Mayor’s show to focus on hospitals’ transition

The management transition of Maui County’s three public hospitals to a Kaiser Permanente entity Saturday will be the topic of the TV show “Your County with Mayor Arakawa” at 7 p.m. Wednesday on Akaku Maui Community Media Channel 55.

Ray Hahn, administrator of Kaiser’s Maui Health System, and other health care officials will appear on the show moderated by Maui County Communications Director Rod Antone.

Maui Health System now manages Maui Memorial Medical Center, Kula Hospital and Lanai Community Hospital.Viewers may ask questions by calling 873-3430 or by submitting questions during the show via Twitter at @CountyofMaui and through Maui County’s Facebook page.The show will be rebroadcast through the end of the month the following Wednesdays at 7 p.m., Thursdays at 7 a.m. and Sundays at 8 a.m. on the same channel.