Funding for the long-awaited yet controversial Wailuku Civic Complex was subject to scrutiny Tuesday, as councilmembers of the Economic Development and Budget Committee debated the scope and need of Phase 1B of the project, the parking structure. Councilmembers voted 6-3 to cut the budget for the parking structure in half, allowing for a down-sizing of the proposed four-story … [Read more...] about Committee Votes to Reduce Funding for Wailuku Parking Garage
Artist Andy Behrle needs the public’s help as he prepares for his Small Town Big Art instillation in Wailuku this summer. Small Town Big Art is a pilot project that aims to position Wailuku as a public arts district focused on its own distinctive sense of place, history, and culture. As one of 60 grant awardees selected throughout the nation, the Maui Redevelopment Agency is … [Read more...] about Artist Seeks Pre-’77 Photos of St. Anthony Church
About three weeks ago I fell down real hard on the corner of Market and Main Streets in Wailuku. I fell down so hard on the sidewalk I couldn’t get up, and I’m kind of a big girl. Please allow me to thank the wonderful little lady who stopped her car and got out to help me up. Unfortunately, the fall was so hard and sudden I forgot to thank her. She was so nice. God bless you … [Read more...] about Eh Brah! You’re 10 good people in one!
Groundbreaking for underground infrastructure improvements along Vineyard and Church Streets is now scheduled to begin in August. At a May 24 meeting of the MRA, the agency announced that work on these offsite improvements (dubbed Phase 1-A) of the Wailuku Civic Complex project is anticipated to last 18 months. The department also released a draft of interim parking and shuttle … [Read more...] about Phase 1-A of Wailuku Civic Complex Scheduled to Begin in August: Interim parking and shuttle plans during construction announced
"Wailuku is dead." That could have been the rallying call of those testifying in support of the Wailuku Civic Complex at the March 29 meeting of Maui County Council’s Economic Development and Budget Committee. The lead suspect in the death of this historic town? Well, that remains a mystery with multiple suspects. But proponents of the complex made it clear that the … [Read more...] about The Battle for Wailuku: In debating the Wailuku Civic Complex, stakeholders grapple over “revitalization”