On The Campaign Trail

Sugimura event planned for Oct. 19

Maui County Council candidate Yuki Lei Sugimura will hold a rally from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Oct. 19 at the Velma McWayne Santos Community Center in Wailuku.

The event will feature pupu, dinner and desserts. There’s a suggested donation of $15.

Sugimura is seeking the council’s Upcountry residency seat, which is being vacated by Council Member Gladys Baisa because of term limits.

The event is being coordinated with Sugimura’s campaign committee and with public- and private-sector unions and other groups that have endorsed her candidacy.

For information, contact Jocelyn Moniz at 268-8433.


Balinbin to hold campaign rally Thursday

Maui County Council candidate Ernest Balinbin will host a campaign rally from 5:30 to 9:30 p.m. Thursday at the Lahaina Civic Center. He is seeking the West Maui residency seat on the council.

The event will include food, live music, door prizes and a chance to meet the candidate.

The rally is free, although voluntary donations will be accepted.

* On the Campaign Trail is a public service for candidates to publicize fundraisers, public appearances and other campaign-related events. Announcements must be submitted at least one week in advance of the event and should include a contact name and number. Announcements may be dropped off at The Maui News building in Wailuku, mailed to “Campaign Trail,” Editorial Department, 100 Mahalani St., Wailuku 96793, faxed to 242-9087 or emailed to citydesk@mauinews.com. For more information, call 242-6343.