The Hotel Wailuku Akaku Salon panel (L-R): Hotel developers Jonathan Starr and Helen Nielsen, and Wailuku business owners Marc Tolliver and Kristin Holmes The Hotel Wailuku is not expected to cater to tourists and is unlikely to be reduced from its planned six-story height, said landowner and Hotel Wailuku developer Jonathan Starr at a Feb. 13 Akaku Salon sponsored by Hotel … [Read more...] about Few Tourists Expected, Firm on Six Stories, Says Jonathan Starr of Hotel Wailuku at Event Sponsored by Hotel Wailuku
There’s a Discussion About the Proposed Hotel Wailuku Project at Akaku Community Media on Thursday, February 13th. Longtime Maui residents Jonathan Starr and Helen Nielsen are partners in Supreme Bright Wailuku, LLC. With other stakeholders, they’re proposing a new hotel project in Wailuku. The public is welcome to attend, and questions will be welcomed. 6pm. Akaku Maui … [Read more...] about Discussion About the Proposed Hotel Wailuku Project at Akaku Community Media
The Wailuku Parking Garage and Civic Complex project, with an estimated cost of $84.2 million, is the biggest number in the county’s FY2019 budget. The first phase of the project is set to begin mid-year. If fully funded, it will create a “super block” on the two-acre county municipal parking site which currently offers 214 spaces of free parking (see map, next page). As the … [Read more...] about Wailuku Civic Complex: ‘Winner’ or ‘Monstrosity’?
Jonathan Starr is one of the most powerful people in Wailuku. A former member of the Maui Planning Commission and county Board of Water Supply, as well as Maui Democratic Party chairman, these days Starr sits on the state Water Commission. “Renaissance man and local businessman Jonathan Starr has spent nearly two decades volunteering his expertise to numerous Maui causes, from … [Read more...] about Jonathan Starr Nominated To Join Maui Redevelopment Agency
It’s hard to convey exactly how dire it is over at the Wailuku Main Street Association (WMSA). Let’s start with the fact that the County of Maui is holding their most recent $243,000 grant hostage. That means the WMSA has no money coming in, which would doom any nonprofit out there. But when you add the fact that the state Attorney General’s office is investigating the WMSA for … [Read more...] about Wailuku Main Street Association ‘Unilaterally Cancels’ Lease On Former Wailuku Office