After months of campaigning for the votes of Maui County, the results are in. Election night saw a number of surprises, including a shift in the balance of the County Council. Maui ‘Ohana candidates running on a platform of environment, culture, and slow growth were able to take five of the nine seats of the council, giving the group majority voting power. While the … [Read more...] about Still wrapping your head around Tuesday’s election results? Check out our election result graphics, on stands today!
Go vote this weekend! This Saturday is Primary Election Day. It’s a biennial event in Maui County, and we only get to choose from an unrestrained field of local characters vying for the titles of mayor and governor every four years. It’s a magical time when a “bamboo water peace pipe” builder can share the stage with a man mysteriously aliased “Mr. L”, and we can watch bong-guy … [Read more...] about Go vote on August 11!
1. According to the Hawaii Office of Elections, turnout in Maui County for the 2016 Primary Election was 29.6 percent. That’s pretty low, but one recent primary saw a mere 25.6 percent of Maui County voters actually vote. Which Primary Election was that? A. 2014 B. 2012 C. 2010 D. 2008 E. 2006 2. At the end of this month, the Maui Ocean Center will release some … [Read more...] about Quizunderstood: Do you know how much beer Maui Brewing Co. will make this year?