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Saturday, March 4, 2023
​Two Maui Men Sentenced for Racially Motivated Attack on White Man
By News Release @ 3:37 AM :: 2456 Views :: Maui County, Law Enforcement

“...The defendants in this case nearly killed a man because they believed he did not belong in their neighborhood because of the color of his skin....”

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Saturday, February 25, 2023
Maui: Feds Take Aim at Alleged $145M Ponzi
By News Release @ 12:02 AM :: 2938 Views :: Maui County, Law Enforcement

... accepted at least $144,043,883 from approximately 913 pool participants ....

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Friday, February 17, 2023
Green Seeks Comment on Maui Judicial Nominees
By News Release @ 7:46 PM :: 1773 Views :: Maui County, Judiciary

... Governor Green must make his appointment by Saturday, March 18, 2023 ....

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Sunday, February 12, 2023
Audit: Why did DoE Give DoT $16M for Useless Kihei Roundabout?
By News Release @ 6:54 PM :: 1505 Views :: Maui County, Education K-12, Ethics

... a financial audit of the DOE to help determine how the $16 million was transferred to DOT and where this money came from ....

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Wednesday, February 8, 2023
Decade In Prison For ‘Brazen’ Maui Official Who Took Bribes
By News Release @ 10:48 PM :: 2065 Views :: Maui County, Ethics

... Once again: The Feds doing the job the State and Counties just won't do ....

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Monday, February 6, 2023
Maui Council Tries Again: Finally Selects Lutey County Clerk
By Selected News Articles @ 7:14 PM :: 1464 Views :: Maui County

... the Council also moved Bill 4 (2023): Conversion of certain legal short term condo rentals in West Maui to long term use ....

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Monday, January 30, 2023
​Lee Elected Chair of Maui Council after Epic 18 Hour Meeting
By Selected News Articles @ 6:48 PM :: 1152 Views :: Maui County

... Who needs telenovelas when there's the Maui County Council? ....

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Sunday, January 29, 2023
Hold off on Maui County executive pay raises?
By Grassroot Institute @ 7:12 PM :: 1587 Views :: Maui County

... salaries for the Mayor, County Council members, Directors, Deputy Directors and County Auditor ....

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Saturday, January 28, 2023
Maui Airport Mini-Rail to be Shutdown for Repairs--Replaced by Golf Carts
By News Release @ 2:40 PM :: 1696 Views :: Maui County, Rail

...  A contractor will provide golf carts to take anyone needing assistance between the CONRAC and the airport lobby. ...

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Friday, January 27, 2023
Maui Sovereignty Squatters Interfere with MEO Affordable Housing Project
By News Release @ 2:10 PM :: 1801 Views :: Maui County, Development

"The only reason we are pursuing a development at Ke Kahua in Waiehu is to bring affordable rental units to struggling Maui families.

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Tuesday, January 24, 2023
Hawaiian Electric issues call for projects to significantly expand renewable energy generation on Oahu, Maui
By News Release @ 9:17 PM :: 1906 Views :: Honolulu County, Maui County, Energy

... Latest procurement includes request for firm renewable capacity ....

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Saturday, January 21, 2023
Elderly Tourists Forced off Road to Hana, Stranded for Hours
By News Release @ 5:03 AM :: 1893 Views :: Maui County, Tourism

... another driver, who they say was in a big hurry, forced them off the side of the road. One of the tires on their rented convertible was sliced by a rock ....

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Saturday, January 14, 2023
Kihei: Opening of Kūlanihākoʻi High School campus delayed
By News Release @ 2:34 AM :: 1705 Views :: Maui County, Education K-12

... DoE only had 10 years notice of the need to build a grade-separated pedestrian crossing ....

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Friday, January 6, 2023
Hawaii Supreme Court Jan. 19th Oral Arguments in Disputed Maui Council Election
By Selected News Articles @ 4:05 AM :: 1905 Views :: Maui County, Office of Elections

... the challenge brought by Ahia and 30 Maui County voters argues Maui County Clerk Kathy Kaohu made an error by failing to determine the validity of hundreds of mail-in ballot envelopes deemed ‘deficient’ ....

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Friday, January 6, 2023
Maui County Hiring County Clerk, Deputy
By News Release @ 3:19 AM :: 1813 Views :: Maui County, Office of Elections

... Ensure the integrity of the election process ....

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Wednesday, January 4, 2023
Second Circuit Seeking Applicants for Independent Grand Jury Counsel
By News Release @ 5:47 PM :: 1631 Views :: Maui County, Judiciary

... whenever a grand jury is impaneled an independent counsel shall be appointed, as provided by law, to advise the members of the grand jury regarding matters brought before it ....

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Monday, January 2, 2023
Maui: Tasha Kama selected as interim council chair
By News Release @ 5:15 PM :: 6047 Views :: Maui County

... Tasha Kama was unanimously selected as the new interim council chair pending the outcome of the legal challenge to Alice Lee's election now before the Hawaii Supreme Court ....

