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42 min ago | County of Maui

Decisions Scheduled for Lahaina Sign Design Guidelines

WAILUKU, MAUI, Hawai'i - The Maui County Cultural Resources Commission will continue its discussion - and possibly approve - proposed revisions to the design guidelines for signs in the Lahaina Historic Districts at its next meeting on Thursday, September 4, 2014.

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Related Topix: Lahaina, HI, Wailuku, HI

Tue Aug 19, 2014

County of Maui

New Format Planned for This Year's Community Budget Meetings

Mayor Alan Arakawa and his administration will host a series of community meetings in September and October to receive comments and suggestions from the public regarding the proposed budget for the Fiscal Year 2015-2016.

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Related Topix: Kaunakakai, HI

Washington Times

Lahaina Harbor improvements focus on pedestrians

A plan to revitalize the area around Maui's Lahaina Harbor will focus on pedestrians, with improvements to sidewalks, lighting, benches and native plants, organizers said.

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Related Topix: Lahaina, HI, North America Travel, Travel, Hawaii Travel

Mon Aug 18, 2014

West Hawaii Today

Nearly 20 apply to be next Maui police chief

The number of qualified applicants may change after reviews are done, said Commission Chairman Roger Dixon.

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The Honolulu Advertiser

Maui County police nab 19 allegedly intoxicated drivers

Maui County police arrested 19 allegedly intoxicated motorists over the weekend, as part of a national campaign to keep drunken drivers off the road.

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Related Topix: Lahaina, HI, Kihei, HI

Fri Aug 15, 2014

West Hawaii Today

Big Island unemployment rate down in July

The Big Island's unemployment rate decreased in July while the statewide unemployment rate held steady for the fourth straight month, according to the state Department of Labor and Industrial Relations.

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Related Topix: Law, Employment / Labor Law, Hawaii County, HI, Kauai County, HI

Wed Aug 13, 2014

Business Journal

Maui planners give OK to Krausz Cos. plan for Downtown Kihei

The Maui Planning Commission is recommending the Maui County Council approve a plan by the Krausz Cos.

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Related Topix: Kihei, HI

KITV-TV

Tips on filing insurance claims after house damaged

With Iselle bringing big time damage to the Big Island and Maui County, many are wondering just how to go about filing an insurance claim.

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Tue Aug 12, 2014

Business Journal

Maui to open renewable energy center aimed at helping startups

Maui County has recently finished building a renewable-energy center aimed at helping startups in the industry as part of a wider effort to help it become more energy efficient while incorporating more renewable energy components for its economic development board, a top official told PBN.

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Related Topix: Renewable Energy (Green Energy), Alternative Energy, Energy

Maui News

Transit role considered for threatened train

The effort to save West Maui's historic Sugar Cane Train has taken a new turn as Maui County Transportation Director Jo Anne Johnson Winer looks at using the popular tourist attraction as a transit rail system as well.

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Related Topix: North America Travel, Travel, Hawaii Travel, Lahaina, HI, Kaanapali, HI, Maalaea, HI, Kapalua, HI

Mon Aug 11, 2014

County of Maui

Chair's 3 Minutes: Council authorizes funds for affordable-housing projects

Thanks to recent County Council action, more affordable housing units may soon become available on Maui.

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Related Topix: Lahaina, HI, Wailuku, HI, Kihei, HI, Honolulu, HI

County of Maui

Maui Electric restores power to all customers

Maui Electric crews restored power to all customers by 6:15 p.m. yesterday when a remaining 39 customers in Olinda and Piiholo were brought back online.

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County of Maui

High Surf Notification #07 - High Surf Advisory

The National Weather Service has continued the HIGH SURF ADVISORY for EAST FACING SHORES of MAUI and MOLOKAI in effect until 6:00 p.m. today.

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Related Topix: Surfing, Outdoor Recreation

Sun Aug 10, 2014

KITV-TV

Big Island to determine senate race

The U.S. Senate race isn't over between Brian Schatz and Colleen Hanabusa, since two polling places on the Big Island were closed due to Hurricane Iselle.

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Related Topix: Hurricane, Weather, Hurricane Iselle, Kauai County, HI

County of Maui

Storm Damage Reporting Form Available Online

WAILUKU, MAUI, Hawai'i - The Maui County Civil Defense Agency would like to remind the public that residents needing to report damage caused by Tropical Storm Iselle may access the reporting form online at www.mauicounty.gov under "Storm Information."

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Related Topix: Wailuku, HI

Maui News

Woodson wins seat

With the third election printout at about 10 p.m. Saturday with all precincts reporting, Rep. Justin Woodson defeated challenger and former Mayor James "Kimo" Apana for the 9th House District seat.

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Related Topix: Makawao, HI, Haiku, HI, Paia, HI

The Honolulu Advertiser

Maui Mayor Arakawa grabs big early lead

Maui Mayor Alan Arakawa had a strong lead in the crowded race for Maui County mayor in early results Saturday night.

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Related Topix: Waikapu, HI

The Honolulu Advertiser

Maui voters trickling in to polling sites

Maui County Clerk Danny Mateo said he hadn't received an official tally of Saturday's primary voters as of about 2:30 p.m., but has been hearing that polling places countywide have been slow.

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Related Topix: Waikapu, HI

Maui News

Maui County voter turnout reported as low

Voter turnout at several polling locations in Central Maui on Saturday appeared down from the last election cycle, but absentee and walk-in voting in Maui County were up 34.5 percent, elections officials reported.

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Related Topix: Wailuku, HI, Waikapu, HI

Sat Aug 09, 2014

County of Maui

Maui Bus Back in Service; Parks Updates Announced

All Parks re-opened today, Saturday August 9, except Waihee Beach Park. Waiehu Golf Course re-opened today, and CORA permitted activities resumed operating today.

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Related Topix: Pukalani, HI, Haiku, HI, Lahaina, HI, Kihei, HI, Wailuku, HI

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