Hearing to continue over Waiale project
KAHULUI - The state Land Use Commission will continue its hearing on A&B Properties' Waiale project in a meeting Wednesday.
The panel will meet at 10 a.m. in the Maui Arts & Cultural Center's Alexa Higashi Meeting Room.
A&B has applied to reclassify 545 acres in Wailuku and Waikapu from agricultural to urban for a 2,550-unit subdivision.
Donations sought for Hats Off event
WAILUKU - Off-duty firefighters, military service members, Lions Club and other volunteers are asking residents to fill their hats with donations for the American Red Cross during its annual Hats Off event through Sunday.
Volunteers are collecting donations through Sunday at Walmart in Kahului. Today, donations are also being collected at Pukalani Superette, Longs Drug Store at Maui Mall in Kahului and Hasegawa General Store in Hana.
Donations also can be made online at www.hawaiiredcross.org, by calling (808) 739-8109 with a credit card number or by mailing a check to the American Red Cross, 45 North Market St., Suite A, Wailuku 96793.
Siren warning test scheduled Monday
The Civil Defense monthly test of the statewide outdoor siren warning system is scheduled for 11:45 a.m. Monday.
The test is coordinated with the test of the live audio broadcast segment of the Emergency Alert system.
The test is a steady one-minute tone, which is used to alert the public to any emergency that could pose a threat to life and property. The alert also could be used for terrorist incidents or acts of war.
Couch a scheduled guest on radio show
WAILUKU - Council Member Don Couch will be a guest on The Maui Breakfast Club radio program from 8 to 9 a.m. Wednesday on KNUI AM 900.
Tom Blackburn-Rodriguez and Kellie Pali host the call-in talk show that is also broadcast live on the Internet at www.knuiMaui.com.
Couch, who holds the council's South Maui residency seat and chairs the council's Planning Committee, will discuss the county General Plan, the Piikea and Liloa roundabout, the alcohol ban at Kalama and Cove parks, and the Complete Streets initiative.
Questions can be called in to the show at 856-2836 or posted on the "Maui Breakfast Club Radio Show" Facebook page.