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Tuesday, December 08, 2020
HCA Holds First Community Meeting on Maui’s Comprehensive Affordable Housing Plan
Hawaiian Community Assets partnered with Akakū: Maui Community Media to launch a series of community meetings that will inform the County of Maui’s Comprehensive Affordable Housing Plan. The first community will start tonight from 6 to 7:30 p.m. on Zoom and will be limited to 100 attendees. 
Tuesday, November 17, 2020
Member of Akakū Media Nonprofit Tests Positive for COVID-19
A member of Akakū tested positive for the Coronavirus over the weekend, announced Jay April, President and CEO of Akakū Community Television. Akakū will be closed and sanitized until after the Thanksgiving holiday.
Saturday, March 28, 2020
Hawaiian Electric to Host Virtual Meetings
The meetings are being held to seek public input on the utility’s five proposed battery energy storage systems.
Thursday, March 19, 2020
Akakū Implements Temporary Closure in Accordance with Social Distancing
Effective immediately, all Akakū Maui Community Media offices and production facilities are closed to the general public, with staff available by appointment only. The temporary closure is in accordance with social distancing measures as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic.
Wednesday, February 12, 2020
Freediving Safety Topic of Free Seminar
Presentation to educate attendees on the risk associated with breath-hold diving.
Tuesday, January 28, 2020
Proposed Wailuku Hotel Topic of Community Event
Starr and Nielsen, and other project stakeholders, will describe the project and the benefits they hope it will bring to the community.
Saturday, November 02, 2019
Walk of Heroes to Honor Maui Icons
Akakū will be hosting its 6th Maui Walk of Heroes this coming Saturday. 
Tuesday, August 13, 2019
Akakū to Host Presentation on Wailuku Development
Akakū Upstairs will host a salon on the redevelopment of Wailuku’s downtown area and civic center on Aug. 15 from 6 p.m. to 7:30 p.m in the Akakū Media Lab.  According to Akakū in a press release, funding has been set aside for improvements to the slowly declining area surrounding the courthouse and county offices.  County […]
Friday, May 31, 2019
Learn Phone Smarts at AARP Workshop, June 4
AARP Hawai‘i and Akakū Maui Community Media are holding workshops for people who need help using their smart phones.
Monday, December 10, 2018
Akakū: FCC Rulemaking Could End Community Television
The FCC is asking for comments on a proposed rule that, if adopted, could mark an end of community television stations like Akakū, station executives warn.
Sunday, October 28, 2018
2018 Maui County Candidate Forum Videos Now Available
The 2018 Maui County Candidate Forum is now available for public viewing through the following ways: By visiting Akakūʻs website to find out when the videos will be aired on AKAKU. The videos are also available on YouTube. The videos will automatically pop up once you reach the site. The videos can also be viewed on Go Maui Inc.’s […]
Thursday, September 27, 2018
Akakū to Screen Student Short Films
Students from the Maui Huliau Foundation will give a public presentation on Thursday, Oct. 4 from 6 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. at Akakū Upstairs. The presentation, How Film Can be a Tool for Social Change, will feature the studentsʻ short films and discuss the different environmental programs the foundation offers. The Maui Huliau Foundation is […]
Friday, February 23, 2018
Maui Electric Donates $8K to Akakū Youth Media Program
The Maui Youth Now program offers a one of a kind mentor-guided training experience in a professional studio environment.
Thursday, January 26, 2017
Akakū Youth Programs Awarded $10K in Grants
Akakū Maui Community Media received $10,000 in grants from the Atherton Family Foundation and Hawaiʻi Electric Industries for its youth education programs.
Wednesday, March 11, 2015
Akakū Project YBEAM Receives Atherton Family Foundation Grant
Akakū: Maui Community Media is the recipient of a $7,500 grant from the Atherton Family Foundation. The funds will be used to secure reliable transportation for Akakū’s Youth Broadband Education Awareness Mentoring program.
Wednesday, April 04, 2012
BRIEF: Your County with Mayor Arakawa
Because Mayor Arakawa will be on Oahu that day, the show instead will feature Managing Director Keith Regan, Budget Director Sandy Baz and Parks and Recreation Deputy Director Patrick Matsui.
Sunday, January 08, 2012
VIDEO: Kendall Grove On Upcoming Fight Against Minowaman
In this interview with Maui Now MMA reporter Lisa Teichner, Kendall discusses his upcoming match against seasoned veteran Ikuhisa Minowa, who has been on a submission tear in Japan and is on a 5 fight win streak.
Friday, July 29, 2011
Governor Abercrombie Goes LIVE from Akakū
The Governor is expected to inform the public about the Akaku YBEAM Project, a program that extends communications access to under served communities, and provides youth training in computer technology.
Tuesday, September 07, 2010
VIDEO: Norman Vares, South Maui Council, Candidate Profile, Decision 2010 MauiNOW.com
Norman Vares, 2010 candidate for South Maui Council, Transcript: Introduction:  Aloha, my name is Norman Vares.  I’m a life-time resident of Kihei.  I’m a retired self-employer.  I had a business on Maui that employed over 100 people at times.  The key issues in my race would be jobs–we need jobs, and it’s not going to be an […]
Friday, January 30, 2009
MAYOR TAVARES TO DELIVER 2009 STATE OF THE COUNTY ADDRESS
By Wendy Osher © 2009 Maui Mayor Charmaine Tavares will present her third State of the County Address on Tuesday, February 10, 2009 at 10:00 a.m. in the Council Chambers on the 8th Floor of the County Building in Wailuku.  The public is free and open to the public, however seating is limited.  The address […]
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