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Posted on: April 22, 2014

Council passes bill creating tobacco-free parks and facilities, including beaches

For Immediate Release: April 22, 2014

Press Release by:
Councilmember Don S. Guzman Chair, Economic Development, Energy, Agriculture, and Recreation Committee

Council passes bill creating tobacco-free parks and... Read on...

Councilmember Don S. Guzman's blog
Posted on: April 22, 2014

Silversword Plants to Journey to Korea and Back for Goyang International Horticulture Show

Silversword plants at Ag inspection

-- Trip marks the first time the plant has left Haleakala National Park since being listed as a Threatened Species

WAILUKU, MAUI, Hawai‘i – The Mayor's Office of Economic Development today announced it has secured the... Read on...

More: Mayor's Office of Economic Development
Posted on: April 21, 2014

County to Sponsor Diabetes Management Workshops

WAILUKU, MAUI, Hawai‘i – The Maui County Office on Aging today announced it will sponsor a “Better Choices, Better Health” Diabetes Self-Management workshop series at Kaiser Maui Lani. This series will meet from 9 - 11:30 a... Read on...

Visit the Office on Aging Webpage
Posted on: April 21, 2014

Committee to consider final budget reviews of departments, unfunded liabilities

For Immediate Release: April 21, 2014

Press Release by:
Councilmember Mike White, ChairBudget and Finance Committee (www.mauicounty.gov/committees/BF)

Committee to consider final budget reviews of departments,... Read on...

Councilmember Mike White's blog
Posted on: April 15, 2014

Memorial Fund Established for Victims and Families of Lana‘i Airplane Crash

“Maui County Remembers” Fund Accepting Donations Through May 31

WAILUKU, Maui, Hawai‘i – A “Maui County Remembers” memorial fund has been established by Pulama Lana‘i to provide financial assistance to the families of... Read on...

Visit "Maui County Remembers" webpage
Posted on: April 17, 2014

Motorists Urged to Slow Down, Drive Safely and Put Away Phones

Six traffic fatalities in past 11 days prompts “Drive Safe” advisory

WAILUKU, Maui, Hawai`i – Managing Director Keith Regan, Acting Mayor while Mayor Alan Arakawa is traveling out-of-state, today joined the Maui Police... Read on...

Posted on: April 18, 2014

Committee to receive real property tax valuations for FY2015

For Immediate Release: April 18, 2014

Press Release by:
Councilmember Mike White, Chair Budget and Finance Committee (www.mauicounty.gov/committees/BF)

Committee to receive real property tax valuations for... Read on...

Councilmember Mike White's blog
Posted on: April 16, 2014

Council to consider renaming Kahului Pool and Upcountry field after youth mentors

For Immediate Release:
April 16, 2014

Press Release by: Councilmember Don S. Guzman
Chair, Economic Development, Energy, Agriculture, and Recreation Committee Maui County Council

WAILUKU, Hawaii – The Maui... Read on...

Councilmember Don S. Guzman's blog
Posted on: April 16, 2014

“Outstanding Older American” Nominees Announced

WAILUKU, MAUI – The Maui County Office on Aging today announced the ten nominees who will be honored at the 46th Annual Outstanding Older American Awards ceremony on Tuesday, May 6, 2014. The awards luncheon will be held at... Read on...

Visit the Office on Aging Webpage
Posted on: April 14, 2014

Community Emergency Response Team (CERT) training on Molokai in May

CERT Grads 1.jpg

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Wailuku, HI – April 14, 2014 -- Local government prepares for everyday emergencies, however during a disaster, the number and scope of incidents increases dramatically and professional first... Read on...

Visit the Maui County CERT webpage
Posted on: April 14, 2014

County Offers Free Fitness Classes for Seniors in West Maui

WAILUKU, MAUI – The Maui County Office on Aging will sponsor its awarding-winning “EnhanceFitness” classes at Kaunoa’s West Maui Senior Center beginning Monday, April 21.

EnhanceFitness is an evidence-based fitness... Read on...

Visit the Office on Aging Webpage
Posted on: April 4, 2014

Council urges state legislators to increase TAT revenue to counties

Councilmember Mike White

For Immediate Release:
April 4, 2014

Press release by:Councilmember Mike White
Maui County Council

Council urges state legislators to increase TAT revenue to counties

WAILUKU, Hawaii – The Maui County Council... Read on...

