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Posted on: February 27, 2015

Mayor to Present State of the County Address on March 10th

State of the County Address

WAILUKU, Maui, Hawai`i – The public is invited to attend the 2015 State of the County Address, which will be delivered by Mayor Alan Arakawa on Tuesday, March 10, 2015 from 5:00 – 6:00 p.m. at the McCoy Studio Theater at... Read on...

More Info: Office of Mayor Alan Arakawa
Posted on: February 27, 2015

Winners of 2015 Mayor’s Small Business Awards Announced

2015 Winner-Small Business Awards

WAILUKU, Maui, Hawai`i - The Mayor's Office of Economic Development and the Maui Chamber of Commerce honored the nominees and winners of the 2015 Mayor’s Small Business Awards on Thursday, February 26 at the King... Read on...

More: Mayor's Office of Economic Development
Posted on: February 25, 2015

Route Changes Announced for Maui Bus “Upcountry Islander” and “Kula Villager” Routes

WAILUKU, Maui, Hawai‘i -- The Maui County Department of Transportation has announced changes to the Maui Bus Upcountry Islander and Kula Villager routes, beginning Saturday, February 28, 2015.

The changes are as follows... Read on...

More Info: Maui Bus
Posted on: February 25, 2015

Community Meeting on Hazard Mitigation Plan Update to be Held in Kula

WAILUKU, Maui, Hawai‘i -- The Maui County Hazard Mitigation Planning Steering Committee invites all Maui County residents to participate in updating the countywide Hazard Mitigation Plan (HMP). A community meeting will be... Read on...

View: Multi-Hazard Mitigation Plan webpage
Posted on: February 20, 2015

Nominations Sought for “Women of Excellence” Awards

WAILUKU, Maui, Hawai‘i -- The Committee on the Status of Women (CSW) announced it is now accepting nominations for its “Women of Excellence” awards program. This year’s program celebrates “Weaving the Stories of Women’s... Read on...

View nomination form
Posted on: February 24, 2015

Vendor Applications, Sponsors Now Being Accepted for 2nd Annual Made In Maui County Festival

2014 Made in Maui County Festival

WAILUKU, Maui, Hawai‘i – The Mayor’s Office of Economic Development announced today that vendor applications and sponsorship forms are now available for the 2nd Annual Made in Maui County Festival, which will be open to the... Read on...

Visit the Made in Maui County Festival Website
Posted on: February 13, 2015

Call for Small Business Revitalization Grants for Hana and Molokai; $24K in Grants Awarded on Lanai

-- $24,000 in Grant Awards Awarded to Small Businesses on Lanai

WAILUKU, Maui, Hawai‘i -- The Mayor’s Office of Economic Development (OED) today announced that $24,000 in Small Business Revitalization grants were awarded... Read on...

OED Grants & Awards Webpage
Posted on: January 28, 2015

Teen Tagline Contest Announced; Community Education Effort Designed to Curb Underage Drinking

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- Community education effort designed to curb underage drinking.

WAILUKU, Maui, Hawai`i— As part of the popular “Be A Jerk” campaign focused on preventing underage drinking, the County of Maui Department of Housing and... Read on...

Visit the "Tag It" Contest Webpage!
Posted on: January 30, 2015

Workshops at Maui County Business Resource Center Announced for February

WAILUKU, Maui, Hawai`i – The County of Maui Mayor’s Office of Economic Development announced its workshops for the month of February. Workshops are presented at the Maui County Business Resource Center, a County of Maui... Read on...

Visit the Business Resource Center webpage
Posted on: February 4, 2015

First “Made In Maui County” Festival a Resounding Success; Full Report Released

Made in Maui County crowd shot

- Mayor’s Office of Economic Development Releases Full Report on the Festival

WAILUKU, Maui, Hawai‘i – The Mayor’s Office of Economic Development (OED) announced it has issued a full report on the results and successes of... Read on...

