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Click image to view VIDEO of our MauiNOW interview with District 8 State House candidate Dean Schmucker.
VIDEO: Dean Schmucker, Dist 8 House Candidate Profile, Decision 2010 MauiNOW.com
September 10th, 2010 · Comments Off · Maui Election, Maui News
 

Dean Schmucker, 2010 candidate for State House District 8, Transcript: Introduction: My name is Dean Schmucker, and I’m a candidate for State Representative House District 8.  I believe that the most important issues facing Hawaii today are structural issues in the Legislature itself.  That’s why I am advocating term limits for legislators.  I also believe that […]


Click image to view VIDEO of our MauiNOW interview with District 8 State House candidate Justin Hughey.
VIDEO: Justin Hughey, Dist 8 House Candidate Profile, Decision 2010 MauiNOW.com
August 25th, 2010 · Comments Off · Maui Election, Maui News
 

Justin Hughey, 2010 candidate for State House District 8, Transcript: Introduction: My name is Justin Hughey and I’m running for State House of Representatives, District 8.  I am a teacher, and I work a second job at a restaurant in order to be a teacher, even though I have a Master’s Degree.  My predominant focus is […]


State Rep. Joe Bertram III.  Photo courtesy House Democratic Caucus.
ILWU endorses Bertram for reelection to District 11 seat
August 4th, 2010 · Comments Off · Maui Election, Maui News
 

Another Maui endorsement has been made.  The International Longshore & Warehouse Union Local 142 political action committee has endorsed State Representative Joe Bertram III for re-election to the District 11 state house seat.  Bertram, who is the incumbent for the seat, faces two other democratic challengers:  Johanna Amorin and Netra Halperin, as well as a […]


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 […]


McKelvey Solicits Input From Constituents in Online Survey
McKelvey Solicits Input From Constituents in Online Survey
January 25th, 2010 · Comments Off · Maui News
 

State Representative Angus McKelvey of Maui is soliciting input from constituents online. McKelvey introduced the online survey to stay in touch with the concerns and priorities of the people he serves and gain feedback on key legislative issues. Although the survey is aimed at residents in District 10, McKelvey welcomed all Maui residents to participate. […]


WEST MAUI LAWMAKER FIGHTS PROPOSAL TO CLOSE LAHAINA LIBRARY
WEST MAUI LAWMAKER FIGHTS PROPOSAL TO CLOSE LAHAINA LIBRARY
August 27th, 2009 · Comments Off · Featured, Maui News
 

West Maui Lawmaker, Angus McKelvey testified Wednesday before the Board of Education to reject a proposal by the State Librarian that seeks the closure the Lahaina Library. McKelvey says the library serves the entire area of West Maui, which on any given day has a population of about 20,000 people.  State Librarian Richard P. Burns […]


EVENTS BRING AWARENESS TO U.S. SUPREME COURT CASE OVER CEDED LANDS
EVENTS BRING AWARENESS TO U.S. SUPREME COURT CASE OVER CEDED LANDS
February 20th, 2009 · Comments Off · Featured, Maui News
 

(Posted by Wendy OSHER © 2009, information and photos courtesy Office of Hawaiian Affairs) The Office of Hawaiian Affairs today announced the scheduling of events in Hawai`i and across the U.S. designed to heighten awareness of the Feb. 25 oral arguments before the U.S. Supreme Court in Washington, D.C. in the case of State of […]


KEITH-AGARAN APPOINTED TO SERVE OUT HOUSE TERM OF LATE REP. NAKASONE
KEITH-AGARAN APPOINTED TO SERVE OUT HOUSE TERM OF LATE REP. NAKASONE
January 15th, 2009 · Comments Off · Maui News
 

Governor Linda Lingle named Gil Keith-Agaran at Maui’s newest state Representative.  Keith-Agaran fills the 9th District House seat vacated by the late Representative Bob Nakasone who passed away on December 7th.  The Wailuku Attorney and partner with the law firm Takatani & Agaran, has worked at both the state and county government levels including roles […]