Councilmember Mike White's blog
Posted on: April 3, 2014

April Workshops at Maui County Business Resource Center Announced

WAILUKU, Maui, Hawai`i – The County of Maui Mayor’s Office of Economic Development today announced its workshops for the month of April. Workshops are presented at the Maui County Business Resource Center, a County of Maui... Read on...

Visit the Business Resource Ctr. webpage
Posted on: April 2, 2014

“Women of Excellence” Awards Presented by Committee on the Status of Women

Women of Excellence Awards

WAILUKU, MAUI – Maui County’s Committee on the Status of Women celebrated Women’s History month by presenting the annual “Women of Excellence” awards on Thursday, March 27 in the County Council Chambers.

Recipients of the... Read on...

Committee on the Status of Women webpage
Posted on: April 7, 2014

Public input sought Tuesday on county rates and fees

For Immediate Release:
April 7, 2014

Press release by:Council Chair Gladys C. Baisa
Maui County Council

Public input sought Tuesday on county rates and fees

WAILUKU, Hawaii – The Budget and Finance Committee... Read on...

Chair Gladys Baisa's Blog
Posted on: March 24, 2014

Excessive Force Lawsuit Dismissed; MPD Officers’ Use of Force Deemed Reasonable

SUBMITTED BY THE DEPARTMENT OF THE CORPORATION COUNSEL

WAILUKU, MAUI – On Friday, March 21, 2014, Federal Judge Derrick K. Watson granted summary judgment to the County of Maui, Sergeant Russell Kapahulehua, Officer Jun... Read on...

Posted on: March 21, 2014

Committee recommends passage of bill to create tobacco-free parks and beaches

For Immediate Release: March 21, 2014

Press Release by:
Councilmember Don S. GuzmanChair, Economic Development, Energy, Agriculture, and Recreation Committee
Maui County Council

Committee recommends passage of... Read on...

Posted on: March 19, 2014

Schedule announced for council budget meetings

For Immediate Release:
March 19, 2014

Press Release by: Councilmember Mike White, Chair
Budget and Finance Committee

Schedule announced for council budget meetings

WAILUKU, Hawaii-- The Budget and Finance... Read on...

Posted on: March 12, 2014

White urges more early walk-in voting locations

Press release by:
Councilmember Mike WhiteMaui County Council

White urges more early walk-in voting locations

WAILUKU, Hawaii – The Maui County Council adopted a resolution yesterday urging the County Clerk to... Read on...

Councilmember Mike White's Blog
Posted on: March 11, 2014

Committee to consider roadside stands, tobacco ban at county parks

Cigarette Butts

For Immediate Release: March 11, 2014

Press Release by:
Councilmember Don S. GuzmanChair, Economic Development, Energy, Agriculture, and Recreation Committee

Committee to consider roadside stands, tobacco ban at... Read on...

Councilmember Don Guzman's Blog
Posted on: March 7, 2014

White urges support for Kalakupua playground restoration

Photo from Save Kalakupua Facebook

For Immediate Release:
March 7, 2014

Press Release by:Councilmember Mike White, Chair
Budget and Finance Committee

White urges support for Kalakupua playground restoration

WAILUKU, Hawaii – A bill to... Read on...

Councilmember Mike White's blog
Posted on: March 7, 2014

Councilmember Guzman proposes streamlining agricultural regulations

For Immediate Release:
March 7, 2014

Press Release by: Councilmember Don S. Guzman, Chair
Economic Development, Energy, Agriculture, and Recreation Committee

Councilmember Guzman proposes streamlining... Read on...

Maui County Council Blog
Posted on: January 2, 2014

Second Phase of Kahekili Highway Resurfacing Begins; Road Closures in Effect

Paving narrow road

WAILUKU, Maui, Hawai`i – The County of Maui Department of Public Works, Highways Division, announced that the first phase of work on the Kahekili Highway Resurfacing Project has been completed. Phase Two will begin on... Read on...

