The mayor's budget proposal cuts the hotel tax rate and increases funding for the Maui County Visitor Association Against a backdrop of the COVID-19 pandemic, Maui Mayor Michael Victorino released his $870-million county budget proposal last week. It includes a number of measures that Victorino said were responses to the impacts of COVID-19, such as $10 million allocated for … [Read more...] about Mayor’s Budget Boosts Tourism: Is it the Best Way to Recover from COVID-19?
Mayor Alan Arakawa is seeking the community's input on the Maui County budget. Arakawa and his administration will host a series of community meetings in September and October to receive comments and suggestions from the public regarding the proposed budget for the Fiscal Year 2020. Citizens with an interest in the county budget are encouraged to attend a meeting in their local … [Read more...] about Ideas sought for county budget