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Friday, September 15, 2023
VIDEO: What caused the Maui wildfires?
By Grassroot Institute @ 4:37 AM :: 1720 Views :: Maui County

... In this video, we explore what happened and how to make sure it never happens again .... 

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Friday, September 15, 2023
VIDEO: James O'Keefe goes undercover in Lahaina
By Video @ 2:58 AM :: 2600 Views :: Maui County, First Amendment

... suing Governor Josh Green for this blatant infringement on our 1st Amendment rights ....

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Thursday, September 14, 2023
More than 11% of workers in Maui County file for unemployment after deadly wildfires
By News Release @ 7:21 PM :: 1535 Views :: Maui County, Hawaii Statistics, Tourism

... There have been 10,448 new claims for unemployment in Maui County in the four weeks since the fires struck ....

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Thursday, September 14, 2023
Maui Fires: US House Committee Sets Oversight Hearing
By News Release @ 4:12 PM :: 1814 Views :: Maui County, Energy, Environment, Congressional Delegation

... The hearing will take place on September 28, 2023, and the following individuals are expected to testify ....

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Thursday, September 14, 2023
Lawsuit: Green Greed behind Lahaina Deaths
By News Release @ 2:57 PM :: 4368 Views :: Maui County, Energy, Environment, Ethics, Greenmail

... between 2019 and 2022, Hawaiian Electric invested less than $245,000 on wildfire-specific projects on the island. Instead of spending necessary funds to prevent fires caused by its equipment, Hawaiian Electric instead spent millions of dollars towards efforts to achieve a 100 percent renewable energy goal, which earned the Company bonuses that the Company’s executives used to increase their own compensation ....

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Thursday, September 14, 2023
Lahaina: "I will rebuild on my land"
By Video @ 5:51 AM :: 2742 Views :: Maui County, Development

"…one of the best ways to heal is to make home rebuilding as streamlined and quick as possible…."

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Monday, September 11, 2023
“How 'bout give the people their homes back.”
By Video @ 5:03 PM :: 3436 Views :: Maui County, Development, Land Use

... Joe Rogan and Tulsi Gabbard on the government screwing over the residents of Maui to take their land ....

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Sunday, September 10, 2023
Property rights should prevail in Lahaina
By Keli'i Akina PhD @ 6:47 PM :: 1874 Views :: Maui County, Development, Land Use

... peoples’ homes and businesses are at stake, and their right to those properties must be defended ....

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Sunday, September 10, 2023
Hawaii lawmaker hammers Biden's 'slap in the face' to Maui
By Video @ 6:10 PM :: 2037 Views :: Maui County, Politicians

... State House Minority Leader Diamond Garcia ripped Biden for his kitchen-fire comparison and appearing to fall asleep at a memorial service ....

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Sunday, September 10, 2023
Lahaina Fire: MedQuest Stops Terminations
By News Release @ 6:00 PM :: 1653 Views :: Maui County, Health Care

... coverage will continue through at least the end of this year without interruption except for those who voluntarily ask Med-QUEST to end their coverage, those who have moved out of state or those who are deceased ....

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Sunday, September 10, 2023
Taxing Government Benefits
By Tom Yamachika @ 6:00 AM :: 1602 Views :: Maui County, Taxes

... Legitimate questions now need to be asked about whether the government is going to want to take back some of that Lahaina money in taxes .... 

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Saturday, September 9, 2023
Maui trudges toward recovery, one month since wildfire tragedy
By Selected News Articles @ 5:38 PM :: 1538 Views :: Maui County

... The number of people still missing from Lahaina after wildfires wiped out a portion of West Maui has dropped from hundreds to 66 ....

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Saturday, September 9, 2023
Economic Perspective of Maui’s Devastating Wildfires
By UHERO @ 3:35 AM :: 1616 Views :: Maui County, Economy

“Tourism…dropped off the edge of the Earth.”

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Friday, September 8, 2023
Maui losses at $11 million a day since fires
By Selected News Articles @ 5:51 AM :: 1681 Views :: Maui County, Economy, Tourism

...DBEDT reduces its economic growth projections for Hawaii from 1.8% for 2023 to 1.1% and from 2% to 1.5% for 2024....

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Thursday, September 7, 2023
Lahaina Fires: House Forms Working Groups
By News Release @ 12:00 AM :: 1604 Views :: Maui County, Hawaii State Government

... to formulate recommendations for the upcoming session, which begins January 17, 2024 ....

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Wednesday, September 6, 2023
Lawyers: "Bishop Estate Caused Lahaina Fire"
By News Release @ 2:45 PM :: 3131 Views :: Maui County, Land Use

... landowners knew how dangerous it was to have that huge volume of dry grass next to subdivisions, and could have saved hundreds of lives at cost of less than $1,000 per acre to cut the brush ....

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Wednesday, September 6, 2023
Lahaina: Former Rentals available to replace burned cars
By News Release @ 3:07 AM :: 1680 Views :: Maui County, Tourism

... If you have comprehensive coverage (also known as “other than collision”) on your automobile insurance policy, submit a claim ....

