opening remarks at the Council Meeting. He also encouraged the public to review the House and Senate yearbooks that were presented during Opening Day of the Legislature.  The Senate book has a … Continue reading

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Upcountry Parks Tour

On Monday, January 13, 2014, Councilmember White visited various Upcountry Parks with the Director and Deputy of Parks and Recreation.  They showed him various capital improvement projects they are hoping to complete in the Makawao-Pukalani-Paia-Haiku area during Fiscal Year 2015.  

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Congratulating Seabury Hall’s Cross Country Teams

On Friday, January 10, 2014, Councilmember White introduced a resolution congratulating both the girls and boys Seabury Hall Cross Country Teams for winning the Honolulu Marathon Cross Country State Championships 2013 Division II titles. He also introduced a resolution congratulating … Continue reading

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County Auditor Transmits Audit Plan

On Wednesday, County Auditor Lance Taguchi transmitted a letter to members of the County Council with his plan of audits proposed to be conducted for the remaining six months of Fiscal Year (FY) 2014. The plan contains Charter mandated projects, … Continue reading

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Statement on the Little Fire Ant

On Thursday, January 9, 2014, Councilmember White offered a statement regarding the Little Fire Ant. “I have been tracking news reports on the little fire ant and obtaining information through the Maui Invasive Species Council and Department of Agriculture. As … Continue reading

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