1. The County of Maui recently named Yaemi Yogi an “Outstanding Older American” for 2017. A former Maui Land & Pineapple Company employee, she also appeared in the 2010 Maui movie Get a Job. What role did she play? A. “Hazel” B. “Church Lady” C. “Yard Sale Mom” D. “Merton’s Lover” E. “Auntie” 2. According to the May 29 Maui News, the Molokai Library celebrated a major … [Read more...] about Quizunderstood: What do you know about the sugar mill equipment Alexander and Baldwin is selling?
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Maybe I'm getting senile, but it took me a while to figure out why Hawaii Lt. Governor Shan Tsutsui signed legislation (Act 241) buying Lipoa Point from Maui Land & Pineapple Co. way over at ILWU headquarters in Wailuku yesterday. I mean, he could've easily just driven out to Honolua Bay and surrounded himself with happy beach-goers, surfers and environmentalists, maybe … [Read more...] about State Of Hawaii Saves Maui Land & Pine Pensions! Also, Lipoa Point
Time for our weekly MauiTime News Quiz! Did you study? Like that really matters... 1. A few weeks ago, The Maui News reported that Mayor Alan Arakawa’s administration was negotiating with Kehalani and Alexander & Baldwin over where to put a new county service center. Then on Apr. 11, The Maui News reported that a third developer had made a service center offer. Who was … [Read more...] about Super Special Maui News Quiz!
Yeah, folks, you read that right. Yesterday, five members of the Maui County Council voted to approve Maui Land & Pineapple Company's request to take about 150 acres of Lipoa Point–the heart of legendary surf and snorkeling spot Honolua Bay, and the subject of land development controversy for decades–out of preservation. ML&P's stated reason was that the company needed … [Read more...] about Maui County Council Votes 5-3 To Take Portion of Lipoa Point Out Of Preservation
By Anthony Pignataro Here are 12 proposed projects that residents should be watching. Of course, some are worse than others, but on the whole, these developments will alter Maui radically over the next decade. Piilani Highway in Kihei alone will get six to seven new traffic signals to handle the new neighborhoods that are going in. Consider the following list a brief outline … [Read more...] about Maui’s Dirty Dozen Land Development Projects