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Posted on: February 8, 2016

Product Vendor Applications, Sponsors Now Being Accepted for 3rd Annual Made in Maui County Festival

2015 MIMCF

Product Vendor Applications, Sponsors Now Being Accepted for 3rd Annual 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 fo...Read on...

Click here to visit Made in Maui County websit
Posted on: February 3, 2016

Appointments Now Being Taken for Philippine Consulate Outreach March 19-20

WAILUKU, Maui, Hawai`i – The County of Maui Department of Housing and Human Concerns, Immigrant Services Division, announced that the public is invited to reserve an appointment for the Philippine Consulate Mobile Outreach on Maui, Saturday Mar. 19 and Su...Read on...

Visit the Immigrant Services Division webpage
Posted on: February 4, 2016

February Workshops at Maui County Business Resource Center Announced

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

Maui County Business Resource Ctr. website
Posted on: February 8, 2016

Hana and Lanai Landfill Partial Closures

WAILUKU, Maui, Hawai`i – The County of Maui Dept. of Environmental Management, Solid Waste Division, today announced that due to insufficient staffing, the Hana Landfill will close at 1:00 p.m. on February 11, 18, 19 and 20, 2016 and the Lanai Landfill wi...Read on...

Posted on: February 5, 2016

County-funded “The Basics of Sound Human Resources Management” Workshop Offered by MEDB

Workshops

- MEDB’s Technical Assistance Series helps build foundations for business success

KIHEI, Maui, Hawaii – February 5, 2016 – On Wednesday, March 2nd, Maui Economic Development Board (MEDB) will offer a workshop, “Getting Started For Startups: The Basics...Read on...

Click Here to Register Online
Posted on: February 3, 2016

Kipahulu Emergency Road Closures

Wailuku, Maui - The Department of Public Works will be closing down a portion of Piilani Highway in Kipahulu for geotechnical testing later this month.

A recent landslide wiped out the roadway shoulder and portion of the makai edge of the highway adja...Read on...

Posted on: February 2, 2016

Chinese New Year Celebration to be Held at County Building on Friday, Feb. 12

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WAILUKU, Maui, Hawai`i – Master Ben Seng Au and his Shaolin Arts Academy will again bring their cultural extravaganza to the County Building in celebration of Chinese New Year. The public is invited to attend this free event, with festivities beginning at...Read on...

Posted on: January 27, 2016

Applications Being Accepted for FY17 County Recycling Grants; Info Session Set for Feb. 5th

Recycling funds

Applications Being Accepted for FY17 County Recycling Grants
Grant application info session to be held Feb. 5th

WAILUKU, Maui, Hawai‘i – The County of Maui, Department of Environmental Management (DEM) announces it is soliciting grant applications/pro...Read on...

View the Grant Application Packet Here
Posted on: January 22, 2016

Nominations Sought for 2016 “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 the theme, “Working to Form a More Perfect Union: Honoring Women in...Read on...

Click here for nomination form
Posted on: January 21, 2016

Position Description for New Energy Commissioner Announced

Class Title: Energy Commissioner

Compensation Range: $75K - $80K plus County of Maui benefits

Position Status: This position is an appointment by the Mayor, it is not a Civil Service position

General Purpose

The Maui Energy Commissioner works ...Read on...

Posted on: January 15, 2016

Guernsey Report Recommends Independent Utility Operator to Run Electric Utility

- County also announces proposal to amend State Condemnation Law

WAILUKU, Maui, Hawai`i – A study on alternate forms of ownership a...Read on...

Read the Guernsey Report
Posted on: January 3, 2016

50-Meter Pool at Kihei Aquatic Center to Close for Structural Repairs

WAILUKU, Maui, Hawai`i – The 50-meter pool at the Kihei Aquatic Center will close on January 4, 2016, for Phase 1 of structural repairs and renovations. The pool is expected to reopen June 30, 2016. The training pool and locker rooms at the facility will...Read on...

Visit the Aquatics Division webpage
Posted on: December 18, 2015

Congratulations to New Maui CERT Graduates

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Community Emergency Response Team (CERT) training was held in Pukalani and Kihei throughout September and October of this year. On October 17, the two classes joined forces for a disaster simulation exercise where the CERT students put their training int...Read on...

Posted on: November 18, 2015

Three Fields at Kalama Park to Close for Turf Renovation

WAILUKU, Maui, Hawai`i – The Department of Parks and Recreation announced that Fields 1, 2 and 3 at Kalama Park will be closed for turf renovation. The fields are scheduled to be closed from Monday, Nov. 30, 2015 to Wednesday, Feb. 20, 2016.

For more i...Read on...


Civil Defense Announcements

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Posted on: February 8, 2016

HIGH SURF ADVISORY - North Facing Shores of Molokai & Maui until 6:00 a.m. Tuesday

The National Weather Service has CONTINUED the HIGH SURF ADVISORY for North Facing Shores of MOLOKAI AND MAUI in effect until 6:00 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 along north facing shores of Molokai and Maui of 12 to 16 feet.

