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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 (14) · 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 (7) · 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 (1) · 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 (1) · 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.


Elle Cochran. Photo by Wendy Osher.
Cochran Confirmed to National Steering Committee
September 26th, 2013 · Comments Off · Comments Via Facebook (0) · Maui News
 

West Maui Council Member, Elle Cochran, will serve on the National Association of Counties’ Agriculture and Rural Affairs Steering Committee, officials announced today.


Councilmember Mike White. File photo by Wendy Osher.
White Confirmed to National Transportation Steering Committee
September 24th, 2013 · Comments Off · Comments Via Facebook (4) · Maui News
 

White said he intends to advocate for measures that positively impact Maui County, and share the islands’ unique perspective.


Kalana o Maui (Maui County Building) building. File photo by Wendy Osher.
BREAKING: Committee Recommends Taguchi for Maui Auditor
June 12th, 2013 · Comments Off · Comments Via Facebook (0) · Featured, Maui News
 

The recommendation for appointment to the six-year term now advances to the full council for further consideration.


Kalana o Maui (Maui County Building) building. File photo by Wendy Osher.
Maui Budget Passes Unanimously on Final Reading
June 6th, 2013 · Comments Off · Comments Via Facebook (0) · Featured, Maui News
 

The Maui County Council unanimously passed the FY 2014 budget on second and final reading today. The budget was passed after an amendment was made relating to charges for current services and public transit fares for individuals with disabilities.


Councilmember Mike White filing for reelection at the County Clerk’s Office with Campaign Manager Leslie-Ann Yokouchi. Courtesy photo.
Council Member White Files For Re-Election
May 21st, 2012 · Comments Off · Comments Via Facebook (1) · Maui Election, Maui News
 

Councilmember Mike White today filed nomination papers for re-election to Maui County Council’s Makawao, Ha‘ikū and Pā‘ia residency seat. As of May 17, no other candidates were listed as potential contenders for the Makawao, Ha‘ikū and Pā‘ia residency seat.


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