Illustration by Ron Pitts On this particular day the lot was half empty, but you still saw fit to park as badly as a person possibly could in the handicap spot, not a care in the world for those lesser abled or anyone desperate to park near the restrooms. Besides the handicap spot, which I use because I am disabled, I treat the area directly in front of the restrooms as … [Read more...] about Eh Brah! Think about others!
Funding for the long-awaited yet controversial Wailuku Civic Complex was subject to scrutiny Tuesday, as councilmembers of the Economic Development and Budget Committee debated the scope and need of Phase 1B of the project, the parking structure. Councilmembers voted 6-3 to cut the budget for the parking structure in half, allowing for a down-sizing of the proposed four-story … [Read more...] about Committee Votes to Reduce Funding for Wailuku Parking Garage
Since when you can own the street in front of your house? I went to visit a friend and there was no parking in front of his house. So naturally I parked in front of someone else's house. The next day I find a note telling me not to park there. I wrote on the note, "You don't own the street" and put it in their mailbox. Another time I went to help a different friend. Again no … [Read more...] about Eh Brah! You think you own the street?
So everyone’s seen reWailuku’s fancy new video of the proposed Wailuku Civic Hub, right? It’s on YouTube if you haven’t yet seen it, so by all means click here to see it. The video is a remarkable computer-designed projection of what the reWailuku hopes a snazzy new 428-stall parking garage in the heart of Wailuku Town will look like (spoiler: it looks like a futuristic … [Read more...] about Could the proposed Wailuku Civic Hub help gentrify Wailuku Town?
There's a lot of garbage on social media these days, but one of the best things I've seen lately is the Access Denied! Surf? Fish? Dive group on Facebook. Here, Westside residents and activists like Kai Nishiki and Randy Draper post photos, videos and information about their fights to stop big resorts from encroaching on public beaches with concession stands, endless lines of … [Read more...] about Maui County Council is on verge of making Kaanapali public beach access parking even worse