Firefighters on Maui were among the many individuals across the nation who took time today to reflect upon the 13th anniversary of the 9/11 terrorist attacks in memorial and remembrance of the lives lost and brave actions of fellow first responders.
Five individuals have been identified as finalists being considered to fill the upcoming vacancy being created by University of Hawai‘i Maui College Chancellor Clyde Sakamoto, who plans to retire at the end of October after 41 years of service.
Maui Family Support Service, Inc. will receive a $2.1 million, three year grant from the Native Hawaiian Education Program. It is one of 24 grant recipients included in a larger appropriation for programs and institutions of higher education that serve Native Hawaiian communities.
Mayor Arakawa said that the restoration of services would be implemented immediately, and that he would be submitting a new budget amendment early next year, after the election had passed, to avoid any further “political agendas” and “bickering.”
Maui police responded to 15 burglaries, 19 vehicle thefts, and 22 vehicle break-ins in Maui County over a seven day period, between Aug. 31 to Sept. 6, 2014. Of the 19 vehicle thefts, 6 vehicles have since been recovered.