For Immediate Release
July 7, 2023
Thursdays with the County will feature Department of Fire and Public Safety leaders
County of Maui Department of Fire and Public Safety Chief Brad Ventura and Deputy Chief Gavin Fujioka will discuss wildfire season, along with department operations, during the weekly Thursdays with the County radio show at 7 a.m. Thursday on KAOI FM, AM and online stations.
Tune in to our weekly Thursdays with the County radio show to hear local leaders discuss Maui County issues.
Mayor Richard Bissen will be on the air once a month with KAOI, and other local leaders will be featured on the remaining weeks. To listen, tune in to KAOI AM 1110, 96.7 FM, 98.7 FM or KAOI1110.com.
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RESOURCES / County of Maui headshots
Department of Fire and Public Safety Chief Brad Ventura
Deputy Chief Gavin Fujioka
We are asking for your support for the upcoming elections. This year in Maui County, there will be races for Governor, Lt. Governor, Mayor, nine County Council seats, three State Senate seats, and six State House of Representative seats. It's a critical year to make sure our voice is heard!
West Maui Taxpayers Association (WMTA) Political Action Committee (PAC) Fund – Donate today!
We are seeking donations to our WMTA Political Action Committee (PAC). We need to ensure that our voices are heard and support our leaders who promote policies and positions that are favorable to our West Maui community. A strong PAC account will allow us to achieve this goal.
WMTA PAC supports Hawaii State and Maui County candidates who understand and back our community needs of both residents and visitors. The WMTA PAC is not affiliated with any political party or candidate. You can donate through a business or personal contribution, or both. Please refer to the PAC Donation Form tab below to review donation guidelines.
I invite each of you to support the WMTA PAC and strengthen the voice of our community!
WMTA PAC Candidate Committee – Seeking Volunteers!
Every election year, WMTA forms a candidate committee comprised of two WMTA Board members and five members from our general membership. These five seats are open to any WMTA member in good standing. There is a significant time commitment, beginning with monthly meetings in March, more frequent meetings this summer, and possible attendance at candidate events. This committee will place a proposed slate of endorsed candidates before the WMTA Board of Directors.
If you are interested in participating in the WMTA PAC Candidate Committee, please register using the committee sign-up tab below.
Thank you for your consideration and support
PRESS RELEASE FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
December 28, 2018
Lahaina, HI – IMPORTANT MEETING JANUARY 17, 2019 AND THE PUBLIC IS INVITED AND ENCOURAGED TO ATTEND:
The West Maui Taxpayers Association (WMTA) will hold its Annual Members Meeting on Thursday, January 17, 2019, at Lahaina Civic Center – 1840 Honoapiilani Hwy, Lahaina, HI 96761. The public is invited to this always informative event. AKAKU Community TV will tape the event for later re-broadcast.
There is complimentary food service which will begin at 5:00 PM, followed by a short business meeting at 5:30 PM with Official WMTA business, including the Election of its Board of Directors. Slate of Directors include Lee Chamberlain, Richard Jarman, Gregg Nelson, Jess “Joe” Park, Joseph Pluta, John Seebart and Fereshteh Tali. Members – you should have already received a Proxy via the Dec Newsletter mailed to you the week of December 10, 2018. It is also posted on our website.
Immediately following this short business meeting will be presentations important to the West Maui community. Last year nearly 300 attendees enjoyed the very interesting community presentations on WMTA top issues. Invited guest speakers for the Special Presentations 2019 Annual Meeting are:
The major purpose of the meeting is to have elected officials address issues of interest to the West Maui community, and to have special presentations on major project impacting the Isolated West Maui Community as illustrated above.
For more information on the Annual Meeting or WMTA, please visit www.westmaui.org or call President Joseph Pluta at 808-661-7990.
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