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VIDEO: Angus McKelvey, House District 10 Candidate Profile, Decision 2010 MauiNOW.com
August 27th, 2010 · Comments Off · Maui Election, Maui News

Angus McKelvey, 2010 candidate for State House District 10, Transcript: Introduction: Hi, my name is Representative Angus McKelvey.  It’s been my honor to serve the 10th District which is West Maui, Maalaea, and two streets in North Kihei since 2006.  I was born and raised in Hawaii.  I was actually born in Honolulu, and raised and grew […]

House lawmakers meet on Maui to explain how the budget was balanced
House lawmakers meet on Maui to explain how the budget was balanced
June 24th, 2010 · Comments Off · Maui News

Lawmakers will hold two informational briefings on Maui to discuss how the budget was balanced.  House of Representatives Finance Chair, Marcus Oshiro, will make a presentation to the Maui community, explaining how the house worked to resolve a $1.2 billion shortfall without raising the general excise tax, and without taking away the transient accommodations tax […]

Photo courtesy: Office of Rep. Mele Carroll.
Lanai Windfarm proposal raises concerns over balance and benefit
April 14th, 2010 · Comments Off · Maui News

State Representative Mele Carroll of Maui raised concerns over plans for a proposed 400 MW wind farm on the island of Lanai, after visiting the site over the weekend.  While voicing support for renewable energy, Carroll questioned the logic in generating alternative energy at the risk of protecting natural resources, and questioned how the project […]

Rep. Mele Carroll of Maui speaks to Lana'i residents about the planned DHS cuts.  Courtesy Photo: Office of Rep. Mele Carroll.
Neighbor Island exemption proposed from DHS Reorganization
April 12th, 2010 · 1 Comment · Maui News

(Posted by Wendy Osher; Supporting information courtesy Office of Rep. Mele Carroll) After a weekend visit to the island of Lanai, House Speaker Calvin Say is recommending that the reorganization of the Eligibility Processing Operations Division occur only on Oahu where access to services is not as limited, and not the neighbor islands.  The state […]