Posted by Joanne Laird on Sep 18, 2018
Don't Miss these Special Candidate Forums!
On Tuesday, October 2ndthe first of two Candidate Forums will be presented by the Rotary Club of Lahaina Sunset.  Mayoral Candidates Elle Cochran and Mike Victorino will be featured at this event which will be held at the Royal Lahaina Resort Meeting rooms from 5:00-6:30 p.m.  The evening will begin with remarks limited to 10 minutes from each candidate.  The next 45 minutes will be extended to the candidates to provide specific plans and actions on these three topics that are specific to West Maui:  1) affordable housing, 2) high end development plans, and 3) environmental issues. Moderator and President of the Rotary Club of Lahaina Sunset Heidi Dollinger will then offer the public the opportunity to ask questions of the candidates for the remaining 30 minutes. 
On Tuesday October 16ththe second Candidate Forum will be held for the two candidates seeking the West Maui County Council seats.  Rick (Frederick) Nava and Tamara Paltin will be featured.  The times, site and topics for this forum will be replicated at this event.  
A special feature of the October 2ndforum will be a voter registration area. Representatives from the County of Maui Elections Division will be on hand with Voter Registration forms for the public to complete for the November 6thGeneral Election.  Voter Registration deadline for the General Election is October 8th.  
According to Rotary Club of Lahaina Sunset President Heidi Dollinger: “These two forums will offer our local residents the opportunity to hear from each candidate their opinions on issues of interest and concern to West Maui.  Space is limited so please plan to arrive early for these informative evening events.”