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Posted on: August 29, 2015

MEDIA ADVISORY: Sept. 1st Siren and Emergency Alert Test CANCELLED

August 29, 2015

SEPTEMBER 1, 2015 SIREN AND EMERGENCY ALERT SYSTEM TEST CANCELLED

Honolulu — The Hawaii Emergency Management Agency (formerly State Civil Defense) has cancelled the monthly test of the statewide outdoor... Read on...

Posted on: August 29, 2015

Mayor Arakawa Signs Emergency Proclamation, Urges Preparedness

Tropical Cyclone Ignacio

WAILUKU, Maui, Hawai`i – Mayor Alan Arakawa signed an emergency proclamation effective 11:00 a.m. today, in anticipation of the arrival of Tropical Cyclone Ignacio. The National Weather Service (NWS) has advised that... Read on...

Click here for Emergency Preparedness Information
Posted on: August 26, 2015

Residents and Visitors Urged to Avoid Flash Flooding Areas

Wailuku, Maui - Maui County is advising hikers, campers and other outdoor enthusiasts to avoid any areas where flash-flooding could occur. Recent heavy rains have caused our streams and rivers to run at high capacity and any... Read on...

View Ocean Safety video, brochure
Posted on: August 26, 2015

Hana Landfill Partial Closure Today

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. today, August 26, 2015.

The... Read on...

Posted on: August 17, 2015

Free Disaster Preparedness Training Available

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Local government prepares for everyday emergencies, however during a disaster, the number and scope of incidents increases dramatically and professional first responders may not be immediately available in all areas.

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Posted on: August 4, 2015

Residents Urged to Complete Fire Department Survey

Fire Survey

WAILUKU, Maui, Hawai`i – The Department of Fire and Public Safety is urging residents to complete a brief survey that will help them set goals and objectives for the fire department.

The survey is required as part of the... Read on...

Click here to take the brief survey
Posted on: August 6, 2015

Schedule of FY17 Community Budget Meetings Announced

Community Budget Meeting

WAILUKU, MAUI – Mayor Alan Arakawa and his administration will host a series of community meetings in September and October to receive comments and suggestions from the public regarding the proposed budget for the Fiscal... Read on...

More info: Community Budget Meetings
Posted on: August 5, 2015

August Workshops at Maui County Business Resource Center Announced

PRESS RELEASE
August 5, 2015

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

August Workshops at Maui County Business Resource Center Announced

WAILUKU, Maui, Hawai`i – The County of Maui Mayor’s Office of Economic Development today... Read on...

Posted on: August 6, 2015

Qualified Residents Reminded to Submit Circuit Breaker Application

WAILUKU, Maui, Hawai`i – The Department of Finance’s Real Property Tax Division is reminding all homeowners eligible for the Circuit Breaker Tax Credit must apply for it before the end of the year, December 31, 2015.

The... Read on...

Download the Circuit Breaker Application
Posted on: August 24, 2015

Rain Closes Schools, Roads and Parks; Public Advised to Stay Alert to Approaching Systems

WAILUKU, Maui, Hawai`i – Due to the heavy rains and inclement weather, Waiehu Golf Course is closed today. Several State facilities are also closed, including Iao Valley State Park, Makena Beach Park and the State Forest... Read on...

Posted on: August 12, 2015

Lanai Landfill Partial Closure Saturday

WAILUKU, Maui, Hawai`i – The County of Maui Dept. of Environmental Management, Solid Waste Division, today announced that due to insufficient staffing, the Lanai Landfill will close at 1:00 p.m. on Saturday, August 15, 2015... Read on...

Posted on: June 19, 2015

New Lights to be Installed at Keopuolani Soccer Field

WAILUKU, Maui, Hawai`i – The County of Maui Dept. of Parks and Recreation today announced a construction project to install lights at the Keopuolani Park Soccer Field #4 will commence July 6, 2015. Construction areas at... Read on...

More info: Keopuolani Park
Posted on: June 9, 2015

Maui County Ocean Safety Guide Now Available

Ocean Safety Guide

WAILUKU, Maui, Hawai`i – Thanks to a collaborative effort by County, State and Federal officials, Maui County now has a comprehensive Ocean Safety Guide available online so that anyone can easily download or print the... Read on...

View Ocean Safety guide, video
Posted on: May 14, 2015

ADA Improvements at Hookipa Beach Park to Begin Monday

Hookipa Beach Park

- Access to beach areas, parking to remain open during facility closures

WAILUKU, Maui, Hawai`i – The Department of Parks and Recreation today announced that construction on ADA Improvements at Hookipa Beach Park will... Read on...

More info: Hookipa Beach Park
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


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