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The Maui News
Opening day for Central Maui Little LeagueFIRST PHOTO: Central Maui Little League players and coaches assemble at War Mem
Opening day for Central Maui Little League
The Maui News / Posted 9 hours ago
FIRST PHOTO: Central Maui Little League players and coaches assemble at War Memorial Complex in Wailuku for opening day ceremonies Saturday morning. The event included prize giveaways and a speech from Maui County Mayor Alan Arakawa, who also threw... Read more
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The Maui News
Opponents of Nahiku center want bridge and culvert repaired"The Lower Nahiku bridge and Kuhiwa Gulch culvert are urgent health and safety
Opponents of Nahiku center want bridge and culvert repaired
The Maui News / Posted 9 hours ago
"The Lower Nahiku bridge and Kuhiwa Gulch culvert are urgent health and safety issues. The community supports implementing those projects," said a group of East Maui community leaders. "The community does not want the proposed community center.... Read more
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The Maui News
Time running out on Ige declarationSince then there's been one committee meeting to briefly talk about the proposa
Time running out on Ige declaration
The Maui News / Posted 2 days ago
Since then there's been one committee meeting to briefly talk about the proposal but no action taken. Budget and Finance Committee Chair Riki Hokama says he wants answers and transparency before he takes any action. My administration has been... Read more
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The Maui News
Mayor to speak at Makawao meetingMayor Alan Arakawa, Public Works Director David Goode and officials with the Ma
Mayor to speak at Makawao meeting
The Maui News / Posted 3 days ago
Mayor Alan Arakawa, Public Works Director David Goode and officials with the Mayor's Office of Economic Development and Maui Police Department will be attending a Makawao community meeting at 6:30 p.m. today in the Makawao School cafeteria. Agenda... Read more
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The Maui News
Renovations to begin at Koele now that Manele Bay resort completeThe news comes as the Lodge's sister resort, now known just as The Four Seasons
Renovations to begin at Koele now that Manele Bay resort complete
The Maui News / Posted 4 days ago
The news comes as the Lodge's sister resort, now known just as The Four Seasons Resort Lana'i, located at Manele Bay, resumed guest services Monday after a $75 million renovation that closed the resort for seven months in the final phases of... Read more
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The Maui News
Show to focus on state legislative issues"Your County with Mayor Arakawa" will be televised live on Akaku Channel 55 at
Show to focus on state legislative issues
The Maui News / Posted 5 days ago
"Your County with Mayor Arakawa" will be televised live on Akaku Channel 55 at 7 p.m. Wednesday. Mayor Alan Arakawa will appear with Budget Director Sandy Baz and discuss state legislative issues, including the transient accommodation and general... Read more
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The Maui News
Consultant’s report comes down on side of publicly managed power gridThe commission's vision presents a mirror image of proposed alternative utility
Consultant’s report comes down on side of publicly managed power grid
The Maui News / Posted 7 days ago
The commission's vision presents a mirror image of proposed alternative utility ownership and business models announced earlier this month in a $71,000 report commissioned by the administration of Mayor Alan Arakawa. In the report released Jan. 15,... Read more
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The Maui News
Ige: Keeping HC&S land in agriculture a ‘first priority’"In the future when we look upward to Central Maui, will we see green productiv
Ige: Keeping HC&S land in agriculture a ‘first priority’
The Maui News / Posted 12 days ago
"In the future when we look upward to Central Maui, will we see green productive farmlands, a fallow dust bowl or more homes for the super wealthy?" Ige asked Monday morning during his State of the State address at the state Capitol. "We must learn... Read more
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The Maui News
Ask The MayorA: New buildings or renovations in Paia, like our other small towns (Makawao, L
Ask The Mayor
The Maui News / Posted 13 days ago
A: New buildings or renovations in Paia, like our other small towns (Makawao, Lahaina, Waiakoa, etc.), have to follow adopted "Country Town Design Guidelines" if the property is zoned B-CT Country Town Business District. They are also reviewed by the... Read more
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The Maui News
Ethics board denies complaint"I believe the board made the right decision based off of the state law, the pu
Ethics board denies complaint
The Maui News / Posted 15 days ago
"I believe the board made the right decision based off of the state law, the public information act," Guzman said Thursday afternoon. Guzman was referring to the Uniform Information Practices Act. It requires open access to government records, and... Read more
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The Maui News
Maui marchers remember KingDelivering an excerpt from King's famous "I Have a Dream" speech Monday on the
Maui marchers remember King
The Maui News / Posted 19 days ago
Delivering an excerpt from King's famous "I Have a Dream" speech Monday on the lawn in front of the county building, Neal's voice boomed over the microphone, reminding listeners of the way King's words gripped a nation 53 years ago on the steps of... Read more
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The Maui News
Unprecedented challenges require cooperationHomelessness is a bigger problem than at any point in Maui's history. And Maui
Unprecedented challenges require cooperation
The Maui News / Posted 21 days ago
Homelessness is a bigger problem than at any point in Maui's history. And Maui will be without a sugar cane industry for the first time since the mid-19th century. With so much at stake, it's disappointing Mayor Alan Arakawa is taking "jabs at the... Read more
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The Maui News
State legislative session begins WednesdayThe Maui County Council will seek a larger share of hotel room tax dollars, and
State legislative session begins Wednesday
The Maui News / Posted 21 days ago
