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Mike White.
White: “Sufficient Funds Exist” for Continued Trash Service
September 10th, 2014 · 5 Comments · Comments Via Facebook (13) · Maui News
 

“The administration used non-compliance fines as the reason for cutting services and the need for additional resources, but they have not had any violations since 2011,” said White.


Maui Mayor Alan Arakawa (left) and Council Chair Gladys Baisa (right). Photo Sept. 10, 2014 by Wendy Osher.
VIDEO: Arakawa, Baisa Announce Solid Waste Service Restoration
September 10th, 2014 · 5 Comments · Comments Via Facebook (13) · Featured, Maui News
 

Mayor Arakawa said that the restoration of services would be implemented immediately, and that he would be submitting a new budget amendment early next year, after the election had passed, to avoid any further “political agendas” and “bickering.”


Mike White. File image by Wendy Osher.
White Seeks Restoration of Holiday Trash Collection
August 30th, 2014 · 4 Comments · Comments Via Facebook (8) · Maui News
 

Committee Chair Mike White called the services “vital”, and claims funds to maintain holiday trash pick-up and restore landfill hours are there. He has prioritized the item, and is seeking an explanation of why the services were cut.


Mike White (left-file photo) and Mike Molina (right-photo by Wendy Osher).
Maui Council Races Narrowed to Top Two Contenders
August 10th, 2014 · 4 Comments · Comments Via Facebook (0) · Maui Election, Maui News
 

Saturday’s primary election featured four Maui council races, each of which were narrowed to the top two vote-getters in each district.


Mike White.
CANDIDATE SPOTLIGHT: Mike White – Council, Makawao-Haʻikū-Pāʻia
August 6th, 2014 · 5 Comments · Maui Election
 

Mike White is a candidate for the County Council, Makawao-Haʻikū-Pāʻia seat. He is among a list of four individuals identified as candidates on the 2014 ballot.


Council Chair Gladys Baisa. File photo by Wendy Osher.
Maui Council Overrides Mayor’s Line-Item Vetoes
June 24th, 2014 · 4 Comments · Comments Via Facebook (0) · Featured, Maui News
 

The Maui County Council on Monday unanimously voted to override Mayor Alan Arakawa’s line-item vetoes for the fiscal year 2015 budget. The county’s $603.6 million budget is now official and will go into effect on July 1.


Tiffany Rosenthal (left) and Jennifer Welsh (right).
Kāʻanapali Beach Hotel Makes New Sales and Marketing Hires
May 14th, 2014 · Comments Off · Comments Via Facebook (0) · Maui Business
 

Kāʻanapali Beach Hotel announced two new hires today in its sales and marketing divisions in response to enhanced global marketing efforts by the Hawaiʻi Tourism Authority.


Water Director Dave Taylor.
Maui Water Rates Focus of April 15 Meeting
April 14th, 2014 · Comments Off · Comments Via Facebook (0) · Maui News
 

The Council’s Budget and Finance Committee will receive public input on proposed water rates and fees for the 2015 budget, during a special evening meeting at 6 p.m. on April 15, in the Council Chamber, committee chair Mike White announced today.


Governor Neil Abercrombie, photo by Wendy Osher.
TAT Bill Gains Senate Backing, Governor Weighs In
April 12th, 2014 · Comments Off · Comments Via Facebook (0) · Featured, Maui News
 

“Be careful what you wish for. You may find an advantage on one hand, and a disadvantage on the other; but for purposes of meeting community needs, service needs, the division of the revenues from travel and tourism really should be discussed,” said Governor Neil Abercrombie.


White urges more early walk-in voting locations. Graphics/photo collage by Wendy Osher.
White Urges Additional Walk-in Voting Sites
March 13th, 2014 · 2 Comments · Comments Via Facebook (0) · Featured, Maui Election, Maui News
 

Currently, there are no early walk-in voting sites on the island of Lānaʻi. The only walk-in locations in the county in the past election cycle were at the Kalana O Maui Building in Wailuku, and the Mitchell Pauole Center on the Island of Molokaʻi.


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