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Wednesday, September 6, 2023
Lahaina: Insurance Companies to Pay Out to Coverage Limits?
By News Release @ 2:49 AM :: 1669 Views :: Maui County

... Maui Attorney Lance D. Collins has formally requested that Hawai'i Insurance Commissioner Gordon Ito call upon property insurance companies to pay out 100% of coverage limits ....

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Tuesday, September 5, 2023
Economic growth is our only way out
By Keli'i Akina PhD @ 4:17 PM :: 1756 Views :: Maui County, Economy, Taxes

... we cannot afford to further burden our economy with our usual high-tax and high-spending habits ....

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Monday, September 4, 2023
Lahaina: Those who Labor are Heavy Laden
By News Release @ 11:59 PM :: 1468 Views :: Maui County, Labor

... deploying with the Red Cross from Big Island to Maui to serve displaced residents ....

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Sunday, September 3, 2023
Tax Deadlines on Maui
By Tom Yamachika @ 6:00 AM :: 1597 Views :: Maui County, Taxes

... On August 18, 2023, the Internal Revenue Service announced “expansive tax relief” for Hawaii wildfire victims ....

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Sunday, September 3, 2023
Steps we could take to help Lahaina rebuild more quickly
By Grassroot Institute @ 3:14 AM :: 1722 Views :: Maui County, Development, Small Business

... licensure laws that constrain the supply of skilled trades workers, building codes that complicate and disincentivize adding accessory dwelling units, and laws prohibiting prefabricated homes ....

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Sunday, September 3, 2023
Maui Crisis: A Time to Help!
By Keli'i Akina PhD @ 2:02 AM :: 1438 Views :: Maui County, OHA

... “Nani ka noho mehameha ʻana o ke kūlanakauhale i piha i kanaka! Ua like hoʻi me ka wahine kāne make!” How lonely sits the city that was once full of people! (Lam. 1:1) ....

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Saturday, September 2, 2023
Speaker of House in Hawaii to witness damage caused by wildfires
By Selected News Articles @ 3:41 PM :: 1406 Views :: Maui County, Congressional Delegation

... "It's clear we need answers into how this tragic fire occurred and what could have been done to prevent it from happening." ....

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Friday, September 1, 2023
UHERO: Maui wildfire impacts and recovery challenges
By UHERO @ 4:28 AM :: 1401 Views :: Maui County

... displaced families are now searching for housing in one of the nation’s most expensive markets ....

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Friday, September 1, 2023
UL Lab to Conduct Lahaina Investigation
By News Release @ 4:13 AM :: 1507 Views :: Maui County, Ethics

... "to assess the policies and performance of state and county agencies" -- not MECO ....

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Friday, September 1, 2023
VIDEO: Where was Bissen while Lahaina Burned?
By Video @ 3:55 AM :: 3162 Views :: Maui County

" I had been present in our Emergency Operating Center since Aug. 7 "

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Thursday, August 31, 2023
‘We Are Dealing With Global Warming’: Hawaii Gov Once Again Blames Deadly Wildfire On Climate Change
By Video @ 11:08 PM :: 1505 Views :: Maui County, Environment

... The West Maui Land Company accused M. Kaleo Manuel, an official with the Hawaii DLNR, of delaying a response to a request to use water to refill reservoirs used by the Maui Fire Department to fight the wildfire ....

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Thursday, August 31, 2023
Lahaina Banyan Tree: Signs of Life Three Weeks After Fire
By News Release @ 6:30 PM :: 1216 Views :: Maui County

" ... A lot of new roots shooting off .... "

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Thursday, August 31, 2023
US House Committee opens investigation into Hawaiian Electric
By News Release @ 4:14 PM :: 1720 Views :: Maui County, Energy, Ethics

"... Has the Hawai’i State Energy Office been involved? ...."

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Wednesday, August 30, 2023
Sen Keith-Agaran Resigns--Chased out by Ethics Investigation?
By News Release @ 8:59 PM :: 2856 Views :: Maui County, Ethics, Hawaii State Government

“... I was appointed to this position, I didn’t run for it initially so I’m not wedded to staying in the Legislature ....”

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Wednesday, August 30, 2023
U.S. EPA begins hazardous material removal work in Lahaina
By News Release @ 3:04 PM :: 1503 Views :: Maui County, Environment

... Bissen has said that after the EPA removes hazardous materials, he will allow residents to go back to their properties to collect personal items ....

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Tuesday, August 29, 2023
‘Immediately Caught On’: Hawaii State Rep Slams Developers For Sweeping In ‘Like Vultures’ To Buy Land
By Video @ 7:10 PM :: 2173 Views :: Maui County, Ethics, Development

... The proclamation gave developers ways around regulations ....

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Tuesday, August 29, 2023
Maui fire update: House Oversight to launch inquiry into Biden handling of situation
By Selected News Articles @ 6:48 PM :: 1402 Views :: Maui County, Congressional Delegation

... waste, fraud, and abuse of taxpayer dollars ....