The Maui County Council will seek a larger share of hotel room tax dollars, and Mayor Alan Arakawa wants state legislators to expand the counties' eminent domain powers to specifically include electric utility assets. And, on top of all that, state... Read more
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The Maui News
We need to work together, not stand apartI mentioned earlier that this was a highly emotional time in our community. So
We need to work together, not stand apart
The Maui News / Posted 23 days ago
I mentioned earlier that this was a highly emotional time in our community. So please, if someone has lost his or her job, don't talk about doing a dance or drinking champagne because you're happy that you don't have to endure cane smoke anymore.... Read more
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The Maui News
Ground broken for Kihei high school"I feel very relieved and excited, this shows a real commitment from the Depart
Ground broken for Kihei high school
The Maui News / Posted 26 days ago
"I feel very relieved and excited, this shows a real commitment from the Department of Education. Yet we have to temper our enthusiasm and continue to push for the actual construction," said Andrew Beerer, chairman of the Kihei High School Action... Read more
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The Maui News
Ask The MayorA: There is a $5 fee added to every vehicle registration in Maui County, which
Ask The Mayor
The Maui News / Posted 27 days ago
A: There is a $5 fee added to every vehicle registration in Maui County, which goes into the Highway Beautification Revolving Fund. This fund is dedicated to getting rid of abandoned vehicles as well as other programs that keep our roadways clean and... Read more
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The Maui News
Medeiros ready to tackle transportation challengesLast week, Medeiros, 68, was sworn in as the new director of transportation, re
Medeiros ready to tackle transportation challenges
The Maui News / Posted 27 days ago
Last week, Medeiros, 68, was sworn in as the new director of transportation, replacing the retiring director, Jo Anne Johnson-Winer, and preparing to take on the challenges on the horizon for Maui's growing population. "Don is a veteran of the... Read more
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The Maui News
TAT is better revenue source for county than GETMayor Alan Arakawa has submitted a bill to the Maui County Council for the purp
TAT is better revenue source for county than GET
The Maui News / Posted 28 days ago
Mayor Alan Arakawa has submitted a bill to the Maui County Council for the purpose of using this taxing authority, which would raise the GET rate from 4 to 4.5 percent on all business activities throughout Lanai, Maui and Molokai. Council members... Read more
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Business Insider
One of Hawaii's key industries is disappearingPlantation crops continued to dominate the Hawaiian economy until tourism becam
One of Hawaii's key industries is disappearing
Business Insider / Posted 29 days ago
Plantation crops continued to dominate the Hawaiian economy until tourism became cheaper with the advent of passenger air travel. Many plantations began to close in the 1950s, a pace that has been quickening ever since. Florida is now the biggest... Read more
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WA Today
The end of a sweet era: Hawaii's last sugar plantation shutting downWorkers cut sugar cane at Hawaiian Commercial & Sugar, Hawaii's last sugar plan
The end of a sweet era: Hawaii's last sugar plantation shutting down
WA Today / Posted 30 days ago
Workers cut sugar cane at Hawaiian Commercial & Sugar, Hawaii's last sugar plantation, in Puunene. Photo: AP Honolulu: Hawaii's last sugar plantation is getting out of the sugar-growing business, signalling the end of an industry that once powered... Read more
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Hawaii News Now
Laid-off plantation workers face tough job market on MauiThe 675 workers who will lose their jobs this year as Hawaiian Commercial & Sug
Laid-off plantation workers face tough job market on Maui
Hawaii News Now / Posted 30 days ago
The 675 workers who will lose their jobs this year as Hawaiian Commercial & Sugar Co. shuts down sugar operations face a tough job market on Maui, with a glut of entry-level positions but limited higher-paying jobs. HC&S owner Alexander and Baldwin... Read more
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The Fremont Argus
Hawaii's last sugar plantation to stop growing sugarHONOLULU -- Hawaii's last sugar plantation is getting out of the sugar-growing
Hawaii's last sugar plantation to stop growing sugar
The Fremont Argus / Posted 30 days ago
HONOLULU -- Hawaii's last sugar plantation is getting out of the sugar-growing business, signaling the end of an industry that once powered the local economy and lured thousands of immigrants to the islands. Alexander & Baldwin said Wednesday that... Read more
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The Middletown Press
Hawaii’s last sugar plantation ends crops growing businessThis April 27, 2010 photo shows structures on the Hawaiian Commercial & Sugar p
Hawaii’s last sugar plantation ends crops growing business
The Middletown Press / Posted a month ago
This April 27, 2010 photo shows structures on the Hawaiian Commercial & Sugar plantation in Puunene, Hawaii. AP Photo/Audrey McAvoy, File HONOLULU >> Hawaii’s last sugar plantation is getting out of the sugar-growing business, signaling the end of... Read more
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The Maui News
Some see the end of an era; others celebrate closing"I am ecstatic," posted Tina Wildberger on the Stop Cane Burning Maui Facebook
Some see the end of an era; others celebrate closing
The Maui News / Posted a month ago
"I am ecstatic," posted Tina Wildberger on the Stop Cane Burning Maui Facebook page. "I never dreamed to live to see the day. This is such an amazing opportunity for all Maui. The possibilities for transition are so numerous. My heart pours open with... Read more
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KOB 4 Albuquerque
Hawaii's last sugar plantation to stop growing sugarCreated: 01/07/2016 8:55 AM By AUDREY McAVOY HONOLULU (AP) — Hawaii's last su
Hawaii's last sugar plantation to stop growing sugar
KOB 4 Albuquerque / Posted a month ago
Created: 01/07/2016 8:55 AM By AUDREY McAVOY HONOLULU (AP) — Hawaii's last sugar plantation is getting out of the sugar-growing business, signaling the end of an industry that once powered the local economy and lured thousands of immigrants to the... Read more
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