Forecast surf heights are e...Read on...


MPD Press Releases

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Posted on: February 5, 2016

Additional Photo Promotions to Sergeant

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Eric Losvar

Posted on: February 5, 2016

Additional Photo Promotions to Sergeant

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Matthew Bigoss

Posted on: February 5, 2016

Additional Photo Promotions to Sergeant

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John Surina

Posted on: February 5, 2016

Additional Photo Promotions to Sergeant

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Masa Kaya

Posted on: February 5, 2016

Promotions to Sergeant

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On February 1, 2016, the following five (5) Officers were promoted to the rank of Sergeant: Dawn Danley, Masa Kaya, John Surina, Matthew Bigoss, and Eric Losvar.

Dawn Danley began her career with the Maui Police Department in May 1999. She was the cla...Read on...

Posted on: February 5, 2016

Additional Photo 82nd Recruit Class Graduation & Emergency Services Dispatcher

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Dispatchers honored: Ms. Lyndsey Kahuhu, Mr. Joseph Souza, Ms Selina Agunoy, Ms. Stacey Baraoidan

Posted on: February 5, 2016

82nd Recruit Class and Emergency Services Dispatcher Graduation

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On February 5, 2016 members of the Maui Police Department’s 82nd Recruit Class and four Emergency Service Dispatchers were honored in a graduation ceremony at a luncheon held at the King Kamehameha Golf Course, Waikapu.

Twenty (21) Recruits completed e...Read on...

Posted on: February 8, 2016

Update 16-005171 Arson I (Attempted)

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Update:

On February 6, 2016 at about 1:37 a.m., Wailuku Patrol Officers located and arrested Brandon Oania (32) from Kahului, for Arson in the First Degree (Attempted).

Oania was charged and bail was set at $50,000.00. On February 8, 2016 at about...Read on...

Posted on: February 4, 2016

16-005006 Missing Person Located.

Update:

On 02/04/16, Emma Roth was located and she is in good health.

On 02/03/16 at about 11:56 p.m., 23 year old, Emma Roth was reported missing by her co-worker and roommate, who has not seen her since 01/31/16. Roth was last seen at Little Be...Read on...

Posted on: February 4, 2016

16-003565 (Additional Information) Arson in the First Degree

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Photograph of Brandon Oania arrested in connection with this case on February 2, 2016.

Posted on: February 4, 2016

16-003565 Arson in the First Degree

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On January 24, 2016, at approximately 11:31 p.m., a caller reported a fire at the Tesoro Gas Express in Kahului.

Investigation revealed a white SUV, with two male suspects arrived at the station at about 11:12 p.m. The suspects were identified as Jose...Read on...

Posted on: January 15, 2016

16-001707 Outside Assist Fire Report

On 01/12/16 at about 5:05 p.m., Airport Security reported that Hawaiian Airlines plane was in route to Maui from Oahu. During the flight a fire started within the baggage area of the plane. The pilot was able to extinguish the flame utilizing a fire extin...Read on...


Multi-Hazard Mitigation Plan Update

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Posted on: August 14, 2015

HAZARD MITIGATION PLAN COMMUNITY MEETING

June 17, 2015

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

HAZARD MITIGATION PLAN COMMUNITY MEETING
Community Meeting Set to Review Multi-Hazard Mitigation Plan

WAILUKU, Maui, Hawai`i – The Maui County Hazard Mitigation Planning Steering Committee invites Maui Count...Read on...

Posted on: August 14, 2015

HAZARD MITIGATION PLAN COMMUNITY MEETING

February 25, 2015

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

HAZARD MITIGATION PLAN COMMUNITY MEETING
Community Input Sought for the Maui County Multi-Hazard Mitigation Plan

The Maui County Hazard Mitigation Planning Steering Committee invites all Maui County res...Read on...

Posted on: August 14, 2015

COUNTY TO DRAFT PLAN TO PREPARE FOR IMPACTS OF NATURAL HAZARDS

January 8, 2015

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

COUNTY TO DRAFT PLAN TO PREPARE FOR IMPACTS OF NATURAL HAZARDS

Maui County is embarking on a planning process to prepare for impacts of natural disasters. Responding to federal mandates in the Disaster Mi...Read on...

Posted on: August 14, 2015

RESIDENTS URGED TO COMPLETE DISASTER PREPAREDNESS SURVEY

April 20, 2015

RESIDENTS URGED TO COMPLETE DISASTER PREPAREDNESS SURVEY

WAILUKU, Maui, Hawai‘i – As part of County’s process of updating its 2010 Hazard Mitigation Plan, the Maui Civil Defense Agency would like to invite all residents to participate...Read on...



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