Maui News

Gov. Ige Signs Emergency Proclamation for Homelessness

Gov. David Ige signed a new statewide emergency homelessness proclamation and announced plans to implement ‘Ohana Zones last Friday. The plan is designed to support housing efforts for the homeless, according to Igeʻs communications director. The proclamation aims to accelerate housing projects for homeless individuals and families. The proclamation will also help expand shelter capacity... Read more »
December 18, 2018 · 0 Comments

Upcountry Skate Park Grand Opening, Dec. 27

The multilevel Upcountry Skate Park in Pukalani will provide approximately 15,000 square feet of skateable area, along with ADA parking and accessible walks.
December 18, 2018 · 28 Comments

Ige’s Executive Budget Highlights Education, Housing, Sustainability

Governor Ige's Executive Budget builds on momentum achieved in high-priority areas such as education, affordable housing and homelessness, and sustainability.
December 18, 2018 · 2 Comments

Bill to Expand AMBER Alert Advances in US Senate

A bill that expands the AMBER Alert system to include all US territories passed in the US Senate. It was co-authored by Sen. Schatz of Hawai‘i.
December 18, 2018 · 0 Comments

Hāli‘imaile General Store Celebrates 30 Years with Community Fundraiser

Hāliʻimaile General Store celebrated 30 years in business on Maui by collecting matching donations for the Boys and Girls Club of Maui.
December 18, 2018 · 0 Comments

County Offers Holiday Tree and Electronic Recycling Options

The County of Maui is offering options for recycling Christmas trees and unwanted electronics this holiday season. Tree recycling is available at the five locations listed below. All decorations must be removed, including tinsel, for safe composting. Anyone interested in recycling at any of these sites can call them individually for additional requirements. EKO Compost,... Read more »
December 18, 2018 · 0 Comments

Schatz Calls to End Immigrant Detention

Sen. Brian Schatz led a group of 13 senators in urging the Department of Defense to stop providing funds or resources for immigration detention. The call comes after President Donald Trump announced his plan to build “massive cities of tents” along the Southern border to detain immigrants crossing the border. “There is currently no justification... Read more »
December 18, 2018 · 27 Comments


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