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August 17, 2010

Deadline today for testimony on Maui Plastic Bag Ban, August 17

Maui’s plastic bag ordinance is the subject of a public hearing today in Wailuku.  Officials from the Department of Environmental Management will discuss proposed administrative rules that outline what types of bags are permissible and guidelines for compliance. Maui’s plastic bag ban is set to go into effect on January 11, 2011, prohibiting businesses from... Read more »
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April 21, 2010

Celebs bag groceries for Earth Day in advance of plastic ban

By Wendy Osher Local celebrities will bag groceries this Saturday in celebration of Earth Day, and in advance of a plastic bag ban that is set to go into effect on January 11, 2011. The plastic bag reduction bill prohibits the distribution of plastic bags at the point of sale.  When the council passed the... Read more »
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January 15, 2009


Maui Mayor Tavares Announces Priorities Maui Mayor Charmaine Tavares announced her priorities for the 2009 legislative session during (a hearing before the House Finance and Senate Ways and Means Committees) a joint conference at the state capitol on Tuesday.  In addressing lawmakers, Tavares said she would not be making any direct requests for funding given... Read more »
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