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The Maui County Council is a nine-member legislative body of officials who are elected on at-large basis (i.e., all County voters can cast votes for all nine seats), one each from nine residency areas. Each Council member is elected for a two-year term.

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Mar 06

Alcohol-free beach bill, early walk-in voting, Red Cross Month

Posted on March 6, 2014 at 12:00 AM by Office of Council Services


At the request of constituents, Councilmember Don Couch will introduce a bill at the March 11 Council meeting to prohibit alcohol consumption at Kamaole Beach Park II. He intends for the bill to be referred to a standing committee.

No Alcohol bill
Proposed resolutions to be introduced  include the approval of property acquisition for the Wailuku municipal parking lot, approval of location and boundaries for Makawao cemetery, consideration to increase the number of early walk-in voting locations, and urging the administration to adopt a unified definition of agriculture

A bill to facilitate the use of $1 million Economic Development Revolving Fund is up for first reading. The Council may also adopt a resolution to authorize acceptance of a beach wheelchair and a resolution to accept a lease of property on Molokai for the Kaunakakai Little League.

EAR Committee reports may be downloaded here.

A resolution will also be considered recognizing March as Red Cross Month in the County of Maui.

Several bills on second and final reading include budget amendments for the Mokuhinia Ecosystem Restoration Project, equipment for the Kahului Fire Station, the “circuit breaker” tax program, additional cashier for the Department of Water Supply and funding for Civil Defense and the Kihei Police Station.

The March 11 Council meeting starts at 9 a.m. at the Council Chamber in Wailuku. It will be aired live on Akaku Ch. 53 and testimony for agenda items will be accepted in person and by telephone at the Council’s Hana, Lanai and Molokai offices. 


Testimony may be emailed to
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