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Mayor Arakawa Named Honorary Maui Fair Director

August 23, 2012, 3:13 PM HST
* Updated August 24, 9:20 AM
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Maui Fair. File photo by Wendy Osher.

By Wendy Osher

Maui Mayor Alan Arakawa has been selected to serve as the “Honorary Maui Fair Director” for 2012.

The fair director is an annual position, bringing fresh ideas and personalities to a longstanding tradition on Maui.

As the honorary director, Mayor Arakawa will work closely with Maui Fair Managing Director Sherri Grimes, who continues to handle the management side of the event.

Mayor Arakawa called it an honor to be selected for the role of director saying, “There is no better place to support local non-profits, spend time with the family and see friends and neighbors.”

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The 2012 Fair will open with the traditional parade on Thursday, September 27, and will continue with rides, food, entertainment and more through the evening of Sunday, September 30 at the fairgrounds in Wailuku.

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