Akakū Maui Community Media will broadcast its first ever "virtual" primary election coverage this Saturday, August 8, 2020 from 7 p.m. to 10 p.m. or “until the sparks stop flying” according to Program Director, Dana Randall. What is unique about this year is that most of the candidates and guests will be virtually present from locations all around Maui Nui via Zoom. The live … [Read more...] about AKAKŪ’S FIRST EVER “VIRTUAL” PRIMARY ELECTION COVERAGE “LIVE” ON AKAKU, FACEBOOK, ZOOM, KAKU 88.5, YOUR iPHONE AND ON THE WEB
As of 11am August 23, Maui County Communications Director Rod Antone has announced the following storm updates: State Department of Transportation has reported downed trees on Hana Highway. While they have been cleared, residents and tourists are advised not to use Hana Highway for safety reasons. CLOSED ROADS: Wainapanapa, Ulaino and Waikoloa roads in Hana are closed … [Read more...] about Maui County Hurricane Lane updates
The County of Maui has made several announcements related to the incoming Hurricane Lane to inform the public and stop the spread of bad information. According to County Communications Director Rod Antone: Thursday trash pick-up is tentatively rescheduled for Saturday. After a storm damage assessment, trash pick-up will occur on Saturday if possible. Upcountry … [Read more...] about Maui County makes several Hurricane Lane announcements and wants your help to stop the spread of bad information
Last week, I wrote about a countywide mass deletion of emails over 3 years old. According to the county, departments would be responsible identifying and storing important emails; by June 1, anything not archived would be purged from the system. Motivation for file clearance came from the IT Services Department because of slow access times, County Spokesman Rod Antone told me, … [Read more...] about County email purge reconsidered
While the National Security Agency continues to collect and store unprecedented amounts of data from millions of U.S. citizens, it appears the County of Maui can’t even archive emails more than three years old. “Don’t wait ‘til it’s too late,” a flyer posted in the county building warns employees. “Save your important emails. Starting June 1, 2018: ALL EMAILS older than 3 years … [Read more...] about Is the county trying to cover its tracks with a mass email purge?