More than an expense sheet, a government budget is a moral document. It tells the story of a community’s needs, the priorities of elected officials and the government’s responsiveness. Allotments of money reflect the relative value placed on programs, institutions and infrastructure, and are a blueprint for the year to come. As deliberations on the fiscal year 2019 budget … [Read more...] about Who’s Getting Your Money? Taking a Look at Maui County’s Budget Priorities
Wailuku Civic Hub
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?
Whoa. Just whoa. I mean, damn. I just watched reWailuku's shiny new video of the proposed Wailuku Civic Hub, and I'm just speechless. And no, that's not a good thing. Billed as "the Next Big Thing," the project (yet again) seeks to redevelop the Wailuku Municipal Parking Lot. "The reWailuku planning effort resulted in an urban design concept for the … [Read more...] about You gotta watch this shiny new video of reWailuku’s proposed ‘Wailuku Civic Hub’
1. During the Maui Police Department’s St. Patrick’s Day Impaired Driving Campaign, the department issued 325 citations, the MPD announced on Mar. 23. How many actual impaired driving arrests did officers make that weekend, according to the department’s announcement? A. 10 B. 18 C. 68 D. 104 E. 229 2. On Mar. 23. Mayor Alan Arakawa delivered a proposed $882.6 million … [Read more...] about Quizunderstood: What do you know about Maui Mayor Alan Arakawa’s proposed budget?