Visit the Public Works webpage...
Posted on: February 6, 2014

Mayor Emphasizes Fiscal, Operational Strengths in State of the County Address

Mayor Arakawa presents 2014 State of the County Address

- Outlines plans for facilities and green initiatives to keep County moving forward

WAILUKU, Maui, Hawai`i – Mayor Alan Arakawa presented his 2014 State of the County Address today at the Maui Arts & Cultural Center’s... Read on...

Read the 2014 State of the County Address
Posted on: January 31, 2014

Councilmember Hokama introduces resolution to support naming new Kihei school after Patsy Mink

For Immediate Release:
January 31, 2014

Press release by: Councilmember G. Riki Hokama
Maui County Council

Councilmember Hokama introduces resolution to support naming new Kihei school after Patsy Mink

WAILUKU,... Read on...

Posted on: January 31, 2014

Council chairs seek return of projected $72 million hotel tax revenue to counties

Hawaii Council chairs

For Immediate Release:
January 31, 2014

Press release by:Maui County Council Chair Gladys Baisa
Kauai County Council Chair Jay FurfaroHonolulu City Council Chair Ernie Martin
Hawaii County Council Chair J... Read on...

Maui County Council Blog
Posted on: December 11, 2013

Kahekili Highway Resurfacing Project to Begin

WAILUKU, Maui, Hawai`i – The County of Maui Department of Public Works - Highways Division announced that work on the Kahekili Highway Resurfacing Project is scheduled to begin on December 16, 2013 and continue through... Read on...

Visit the Public Works - Highways Div. webpage
Posted on: December 6, 2013

Mateo appointed as County Clerk

Danny Mateo County Clerk

For Immediate Release: December 6, 2013

Press release by:
Council Chair Gladys C. BaisaMaui County Council

Mateo appointed as County Clerk

WAILUKU, Maui, Hawaii – The Maui County Council adopted Resolution 13-144... Read on...

Council Chair Gladys Baisa's Blog
Posted on: October 15, 2013

Planning Committee to hold district meetings to receive input on Home Business Bill

District Meetings

For Immediate Release: October 15, 2013

Press Release by:
Councilmember Donald G. Couch, Jr. Chair, Planning Committee (www.mauicounty.gov/committees/PC)

Planning Committee to hold district meetings to... Read on...

Councilmember Don Couch's Blog
Posted on: September 16, 2013

Hawaii’s mayors and council members unite, agree to advance counties’ interests at State Capitol

HSAC Meeting Sept 13

Press Release by:
Councilmember Michael P. Victorino Treasurer, Hawaii State Association of Counties
http://www.mauicounty.gov/Blog.aspx?CID=20

Hawaii’s mayors and council members unite, agree to advance... Read on...

Councilmember Michael Victorino's Blog

Civil Defense Announcements

1 Story
Posted on: April 14, 2014

Community Emergency Response Team (CERT) training on Molokai in May

CERT Grads 1.jpg

Local government prepares for everyday emergencies, however during a disaster, the number and scope of incidents increases dramatically and professional first responders may not be immediately available in all areas.

Any... Read on...

Additional Info...

Council - Maui County

19 Stories
Posted on: April 21, 2014

Committee to consider final budget reviews of departments, unfunded liabilities

For Immediate Release: April 21, 2014

Press Release by:
Councilmember Mike White, ChairBudget and Finance Committee (www.mauicounty.gov/committees/BF)

Committee to consider final budget reviews of departments,... Read on...

Councilmember Mike White's blog
Posted on: April 16, 2014

Council to consider renaming Kahului Pool and Upcountry field after youth mentors

For Immediate Release:
April 16, 2014

Press Release by: Councilmember Don S. Guzman
Chair, Economic Development, Energy, Agriculture, and Recreation Committee Maui County Council

WAILUKU, Hawaii – The Maui... Read on...

Councilmember Don S. Guzman's blog
Posted on: March 12, 2014

White urges more early walk-in voting locations

Press release by:
Councilmember Mike WhiteMaui County Council

White urges more early walk-in voting locations

WAILUKU, Hawaii – The Maui County Council adopted a resolution yesterday urging the County Clerk to... Read on...

Councilmember Mike White's Blog
Posted on: March 11, 2014

Committee to consider roadside stands, tobacco ban at county parks

Cigarette Butts

For Immediate Release: March 11, 2014

Press Release by:
Councilmember Don S. GuzmanChair, Economic Development, Energy, Agriculture, and Recreation Committee

Committee to consider roadside stands, tobacco ban at... Read on...

