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Maui Commission Wants Public’s Feedback On 40 Reforms To Local Government Ludwig Laab/Civil Beat/2021

Maui Commission Wants Public’s Feedback On 40 Reforms To Local Government

A citizens’ commission has consolidated 135 ideas on how to refine county governance into 40 Maui County Charter amendment proposals. Now it wants the public’s help to finalize the list for voters.

Hawaii GOP Has A New Candidate For Governor Screenshot/2022

Hawaii GOP Has A New Candidate For Governor

Lynn Mariano is a retired veteran who calls himself a uniter.

Victorino, Bissen Dive In Early To Maui Mayor Race Bryan Berkowitz/Civil Beat/2020

Victorino, Bissen Dive In Early To Maui Mayor Race

The county’s voters will elect a mayor in November following the nonpartisan August primary.

Pandemic Cloud Lingers As Ige Prepares His Final State Of The State Address Cory Lum/Civil Beat/2018

Pandemic Cloud Lingers As Ige Prepares His Final State Of The State Address

Hawaii was on the upswing for most of Ige’s two terms as governor, but his most recent speeches reflect more troubled times.

Rep. Val Okimoto To Seek Honolulu City Council Seat Cory Lum/Civil Beat/2020

Rep. Val Okimoto To Seek Honolulu City Council Seat

Her departure may leave the Legislature with fewer Republicans.

State Rep. Bob McDermott Running For US Senate Cory Lum/Civil Beat/2015

State Rep. Bob McDermott Running For US Senate

The GOP lawmaker wants to unseat Democrat Brian Schatz and shut down the Red Hill fuel facility.

Hawaii Democrats: Rep. Case Does Not Reflect Party’s Values And Principles Kuʻu Kauanoe/Civil Beat/2020

Hawaii Democrats: Rep. Case Does Not Reflect Party’s Values And Principles

The congressman is criticized for his stance on Build Back Better, but Case says the party mischaracterizes his position and never bothered to call him.

The Maui Charter Commission Is Weighing 85 Changes To County Government Ludwig Laab/Civil Beat/2021

The Maui Charter Commission Is Weighing 85 Changes To County Government

Later this month members of the public can comment on the proposed amendments, which if approved by voters would reform county elections, policing, zoning and more.

West Hawaii May Get House Seat As Reapportionment Shake-Up Continues Screenshot

West Hawaii May Get House Seat As Reapportionment Shake-Up Continues

The Big Island could have eight seats in the 51-member Hawaii House as the state redistricting process continues and new maps emerge.

Maui Council Calls On Navy To Remove Red Hill Fuel Storage Tanks Courtesy: U.S. Navy

Maui Council Calls On Navy To Remove Red Hill Fuel Storage Tanks

The largely symbolic resolution lends the county’s support to the state Department of Health’s directive to suspend operations.