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Richard Caldito. Courtesy photo.
Chamber Scholarship Honors First Filipino County Official in US
February 1st, 2013 · Comments Off · Comments Via Facebook (0) · Maui Business
 

The Maui Filipino Chamber of Commerce Foundation recently announced the availability of several scholarships, including the inaugural $1,000 Richard Caldito Government Service award.


Lanai. Photo courtesy of HTA.
Rumors Confirmed: Lanai Up for Sale
June 15th, 2012 · 30 Comments · Comments Via Facebook (17) · Maui Business
 

The Pacific Business News is reporting today that billionaire-owner David Murdock, who is said to own 98% of the island, has put Lanai up for sale.


Historic Wailuku town, file photo by Wendy Osher.
VIDEO: Mayor Weighs in on Wailuku Main Street Funding
April 30th, 2012 · Comments Off · Comments Via Facebook (1) · Featured, Maui News
 

“If the decision is delayed for a long period of time, we want to be able to access some of that money to do some of the work with the small towns that Wailuku Main Street would have done with the money,” said Mayor Alan Arakawa.


Kalama Park. Photo by Wendy Osher.
Kalama, Cove Park Alcohol Ban Coming Soon
January 8th, 2012 · 3 Comments · Comments Via Facebook (2) · Maui News
 

Supporters were ecstatic last Thursday when the Maui County Council members voted unanimously to ban alcohol at Kalama Park and Cove Park in Kihei.


Council Member Mike White used the above example to illustrate his claim that small residential lots are often valued the same as much larger agricultural lots.  Image prepared by Council Member Mike White.
Council Holds Public Meetings on Agricultural Homesite Bill
January 4th, 2012 · Comments Off · Featured, Maui Business
 

The bill was created to address inequities between homesites that receive agricultural use assessments, and parcels that do not, despite comparable character, size and use.


Robert "Bob" Carroll reclaims the East Maui council seat by a mere 59 votes taking 21 out of 39 Maui County precincts.  Photo by Wendy Osher.
State ID Photo Session in Hana Thursday
November 27th, 2011 · Comments Off · Comments Via Facebook (0) · Maui News
 

The Hawaii Criminal Justice Data Center, a division of the Attorney General’s office, will process Hawaii State Identification Card applications in Hana on Thursday, December 1.


Riki Hokama, chair Maui Council Policy Committee. Courtesy photo.
Applicants Sought for Lanai Community Plan Advisory Committee
November 10th, 2011 · Comments Off · Comments Via Facebook (0) · Maui Business
 

The Maui County Council is seeking applications for an open position on the Lanai Community Plan Advisory Committee (CPAC), announced Riki Hokama, chair of the Maui County Council’s Policy Committee today.


Local attorney Don Guzman is running for the Kahului seat vacated by Joe Pontanilla due to term limits. Courtesy photo.
Attorney Guzman Running for Pontanilla’s Council Seat
November 3rd, 2011 · Comments Off · Comments Via Facebook (2) · Maui News
 

Don Guzman has announced his candidacy for the Maui County Council residency seat of Kahului today.


Click image to view VIDEO of our interview with West Maui Council candidate Elle Cochran.
County Council to Consider GMO Resolution Friday
October 5th, 2011 · Comments Off · Featured, Maui Business
 

On Friday, the Maui County Council will consider passing a resolution in support of new state labeling requirements for genetically engineered materials (GMO).


Hui Aloha Playground at Keopuolani Park in Kahului, Maui. Photo courtesy County of Maui.
Council to vote on Park Dedication Approval Process
October 18th, 2010 · Comments Off · Maui News
 

Members of the Maui County Council this week will vote on the approval process for the dedication of land and improvements for new county parks.  The bill was designed so that park requirements would be fulfilled prior to final subdivision approval. Under existing laws, approval at times of a park dedication, takes place after the […]


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