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Maui To Stop Processing Immigration Applications Ludwig Laab/Civil Beat/2021

Maui To Stop Processing Immigration Applications

The county said it will no longer prepare and review immigration applications and other documents for Maui residents following the retirements of federally accredited staff.

Maui Job Posting Seeking Mainlanders Over Locals Prompts Twitter Outcry Csilla Jaray-Benn/Flickr.com

Maui Job Posting Seeking Mainlanders Over Locals Prompts Twitter Outcry

Where you’re born and raised isn’t a protected class in Hawaii’s fair employment law, but some say it’s unfair for employers to prefer mainland applicants.

Maui County Mulls An Agreement Between Police And US Immigration Agency Ludwig Laab/Civil Beat/2021

Maui County Mulls An Agreement Between Police And US Immigration Agency

The Maui Police Department said the proposal is about resources for fighting crime, and they’re not involved in enforcing immigration laws.

How A Maui Solar Farm Reached An ‘Unprecedented’ Deal With Neighbors Doug Murray/FPL

How A Maui Solar Farm Reached An ‘Unprecedented’ Deal With Neighbors

Advocates say the agreement between a renewable energy company and a community group in West Maui could be a model for resolving disputes.

Whistleblower Alleges Prison Officials Provided False Audit Data Yoohyun Jung/Civil Beat/2019

Whistleblower Alleges Prison Officials Provided False Audit Data

A staffer says false data in a 2018 audit of the Maui jail hid deviations from staffing requirements under the federal Prison Rape Elimination Act.

Former Maui Cop Sentenced In Sex Case Civil Beat

Former Maui Cop Sentenced In Sex Case

Brandon Saffeels was sentenced to 30 months behind bars for soliciting sex from a woman he arrested in exchange for throwing testimony in her case.

Lawsuit Challenges Maui County Homeless Sweep Ludwig Laab/Civil Beat/2021

Lawsuit Challenges Maui County Homeless Sweep

The county said it would make shelter beds available prior to moving homeless people from the area in September but the lawsuit says adequate space was not provided.

New Police Chief Wants To Import Successful Las Vegas Programs To Maui Screenshot

New Police Chief Wants To Import Successful Las Vegas Programs To Maui

John Pelletier wants to use community policing programs and revamping oversight of use-of-force incidents to improve relations in Maui.

November 2021

Tuesday, November 30

Maui To Stop Processing Immigration Applications

Monday, November 29

Maui Job Posting Seeking Mainlanders Over Locals Prompts Twitter Outcry

Wednesday, November 24

Maui County Mulls An Agreement Between Police And US Immigration Agency

Sunday, November 21

How A Maui Solar Farm Reached An ‘Unprecedented’ Deal With Neighbors

Friday, November 12

Whistleblower Alleges Prison Officials Provided False Audit Data

Tuesday, November 2

Lawsuit Challenges Maui County Homeless Sweep

New Police Chief Wants To Import Successful Las Vegas Programs To Maui

October 2021

Sunday, October 17

Which County Pays Its Council Members The Most? (Hint: It’s Not Honolulu)

Friday, October 8

Raucous Roosters Are Invading Neighborhoods On Lanai

Wednesday, October 6

Lanai School Gets Hawaiian Immersion Classroom

Tuesday, October 5

Las Vegas Police Captain Selected As Final Candidate For Maui Police Chief

Who Is Killing The Monk Seals On Molokai?

Friday, October 1

Maui Police Chief Candidates Answer Questions In Televised Interview

September 2021

Thursday, September 30

Testimony: New Maui Police Chief Should Come From Outside The Department

Sunday, September 26

Lee Cataluna: It’s Not The End Of An Era. The Era Already Ended

Friday, September 24

Hawaii’s High Cost Of Living Just Keeps Getting Higher

Wednesday, September 22

Molokai Has An Electricity Problem. This Co-Op Wants To Change That

Monday, September 20

The Pandemic Taught Us Broadband Is Essential. But Where Is It?