Councilmember Don Guzman's Blog
Posted on: March 7, 2014

White urges support for Kalakupua playground restoration

Photo from Save Kalakupua Facebook

For Immediate Release:
March 7, 2014

Press Release by:Councilmember Mike White, Chair
Budget and Finance Committee

White urges support for Kalakupua playground restoration

WAILUKU, Hawaii – A bill to... Read on...

Councilmember Mike White's blog
Posted on: March 7, 2014

Councilmember Guzman proposes streamlining agricultural regulations

For Immediate Release:
March 7, 2014

Press Release by: Councilmember Don S. Guzman, Chair
Economic Development, Energy, Agriculture, and Recreation Committee

Councilmember Guzman proposes streamlining... Read on...

Maui County Council Blog
Posted on: January 31, 2014

Council chairs seek return of projected $72 million hotel tax revenue to counties

Hawaii Council chairs

For Immediate Release:
January 31, 2014

Press release by:Maui County Council Chair Gladys Baisa
Kauai County Council Chair Jay FurfaroHonolulu City Council Chair Ernie Martin
Hawaii County Council Chair J... Read on...

Maui County Council Blog
Posted on: January 23, 2014

Kahoma Village Project deliberations to continue tomorrow

For Immediate Release:
January 23, 2014

Press release by:Don Guzman, Vice-Chair, Land Use Committee
Maui County Council

Kahoma Village Project deliberations to continue tomorrow

WAILUKU, Hawaii – The Land Use... Read on...

Additional Info...
Posted on: January 18, 2014

Public input sought on County’s paratransit services

For Immediate Release:
January 18, 2014

Press release by:Stacy Crivello, Chair, Housing, Human Services and Transportation Committee
Maui County Council

Public input sought on County’s paratransit services... Read on...

Councilmember Stacy Crivello's Blog
Posted on: October 15, 2013

Planning Committee to hold district meetings to receive input on Home Business Bill

District Meetings

For Immediate Release: October 15, 2013

Press Release by:
Councilmember Donald G. Couch, Jr. Chair, Planning Committee (www.mauicounty.gov/committees/PC)

Planning Committee to hold district meetings to... Read on...

Councilmember Don Couch's Blog
Posted on: October 7, 2013

Public invited to presentation on Central Maui Pedestrian and Bicycle Master Plan

Kahului Community Town Hall Meeting

For immediate Release: Oct. 7, 2013

Press Release by:
Councilmember Don S. GuzmanMaui County Council

Public invited to presentation on Central Maui Pedestrian and Bicycle Master Plan

KAHULUI, Hawaii – The public... Read on...

Councilmember Don Guzman's Blog
Posted on: October 1, 2013

Committee seeks public input on multi-family water service rates

Councilmember Michael P. Victorino

For Immediate Release: Oct. 1, 2013

Press release by:
Councilmember Michael P. VictorinoMaui County Council

WAILUKU, Hawaii – The Water Resources Committee will consider water service rates for multi-family... Read on...

Councilmember Michael Victorino's Blog
Posted on: September 27, 2013

Councilmember Victorino appointed Vice Chair of NACo Rural Action Caucus Steering Committee

Councilmember Michael P. Victorino

For Immediate Release: Sept. 27, 2013

Press release by:
Councilmember Michael P. VictorinoMaui County Council

Councilmember Victorino appointed Vice Chair of NACo Rural Action Caucus Steering Committee

WAILUKU... Read on...

Councilmember Michael Victorino's Blog
Posted on: September 26, 2013

Councilmember Cochran confirmed to National Association of Counties steering committee

Councilmember Elle Cochran

Press release by:
Councilmember Elle CochranMaui County Council

Councilmember Cochran confirmed to National Association of Counties steering committee

WAILUKU, Hawaii - Maui County Councilmember Elle Cochran... Read on...

Councilmember Elle Cochran's Blog
Posted on: September 20, 2013

White confirmed to Transportation Steering Committee for National Association of Counties

Councilmember Mike White

For Immediate Release: Sept. 20, 2013

Press release by:
Councilmember Mike WhiteMaui County Council

White confirmed to Transportation Steering Committee for National Association of Counties

WAILUKU, Hawaii –... Read on...

