A couple hours before Mayor Alan Arakawa gave his annual State of the County address, a tidy group of residents gathered at the entrance to the Maui Arts & Cultural Center. Carrying signs and upside-down Hawaii state flags, they were there to express their anger, as one demonstrator put it, at Arakawa. Their numbers swelled from about 50 at 4:30pm to nearly double that an … [Read more...] about Activists circulate petition to impeach Maui Mayor Alan Arakawa
State of the County Address
Maui Mayor Alan Arakawa will present his State of the County Address this Monday, Mar. 14 at the Maui Arts and Cultural Center. He will outline plans for the coming year as well as shed light on County successes and issues. Get there early because doors will be locked at 6:25pm and those outside will have to watch the address via Akaku and Hawaii News Now. Free. 6pm Doors. … [Read more...] about Maui Mayor Alan Arakawa will give his State of the County Address at the Maui Arts and Cultural Center
If you haven't heard, Maui Mayor Alan is giving his annual State of the County Address tonight. Mostly for nerdy fun, we did some quasi-scientific data analysis of Arakawa's last three State of the County speeches (the only ones we could find on the County of Maui's website). This consisted of running the speech texts through the free online Wordle word cloud generator, which … [Read more...] about To prepare for tonight’s State of the County Address, we analyzed Maui Mayor Alan Arakawa’s last 3 speeches
1. In January, the median price for a condo in Maui County was $691,500, according to a Feb. 10 Pacific Business News blog post. According to PBN, what was the median price for a Maui County condo in January 2013? A. $705,000 B. $675,000 C. $620,000 D. $595,000 E. $550,000 2. In a Feb. 7 story on what makes a journalist these days, Honolulu Civil Beat reported … [Read more...] about Special MauiTime News Quiz!
This Wednesday, Maui Mayor Alan Arakawa will give the annual State of the County Address at the Maui Arts and Cultural Center. He'll highlight his administration’s achievements in 2013, outline plans for the coming year and discuss current issues affecting the county. A sign language interpreter will be available during the event. Those requiring other types of assistance or … [Read more...] about This Wednesday, Feb. 5: State of The County Address by Mayor Arakawa