It’s been a couple of weeks since the third-party audit of the Maui County Department of Liquor Control was released, and at 104 pages long, it’s a keg of a report. While there’s yet to be a moment of reckoning or serious response from the department, commission, or political leadership, what’s clear is that this is a department that has gone over-served on power for … [Read more...] about Department of Liquor Control Audit: By the numbers
Maui County Liquor Control Director Glenn Mukai strained a smile on Monday as he sat through a presentation of findings from a scathing performance audit of the Department of Liquor Control conducted by Harvey M. Rose Associates, LLC, a third-party consulting firm commissioned by the Maui County Council. Mukai, described in the audit as being allowed to operate his department … [Read more...] about Scathing liquor control audit presented to PEA Committee, referred to new council
Even in a nation like ours that's packed to the rafters with idiotic government officials, it's hard to overstate the sheer madness that goes on at the Maui County Department of Liquor Control. The place has never been a hall of justice in the county, but the installation of Glenn Mukai as dictator director a few years ago has rendered the whole agency into a cesspool of … [Read more...] about You have to read the Maui County Liquor Control charges against Mulligan’s on the Blue
1. The Maui County Charter states that the Liquor Commission should evaluate the performance of the Liquor Control Director every year, but on Jan. 11 The Maui News reported that the commission had finally finished its first evaluation of Director Glenn Mukai, who first took over in June 2016. According to the story, when was the last year the Commission performed an evaluation … [Read more...] about Quizunderstood: What do you know about the Maui County Liquor Commission’s charter obligations?
It’s been a helluva year, and that’s not a good thing. For the United States, the watchwords for 2017 have been violence and hatred–against women, African-Americans, immigrants, LGBTQ individuals and basically everyone who isn’t a straight white male. You don’t have to be a master at reading the room to know that greed and ignorance are triumphing over notions of cooperation … [Read more...] about 2017 MauiTime Year In Review