Here on Maui, projects were selected to protect more than 9,000 acres on the north, east and south slopes of Haleakalā, according to an announcement from the state Department of Land and Natural Resources.
The lawsuit stems from a January 21, 2013 demonstration in which members of the group Maui Peace Action joined in carrying signs as part of a Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Day march through downtown Wailuku.
Maui Electric Company submitted its plan to refund $7.8 million plus interest to electric customers across the county. The refund stems from a decision handed down by the PUC in May that cited the company in part for operating inefficiencies.
“I believe it’s inappropriate because only the true impact of this measure would be to neuter the investigation that we have just decided to proceed with two days ago,” said White. “Passage would effectively authorize the expenditures in question; and we would essentially be giving the administration a clean pass on this.”
Maui Fire Chief Jeffery Murray: “The public might be the lead that takes us to solve some of these issues. We just want those who are responsible to stop because its impacting a lot of innocent people.”
Lieutenant Governor Shan Tsutsui is the recipient of the Charles Dick Medal of Merit Award, one of the highest awards given by the National Guard Association of the United States, agency officials announced yesterday.