Maui County, Hawaii
Maui County is one of 5 counties in Hawaii. It consists of the islands of Maui, Kahoolawe, Lānai, Molokai (except for that portion of Molokai that is Kalawao County), and Molokini. As of 2010, the population was 154,834. The county seat is Wailuku.
See also: Evaluation of Hawaii county websites
This website was most recently evaluated on Feb. 26, 2013.
- Current budget is posted, as is proposed budget.
- Budgets are archived to 2007
- Elected Officials
- Contact information, including individual email address and telephone number, is provided for elected officials.
- Contact information is provided for administrative officials by department.
- Audits are available.
- Audits are archived to 2005.
- Permits and Zoning
- Building permits and zoning information is available.
- Public Records
- There is no disclosure of lobbying activities.
Total county funds estimated for the FY2012 budget are $632.0 million, a 20.6% increase from the budget adopted for FY2011, which was just over $524.2 million. This represents an increase of $107.8 million in the County’s budget.
Estimated real property tax revenue for FY2012 is projected to be 13.7% less than in FY2011 (approx. total of just over $32.28 billion). FY2012 includes a new tax classification, authorized by ordinance in 2010 - "Residential," combining previous categories "Improved Residential" and "Unimproved Residential." The estimated $210.1 million in real property tax revenue represents 56% of all general fund revenue and 33% of all county revenue, and reflects a $3.8 million decrease from FY 2011.
Maui County has a quasi-mayor-council form of municipal government. Unlike traditional municipal governments, the county government is established by the state legislature by statute and is not chartered. Executive authority is vested in the mayor, elected by the voters on a nonpartisan basis to a four-year term (with a limit of two consecutive full terms). Legislative authority is vested in the nine-member County Council. All seats in the County Council have residency requirements with each residency district having very different population numbers; however, all voters in Maui County may vote in elections for all nine seats regardless of residence. Members of the County Council are elected on a nonpartisan basis to two-year terms (with a limit of five consecutive full terms).
|Civil Defense Agency||Emergency Management Officer||Anna Foustemail@example.com|
|Department of the Corporation Counsel||Corporation Counsel||Patrick Wongfirstname.lastname@example.org|
|Department of the Corporation Counsel||First Deputy||Edward Kushiemail@example.com|
|Environmental Management||Director||Kyle Ginozafirstname.lastname@example.org|
|Environmental Management||Deputy Director||Michael Miyamotoemail@example.com|
|Department of Finance||Director||Danny Agsalogfirstname.lastname@example.org|
|Department of Finance||Deputy Director||Jeremiah Savageemail@example.com|
|Housing & Human Concerns||Director||Jo-Ann T. Ridaofirstname.lastname@example.org|
|Housing & Human Concerns||Deputy Director||Janice Shishidoemail@example.com|
|Liquor Control||Director||Franklyn L. Silvafirstname.lastname@example.org|
|Liquor Control||Deputy Director||Traci Fujita Villarosaemail@example.com|
|Department of Management||Managing Director||Keith Regan||MD.Office@mauicounty.gov|
|Department of Management||First Assistant to the Managing Director||David Ching||MD.Office@mauicounty.gov|
|Parks & Recreation||Director||Glenn Correafirstname.lastname@example.org|
|Parks & Recreation||Deputy Director||Patrick Matsuiemail@example.com|
|Personnel Services||Director||Lance Hiromotofirstname.lastname@example.org|
|Personnel Services||Deputy Director||David Underwoodemail@example.com|
|Planning||Deputy Director||Michele Chouteau McLeanfirstname.lastname@example.org|
|Prosecuting Attorney||Prosecuting Attorney||John D. Kim||Prosecuting.Attorney@co.maui.hi.us|
|Prosecuting Attorney||First Deputy||Robert Rivera||Prosecuting.Attorney@co.maui.hi.us|
|Department of Public Works||Director of Public Works||David Goodeemail@example.com|
|Department of Public Works||Deputy of Public Works||Rowena Dagdag-Andayafirstname.lastname@example.org|
|Department of Transportation||Director||Jo Anne Johnson Wineremail@example.com|
|Department of Transportation||Deputy Director||Marc Takamorifirstname.lastname@example.org|
|Department of Water Supply||Director||Dave Tayloremail@example.com|
|Department of Water Supply||Deputy Director||Paul Meyerfirstname.lastname@example.org|
See also: Hawaii government salary
See also: Hawaii public pensions
|Department of Fire and Public Safety||Fire Chief||Jeffrey A. Murrayemail@example.com|
|Department of Fire and Public Safety||Deputy Fire Chief||Robert M. Shimadafirstname.lastname@example.org|
The Fire Department has 14 fire stations throughout the County of Maui. There are 10 fire stations on the island of Maui, three fire stations on the island of Molokai, and one fire station on the island of Lanai. Fire/Rescue Operations include 279 personnel.
|Police Department||Chief of Police||Gary Yabutaemail@example.com|
|Police Department||Deputy Chief of Police||Clayton Tomfirstname.lastname@example.org|
The Police Commission prepares and submits to the Mayor a request for an annual appropriation for the operation of the department, appoints the Police Chief, receives, reviews, and investigates charges brought forth by the public against the conduct of the department or any of its members, and submits a written report of its findings and recommendations to the Chief of Police for disposition.
|Police Commission Members|
|Keone Ball - Chair 3/31/2011|
|Sean Connolly 3/31/2011|
|Leil Koch - Vice-Chair 3/31/2012|
|Tina Gomes 3/31/2012|
|David Jorgensen 3/31/2013|
|Kirk Tanaka 3/31/2013|
|Ronald Vaught 3/31/2014|
|Roger Dixon 3/31/2015|
|Gregg Lundberg 3/31/2015|
See also: Hawaii government sector lobbying
The county of Maui had a lobbyist registered with the Hawaii State Ethics Commission under "County of Maui, Office of the Mayor" in 2009, and spent $15,000.00.
In 2011, the county of Maui spent $20,000 on lobbying according to OpenSecrets.org.
Transparency & public records
The majority of the tax rates for FY2012 were increased over the 2010/2011 rates. The following rates are per $1,000 of assessed value.
|Type||Rate for FY 2012|
|Hotel and Resort||$9.00|
- Maui County Official Website
- U.S. Census Bureau Quick Facts
- Property Tax website
- Maui County of E-Reference
- Maui County QuickFacts
- Maui County QuickFacts, US Census Bureau
- Meeting minute archives
- 2012 Budget
- Real Property Tax Division
- Development Permits, Applications & Reviews
- Purchasing Division
- Public Information Requests
- Document Center
- Hawaii State Ethics Commission - Lobbying Expenditures Reported by Organization