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2016 Summer Update

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Fukuyama City Celebrates Centennial

At the Friday, May 20, 2016 Council Meeting, Councilmember Michael Victorino presented gifts to the Maui County Council that he received from Sister-City, Fukuyama City, Hiroshima, Japan. He represented the Maui County Council at their 49th Annual Rose Festival and their … Continue reading

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Making the most of 3 minutes of testimony time

Published in The Maui News, March 29, 2015 By MIKE WHITE, for The Maui News The County Council’s annual budget session is set to run from Tuesday until early May. Under the leadership of Budget and Finance Committee Chair Riki … Continue reading

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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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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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Council submits bills to Legislature: Sunshine Law change; hemp study

Published in The Maui News, Jan. 18, 2015 By MIKE WHITE for, The Maui News The opening day of this year’s state legislative session is on Wednesday. As a former member of the state House of Representatives, I know how important … Continue reading

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County service center design to receive final OK

Published in The Maui News, Jan. 11, 2015 By Mike White, for The Maui News The proposed new county service center in Kahului is moving forward. As recommended by the County Council’s Budget and Finance Committee, Bills 95 and 96 … Continue reading

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