For Immediate Release
Press Release by:
Tasha Kama, Presiding Officer Pro Tempore
Maui County Council
Council schedule for this week includes two cancellations due to service outage
WAILUKU, Hawaiʻi (July 3, 2023)—The Maui County Council and its committees will have several meetings this week, but two committee meetings that had been scheduled for Wednesday had to be canceled due to a service outage of the digital platform that hosts the council’s meeting documents, Presiding Officer Pro Tempore Tasha Kama announced today.
A presentation on Department of Hawaiian Home Lands’ housing projects, which had been set for the Housing and Land Use Committee, is planned for 9 a.m. on July 12, said Kama, who chairs the committee. The Disaster, Resilience, International Affairs and Planning Committee intends to reschedule its canceled meeting on the police department’s strategic plan for 1:30 p.m. on July 12, committee Chair Tamara Paltin said.
The week started with today’s Water and Infrastructure Committee, discussing the renaming of Puamana Beach Park in Lahaina to Puamana Cultural Preserve at Waianuʻukole. The Efficiency Solutions and Circular Systems Committee meets Thursday at 9 a.m. on systemic inequality with presentations from several University of Hawai‘i faculty members.
On Thursday at 1:30 p.m., the Agriculture, Diversification, Environment and Public Transportation Committee will continue its discussion, which began June 22, on recommendations for managing and conserving various South Maui lands. Testimony has closed for this meeting.
The council will hold a public hearing on Bill 49, establishing a half-percent surcharge on the general excise tax, on Thursday at 6 p.m. The week closes with a council meeting on Friday at 9 a.m., when Bill 49 will be heard on first reading and the council will honor Ja‘lyn Deichert and Joseph Randolph for state track-and-field championships.
For more information, contact the Office of Council Services at (808) 270-7838.
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