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Ige Appoints Linda Clark To Fill Maui House Seat Courtesy photo/2021

Ige Appoints Linda Clark To Fill Maui House Seat

Clark is a state process server and head of a Maui nonprofit.

How Neighbor Islands Are Working To Address Overtourism In Hawaii Cory Lum/Civil Beat/2021

How Neighbor Islands Are Working To Address Overtourism In Hawaii

As the Hawaii Tourism Authority shifts from marketing to tourism management, the counties are taking matters into their own hands with new hotel bans and airport shuttle systems.

Proposals Seek Stronger Oversight Of Police On Maui Cory Lum/Civil Beat/2019

Proposals Seek Stronger Oversight Of Police On Maui

The Maui Charter Commission and the Maui Police Commission are both looking at ways to provide better accountability for police on the island.

Wanted: Maui Seeks New Police Chief. FBI Training Is A Plus Yoohyun Jung/Civil B eat

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

The search comes as Honolulu’s police commission also is recruiting a new police chief. But the selection processes are playing out much differently.

Ige Appoints Lynn DeCoite To Fill Vacant Maui Senate Seat

Ige Appoints Lynn DeCoite To Fill Vacant Maui Senate Seat

DeCoite will serve out the rest of former Senate Majority Leader J. Kalani English’s term.

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

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

UPDATED: Tivoli Faaumu will also be allowed to retire in good standing, which allows him to collect additional retirement benefits.

Maui Police Commission: Former Chief Had ‘Room For Improvement’ Yoohyun Jung/Civil B eat

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

Former Maui Police Chief Tivoli Faaumu’s performance evaluation was the subject of an executive session.

The Great Hawaii Rental Car Crisis: Is It Ever Going To End? Brittany Lyte/Civil Beat/2021

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

Some island leaders say it’s time to implement smarter visitor management strategies that don’t involve large fleets of rental cars.

The Tourists Are Back. In Rural Hana, The Residents Aren’t Happy Brittany Lyte/Civil Beat/2021

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

Visitors are bringing an infusion of cash but they’re underscoring concerns about overtaxed roads, beaches and infrastructure, environmental degradation and cultural exploitation.