About Elle

Council Member Elle Cochran is your current West Maui district representative on the Maui County Council

She was first elected in 2010 and has served as the Chair of the Infrastructure and Environmental Management Committee for the duration of her four years in office. This November 4th, Elle is up for re-election. Elle has been a lifelong resident of Lāhainā, and is married to Wayne Cochran, a board shaper and small business owner of Maui Surfboards, Lāhainā’s oldest surf shop. Elle is an avid surfer and ocean enthusiast – her love for the kai and the ‘āina is what drove her to learn about the political process. As the founder of the Save Honolua Coalition, a founding member of Faith Action for Community Equity Maui (FACE), and a past President of Maui Unite!, Elle Cochran understands the importance of educating, mobilizing, and listening to the community in order to create the most favorable outcome for you – the voters of Maui County.


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