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April 18, 2017

Audit: Old Wailuku Post Office Demolished After a Series of Missteps

Audit: The Old Wailuku Post Office was demolished after a series of missteps and assumptions, coupled with the desire to get the project out quickly.
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August 09, 2013

Old Wailuku Post Office Investigation Begins on Monday

The Policy and Intergovernmental Affairs Committee begins its Old Wailuku Post Office investigation on Monday, Aug. 12, at 9 a.m. in the Council Chamber.
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July 23, 2013

Strict Communication Guidelines Considered as Investigation Looms

A new venue in protecting employees may have to be developed, as scrutiny builds over previous business practices that involved more open lines of communication.
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July 08, 2013

Council Votes 5-3 in Support of Post Office Demolition Investigation

The council on Friday authorized an investigation into the potential misuse of county funds appropriated for the rehabilitation of the Old Wailuku Post Office.
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June 28, 2013

BREAKING: Mayor Apologizes for “Mistake” Involving Old Wailuku Post Office

"When our discussions with the council changed the intent of the project, we should have followed up with the paperwork to reflect those changes," said Mayor Arakawa.
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June 19, 2013

Waiver Associated with Post Office Demolition Fails to Pass

"I believe it's inappropriate because only the true impact of this measure would be to neuter the investigation that we have just decided to proceed with two days ago," said White. "Passage would effectively authorize the expenditures in question; and we would essentially be giving the administration a clean pass on this."
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June 17, 2013

Maui Managing Director Responds to Vote for Formal Investigation

"We had hoped that the council would go through these documents before making their decision; however we also believe that the sooner this inquiry begins the better," said Regan.
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June 17, 2013

Misuse or Misunderstanding: Old Wailuku Post Office Demolition Probed

Request for formal investigation into the potential misuse of county funds for the demolition of the Old Wailuku Post Office advances to council for consideration.
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June 15, 2013

Special Meeting to Address: Post Office Demolition, Fire Budget, Parks Donation

A special meeting of the Maui County Council is planned at 9 a.m. on Wednesday, June 19, as members consider "time sensitive items," officials said.
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June 10, 2013

Hokama and Mayor at Odds Over Post Office Demolition

A council committee will consider a resolution that if approved, would authorize an investigation into the "potential misuse" of County funds, Policy Chair Riki Hokama announced today.
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February 26, 2013

VIDEO: Mayor Hopes to Transform “Moneypit” into Parking, Offices

The Old Wailuku Post Office, described as a "money pit" by Mayor Alan Arakawa, sat vacant for several administrations. Now, plans are being considered for a nine story structure in its place.
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January 22, 2013

Time Capsule Discovered During Demolition of Old Wailuku Post Office

The capsule contained a letter from the general contractor, a book of blueprints of the building itself and a copy of the Maui News with the story of the new post office building on the front page, dated Sept. 19, 1959.
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May 15, 2009


The Maui County Council unanimously passed an amended budget on first reading this afternoon.  Council Chair Danny Mateo said that not everybody got what they wanted, but “during these tough economic times, the bottom line is to live within one’s means and take an efficient approach.” The council reinstated $4 million in funding for road... Read more »
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