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The Maui County Council is a nine-member legislative body of officials who are elected on at-large basis (i.e., all County voters can cast votes for all nine seats), one each from nine residency areas. Each Council member is elected for a two-year term.

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Aug 06

Emergency Office Closures: Aug. 7-8, 2014

Posted on August 6, 2014 at 3:49 PM by Office of Council Services

Following the Mayor's emergency declaration earlier today, Council Vice-Chair Robert Carroll issued an announcement regarding closures for Council offices.

The following Council offices will be closed tomorrow, Aug. 7 starting at noon, and on Friday, Aug. 8:
  • Office of Council Services, including district offices in Hana, Lanai and Molokai.
  • Council member’s offices
  • Office of the County Auditor
The Office of County Clerk WILL REMAIN OPEN tomorrow, Aug. 7 and will be able to accept early walk-in voting until 4 p.m.

Early walk-in voting for Molokai residents at the DAGS Building will also be accepted until tomorrow at 4 p.m.

Emergency Closures

The Office of County Clerk will remain open on Friday, Aug. 8, and will be able to accept absentee ballots for the primary election.

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Aug 01

PRESS RELEASE: Federal transportation bill receives immediate fix; Hokama urges long-term action

Posted on August 1, 2014 at 6:26 PM by Office of Council Services

WASHINGTON – On July 31, the U.S. Senate passed H.R. 5021, the Highway and Transportation Funding Act of 2014, implementing a short-term fix that prevents the Highway Trust Fund from becoming insolvent, Councilmember Riki Hokama announced today.  

Hokama, NACo at Washington

The bill extends the current authorization law for transit, highway and highway-safety programs and provides approximately $11 billion in revenues to the fund through May, 2015.  The program is set to expire on Sept. 30.  

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Jul 25


Posted on July 25, 2014 at 7:23 PM by Office of Council Services

Duties: Carries out the functions of the Office of Council Services, including assisting the County Council, its committees, and the Council members in their legislative responsibilities. Routine work includes reviewing and analyzing laws, opinions, bills, resolutions, budget documents, contracts, and other documents upon request; performing legal and policy research and writing assignments; and staffing Council committee meetings. 

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