One of the (many) advantages to living in Maui County is that virtually everyone agrees as to the importance of environmental issues. There are plenty of federal and state agencies dedicated to making sure succeeding generations will still enjoy the land, water and air we have now, and Maui County Environmental Coordinator Rob Parsons has spent years making sure all our local … [Read more...] about 2017 MauiTime Green Issue: A brief guide to Maui’s community environmental stewards
Kula Community Association
As you’d expect, a lot was said at last night’s Kula Community Association-sponsored candidates’ forum, which included about a dozen people running for various local and state offices on Maui. But of particular note was the panel of five candidates running for the Maui County Council’s Waikapu-Wailuku-Waiehu-Waihee seat, currently held by Mike Victorino, who’s termed out this … [Read more...] about What Maui County Council candidates Dain Kane, Keith Regan and Hana Steel say about a proposed county manager
Though the filing deadline for the Maui County candidates in the 2016 election is still a couple weeks away (June 7), a few races already loom large on the political radar. There are a lot of candidates out there and a ton of issues. But the Kula Community Association wants to help you this Wednesday, May 18 with a candidate forum. The big races are the two open Maui County … [Read more...] about Kula Community Assoc. 2016 Maui election forum
West Maui Cycles in Lahaina is like a lot of bike shops. It’s relatively small, offers a nice selection of road and mountain bikes for sale and has a maintenance and repair shop. It also rents bikes–even offers maps so visitors can find a few local sites and, more importantly, not get lost. “I do not offer tours,” said owner James Boote. “Never have.” But under proposed new … [Read more...] about Will The County of Maui Overreach As It Tries To Regulate Downhill Bike Tours?
Not quite a year ago, this paper broke the story about Sempra's plan for a massive expansion of the wind farm out in Kahikinui should the state of Hawaii ever build an proposed undersea power cable linking the islands of Maui and Oahu. In that story, I asked Doug McLeod, the County of Maui energy commissioner, what he thought of the odds of the cable actually going in: “The … [Read more...] about This Wednesday, Feb. 19: Kula Community Association To Discuss Proposed Maui-Oahu Undersea Power Cable