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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: 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: March 4, 2015

Parks Permit Offices to Close for Software Upgrades

WAILUKU, Maui, Hawai‘i -- The Department of Parks and Recreation announced it has been working toward the implementation of a new software permitting system, which will include updating forms and establishing a clearer... Read on...

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: 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: March 13, 2015

Older Adults, Caregivers Asked to Complete Online Surveys; Results will Help Guide Future Funding

Senior taking online survey

- Results will help guide future funding.

WAILUKU, Maui, Hawai‘i – Older adults and paid and unpaid caregivers are asked to complete an online survey, the County of Maui Department of Housing and Human Services (DHHS)... Read on...

Take the Older Adults / Caregivers Surveys
Posted on: March 24, 2015

Mayor Arakawa Presents Fiscal Year 2016 Maui County Budget to Councilmembers

Mayor Alan Arakawa

Mayor Alan Arakawa presented a $699.9 million budget to Maui County Councilmembers today, stressing a need to “stay the course” when it comes to investing in our community.

“For all intents and purposes, this is not my... Read on...

Visit the Budget webpage
Posted on: March 17, 2015

County Offers Free Workshop on Marketing and Networking for Volunteer Leaders

Patricia Varley

WAILUKU, Maui, Hawai‘i -- The County of Maui Dept. of Housing and Human Concerns (DHHC) Volunteer Center, invites volunteer leaders, managers, HandsOn Maui partners and Hawaii Network of Volunteer Leaders (NOVL) members to... Read on...

Visit the County of Maui Volunteer Center webpage
Posted on: March 19, 2015

Mayor Arakawa to Present Fiscal Year 2016 Budget Proposal

WAILUKU, Maui, Hawai`i – Media and members of the public are invited to attend Mayor Arakawa’s presentation of his proposed budget for Fiscal Year 2016.

The presentation will take place Tuesday, March 24, 2015 at 2:00 p.m... Read on...

View current, prior County budgets
Posted on: March 13, 2015

Wastewater Overflow Occurs in Kahului

WAILUKU, Maui, Hawaii – The County of Maui’s Department of Environmental Management reported that a wastewater overflow of approximately 100,000 gallons occurred on March 13, 2015 in Kahului, and was stopped by 7:45 a.m.
... Read on...

Posted on: March 11, 2015

2015 Real Property Assessment Notices are in the Mail

- 13.5% Increase in Values Reported

WAILUKU, Maui, Hawai‘i -- The County of Maui Real Property Assessment Division announced today that the real property assessment notices for 2015 have been completed. The County will... Read on...

Real Property Assessment Division webpage
Posted on: March 3, 2015

Workshops at Maui County Business Resource Center Announced for March

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

Maui County Busines Resource Ctr. Webpage
Posted on: March 3, 2015

Slurry Sealing in Wailuku to Begin Next Week

Slurry sealing-crop.jpg

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 beginning next week. The work is part of the... Read on...

Public Works' Highways Division Webpage
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 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: 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: 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


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