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November 22, 2020

We Are South Maui Website Launches Public Engagement Activity Through End of Year

The Maui County Planning Department launched a public engagement workshop on its We Are Maui website which, will remain open through the end of the year.  To participate in the workshop, visit the We Are Maui website and click on the “Get Involved” tab.
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September 19, 2020

“The County Has Fallen Behind” Maui Community Plans Need Updating

The code says community plans are to be comprehensively updated every 10 years, but the county has fallen behind, Council Chair Lee said. Hāna's plan was last updated 26 years ago. It's among a list of six plans within the county that last underwent comprehensive updates in the 90s.
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September 13, 2020

Statewide Virtual Events Seek to Raise Awareness of Suicide Prevention

The Hawai'i Department of Health (DOH), in partnership with the Prevent Suicide Hawai'i Task Force, announced Thursday a series of online community events recognizing "Suicide Prevention Month" in Hawai'i. The virtual events will be held throughout September and October to raise public awareness about suicide prevention and the impact of suicide in Hawai'i.
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September 06, 2020

Maui Tomorrow Wants Input from Ha’ikū and Pā’ia Residents Before Vote on Island Water Plan

The nonprofit Maui Tomorrow organization is urging the Maui County Council to defer a vote on adopting a plan by the Maui Island Water Use and Development Plan to drill wells in the Haʻikū aquifer. 
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September 04, 2020

Public Meeting Next Week on Expediting the Community Plan Process

The Maui County Council has retained the Matrix to conduct the evaluation to provide and develop alternative approaches and recommendations for expediting the community plans process for Maui County. 
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July 29, 2020

Maui Council Meetings to Continue Via Video Conferencing Despite Urging by Mayor to Allow In-Person Testimony

Council Chair Alice Lee disagrees with Mayor Michael Victorino’s suggestion, that the council return to in-person meetings in the Council Chamber. She said the Council and its standing committees will continue to meet exclusively via video conference, at least as long as the governor’s emergency proclamation on COVID-19 remains in effect and perhaps longer if state law is amended.
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April 14, 2020

Molina Leads New Affordable Housing Bill

The bill aims to require that 201H affordable housing projects submitted to the county must consist of a minimum of 75 percent of the total units for individuals and families within very low, low, low-moderate, and moderate-income households.
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March 28, 2020

Council Moves to Expand Landfill, Preserve North Shore Land

Mayor Michael Victorino expressed his appreciation to members of the Maui County Council for final passage of bills to purchase land to expand the Central Maui Landfill and to acquire property to preserve open space on Maui’s north shore.
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March 16, 2020

County Council Takes Steps to Combat Coronavirus

Council encourages email testimonies to avoid contact.
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February 24, 2020

MEO Recognizes Budding Business Owners

MEO’s Business Development Program graduated six students from its latest Core Four Business Planning course last week.
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February 18, 2020

Council Considers County-Wide Ban on Single-Use Plastics

Councilmember Shane Sinenci said the proposal builds on the polystyrene food container and plastic bag bans that went into effect in 2018.
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January 26, 2020

South Maui Gardens to Sell Plants Onsite

A new ordinance will allow South Maui Gardens in Kīhei to sell its plants and flowers onsite, Maui County Council member Kelly Takaya King announced on Friday. 
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January 19, 2020

Saving Materials and More in Maui County 

Since its launch in 2018, Hawai'i Materials Recycling says it has saved Maui County taxpayers millions of dollars. 
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December 13, 2019

Bill to Tow Drunken Drivers Passes First Reading

A new bill that would allow police to tow the vehicles of drunken drivers upon arrest passed its first reading before the Maui County Council on Thursday. 
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November 11, 2019

Kula Community Association Meeting This Wednesday

The Kula Community Association is inviting all Maui residents to its community meeting this Wednesday. 
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