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County Testimony

Shipping containers for storage should not need building permits

The following testimony was submitted by the Grassroot Institute of Hawaii for consideration by the Maui County Council on July 19, 2024. _____________ July 19, 2024, 9 a.m. Council Chamber, Kalana O Maui Building To: Maui County Council       Alice Lee, Chair       Yuki Lei Sugimura,

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Extend time residents can live in temporary structures

The following testimony was submitted by the Grassroot Institute of Hawaii for consideration by the Maui County Council on July 19, 2024. _____________ July 19, 2024, 9 a.m. Council Chamber, Kalana O Maui Building To: Maui County Council       Alice Lee, Chair       Yuki Lei Sugimura,

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Allow more homes per lot to help reduce housing shortage

The following testimony was submitted by the Grassroot Institute of Hawaii for consideration by the Maui County Council on July 19, 2024. _____________ July 19, 2024, 9 a.m. Council Chamber, Kalana O Maui Building To: Maui County Council       Alice Lee, Chair       Yuki Lei Sugimura,

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Allow more time for rebuilding of nonconforming structures

The following testimony was submitted by the Grassroot Institute of Hawaii for consideration by the Maui County Council on July 19, 2024. _____________ July 19, 2024, 9 a.m. Council Chamber, Kalana O Maui Building To: Maui County Council       Alice Lee, Chair       Yuki Lei Sugimura,

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Waive street improvement costs for rebuilding in fire zones

The following testimony was submitted by the Grassroot Institute of Hawaii for consideration by the Maui County Council on July 19, 2024. _____________ July 19, 2024, 9 a.m. Council Chamber, Kalana O Maui Building To: Maui County Council       Alice Lee, Chair       Yuki Lei Sugimura,

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More kitchenettes welcome but not additional parking mandate

The following testimony was submitted by the Grassroot Institute of Hawaii for consideration by the Maui County Council on July 19, 2024. _____________ July 19, 2024, 9 a.m. Council Chamber, Kalana O Maui Building To: Maui County Council        Alice Lee, Chair        Yuki Lei Sugimura,

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Post administrative rules online and keep them current

The following testimony was submitted by the Grassroot Institute of Hawaii for consideration by the Maui County Council on July 19, 2024. _____________ July 19, 2024, 9 a.m. Council Chamber, Kalana O Maui Building To: Maui County Council       Alice Lee, Chair       Yuki Lei Sugimura,

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Bill 9 right to urge repeal of outdated transit ordinances

The following testimony was submitted by the Grassroot Institute of Hawaii for consideration by the Honolulu City Council on July 10, 2024. _____________ July 10, 2024, 10 a.m. Honolulu Hale To: Honolulu City Council       Tommy Waters, Chair       Esther Kiaʻāina, Vice-Chair From: Grassroot Institute of

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Grassroot backs proposal to study economic impact of Hawaii Island STRs

The following testimony was submitted by the Grassroot Institute of Hawaii for consideration by the Hawai‘i County Council’s Committee on Governmental Operations and External Affairs on July 9, 2024. ___________ July 9, 2024, 2:30 p.m. Hawai‘i County Building To: Hawai‘i County Council, Committee on Governmental Operations and External Affairs  

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Shipping containers for storage should not need building permits

The following testimony was submitted by the Grassroot Institute of Hawaii for consideration by the Maui County Council on July 19, 2024. _____________ July 19, 2024, 9 a.m. Council Chamber, Kalana O Maui Building To: Maui County Council       Alice Lee, Chair       Yuki Lei Sugimura,

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Extend time residents can live in temporary structures

The following testimony was submitted by the Grassroot Institute of Hawaii for consideration by the Maui County Council on July 19, 2024. _____________ July 19, 2024, 9 a.m. Council Chamber, Kalana O Maui Building To: Maui County Council       Alice Lee, Chair       Yuki Lei Sugimura,

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Allow more homes per lot to help reduce housing shortage

The following testimony was submitted by the Grassroot Institute of Hawaii for consideration by the Maui County Council on July 19, 2024. _____________ July 19, 2024, 9 a.m. Council Chamber, Kalana O Maui Building To: Maui County Council       Alice Lee, Chair       Yuki Lei Sugimura,

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Allow more time for rebuilding of nonconforming structures

The following testimony was submitted by the Grassroot Institute of Hawaii for consideration by the Maui County Council on July 19, 2024. _____________ July 19, 2024, 9 a.m. Council Chamber, Kalana O Maui Building To: Maui County Council       Alice Lee, Chair       Yuki Lei Sugimura,

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Waive street improvement costs for rebuilding in fire zones

The following testimony was submitted by the Grassroot Institute of Hawaii for consideration by the Maui County Council on July 19, 2024. _____________ July 19, 2024, 9 a.m. Council Chamber, Kalana O Maui Building To: Maui County Council       Alice Lee, Chair       Yuki Lei Sugimura,

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More kitchenettes welcome but not additional parking mandate

The following testimony was submitted by the Grassroot Institute of Hawaii for consideration by the Maui County Council on July 19, 2024. _____________ July 19, 2024, 9 a.m. Council Chamber, Kalana O Maui Building To: Maui County Council        Alice Lee, Chair        Yuki Lei Sugimura,

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Post administrative rules online and keep them current

The following testimony was submitted by the Grassroot Institute of Hawaii for consideration by the Maui County Council on July 19, 2024. _____________ July 19, 2024, 9 a.m. Council Chamber, Kalana O Maui Building To: Maui County Council       Alice Lee, Chair       Yuki Lei Sugimura,

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Bill 9 right to urge repeal of outdated transit ordinances

The following testimony was submitted by the Grassroot Institute of Hawaii for consideration by the Honolulu City Council on July 10, 2024. _____________ July 10, 2024, 10 a.m. Honolulu Hale To: Honolulu City Council       Tommy Waters, Chair       Esther Kiaʻāina, Vice-Chair From: Grassroot Institute of

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Grassroot backs proposal to study economic impact of Hawaii Island STRs

The following testimony was submitted by the Grassroot Institute of Hawaii for consideration by the Hawai‘i County Council’s Committee on Governmental Operations and External Affairs on July 9, 2024. ___________ July 9, 2024, 2:30 p.m. Hawai‘i County Building To: Hawai‘i County Council, Committee on Governmental Operations and External Affairs  

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