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Sol Kahoohalahala and Alan Arakawa.  Courtesy photo.
Kahoohalahala announces support of Arakawa for Mayor
October 6th, 2010 · Comments Off · Maui Election, Maui News
 

Maui County Council Member Sol Kahoohalahala has announced his backing of former Mayor Alan Arakawa in his run for the county’s top job.  Kahooholahala who came in fifth in the mayoral primary, is the second of Arakawa’s opponents from the primary to announce his support—the other was Randy Piltz who placed third. Kahoohalahala said he […]


Wailuku Elementary School precinct.  File photo by Wendy Osher.
Mayoral Forum focuses on business and economic recovery
October 1st, 2010 · Comments Off · Maui Election, Maui News
 

A Mayoral Business and Economic forum takes place tonight (Friday, October 1, 2010)—featuring incumbent Mayor Charmaine Tavares and former Mayor Alan Arakawa.  The live televised event runs from 6:30 to 8 p.m. and is sponsored by the Maui Chamber of Commerce, the Maui Hotel and Lodging Association, the Maui Contractor’s Association, and the Realtors Association […]


Arakawa (left) and Piltz (right).  Courtesy photo.
Third place primary finisher Piltz backs Arakawa in mayoral bid
September 29th, 2010 · Comments Off · Featured, Maui Election, Maui News
 

By Wendy Osher The third place finisher in the primary race for Mayor has announced his support for one of the candidates advancing to the general election in November.  Retired electrical contractor Randy Piltz, who was among the 11 primary candidates in the crowded race for mayor, is now backing Alan Arakawa saying his beliefs […]


File photos of Maui Mayor Charmaine Tavares and former Mayor Alan Arakawa by Wendy Osher.
Comment in Maui Mayor’s race sparks rumblings on the campaign trail
July 21st, 2010 · Comments Off · Featured, Maui Election, Maui News
 

By Wendy Osher  (Posted: Wednesday, July 21 2010) A political rivalry on Maui is off to a touchy start.  The race for Mayor is officially one candidate shy of a dozen, and eight weeks short of being narrowed to two.  But recent rumblings raised on the campaign trail have cast a shadow of negativity in […]