Hold Your Own Food Drive

Hold Your Own Food Drive

According to the state Department of Health, one in six Mauians and one in five Maui keiki live with food insecurity, a 62 percent increase from ten years ago. The Maui Food Bank is an essential resource for such people

Candidate Profiles

Candidate Profiles

Here’s a look at the candidates running for national, state, and county office. That’s everything from the governor to the council to the mayor to the folks who’ll represent us in Washington, D.C.

Stating it Out

Stating it Out

Maui County has a local council, and we also elect two Senators and one member of the U.S. House to represent us in Washington, D.C. But what about the folks we send to Oahu?

Tips for Filling in Your Ballot

Tips for Filling in Your Ballot

So you’ve done your civic duty—kudos! Get that “I Voted” sticker and pat yourself on the back. But, uh oh,  what if you made a manini mistake and your vote isn’t counted? No good

Your Vote Matters

Your Vote Matters

In August, Maui County held a primary election. If you’re among the 75.2 percent of eligible voters who didn’t turn in a ballot, maybe you forgot. Maybe you didn’t care

Chartering a Course

Chartering a Course

The Maui County Charter is, essentially, our local constitution. It sets the rules for county government and the way things operate, from mayor’s office to the council to codes of ethics to finances and so on. In short, it’s a pretty big deal

Skunks on  Maui: What’s the Stink?

Skunks on Maui: What’s the Stink?

The state Department of Land and Natural Resources (DLNR) trapped a live skunk in the Kanaha Pond State Wildlife Sanctuary in August. That’s a big deal for a couple of reasons. First, unlike mongoose and feral cats (the intended targets of the DLNR traps), skunks are...