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Saturday, December 31, 2022
Paranoia Will Destroy Ya: Maui Police CIU 'Kidnaps' one of its own officers
By Andrew Walden @ 7:12 PM :: 3172 Views :: Maui County, Ethics, Police

... a lawsuit filed in 2nd Circuit Court November 4 by former MPD Officer Manuel Sorcy shows CIU investigators intensely focused on Chief Faaumu’s internal rivals both real and imagined ....

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Saturday, December 17, 2022
DLNR Pushes Back Against Shark Attack Conspiracy Theories
By News Release @ 3:18 PM :: 1821 Views :: Maui County

... The department has noted this kind of behavior over and over online ....

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Thursday, December 15, 2022
DoI Announces Avian Malaria Plan for Maui, Big Island
By News Release @ 5:49 PM :: 2024 Views :: Hawaii County , Maui County, Environment

... Haleakalā National Park is the first site where novel mosquito control technologies will be implemented. Hawaiʻi Volcanoes National Park will follow in subsequent years ....

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Wednesday, December 14, 2022
Increased Fire Risk Surrounds Paeahu Solar Project in Kihei, Maui
By News Release @ 9:11 PM :: 2296 Views :: Maui County, Energy

... live electrical currents, combined with the large lithium-ion batteries that are proposed for this project, could make gaining control of a fire more difficult and dangerous ....

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Friday, December 2, 2022
(Another) Former Maui County Environmental Management Official Charged with Accepting Bribes
By News Release @ 2:57 AM :: 2370 Views :: Maui County, Environment, Ethics

... charges stemming from the operation of a long running bribery scheme ....

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Thursday, December 1, 2022
Maui County Christmas Tree Lighting Slated for Monday
By News Release @ 9:19 PM :: 1645 Views :: Maui County, First Amendment, Religion

... Bring your ohana to enjoy the holiday light display, Christmas music, and treats for the Keiki .... 

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Wednesday, November 30, 2022
Environmental Harm and Blasting Hazards Surrounding The Paeahu Solar Project in Kihei
By News Release @ 7:50 PM :: 1713 Views :: Maui County, Energy

... The evidentiary hearing is expected to be held throughout December 2022, with a final Maui Planning Commission decision early 2023 ....

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Saturday, November 26, 2022
Reinventing Tourism: Maui Makes Fodor's 'NO' List
By Selected News Articles @ 3:36 PM :: 2442 Views :: Maui County, Tourism

... We could kick every tourist off the island and it would do anything for Upcountry Maui water users.  But, as usual, facts don’t get in the way of Kaniela Ing’s grandstanding ....

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Friday, November 18, 2022
Two Maui Men Found Guilty of Hate Crimes for Racially Motivated Attack
By News Release @ 5:41 PM :: 2862 Views :: Maui County, Law Enforcement

... the defendants, who had never met C.K. before, stormed onto his property and demanded that he pack his things and leave, threatening to “tie [him] up and drag [him]” and make him “go missing” ....

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Monday, November 7, 2022
'By-right' approvals could lower cost of housing
By Grassroot Institute @ 3:42 AM :: 1834 Views :: Maui County, Development, Cost of Living

... by-right approval for affordable housing projects would streamline the process for homebuilders and potentially yield big savings ....

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Friday, November 4, 2022
Former Maui Police Officer Sentenced to Ten Years in Prison for Attempted Child Enticement
By News Release @ 7:54 PM :: 1921 Views :: Maui County, Ethics, Police

... In addition to his sentence, Saffeels must also register as a sex offender ....

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Wednesday, November 2, 2022
Sue and Settle: Bird Lights Now Part of Grand Wailea Marketing Plan
By News Release @ 5:58 PM :: 1887 Views :: Maui County, Environment, Tourism

... tourism is environmentalism ....

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Friday, October 28, 2022
Hawaii Sex Offender Arrested Quickly After Foolishly Leaving State
By News Release @ 4:02 AM :: 2265 Views :: Maui County, Law Enforcement

... Maui rapist and drug dealer now in a Louisiana jail on $505,000 bail ....

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Saturday, October 22, 2022
Maui Bill 107 Orders Developers to Reduce Price 20%
By Grassroot Institute @ 10:57 PM :: 2033 Views :: Maui County, Development, Cost of Living

... the new ordinance is likely to do more harm than good by discouraging more homebuilding ....

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Wednesday, October 19, 2022
Maui Bill 107 to change affordable housing guidelines
By News Release @ 7:57 PM :: 2107 Views :: Maui County, Development, Cost of Living

... the new sales price calculations will reduce the cost of affordable homes by an average of 22% ....

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Tuesday, October 18, 2022
Do the right thing for Maui housing, not just ‘something’
By Keli'i Akina PhD @ 7:29 PM :: 1985 Views :: Maui County, Development, Land Use, Cost of Living

“...First, do no harm....”

