Let’s just get right to it: Maui County Liquor Control Director Glenn Mukai must go. He can resign if he must, but if not the Liquor Commission should remove him. In the year he’s had the job, he’s proven himself to be ignorant, condescending, excessively secretive, patronizing, cruel and astonishingly deaf to the concerns of the general public. He runs the department like a … [Read more...] about Maui County Liquor Control Director Glenn Mukai Must Go!
On June 14, the Maui County Auditor released a new report on the county's use of procurement cards (so-called pCards)–a credit card that county officials can use to buy goods and services. The Auditor decided to take a look at Maui pCard use after a plethora of news reports made clear that former Hawaii Island Mayor Billy Kenoi was using his county pCard to patronize hostess … [Read more...] about Auditor scrutinizes Maui County procurement cards
As a result of two complaint letters written by Maui resident Mahina Martin, the Maui County Liquor Commission held a special hearing on Tuesday, May 9 on their recent liquor rule changes. Though the Commission approved more than two dozen regulation amendments back in February, Martin’s complaints centered on three: the legalization of 24-hour alcohol sales at stores and … [Read more...] about Dozens of residents blast Maui Liquor Commission over 24-hour alcohol sales, hostess bars rule changes