View Made in Maui County Report
Posted on: January 29, 2015

Slurry Sealing, Seal Coating in Wailuku, Lahaina to Begin Next Week

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WAILUKU, MAUI, Hawai‘i – The County of Maui Department of Public Works announced that its Highways Division will be applying slurry sealing to roadways in Wailuku Heights and seal coating roadways in Lahaina beginning next... Read on...

Visit the Highways Division Webpage...
Posted on: October 28, 2014

Updates on Kahekili Highway Paving, Road Closures Now Available Online

WAILUKU, MAUI, Hawai‘i – The Department of Public Works announced that updates on road closures and other announcements related to the Kahekili Highway Paving Project are now available online at www.mauicounty.gov/Kahekili.... Read on...

View the Kahekili Updates Webpage
Posted on: September 19, 2014

Community Meeting to Highlight Third and Final Phase of Kahekili Highway Resurfacing

- Road closures will be in effect as road and shoulder areas widened, runoff controlled

WAILUKU, MAUI, Hawai‘i – The County of Maui Department of Public Works, Highways Division, announced that the third and final phase... Read on...

Click here to view MAP of Phase 3 area

Civil Defense Announcements

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Posted on: March 1, 2015

High Surf Notification #01 - HIGH SURF ADVISORY

The National Weather Service has issued a HIGH SURF ADVISORY for NORTH FACING SHORES of MOLOKAI and MAUI, in effect from 12:00 a.m. Monday to 12:00 a.m. Tuesday.

A High Surf Advisory means that high surf will affect beaches in the advisory area, producing rip currents and localized beach erosion.

EFFECTS: Expect surf of 10 to 15 feet from midnight tonight through midnight Monday... Read on...

Posted on: March 1, 2015

Flood Notification #02 - FLOOD ADVISORY CANCELLATION

The National Weather Service has CANCELLED the FLOOD ADVISORY for the island of MAUI.

EFFECTS: Weather radar and rain gages showed that the heavy rains have ended, thus the flood advisory is cancelled.

PRECAUTIONARY MEASURES: THE PUBLIC SHOULD REMAIN CAUTIOUS AND ALERT FOR ANY POSSIBLE FLOODING... Read on...


Council - Maui County

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Posted on: March 12, 2014

White urges more early walk-in voting locations

Press release by:
Councilmember Mike WhiteMaui County Council

White urges more early walk-in voting locations

WAILUKU, Hawaii – The Maui County Council adopted a resolution yesterday urging the County Clerk to... Read on...

Councilmember Mike White's Blog
Posted on: March 11, 2014

Committee to consider roadside stands, tobacco ban at county parks

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For Immediate Release: March 11, 2014

Press Release by:
Councilmember Don S. GuzmanChair, Economic Development, Energy, Agriculture, and Recreation Committee

Committee to consider roadside stands, tobacco ban at... Read on...

Councilmember Don Guzman's Blog
Posted on: March 7, 2014

White urges support for Kalakupua playground restoration

Photo from Save Kalakupua Facebook

For Immediate Release:
March 7, 2014

Press Release by:Councilmember Mike White, Chair
Budget and Finance Committee

White urges support for Kalakupua playground restoration

WAILUKU, Hawaii – A bill to... Read on...

Councilmember Mike White's blog
Posted on: March 7, 2014

Councilmember Guzman proposes streamlining agricultural regulations

For Immediate Release:
March 7, 2014

Press Release by: Councilmember Don S. Guzman, Chair
Economic Development, Energy, Agriculture, and Recreation Committee

Councilmember Guzman proposes streamlining... Read on...

Maui County Council Blog

Maui Electric Company

1 Story
Posted on: December 31, 2014

Power outage in West End of Molokai

Maui Electric Company would like to inform the public that the West End of Molokai, is experiencing a power outage. Maui Electric is working to identify the cause and restore electrical service as quickly and safely as... Read on...


Multi-Hazard Mitigation Plan Update

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Posted on: February 25, 2015

HAZARD MITIGATION PLAN COMMUNITY MEETING

CONTACT: Anna Foust, Emergency Management Officer
Maui County Civil Defense Agency (808) 270-7285

February 25, 2015

The Maui County Hazard Mitigation Planning Steering... Read on...



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