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Makawao Avenue Street Repairs

Press Release For Immediate Release June 11, 2017 Makawao Avenue Street Repairs Wailuku, MAUI – Makawao Avenue will be closed from Mahola Street near Eddie Tam Gymnasium, to the southern intersection section of Laie Drive, starting June 13 and ending … Continue reading

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Committees gear up to vet important county issues

CHAIR’S 3 MINUTES Published in The Maui News, May 28, 2017 By MIKE WHITE On Tuesday at 9 a.m. in the Council Chambers, the county’s $705.2 million fiscal year 2018 budget will be considered for second and final reading by … Continue reading

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Council tackles budget, audits and polystyrene

CHAIR’S 3 MINUTES Published in The Maui News, May 21, 2017 By MIKE WHITE On Friday, the council approved on first reading the fiscal year 2018 budget. Final reading is scheduled for May 30 and if passed, will advance to … Continue reading

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Legislators consider Neighbor Island taxes to fund rail

CHAIR’S 3 MINUTES Published in The Maui News, MAY 7, 2017 By MIKE WHITE It has been a roller coaster of a ride at the state Legislature this past week, and as of this column’s deadline, it may not be … Continue reading

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County impacted as Legislature gets set to adjourn

CHAIR’S 3 MINUTES Published in The Maui News, April 30, 2017 By MIKE WHITE It’s budget season and the Maui County Council is faced with many difficult decisions for the coming fiscal year. At the start of the budget session, … Continue reading

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Lack of transparency cause of missteps with post office demolition

CHAIR’S 3 MINUTES Published in The Maui News, April 23, 2017 By MIKE WHITE On Tuesday, an audit of the Old Wailuku Post Office Rehabilitation Project was released by the county auditor who noted “clearly, something went wrong.” The 56-page … Continue reading

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Input encouraged on financial plan

CHAIR’S 3 MINUTES Published in The Maui News, April 16, 2017 By MIKE WHITE The County Council’s Budget and Finance Committee, chaired by Council Member Riki Hokama, is anticipated to wrap up discussions with departments this week on the mayor’s … Continue reading

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Unreasonable actions at Legislature could hurt county

CHAIR’S 3 MINUTES Published in The Maui News, April 9, 2017 By MIKE WHITE An important deadline is approaching at the state Legislature on Thursday called the second crossover of bills. Both the House and Senate must conclude reviewing bills … Continue reading

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2017 Legacy Farmers

Wonderful to help celebrate the 2017 Maui Legacy Farmers. The honorees were Doug MacCluer, Pat Iwamoto (holding photo of late father Dr. Wilbert Yee), Peter Baldwin and Richard “Dick” Cameron. The four Maui farmers were honored for their contributions to … Continue reading

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Baldwin Avenue Rehabilitation Project, Phase II to Begin

WAILUKU, Maui, Hawai‘i – The County of Maui Department of Public Works announced that the Baldwin Avenue Rehabilitation Project, Phase II, is scheduled to start on Wednesday, March 8, 2017. The project includes pavement reconstruction of Baldwin Avenue between Hana … Continue reading

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