Social media is where broken hearts are shared. Immediately after Councilmember Tasha Kama changed her committee vote – a known swing vote – to approve Mayor Mike Victorino’s embattled appointment for Corporation Counsel, Patrick Wong, the nastiness began. The most hurtful comments came in the form of name calling. Others leveled unsubstantiated allegations of nepotism. But of … [Read more...] about Councilmember Tasha Kama Flexes: Vote to confirm Wong signals independence
2018 general election
After months of campaigning for the votes of Maui County, the results are in. Election night saw a number of surprises, including a shift in the balance of the County Council. Maui ‘Ohana candidates running on a platform of environment, culture, and slow growth were able to take five of the nine seats of the council, giving the group majority voting power. While the … [Read more...] about Still wrapping your head around Tuesday’s election results? Check out our election result graphics, on stands today!