- published: 16 Jan 2017
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Excerpts from the 13-hour long historic January 2, 2017 Maui County Council meeting, in which more than 60 citizens spoke out against the rigged pre-election of Mike White for County Chair. More info at http://www.huffingtonpost.com/entry/587c2cc1e4b03e071c14fe4d?timestamp=1484534271700
Two of Maui's Progressive County Council members speak about Charter Revision initiatives on the ballot in the 2016 elections to 1) Allow the council to seek legal opinions outside of the over-reaching corporation council and 2) To set at least minimum hiring standards for Department Directors so the Mayor can no longer give jobs to his unqualified friends as payment for political patronage. Faulty Director's decisions has cost, and will continue to cost the county millions of dollars in litigations.
Please vote, participate in the process. Be the change you wish to see. Let's work together for affordable housing, clean up our nearshore water, fix the wastewater system, and create more jobs in clean energy and responsible agriculture. Why import so much that we can grow locally? We want representation for S Maui on the council that is not beholden to developers, lobbyists or large corporations. A fresh perspective of someone who is honest, hard working, and has many ideas to put Maui back on the right path towards sustainability. Please join us in voting for RICHARD DELEON for Maui County Council. Mahalo!
Gladys Baisa cannot run again for Maui County Council due to term limits. The non-partisan race for her seat representing Upcountry Maui is between Kula resident Yuki Lei Sugimura, a small business owner and former aide to Senator Daniel Akaka, and Napua Greig-Nakasone, an entertainer and kumu hula who also served on the State Land Use Commission. Greig-Nakasone and Sugimura are scheduled for this live discussion on their perspectives on Upcountry Maui issues, including: the legalization of cock fighting, metered water service, a realistic benchmark for what is referred to as “affordable” housing, and the controversial matter of jurisdiction behind the current GMO moratorium – is it federal or local? We’ll also take a close look at one of the 20 Charter Amendments going before O‘ahu vo...
INSIGHTS brings together candidates in nonpartisan Council races on two islands. In South Maui, incumbent Don Couch faces business owner Kelly Takaya King. This race is one of several on Maui that could impact just how pro-development the Maui County Council is. In Central O‘ahu, incumbent District 9 Honolulu City Councilmember Ron Menor and his challenger, Emil Svrcina, have different approaches to the rail transit project. Menor wants to seek different funding sources to lessen taxpayers’ burden; Svrcina wants to cap off the rail at Middle Street. (District 9 covers Waikele, Village Park, Royal Kunia, Mililani Town, West Loch, Iroquois Point and portions of Ewa Villages and Ewa Beach.)
JUST LISTEN TO THESE "BRAND NEW MAUI COUNTY COUNCIL ANGELS" WE ARE ALL BLESSED TO HAVE THEM REPRESENTING OUR MAUI COUNTY.... AND, THEY CAME OUT FIGHTING...AND CLEARLY SHOWING THE "CORRUPTION OF POWER" HERE ON MAUI... I AM SO PROUD TO KNOW THEM......!!
"TRINETTE FURTADO" RUNNING FOR MAUI COUNTY COUNCIL "HAIKU".. She is SOOOOOOO Cooooooool......... Speaks an "EASY LANGUAGE"...TRUTH....& JUSTICE FOR US".... Things "HAVE NOT" (past Maui County Council members)...been working for ALL of us here on Maui County... Especially with very our "GMO MORATORIUM"... Remember...Over 23,000 Very CONCERNED Maui Human Beings"... Voted & "WON" their Voted to "STOP "MONSANTO" from growing GMO's in Maui County UNTIL they can PROVE they are SAFE... She WILL also....give out her "CELL NUMBER".....to TALK story to anyone wondering WHAT is going on here on MAUI......
The Honoapiilani Highway presents a number of traffic and commerce challenges including beach front erosion and fire closures to accident investigations and everyday gridlock. The council candidates for West Maui were asked what kinds of transportation options, plans and priorities they support to promote open traffic flow. The question was part of a candidate forum hosted by the Kahului Rotary.
Maui Nui Marine Resource Council is a Maui-based non-profit built from the community up. We are a diverse group of stakeholders – from coral reef scientists to fishers – who are working together to restore Maui Nui’s reefs. Learn more at MauiReefs.org
And here is Our "KELLY KING"......Our "Aloha Aina Warrior"... RUNNING FOR "SOUTH MAUI COUNTY COUNCIL" (KIHEI, WAILIA, MAKENA)... SHE believes MOST "Current Maui Council Member's" are "NOT" listening to ALL of us on Maui..... She believes in a "Maui County wide RECYCLING PROGRAM"... "STOP BURYING" our TRASH & WASTE in Paradise... Growing more FOOD with MORE "Farms and Agriculture"...... Making "ALL" of us more "SUSTAINABLE".....Here on Maui...... (Over 90% of the food we EAT comes from the MAINLAND) And NOT dependent on the BOATS bringing old FOOD..IN...from the Mainland.......!! Another Special "Aloha Aina Warrior"....
TRINETTE FURTADO FOR MAUI COUNTY COUNCIL