Candidates to meet Wednesday in Haiku

On the Campaign Trail

The Haiku Community Association and Paia Town Association will host a candidates’ night from 6:30 to 8 p.m. Wednesday at Haiku Community Center.

The meeting will introduce new Haiku Community Association Project Manager Maile Davis. It will also feature updates from the 2018 legislative session by state Rep. Lynn DeCoite and Sen. J. Kalani English.

There will be updates on the Maui County Council budget, activities of the Hamakualoa Aha Moku Council and the Haiku School Ho’olaule’a.

Democratic Party Precinct 13-2 members will be recruiting Community Watch block captains.

It will be followed by an “Upcountry Candidate Panel,” co-sponsored by HCA and Paia Town Association.

Candidates invited to attend the panel are those for the Maui County Council’s Makawao-Paia-Haiku residency seat; East Maui residency council seat; state Senate District 7 (Hana, East and Upcountry Maui, Molokai, Lanai, Kahoolawe) and state House District 13 (Haiku, Hana, Kaupo, Kipahulu, Nahiku, Paia, Kahoolawe, Lanai, Molokai, Molokini).

The audience may submit written questions for the candidates about topics important to the Haiku-Paia-Huelo community.

HCA will also be holding board elections. All HCA members are eligible to vote and membership dues for 2018 can be paid at the meeting.

Potluck pupu are welcome. Meeting attendees are asked to bring nonperishable food donations for the Maui Food Bank.

More information about HCA activities is available at haikumaui.org. Information about Paia Town Association is available at paiamaui.com.

* On the Campaign Trail is a public service for candidates to publicize fundraisers, public appearances and other campaign-related items. Announcements must be submitted at least one week in advance of events 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.

COMMENTS