A budget for the Maui County hospitals to be run by Kaiser Permanente was agreed upon by legislative officials on Monday. The $33.4 million budget would include improvement and expansion plans as well.
The final total figure has not been agreed upon, but the two-year budget is expect to run from July 1, 2017 to June 30, 2019. Lawmakers could go to vote as early as tomorrow on budget bills.
Other budget items that may be voted on include $3.7 million for the Paia bypass design, $103 million for Kahului Airport improvements, $9.3 million for Kaanapali Beach restoration, $2 million to replace the gym floor and make band room expansions at Maui High School, and many others! All budget worksheet details are available in the Office of Executive Judiciary and Office of Hawaiian Affairs.
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Bob and Donna Hansen were one of four groups of recipients of the 2017 Maui Seasons for Peace Award for their Community contributions to those in need. The other awardees were Stacy Moniz, Uncle George Kahumoko Jr., and Elaine Arakaki Reneau.
West Maui Greenway has events to help you celebrate Earth Day. Happening now is their online silent auction. Great prizes donated by local businesses are available to bid on. This gives the winner a chance to try out new foods, lodging, and activities at a reduced cost.
On April 22 from 9:00 am to 4:00 pm Love the West Maui Greenway Day will be taking place at the Lahaina Civic Center. This event is free and perfect for the entire family. Live music, food trucks, and family events will be taking place throughout the day. The West Maui Greenway events page has more information on this event including a schedule of activities.
For a short time, MECO is processing Maui Customer Grid Supply Solar solar applications again, without the need for batteries. This won’t last long! Right now, you have an opportunity to get your solar PV system pre-approved, and save you thousands of dollars, since you can do it without batteries. If you are even contemplating solar PV, you should submit an application now. This will keep your options open for the next 18 months. Pacific Energy does not charge an application processing fee, like almost all other solar companies. Contact Pacific Energy to submit an application within the next few weeks, to be sure you can take advantage of this opportunity. Please tell your clients, friends and family.
*Disclosure: The owner of Pacific Energy is related to the owners of Maui Luxury Real Estate.
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