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MPD & Air Force Reach Agreement Atop Haleakala
March 1st, 2012 · 2 Comments · Comments Via Facebook (0) · Featured, Maui News
 

The agreement would allow the agencies to utilize shared resources not only to address daily issues, but also to benefit the county and the department in times of disaster.


Mayor Alan Arakawa, photo by Wendy Osher.
Maui Bills for SMA Permits and Film Production Studio Still Alive
April 12th, 2011 · Comments Off · Featured, Maui News
 

Several key bills relating to jobs and business on Maui remain alive this legislative session.


Haleakala Visitor Center, file photo by Wendy Osher.
Government Shutdown Averted: Hawai’i Impacts
April 8th, 2011 · Comments Off · Featured, Maui News
 

Congress reached a short term budget agreement, averting a government shutdown that would have resulted in the furlough of 800,000 federal workers across the nation.


Donald Straney.  Photo Courtesy the University of Hawaii.
Donald Straney appointed UH Hilo chancellor
May 20th, 2010 · Comments Off · Maui News
 

The University of Hawaii at Hilo has a new chancellor.  Donald Straney was named to the post today with the three year appointment to officially begin on July 1, 2010.  Straney comes to Hawaii after serving as the dean of the College of Science and a professor of biology at California State Polytechnic University in […]


Mauna Kea: A search for balance between sacred summit and science city
Mauna Kea: A search for balance between sacred summit and science city
May 13th, 2010 · Comments Off · Maui News
 

Posted by Wendy Osher The University of Hawaii at Hilo submitted a final environmental impact statement for a proposed Thirty-Meter-Telescope (TMT) atop Mauna Kea on the island of Hawaii.  The 376-page document was prepared to provide the public, stakeholders and decision makers with information on potential impacts of locating the project in Hawaii. An ongoing […]