Monthly Archives: February 2015

Openness, efficiency council goals

Published in The Maui News, Feb. 22, 2015 By MIKE WHITE, for The Maui News As County Council chair, I’m committed to open government and civic engagement by supporting the community’s ability to obtain relevant information and documentation. After presiding … Continue reading

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Counties continue to seek fair share of TAT

Last week, I submitted several pieces of testimony to the state legislature on bills relating to the counties’ share of revenue from the transient accommodations tax, or TAT. In 2011, the counties’ share of the TAT was capped as a … Continue reading

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Maui High School Band Visits Council

 

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Prosecuting attorney’s nomination to be decided next month

For immediate release: Feb. 18, 2015 Press release by: Council Chair Mike White Maui County Council  Prosecuting attorney’s nomination to be decided next month WAILUKU, Hawaii – John D. Kim’s nomination for another four-year term as prosecuting attorney for Maui … Continue reading

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Council reviews wide range of committee reports

Published in The Maui News, Feb. 15, 2015 By MIKE WHITE, for The Maui News Following a full round of deliberations by its nine standing committees earlier this month, the County Council will consider a wide range of committee reports … Continue reading

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Council seeks to make wise investments in future

Published in The Maui News, Feb. 8, 2015 By MIKE WHITE, for The Maui News Along with other county officials, I had the honor of hosting this year’s Ka Ipu Kukui fellows at the county building last week for a … Continue reading

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Committees are in full swing, taking up key issues

Published in The Maui News, Feb. 1, 2015 By MIKE WHITE, for The Maui News The Maui County Council’s standing committees are working hard to review an array of legislation and other policy issues before the council’s annual budget review … Continue reading

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