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Monday, August 28, 2023
Some Lahaina fire survivors ‘still didn’t believe that it happened’
By Grassroot Institute @ 11:47 PM :: 1473 Views :: Maui County

... shock and denial ....

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Monday, August 28, 2023
‘There’s going to be a lot blame in the next few years’
By Grassroot Institute @ 11:25 PM :: 1440 Views :: Maui County

... Anger lasts the longest ....

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Monday, August 28, 2023
Flashback: How Andaya was selected Maui Emergency Chief
By News Release @ 8:58 PM :: 2668 Views :: Maui County, Ethics

... a selection committee comprised of the Maui PD Chief Faaumu, Maui FD Chief Murray, Elton Ushio, Admin of the Kauaʻi Emergency Management Agency and Vern Miyagi, Admin of the Hawaiʻi State Emergency Management Agency ....

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Monday, August 28, 2023
Fact Check: Joe Biden Embellishes Fire Story in Recent Remarks in Hawaii
By Selected News Articles @ 5:50 PM :: 1592 Views :: Maui County, Ethics, Politicians

... The fire was insignificant, contained to the kitchen and under control within 20 minutes, according to the local fire department ....

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Monday, August 28, 2023
FEMA Holds Employee Trainings on ‘White Supremacy’ As More Than 1,000 in Hawaii Remain Missing
By Selected News Articles @ 5:36 PM :: 2223 Views :: Maui County, Ethics, First Amendment

... FEMA's "resilience" division was advised of a requirement to complete one of three three-hour diversity training modules between Aug. 1 and Sept. 28 ....

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Monday, August 28, 2023
Blame Game: HECO Pushes Back Against Maui County Lawsuit
By News Release @ 5:03 AM :: 1847 Views :: Maui County, Energy

"At about 3 p.m., a time when all of Hawaiian Electric's power lines in West Maui had been de-energized for more than six hours, a second fire (the "Afternoon Fire") began in the same area."

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Sunday, August 27, 2023
Lahaina Scammers
By Tom Yamachika @ 6:00 AM :: 1832 Views :: Maui County, Ethics

... there is a darker side ....

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Saturday, August 26, 2023
Hawaii healthcare takes more hits
By Keli'i Akina PhD @ 9:11 PM :: 1668 Views :: Maui County, Health Care

... among the heartbreaking losses earlier this month in fire-ravaged Lahaina were three healthcare clinics that served approximately 30,000 patients ....

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Saturday, August 26, 2023
Darryl Oliveira hired as interim director of Maui Emergency Management Agency
By News Release @ 1:29 PM :: 1444 Views :: Maui County

... Oliveira directly oversaw Hawaii County’s mitigation, preparedness, response and recovery efforts for diverse emergency and disaster events, including tropical storms and the 2014 Pahoa lava flow ....

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Saturday, August 26, 2023
Last Shelter Closed: Lahaina Survivors in Hotels
By News Release @ 4:07 AM :: 1664 Views :: Maui County, Tourism

... more than a dozen hotels and timeshare properties are currently housing more than 4,400 shelter survivors and hotel employee survivors, while some 900 people are booked in Airbnb units ....

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Saturday, August 26, 2023
‘Sorry … Mr. President’: Hawaiian Business Torches Biden’s Wildfire Response With Viral Marquis Message
By Selected News Articles @ 3:21 AM :: 1939 Views :: Maui County, Politicians

... “Genuine sympathy is better than contrived empathy,” the business wrote in the post of the photo of the sign. “It’s not always about you Mr. President.” ....

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Saturday, August 26, 2023
Hundreds of Military Personnel Helping in Lahaina Fire Zone
By Selected News Articles @ 3:07 AM :: 1746 Views :: Maui County, Military

... there are National Guard, Reserve and active duty personnel who make up the task force. Also included in the task force are Army civilian personnel from the Defense POW/MIA Accounting Agency ....

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Friday, August 25, 2023
Hawaiian Electric Stock Plunges After Dividends Suspended
By News Release @ 3:31 PM :: 1935 Views :: Maui County, Energy

... HEI suspending dividends, drawing down $370M credit line and further separating HEI and ASB boards  ....

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Friday, August 25, 2023
Lahaina Fire: County of Maui releases validated list of Missing
By News Release @ 1:49 PM :: 1071 Views :: Maui County

... UPDATE Aug 25, 2023: "About 100 names tentatively removed from missing list" ....

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Friday, August 25, 2023
To Tackle Highest Housing Costs in the Country, Hawaii's Governor Declares YIMBY Martial Law
By Selected News Articles @ 6:00 AM :: 2065 Views :: Maui County, Development, Land Use

... An emergency proclamation by Gov. Josh Green offers developers the opportunity to route around almost all regulations on building homes ....

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Thursday, August 24, 2023
Do Lahaina Property Owners Have the Right to Rebuild?
By Andrew Walden @ 8:26 PM :: 8280 Views :: Maui County, Development

... We asked the Maui Mayor’s office and the Maui County Building Permits Division.  Here is their response ....

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