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Posted on November 17, 2011 at 10:28 AM by Mayor Alan Arakawa
Here's another view of the APEC booth, very colorful and comfortable looking.
Chair Mateo exchanges pins with Seo-gu Council Vice Chairman Ko."As President Obama stated during his opening remarks at APEC, no region will do more to shape our long-term economic future than the Asia/Pacific region," said Mayor Arakawa. "Hawaii will play a major role in this new economic future and Maui County must be ready to take advantage of that opportunity."
UPDATE: Maui Fire Department Badge Pinning Ceremony (November 15, 2011)The Maui Fire Department promoted one of its captains to Battalion Chief yesterday November 15, 2011 at the Kahului Fire Station.
Louis Romero has been with the department for 21 years and is currently assigned to the Kahului Fire Station, where he works out of the Hazardous Materials & Special Training Division.
Romero is also the coordinator of MFD’s grants team and has helped the department obtain an estimated $11 million over the last 9 years. These grant funds helped buy needed equipment such as fire trucks and Molokai’s new rescue boat.
Romero is also a member of the newly formed, multi-agency All Hazards Incident Management Team, which will provide support during natural or man-made disaster events. He has been married to his wife Caron Romero for the last 20 years and has four children; Kawehi, Kamaha’o, Kaualena and Kalehua.
“The last 21 years has been very rewarding for me,” Romero said, “I enjoy serving my community.”
UPDATE: Groundbreaking for the new Maui Lani Stake Center for the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints (November 17, 2011)Mayor Arakawa speaking at the groundbreaking of the new Maui Lani Stake
Center for the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints.Groundbreaking of the new Maui Lani Stake Center for the Church of Jesus
Christ of Latter-Day Saints located in the Maui Lani Subdivision at the
intersection of Kuikahi Drive and Maui Lani Parkway. Mayor Arakawa
breaks ground with Council Member Bob Carroll and church leaders.
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