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Wednesday, September 28, 2022
Skin Cancer News: Maui Sunscreen Ban goes into Effect October 1
By News Release @ 9:23 PM :: 1844 Views :: Maui County, Environment, Health Care

... the terms “reef friendly” and “reef safe” are not regulated ....

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Sunday, September 25, 2022
9th Circuit: Religious Services Allowed on Hawaii Ag Land
By Selected News Articles @ 9:57 PM :: 2815 Views :: Maui County, First Amendment, Land Use, Religion

... a Maui county commission denied the Spirit of Aloha Temple’s application for a permit to hold religious services on its ag-zoned property in Hana ....

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Friday, September 16, 2022
​Maui housing bill seriously flawed in July, and even more so now
By Grassroot Institute @ 10:13 PM :: 2186 Views :: Maui County, Development, Land Use, Cost of Living

... An amendment seeks to subsidize homebuyers, leaving open whom would qualify and how much taxpayers would be in for ....

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Thursday, September 15, 2022
Indictments: Choy Paid $2M Bribes to Maui County Environmental Management Director
By News Release @ 11:57 PM :: 2373 Views :: Maui County, Ethics

... analysis of county procurement records shows that since 2012, Choy’s firm received more than 40 non-bid Maui County contracts valued at around $20 million ....

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Friday, September 2, 2022
HECO's Idea of 'Good News' -- Oahu Electric Bills to go up 4%
By News Release @ 12:43 AM :: 2165 Views :: Hawaii County , Honolulu County, Maui County, Energy, Cost of Living

... This is an improvement over the earlier forecast that projected bills would increase 7% or about $15 after the coal plant ends operations, which is scheduled for today ....

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Monday, August 29, 2022
HECO Warns of Rolling Blackouts on Big Island
By News Release @ 11:41 PM :: 2346 Views :: Hawaii County , Maui County, Energy

... If rolling outages are necessary, Hawaiian Electric will send out a Tweet.  That's the plan ....

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Tuesday, August 16, 2022
Audit: Maui County Zoning ‘Heavily Politicized’
By News Release @ 2:50 AM :: 1793 Views :: Maui County, Ethics, Development

... ZAED lost the majority of its supervisory personnel in 2021, and only one has been filled as of January 2022 ....

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Monday, August 8, 2022
House Maui initiative aims to identify and reduce homebuilding restraints
By Grassroot Institute @ 5:40 PM :: 2256 Views :: Maui County, Development, Land Use, Cost of Living

... The housing situation on Maui is the worst in the state ....

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Saturday, August 6, 2022
When bureaucracy grows, housing does not
By Keli'i Akina PhD @ 7:28 PM :: 2097 Views :: Maui County, Development, Land Use, Cost of Living

... more regulation and delays ....

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Saturday, August 6, 2022
Maui Mineral-based sunscreen ordinance goes into effect October 1
By News Release @ 4:55 AM :: 1580 Views :: Maui County, Environment

... mindless hysteria is part of our tourism marketing scheme ....

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Saturday, August 6, 2022
Maui Disposable Bodyboard Ban takes effect
By News Release @ 4:46 AM :: 1836 Views :: Maui County, Environment, Tourism

... Ordinance prohibits sale, rental or distribution of polystyrene bodyboards ....

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Friday, August 5, 2022
Another Public Defender Becomes a Judge
By News Release @ 8:40 PM :: 1947 Views :: Maui County, Judiciary

... She served as a law clerk for Judge Michael Town ....

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Wednesday, August 3, 2022
Maui’s New Water Bureaucracy
By Grassroot Institute @ 9:08 PM :: 1975 Views :: Maui County, Development, Land Use

... New Regulations May Slow Homebuilding ....

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Saturday, July 30, 2022
Maui: 'Yes In My Backyard'
By Grassroot Institute @ 1:16 PM :: 2026 Views :: Maui County, Development, Land Use

... how do we work with the state and counties to move in this direction ....

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Sunday, July 24, 2022
Affordable? Maui Price Fixing Bill 'Recommitted'
By Joe Kent @ 9:19 PM :: 1972 Views :: Maui County, Development, Cost of Living

... there ain’t no such thing as a free lunch ....

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Sunday, July 24, 2022
How to take politics out of housing
By Keli'i Akina PhD @ 8:39 PM :: 1855 Views :: Maui County, Development, Cost of Living

... The most recent example of this comes from Maui, where just this week the County Council killed a housing project that would have created 28 affordable units in Kihei ....

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Tuesday, July 19, 2022
Maui Council on verge of worsening housing crisis
By Keli'i Akina PhD @ 4:58 AM :: 2143 Views :: Maui County, Development, Land Use, Cost of Living

... The assumption is that they would simply have to take that additional loss ....

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