[NOTE: thanks to new spreadsheets provided by Maui political analyst Dick Mayer, we've updated this post to map three important Maui County Council races, rather than just the South Maui race from our earlier post.] There's a very interesting article in this morning's Maui News on the local fallout of the 2016 election. Maui's politics are changing–been … [Read more...] about UPDATED: We mapped three crucial 2016 Maui County Council elections
The first Maui Chefs Invitational kicks off this weekend, bringing a new kind of foodie event to Central Maui. It's not a coincidence that it's hosted by Maui Chef du jour Jeff Scheer and the Mill House. His name has become synonymous with expanding our food vernacular, and his Chef’s Tables are already legendary multi-course affairs. Scheer doesn’t seem to get complacent, and … [Read more...] about The First Annual Maui Chefs Invitational at the Mill House at Maui Tropical Plantation
Keith Regan is the County of Maui's Managing Director. He's held the job for nearly eight years. Though he's one of Mayor Alan Arakawa's top advisers and aides, Regan's post doesn't actually include the power to hire or fire any of the county's department heads. In any case, he's one of the five people running to succeed Mike Victorino as the Maui County Councilmember … [Read more...] about Know your 2016 Maui County election candidate: Keith Regan
1. The nonprofit Na Hale o Maui sold its first community land trust home in Waikapu, the organization announced on Mar. 29. The house itself is brand new, but will remain “permanently affordable.” What was the sale price? A. $300,000 B. $330,000 C. $360,000 D. $390,000 E. $420,000 2. In the Apr. 1 Maui News story on the continuing discussion over a possible county manager … [Read more...] about Quizunderstood: How much do you know about Na Hale O Maui’s first new home sale?
Jane Sanders, the wife of U.S. Senator and Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders, toured Maui on Monday, Mar. 22. After visiting the Pioneer Mill, she arrived at the Mill House in Waikapu at 6:30pm sharp. She spoke for about an hour and a half, talking about her and her husband’s views on many subjects such as GMOs, why her husband is running for President, climate … [Read more...] about Jane Sanders, wife of Democratic Presidential Candidate Bernie Sanders, visits The Mill House on Maui