The State House of Representatives approved $337.4 million in Capital Improvement Project funding for the fiscal years 2020 and 2021. The funding was announced after the House adjourned its 2019 session last week. CIPs are defined as renovations, repairs, and major maintenance to existing facilities, landscape improvements, new construction, land acquisition, and utility … [Read more...] about Maui County Receives Millions From State for Capital Improvements
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U.S. Senator Brian Schatz, D–Hawaii, held a town hall meeting at noon on Tuesday, Aug. 22 at the Binhi At Ani Filipino Community Center in Kahului. About 150 people showed up, including Maui County Mayor Alan Arakawa and Councilmembers Stacy Crivello and Kelly King. The air was humid with only an occasional breeze when Schatz stepped forward to the microphone. Before he even … [Read more...] about A brief report on U.S. Senator Brian Schatz’s recent Maui town hall meeting
1. According to the Mar. 19 Maui News, 13-year-old Leela Waterford of Kahului won the 2017 Kamaaina Kids Hawaii State Spelling Bee last week. What word did she have to spell correctly to win the title? A. Guetapens B. Chrysanthemum C. Doleful D. Colchicum E. Billycan 2. Last week, the Hawaii House of Representatives passed a proposed budget that includes $63 million for … [Read more...] about Quizunderstood: What do you know about Hawaii Tourism Authority’s new LGBT travelers research?
1. On Mar. 2, the Maui Police Department announced that they had a new scent-tracking dog. According to the news release, the dog is a Labrador. What is the dog’s name? A. Jim B. John C. Jack D. Joe E. Jake 2. On Mar. 3, the Hawaii House of Representatives passed 137 bills. One of them was HB451 HD1. What does it do? A. Establishes the invasive species rapid response … [Read more...] about Quizunderstood: How much do you know about Hawaiian Airlines’ return to Kapalua Airport?
So yeah, we're still more than a week away from Baby Donald Trump actually taking the oath of office as President of the United States, and he and his Republican toadies in Congress are already smashing civil liberties, healthcare, environmental protection efforts and who knows what else. Here's a short list of just what they've done in the last few days: • Yesterday/last … [Read more...] about Outraged over Trump and the Republicans in Washington? Do something about it!