Councilmember Mike White's Blog
Posted on: September 16, 2013

Hawaii’s mayors and council members unite, agree to advance counties’ interests at State Capitol

HSAC Meeting Sept 13

For Immediate Release: Sept. 16, 2013

Press Release by:
Councilmember Michael P. Victorino Treasurer, Hawaii State Association of Counties
http://www.mauicounty.gov/Blog.aspx?CID=20

Hawaii’s mayors and... Read on...

Councilmember Michael Victorino's Blog
Posted on: August 6, 2013

Maui County Council now accessible via social media

Maui County Council Social Media

For Immediate Release
Press Release by:Gladys C. Baisa, Council Chair
www.mauicounty.gov/baisa

Maui County Council now accessible via social media

WAILUKU, Maui, Hawaii – With a Twitter account, a Facebook page... Read on...

Posted on: June 14, 2013

Council schedules special meeting on June 19

Council Special Meeting on June 19

For Immediate Release: June 14, 2013

Press Release by:
Councilmember Gladys C. BaisaMaui County Council Chair

Council schedules special meeting on June 19

WAILUKU, Maui, Hawaii – The Maui County Council will... Read on...

Posted on: June 10, 2013

Council committee to consider investigating the Old Wailuku Post Office demolition

Before and after demolition of the Old Wailuku Post Office


Press Release by:Councilmember Riki Hokama, Chair
Policy and Intergovernmental Affairs Committee

Council committee to consider investigating the Old Wailuku Post Office demolition and Kalana O Maui expansion... Read on...


Council - Budget and Finance Committee

2 Stories
Posted on: March 19, 2014

Schedule announced for council budget meetings

For Immediate Release:
March 19, 2014

Press Release by: Councilmember Mike White, Chair
Budget and Finance Committee

Schedule announced for council budget meetings

WAILUKU, Hawaii-- The Budget and Finance... Read on...

Posted on: April 29, 2013

White proposes stabilizing real property tax rates for Fiscal Year 2014

WAILUKU -- On Monday, Mike White, Chair of the Council’s Budget and Finance Committee, proposed stabilizing real property tax rates for Fiscal Year 2014.
The Mayor’s proposed budget incorporates increases to real property... Read on...


Council - Land Use Committee

1 Story
Posted on: August 29, 2013

Council Committee to Consider Waikapu Gardens, Phase II, Affordable Housing Project

For immediate release: August 29, 2013

Press Release by:
Councilmember Robert Carroll, Chair Land Use Committee (www.mauicounty.gov/committees/LU)

Council Committee to Consider Waikapu Gardens, Phase II,... Read on...


Council - Planning Committee

1 Story
Posted on: August 30, 2013

Committee seeks input on home-based business bill

For Immediate Release: August 30, 2013

Press Release by:
Councilmember Don G. Couch, Jr.Chair, Planning Committee
Maui County Council

Committee seeks input on home-based business bill

WAILUKU, MAUI, HAWAII –... Read on...

Home-based Business Bill

Council - Policy & Intergovernmental Affairs Committee

1 Story
Posted on: June 10, 2013

Council committee to consider investigating the Old Wailuku Post Office demolition

Before and after demolition of the Old Wailuku Post Office


Press Release by:Councilmember Riki Hokama, Chair
Policy and Intergovernmental Affairs Committee

Council committee to consider investigating the Old Wailuku Post Office demolition and Kalana O Maui expansion... Read on...


Maui County Office On Aging

2 Stories
Posted on: March 24, 2014

17th Annual PrimeTime Wellness Fair

First Hawaiian Bank
17th Annual PrimeTime Wellness FairHealth and Wellness Fair
Tuesday, July 29, 20148:30 a,n, to noon
LDS Maui Stake Center1300 Maui Lani Parkway, Wailuku
Admission is FreeFree Health Screenings... Read on...

Posted on: December 26, 2013

Better Choices Better Health

Better Choices Better Health is a Chronic Disease Self Management Program from Stanford

All About BCBH

Road Notifications

1 Story
Posted on: April 24, 2014

4:00 am - Hana Hwy-360 between MM 14 and 15 West of Keanae - CLOSED

Due to a motor vehicle accident, the highway is closed until further notice.



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