Category Archives: Remarks

Remarks: Taking on the role as council chair

Council Chair Mike White delivered these remarks immediately after being elected as Council Chair by his colleagues at the Council’s Inauguration meeting on Friday, January 2, 2015. ========================== I am honored and humbled by the support of the Maui Community … 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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Council Opening Remarks – Reflecting on our Constitution

On Friday, September 20, 2013, Councilmember White delivered opening remarks at the Council Meeting, reflecting on the Constitution of the United States of America in honor of Constitution Day. ================ Earlier this week on September 17, according to federal law, … Continue reading

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Opening Remarks: Honoring our Fallen Soldiers

Councilmember White gave Opening Remarks at the Tuesday, May 28, 2013 Council Meeting honoring our fallen soliders. ========================= I hope my fellow members enjoyed the three-day weekend resting, relaxing, and spending time with family – especially after many hours working … Continue reading

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Opening Remarks at Friday, January 18, 2013 Council Meeting

Councilmember White delivered opening remarks at the Friday, January 18 Council Meeting. ============= Good morning madam Chair.  As we begin our first regular meeting of the new Council term, I would like to take a moment and welcome our newest … Continue reading

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November 2 Meeting Opening Remarks

At the Friday, November 2, 2012 Council Meeting, Councilmember White gave opening remarks to the meeting. ============== Good morning Mr. Chair and members of the Council. Again, we are lucky to have dodged a bullet.  Last Saturday, with less than … Continue reading

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Happy Father’s Day!

On Friday, June 15, Councilmember White delivered opening remarks for the Council Meeting.  He spoke about his father and wished all Dads a Happy Father’s Day! =============== This Sunday marks the United States’ observance of Fathers Day, which was founded … Continue reading

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Councilmember White gives Opening Remarks

On Friday, March 2, 2012 Councilmember White gave opening remarks at the Council Meeting. ======== Today, we celebrate and promote a very important literacy project called Read Across America, a program started in 1998 by the National Education Association to … Continue reading

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Councilmember White Thanks Veterans

This morning Councilmember White provided opening remarks to the Friday, November 4, 2011 Council Meeting and thanked our Veterans for their service. Below is the text of his speech. ———————————- Good morning Mr. Chair and Members of the Council: Next Friday … Continue reading

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