Climate Action and Resilience Committee (CAR)


Climate Action and Resilience Committee meetings are held in the Council Chamber at 9:00 am on the Monday prior to the first and third Friday of each month; however, the schedule is subject to change. The Committee may also periodically schedule site inspections.

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Climate Action and Resilience Committee

Effective February 21, 2017, the following committee documents such as Items List and Committee Reports are available at Committee meeting agendas and minutes are available on this page and at

Voting Members:

Kelly Takaya King, Chair
Shane M. Sinenci, Vice-Chair
Riki Hokama
Tasha Kama
Alice L. Lee
Tamara Paltin
Keani N.W. Rawlins-Fernandez

Non-Voting Members:

Michael J. Molina
Yuki Lei K. Sugimura

Committee Staff:

Legislative Analyst,Kasie Apo Takayama
Committee Secretary, Stacey Vinoray
Legislative Attorney, James Forrest


Issues relating to sea level rise, shoreline erosion, managed retreat, deforestation, drought, wetlands, carbon emissions, pollution, and other related contributors to climate change.

Operations and performance audits of the Maui Emergency Management Agency, including the operational oversight of any grants they administer.

Energy issues (including solar, geothermal, wind, biomass, hydropower, wave energy production, biofuel, and synthetic fuel production, power systems, and energy-efficient technologies for buildings).

Implementation of the following General Plan objective: Protect the Natural Environment.

Contact Information:

Committee E-Mail
Ph: (808) 270-7838
Fax: (808) 270-7686