Friday, September 17

Conservationists Threaten To Sue Maui Resort Over Injured Seabirds

Wednesday, September 15

Maui Commission Debates Whether To Hire Next Police Chief In Private

Friday, September 3

Chad Blair: How Water In Hawaii Became A Matter Of Public Trust

Here’s An Affordable Housing Plan That’s Already Working

August 2021

Tuesday, August 31

‘That Is Not Aloha’: Dr. Lorrin Pang Is Pushing Back Against His Critics

Thursday, August 26

Maui State Health Director Faces Mounting Pressure Over Disputed Covid Treatments

Wednesday, August 25

Maui Senator: The County’s State Health Director Should Be Fired

Tuesday, August 17

The VA Is Shopping For Land For A ‘One-Stop Shop’ Clinic In Maui

Monday, August 16

Maui Charter Commission Vets Record Number Of Reforms On Elections, Police

Tuesday, August 3

Court Limits A&B East Maui Stream Diversion

July 2021

Wednesday, July 21

Maui Commission Announces 5 Finalists For Police Chief

Friday, July 16

Maui County Loses Again In Federal Court Over Pollution Discharges

Wednesday, July 14

Lanai May Finally Get An Affordable Housing Project. It Might Even Get 2

Monday, July 12

Maui Film Commissioner Lands Role In Movie He Helped Facilitate

Friday, July 9

How Neighbor Islands Are Working To Address Overtourism In Hawaii

Saturday, July 3

Conservationists Threaten Lawsuit Over Maui Lights That Harm Seabirds

Friday, July 2

Proposals Seek Stronger Oversight Of Police On Maui

June 2021

Tuesday, June 29

Supreme Court Decision Came Too Late For Maui Residents Fighting Housing Development

Wednesday, June 23

Lanai’s Newspaper Is Now Owned By The Company That Owns Lanai

Wanted: Maui Seeks New Police Chief. FBI Training Is A Plus

Tuesday, June 22

Tourists Are Back In Force On Hana Highway. Why Not Charge Them?

Thursday, June 17

Ige Appoints Lynn DeCoite To Fill Vacant Maui Senate Seat

Tuesday, June 15

Maui’s Got A Brand New Ag Department. Now What?

Monday, June 7

Broken Promise? Native Hawaiians’ Ongoing Feud With Bank of America

May 2021

Tuesday, May 25

Maui Police Commission Won’t Discipline Former Police Chief For Hit-And-Run

Friday, May 21

Maui Police Commission: Former Chief Had ‘Room For Improvement’

The Great Hawaii Rental Car Crisis: Is It Ever Going To End?

Thursday, May 20

COVID-19 Sniffing Dogs Show Promise With Patients In Hawaii

Tuesday, May 18

‘The Situation Is Critical’: Saving This Maui Beach Won’t Be Easy Or Cheap

Monday, May 17

The Investigation Into The Ex-Maui Police Chief’s Hit And Run Is In

Tuesday, May 11

The Tourists Are Back. In Rural Hana, The Residents Aren’t Happy

Thursday, May 6

A Maui Farmer’s Dream: Where Food, Not Fences, Separates The Homes

April 2021

Wednesday, April 28

Lawsuit: Former Maui Prosecutor Says The Mayor Was Wrong To Fire Him

Tuesday, April 27

Maui Is No Longer Safe For Hawaii’s Endangered Birds, Biologists Say

Friday, April 16

How Scientists Are Pivoting In Their Quest To Save Hawaii’s Crows

Wednesday, April 7

Court Rules In Favor Of A&B, Land Board In Maui Water Dispute

March 2021

Thursday, March 11

Maui Police Chief Retiring While Under Commission Scrutiny For Hit-And-Run

Tuesday, March 9

State: Maui Dam Was In ‘Unsatisfactory’ Condition When It Overflowed

February 2021

Sunday, February 21

‘Maui Wowee’: County Council Sees Potential Financial Boost From Pot Industry

Monday, February 15

These 2 Companies Are Putting Big Money Into Hawaii’s Agricultural Future. Will Their Bets Pay Off?

Friday, February 12

Maui Water Treatment Operator Sues County Over Whistleblower Retaliation

January 2021

Sunday, January 24

This Brutal Maui Assault Prompts Hate Crime Charges — 7 Years Later