Documents obtained by MauiTime show that on Jun. 27 Maui Community Correctional Center and the Department of Public Safety were fined for two items deemed “serious” by the Department of Labor and Industrial Relations. The fines totaled $16,300, but according to DPS spokesperson Toni Schwartz, “the penalties were mitigated to $8,150.” The citation regarded the fire control … [Read more...] about Maui Community Correctional Center pays for ‘serious’ violations
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Maui Community Correctional Center (MCCC)'s fire control system has been a mess for at least the past two years, documents obtained by MauiTime show, and it won't be fully modernized for at least another year. In fact, correspondence between the state Department of Public Safety (DPS) and Department of Labor and Industrial Relations (DLIR) shows that state officials have known … [Read more...] about Maui Community Correctional Center’s fire control system has been a mess for two years
1. On July 19, the state Department of Business, Economic Development and Tourism released a report saying direct spending by foreign students in Hawaii totaled $225.3 million for the 2016/17 school year. According to the report, how much did foreign students spend in Hawaii during the 2015/16 school year? A. $199.6 million B. $214.3 million C. $241.4 million D. $272.2 … [Read more...] about Quizunderstood: How much do you know about marine plastic pollution?
1. The Maui Police Department recently released the results of its Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over campaign, which ran from Aug. 19 to Sept. 5. During that time, the MPD’s campaign resulted in a total of 1,297 traffic citations. According to the MPD’s data, how many of those were for operating a vehicle under the influence? A. 52 B. 68 C. 133 D. 170 E. 222 2. According to … [Read more...] about Quizunderstood: How well do you know the Maui PD’s latest DUI campaign citation numbers?
1. On Apr. 17, Maui book publisher Arnie Kotler announced that he was selling his Maui-based Koa Books (all 12 of its titles will remain in print, he says). When did Kotler found Koa Books? A. 1995 B. 2000 C. 2005 D. 2010 E. 2015 2. The state Department of Labor and Industrial Relations announced that Maui County’s unemployment rate (not seasonally adjusted) for March … [Read more...] about Quizunderstood: Can you afford to go to House Speaker Joe Souki’s upcoming campaign fundraiser?