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Posted on: September 19, 2014

Council enhances online presence

For immediate release: Sept. 19, 2014

Press release by:
Council Chair Gladys BaisaMaui County Council

Council enhances online presence

WAILUKU, Hawaii – The Office of Council Services has launched an online news... Read on...

Mauicounty.us
Posted on: September 19, 2014

Cochran explores policy on zero waste, schedules a panel discussion

For Immediate Release: Sept. 19, 2014

Press release by:
Councilmember Elle CochranChair, Infrastructure and Environmental Management Committee

Cochran explores policy on zero waste, schedules a panel... Read on...

Additional Info...
Posted on: September 19, 2014

Community Meeting to Highlight Third and Final Phase of Kahekili Highway Resurfacing

- Road closures will be in effect as road and shoulder areas widened, runoff controlled

WAILUKU, MAUI, Hawai‘i – The County of Maui Department of Public Works, Highways Division, announced that the third and final phase... Read on...

Click here to view MAP of Phase 3 area
Posted on: September 17, 2014

Central Maui Pools Reduced Hours Next Week Tuesday

The Department of Parks and Recreation, Aquatics Division announces the delayed opening of the following pools. Due to mandatory training Wailuku, Kokua, Sakamoto & Coach Spencer Shiriaishi Memorial pools will open at 9:30... Read on...

Posted on: September 15, 2014

Free Information Session to Cover Childhood Immigration Topic

WAILUKU, MAUI, Hawai‘i – The County of Maui Dept. of Housing and Human Concerns, Immigrant Services Division, today announced a free informational session on a childhood immigration topic, “Deferral Action for Childhood... Read on...

Visit the Immigrant Services webpage
Posted on: September 10, 2014

Mayor, Council Chair Announce Regular and Holiday Landfill Operations, Trash Pick-ups to Resume

- Restoration of services will deplete department’s annual funding in a few months, require budget amendment early next year

WAILUKU, MAUI, Hawai‘i – Mayor Alan Arakawa and Council Chair Gladys Baisa today announced that... Read on...

Posted on: September 9, 2014

Mayor Alan Arakawa Congratulates New Maui Police Department Chief Tivoli Faaumu

Mayor Alan Arakawa Congratulates New Maui Police Department Chief Tivoli Faaumu

WAILUKU, Maui, Hawai`i - Mayor Alan Arakawa welcomed Maui Police Department Chief Tivoli Faaumu into his office today to congratulate him on his new position. Chief Faaumu was selected to replace Chief Gary Yabuta who... Read on...

Posted on: September 4, 2014

County of Maui Recognized for Excellence in Financial Reporting

WAILUKU, MAUI, Hawai‘i – The County of Maui received a Certificate of Achievement for Excellence in Financial Reporting from the Government Finance Officers Association of the United States and Canada (GFOA) for its... Read on...

View the County of Maui's CAFRs
Posted on: September 3, 2014

Mayor Arakawa Sends Down Budget Amendment to Restore Landfill and Trash Pick-up Services

Mayor Alan Arakawa signed and transmitted a budget amendment today that would fully restore landfill hours and holiday trash pick-up for Maui County refuse customers.

The amendment now goes to council for review and... Read on...

Posted on: September 3, 2014

Informational Meetings to Highlight FEMA Map Changes, Lower-Cost Insurance Premiums

Informational Meetings to Highlight FEMA Map Changes,
Lower-Cost Insurance Premiums for Newly-Designated High-Risk Properties

Planning, FEMA and DLNR officials to present updates on how FEMA map changes affect insurance... Read on...

View Hawaii Flood Hazard Assessment Website
Posted on: September 3, 2014

Lahaina Sign Design Guidelines Meeting Postponed Due to Lack of Quorum

WAILUKU, MAUI, Hawai‘i – The September 4, 2014 meeting of the Maui County Cultural Resources Commission has been postponed due to a lack of quorum. CRC members and Planning Department staff apologize for any inconvenience... Read on...

View Draft Lahaina Sign Design Guidelines
Posted on: September 2, 2014

Mayor to Submit Budget Amendment to Resume Landfill Operations and Trash Pick-up

WAILUKU, Maui, Hawai`i – Maui County Mayor Alan Arakawa announced that his office will be submitting a budget amendment tomorrow so that the county can resume landfill operations and trash pick-up on holidays.

Mayor... Read on...

Posted on: August 19, 2014

New Format Planned for This Year’s Community Budget Meetings

WAILUKU, MAUI – Mayor Alan Arakawa and his administration will host a series of community meetings in September and October to receive comments and suggestions from the public regarding the proposed budget for the Fiscal... Read on...

Visit the Budget Office Webpage
Posted on: June 6, 2014

GMO moratorium petition gets required number of signatures

For Immediate Release: June 6, 2014

Press Release by:
Danny Mateo, County ClerkOffice of the County Clerk (www.mauicounty.gov/clerk)
County of MauiContact: (808) 270-7748

GMO moratorium petition gets required... Read on...

Certificate of Results - Supplemental Petition
Posted on: May 5, 2014

Budget and Finance Committee completes review of fiscal year 2015 budget

For Immediate Release: May 5, 2014

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

Budget and Finance Committee completes review of... Read on...

Posted on: May 3, 2014

Budget and Finance Committee approves $604 million fiscal year 2015 budget

For Immediate Release: May 3, 2014

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

Budget and Finance Committee approves $604 million fiscal year... 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 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 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

Council - Maui County

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Posted on: June 6, 2014

GMO moratorium petition gets required number of signatures

For Immediate Release: June 6, 2014

Press Release by:
Danny Mateo, County ClerkOffice of the County Clerk (www.mauicounty.gov/clerk)
County of MauiContact: (808) 270-7748

GMO moratorium petition gets required... Read on...

Certificate of Results - Supplemental Petition
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


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