For Immediate Release:
Press Release by:
Thomas Cook, Councilmember
Maui County Council
Community townhall to be held for South Maui residency area
KĪHEI, Hawaiʻi (September 13, 2023)—Councilmember Tom Cook announced today he will be hosting a South Maui community townhall on Sept. 25 at the Kīhei Community Center at 6 p.m.
Cook said the meeting is a collaboration with county departments and other agencies to provide South Maui residents with information regarding fire mitigation efforts, emergency management and impacts to our local economy.
“Our goal for this townhall is to understand the needs and concerns of South Maui residents and discuss how we’ve been moving the needle on issues impacting South Maui,” said Cook, who holds the seat for the South Maui residency area. “It is important to be proactive in identifying solutions and preventing loss resulting from natural disasters.”
Cook also noted he looks forward to providing an update on the expansion of R-1 recycled water use as it relates to fire prevention.
The Kīhei Community Center is located at 303 East Līpoa Street.
Please RSVP at bit.ly/southmauitownhall. All residents are welcome to attend the meeting with or without a reservation.
For more information, please contact Councilmember Cook’s office at (808) 270-7108 or email Thomas.Cook@mauicounty.us.