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Posted on: April 24, 2015

Kahekili Highway Road Closure Reminder

Residents and motorists who use Kahekili Highway are reminded that a portion of the road will be closed for most of next week due to road repaving work.

The work will take place between the entrance to Camp Maluhia... Read on...

Posted on: April 27, 2015

Household Hazardous Waste Collection Event Scheduled for May 16 and 17

WAILUKU, Maui, Hawai'i - The County of Maui Department of Environmental Management announced that a collection event for Household Hazardous Waste will be held on Saturday, May 16 and Sunday, May 17, 2015.

An... Read on...

Posted on: April 23, 2015

Hana Landfill Partial Closure This Friday, Saturday

WAILUKU, Maui, Hawai‘i – The County of Maui Dept. of Environmental Management announced that due to insufficient staffing, the Hana Landfill will close at 1:00 p.m. on Friday, April 24 and Saturday, April 25, 2015.

The... Read on...

Posted on: April 23, 2015

“Women of Excellence” Awards Presented by Committee on the Status of Women

Women of Excellence Awards

WAILUKU, MAUI – Maui County’s Committee on the Status of Women celebrated Women’s History month by presenting the annual “Women of Excellence” awards on Tuesday, March 31 in the Mayor’s Conference Room. Recipients of the... Read on...

Posted on: April 23, 2015

Proposals Sought for Community Development Block Grant Funds

WAILUKU, Maui, Hawai‘i – The County of Maui Community Development Block Grant Program announced it is seeking funding proposals for a second round of proposals for a total of $1.7 million for Fund Year 2015 (July 1, 2015 –... Read on...

Visit the CDBG Webpage
Posted on: April 20, 2015

Informational Meeting on the Proposed Wellhead Protection Project

The Maui County Department of Water Supply will be holding an informational meeting on the proposed Wellhead Protection Overlay District Ordinance on Thursday, April 30, 2015 from 5:30 to 8:30 p.m. The meeting, which is... Read on...

Wellhead Protection Program
Posted on: April 17, 2015

Residents Urged to Complete Disaster Preparedness Survey

Hazard Mitigation

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 in a survey to see how prepared they are for a... Read on...

Click here for the Disaster Preparedness Survey
Posted on: April 9, 2015

Community Meetings to Highlight Proposed Skateparks

WAILUKU, Maui, Hawai‘i -- The County of Maui Dept. of Parks and Recreation today announced a series of four community meetings that will be held later this month to discuss plans for County skateparks in Upcountry Maui and... Read on...

Visit the Parks & Recreation Webpage...
Posted on: April 6, 2015

Summer PALS Registration Dates Announced

WAILUKU, Maui, Hawai‘i -- The County of Maui Dept. of Parks and Recreation (DPR) today announced registration dates for the 2015 Summer Play & Learn Sessions (PALS) program.

Children should be registered in the district... Read on...

More Info: 2015 Summer PALS program
Posted on: March 25, 2015

April 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 April. Workshops are presented at the Maui County Business Resource Center, a County of... Read on...

Maui County Busines Resource Ctr. Webpage
Posted on: April 2, 2015

Alcohol Awareness Tagline Contest Winners Announced

Tagline winners

WAILUKU, Maui, Hawai‘i – In commemoration of April as Alcohol Awareness Month, the County of Maui’s Underage Drinking (UAD) Coalition gathered yesterday to receive a proclamation by Mayor Alan Arakawa, and to present awards... Read on...

Visit the Be a Jerk Maui County website..
Posted on: March 16, 2015

Nominations Sought for Outstanding Older Americans

WAILUKU, Maui, Hawai‘i -- The County of Maui Dept. of Housing and Human Concerns, Office on Aging, is seeking nominations for Maui County’s 47th Annual Outstanding Older American Male and Female of Maui County.

The awards... Read on...

Download nomination form
Posted on: March 30, 2015

COM Connect App Helps Residents Share Information with Maui County

Wailuku, Maui – The County of Maui today announced the availability of a new app which will enable residents to participate in community-based reporting of non-emergency issues from their cell phones/mobile devices... Read on...

Additional Info...
Posted on: April 1, 2015

Pavement Preservation Project Begins in Haliimaile

WAILUKU, MAUI, Hawai‘i – The County of Maui Department of Public Works announced that its Highways Division has begun road cleaning, tree trimming and shoulder work in preparation for seal coating and slurry sealing the road... Read on...

Visit the Public Works webpage...
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 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 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

Civil Defense Announcements

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Posted on: April 26, 2015

High Surf Notification #01 - HIGH SURF ADVISORY

The National Weather Service has issued a HIGH SURF ADVISORY for the NORTH and EAST FACING SHORES of MAUI and MOLOKAI, in effect from 6:00 a.m. Monday through 6:00 p.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: A new north swell will build tonight and reach advisory levels on Monday. ... Read on...


Multi-Hazard Mitigation Plan Update

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Posted on: April 20, 2015

Residents Urged to Complete Disaster Preparedness Survey

PRESS RELEASE
For Immediate Release

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... Read on...


Water Department

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Posted on: April 20, 2015

Informational Meeting on the Proposed Wellhead Protection Project

The Maui County Department of Water Supply will be holding an informational meeting on the proposed Wellhead Protection Overlay District Ordinance on Thursday, April 30, 2015 from 5:30 to 8:30 p.m. The meeting, which is... Read on...

Wellhead Protection Program


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