More than $2 million dollars in grant monies to various local organizations have been issued by the Mayor’s Office of Economic Development in the second half of fiscal year 2017. “These economic development grants are a vital way that our tax dollars help create jobs and sustain our local economy,” said Mayor Alan Arakawa. “Funds have helped preserve our environment and open … [Read more...] about Mayor’s Office of Economic Development Grants Support the Maui Community
Friends of Old Maui High School
The organization formerly known as TEACH (Technology, Education, Agriculture, Community, Health) disappeared so quickly this week that the door couldn’t even hit its butt on the way out. In much the same way as it arrived last year, TEACH vanished in a haze of hubris and new age babble. Frontmen Mark Chasan and Jason Hobson made no public statements, opting only to write a … [Read more...] about Did the County of Maui learn anything from TEACH’s failure?
On a clear, calm evening in early November, a group of about 70 mostly North Shore residents gathered in front of the Old Maui High School in Hamakuapoko to hear how a group of investors planned to transform the abandoned, eerily beautiful 23.5-acre property, the island of Maui, and the world. The for-profit organization TEACH … [Read more...] about An investment group wants to lease Old Maui High for $1/year. Northshore residents aren’t so sure