The Maui County Council’s Government Relations, Ethics and Transparency Committee will meet on Wednesday at 9 a.m. at The Westin Maui Resort and Spa in Kāʻanapali in the Honoapi‘ilani Ballroom, to receive testimony on a resolution to develop a comprehensive recovery and resiliency plan in response to the August wildfires.
Councilmember Nohelani Uʻu-Hodgins, Chair of the committee said the purpose of Resolution 23-194 is to develop and facilitate a plan through a series of complementary ordinances and resolutions, with guidance from the community and experts in their respective fields. No legislative action will be taken at the meeting.
“It is of utmost importance to hear directly from the residents of West Maui,” said Uʻu-Hodgins. “At this time, the council would like to collect as much public testimony as possible.”
She said the eight standing committees will then work on legislation within their subject-matters based on feedback from the community.
“We thank everyone for their patience as we navigate through this unprecedented time and will continue to look for more ways to support our community,” said Uʻu-Hodgins.
The Westin Maui Resort and Spa is located at 2365 Kāʻanapali Pkwy.
Free parking will be available at Whaler’s Village at 2435 Kāʻanapali Pkwy and county shuttle transportation will be provided between the following stops:
- Westin Maui Resort and Spa
- Aston Kāʻanapali Shores
- Honua Kai
- Aston Kāʻanapali Villas
- Royal Lahaina
- Kāʻanapali Beach Hotel
- Whalers Village
- Hyatt Regency
- Lahaina Civic Center
For information on pickup times at each location, please contact Roberts Hawaiʻi at 808-871-6226.
In-person, online and phone testimony is welcome at all meetings. Testimony instructions are on the meeting agenda, available at: mauicounty.us/agendas.