Maui mayor

The Mayor of Maui is the chief executive officer of the County of Maui in the state of Hawaii. He or she has municipal jurisdiction over the islands of Kahoolawe, Lanai, Maui and Molokai. The Mayor of Maui is the successor of the Royal Governor of Maui of the Kingdom of Hawaii.

The current mayor of Maui is Alan Arakawa, who was first elected in November 2003, voted out of office in 2006, and re-elected in 2010.[1] Prominent former mayors include Linda Lingle, the sixth governor of Hawaii and first woman governor, who was mayor from 1991 to 1999.

List of Mayors of Maui

Mayor Term Begins Term Ends Notes
Elmer Cravalho 1969 1979 First Mayor of Maui
Hannibal Tavares 1979 January 2, 1991
Linda Lingle January 2, 1991 January 2, 1999
James "Kimo" Apana January 2, 1999 January 2, 2003
Alan Arakawa January 2, 2003 January 2, 2007
Charmaine Tavares January 2, 2007 January 2, 2011
Alan Arakawa January 2, 2011 Present


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