Yuki Lei Sugimura
Yuki Lei Kashiwa Sugimura holds the County Council seat for the Upcountry residency area.
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2019 – 2021 Committee Assignments
Chair – Water, Infrastructure, and Transportation Committee
This committee is tasked with diversifying transportation options, improving physical infrastructure, and all issues relating to water except for agricultural use. Its jurisdiction includes: issues relating to traffic safety, transit, bikeways, walkways, and complete streets; issues relating to interisland transportation, within the County and within the State; issues relating to traffic impact fees; operations and performance audits of the Department of Transportation and Maui Metropolitan Planning Organization; amendments to the Parking Code; amendments to and enforcement of the County Water Code; county facilities construction and maintenance; and Operations and performance audits of the Department of Environmental Management (except the Environmental Protection and Sustainability Division), the Department of Public Works, and the Department of Water Supply, including operational oversight of any grants they administer.
We will begin by reviewing plans to build a new transit hub near the Kahului Public Library at the intersection of Vevau and School streets. The new transit hub will replace the current one at Queen Ka‘ahumanu Center, which was not designed to accommodate the growing number of bus riders using our island’s transportation system.
Testimony on items before the Committee may be sent to WIT.firstname.lastname@example.org.
Vice Chair – Healthy Families and Communities Committee
This committee is responsible for strengthening Maui County’s social and healthcare services, improving our parks and public facilities, and improving educational opportunities throughout the islands. The committee oversees the County’s social services and animal management programs; cultural, leisure, recreational, and parks matters; management and potential acquisition of public recreational lands; authorization of concessions and permits for events and activities conducted at Maui County’s public parks and facilities; and operations and performance audits of the Department of Parks and Recreation and the Department of Housing and Human Concerns.
Chair: Maui Metropolitan Planning Organization
Council Representative: Kula Agricultural Park Committee
Yuki Lei is also a voting member of the following committees:
- Affordable Housing Committee
- Economic Development and Budget Committee
- Environmental, Agricultural, and Cultural Preservation Committee
- Governance, Ethics, and Transparency Committee
- Planning and Sustainable Land Use Committee
Talk Story With Yuki Lei
Talk Story with Yuki is a monthly outreach program to engage the community on county issues that matter to them.
Talk Story with Yuki Lei is typically held on the second Saturday of every month at the Upcountry Farmers Market.
Upcountry Farmers Market
at Kulamalu Town Center
55 Kiopaa Street
Pukalani, HI 96768
7 to 11 a.m.
- Kauanoe Batangan, Executive Assistant
- Miki Yokouchi, Executive Assistant
Kalana O Maui Building
200 South High St.
Wailuku, Hawaii 96793
Ph : (808) 270-7939
Fax: (808) 270-7127