1. On April 27, officials with Haleakala National Park released new numbers on how the park affects Maui County’s economy. According to park officials, how many jobs does the park support? A. 519 B. 619 C. 719 D. 819 E. 919 2. Also on April 27, Stephen Levins, Executive Director of the State of Hawaii Office of Consumer Protection announced that he had started an … [Read more...] about Quizunderstood: Do you know how Haleakala National Park affects Maui County’s economy?
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
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!
It’s hard to believe sometimes that we’ve been around for two decades. Sure, we’ve changed a lot in that time (what hasn’t?). But in that time, we’ve brought you a lot of stories–some good, others not so much, but all with the goal of publishing interesting, readable and honest stories about what’s really going on in Maui County. That commitment remains the same today as it was … [Read more...] about MauiTime celebrates 20 years of independent journalism
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