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Maui Fleet’s First Double-Decker Bus to Serve Kihei Islander Route
March 12th, 2013 · 6 Comments · Comments Via Facebook (5) · Featured, Maui News
 

The $375,000 bus was purchased used, through Soderholm Sales & Seasing, Inc., after its original manufacture in the United Kingdom by Alexander Dennis.


Maui Bus file photo by Wendy Osher.
Bus Route Modified to Alleviate Kihei Delays
February 3rd, 2011 · Comments Off · Featured, Maui News
 

The county implements modifications to bus routes to alleviate delays plaguing the Kihei Islander route.


Maui Bus file photo by Wendy Osher.
Weather and Popularity Contributing Factors to Kihei Bus Delays
January 27th, 2011 · 1 Comment · Maui News
 

County officials are citing popularity and weather as contributing factors to reported delays on the Kihei Island Bus Route that serves South Maui.


JoAnne Johnson and Mark Takamori were appointed by Arakawa to head the Transportation Department for the incoming administration. Courtesy Photos.
Councilmember Jo Anne Johnson Appointed Maui Transportation Director
December 14th, 2010 · 1 Comment · Featured, Maui News
 

West Maui Councilmember Jo Anne Johnson was appointed as the Director of the Maui Department of Transportation for the incoming administration.


West Maui council candidates featured in meet and greet event at the Maui Theatre
West Maui council candidates featured in meet and greet event at the Maui Theatre
August 12th, 2010 · Comments Off · Maui Election, Maui News
 

Voters will get a chance to meet the candidates vying for the West Maui Council seat during a Meet and Greet event this Sunday, August 15, 2010 at the Maui Theatre in Lahaina.  The meet and greet portion begins at 4:30 p.m. in the lobby of the Maui Theater with a formal discussion taking place on […]


Maui ballot includes 3 uncontested races and crowded contests to fill vacancies
Maui ballot includes 3 uncontested races and crowded contests to fill vacancies
July 21st, 2010 · Comments Off · Maui Election, Maui News
 

By Wendy Osher In a ballot that is filled with 11 mayoral candidates, three Maui council members and Maui’s OHA representative will return to office without a single challenger.  Council Members Joe Pontanilla of Kahului, Gladys Baisa of Upcountry Maui, and Danny Mateo of Molokai are uncontested in the September Primary election.  Maui’s Trustee for […]


Familiar Maui Faces Resurface on 2010 Campaign Trail
Familiar Maui Faces Resurface on 2010 Campaign Trail
February 17th, 2010 · Comments Off · Featured, Maui News
 

By Wendy Osher Some familiar names have surfaced on the campaign trail as election season gets underway on Maui.  While as many as 20 people had pulled papers, only two had filed for candidacy so far, according to the last candidate report issued Thursday, February 11, 2010 by the State Office of Elections. Board of […]


ALCOHOL BAN AT HONOKOWAI PASSES UNANIMOUSLY ON 1ST READING
ALCOHOL BAN AT HONOKOWAI PASSES UNANIMOUSLY ON 1ST READING
June 24th, 2009 · Comments Off · Maui News
 

The Maui County Council passed a bill on first reading yesterday that would ban alcohol consumption at Honokowai Beach Park. The bill was introduced by West Maui Councilmember Jo Anne Johnson and gained unanimous approval on first reading. The county already has alcohol bans in place at Kamehameha Iki Park and Malu’ulu’olele Park in Lahaina, […]


Budget Chair Joe Pontanilla discusses the impact of the TAT on the county budget during a public hearing in Lahaina.  File photo by Wendy Osher.
MAUI COUNCIL PASSES 2010 BUDGET UNANIMOUSLY ON 2ND & FINAL READING
May 28th, 2009 · Comments Off · Featured, Maui News
 

The Maui County Council unanimously passed the FY2010 budget on second and final reading this morning.  The budget is $8.8 million less than the Mayor’s $573 million proposal, which translates to a 1.5% difference. Budget Chair Joe Pontanilla described the budget as austere and tight for both county departments and nonprofits, but also noted the […]


COUNCIL COMMITTEE TO EXAMINE ECONOMIC CONCERNS
COUNCIL COMMITTEE TO EXAMINE ECONOMIC CONCERNS
February 13th, 2009 · Comments Off · Maui News
 

(Place holder image and Posting by Wendy OSHER © 2009) A council committee will examine economic concerns, challenges, and recommendations at a meeting next week.  Councilmember Jo Anne Johnson of West Maui, who chairs the committee on Economic Development, Agriculture and Recreation said that although the county has limited resources, it must take an active […]


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