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Posted on: October 28, 2014

Partial Closure at Molokai Landfill on Saturday, November 1, 2014

WAILUKU, Maui, Hawai`i – The County of Maui Department of Environmental Management, Solid Waste Division, announced that due to insufficient staffing, the Molokai Landfill will close at 1:00 p.m. on November 1, 2014.

The... Read on...

View the Solid Waste Division webpage
Posted on: October 28, 2014

Traffic Affected at Iliili Road/South Kihei Road Intersection Due to Waterline Repair Friday

WAILUKU, Maui, Hawai`i – The Department of Water Supply (DWS) announced that the entrance to Iliili Road from South Kihei Road will be closed on Friday, October 31, 2014 while DWS personnel repair a leaking water service.... Read on...

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: October 27, 2014

Traffic at Piikea/South Kihei Road to be Affected by Waterline Repair on Wednesday

WAILUKU, MAUI, Hawai‘i – The County of Maui Dept. of Water Supply (DWS) advises motorists to follow signage and drive with caution at the intersection of Piikea Street and South Kihei Road on Wednesday, October 29, 2014 due... Read on...

Posted on: October 22, 2014

Public Invited to Discuss South Maui Gym Tuesday

WAILUKU, MAUI, Hawai‘i – The County of Maui Department of Parks and Recreation (DPR) announced it will be holding a community meeting to discus plans for the South Maui Community Gym. The meeting is open to the public and... Read on...

Visit the Parks & Recreation Webpage...
Posted on: October 23, 2014

Hana Town Traffic to be Affected by Tree Removals

WAILUKU, MAUI, Hawai‘i – Motorists are advised that traffic on Hana Highway in Hana Town will be stopped intermittently to allow tree removal work to be conducted. Work will begin Monday, Oct. 27 and could last until... Read on...

Posted on: October 13, 2014

Vendors Announced for First-ever Made In Maui County Festival

Made in Maui County Festival

- Event will focus on growing islands’ local businesses

WAILKU, Maui, HI – This week, the Mayor’s Office of Economic Development and the Maui Chamber of Commerce announced the 130 vendors who will be participating in the... Read on...

View list of Made in Maui County Festival Vendors
Posted on: October 22, 2014

Menehune Basketball Tryouts Scheduled

WAILUKU, MAUI, Hawai‘i – The Department of Parks and Recreation announced it will be holding Menehune Basketball tryouts for boys and girls in the 6th through 8th grades. A child may try out for a team that is in his or her... Read on...

General Parks Info.
Posted on: October 18, 2014

All County Parks to Reopen Sunday

WAILUKU, MAUI, Hawai‘i – The Dept. of Parks and Recreation today announced that all County of Maui parks, recreational facilities and campgrounds are scheduled to reopen tomorrow, Sunday, Oct. 19, 2014.

Parks facilities... Read on...

Posted on: September 23, 2014

Workshops at Maui County Business Resource Center Announced for October

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

Maui County Busines Resource Ctr. Webpage
Posted on: October 17, 2014

Landfills Expected to Remain Open; Parks, Recreational Facilities, Campgrounds to Close

WAILUKU, MAUI, Hawai‘i – Due to the high level of uncertainty as to Tropical Cyclone Ana’s track and strength, County parks, campgrounds and recreational facilities will be closed Saturday, Oct. 18, 2014. Facilities will... Read on...

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Posted on: October 16, 2014

Preparations Continue for Ana’s Stormy Weather

PRESS RELEASE
For Immediate ReleaseOctober 16, 2014

Preparations Continue for Ana’s Stormy Weather

WAILUKU, MAUI, Hawai‘i – In advance of the anticipated effects of Tropical Cyclone Ana, the County of Maui Dept. of... Read on...

Posted on: October 13, 2014

EnhanceFitness Classes for Seniors to Begin Tomorrow in Pukalani

WAILUKU, MAUI, Hawai‘i – The Maui County Office on Aging will be offering another award-winning EnhanceFitness® class for individuals age 50 years and older in Pukalani. The classes will meet Mondays, Tuesdays and Thursdays... Read on...

More Info: Office on Aging
Posted on: September 30, 2014

Applications for South Maui Youth Basketball Program Now Being Accepted

WAILUKU, MAUI, Hawai‘i – The Department of Parks & Recreation is now accepting applications for the 2015 South Maui youth basketball program. The program is open to boys and girls ages 5-14 years.

Pre-season clinics will... Read on...

View Parks Recreation Information
Posted on: September 25, 2014

Weekend Work on Wells Street Reconstruction Designed to Minimize Traffic Impacts

WAILUKU, MAUI, Hawai‘i – Road reconstruction on Wells Street in Wailuku will be taking place on the weekends (Saturdays and Sundays) beginning Saturday, September 27, 2014. Work will take place from 7:00 a.m. – 8:00 p.m.... Read on...

Posted on: September 30, 2014

Lahaina Paunau Subdivision Pavement Preservation Project to Begin

PRESS RELEASE
For Immediate ReleaseSeptember 30, 2014

Lahaina Paunau Subdivision Pavement Preservation Project to Begin

WAILUKU, MAUI, Hawai‘i – The Department of Public Works is notifying motorists that sealcoat... Read on...

Visit the Highways Division Webpage...
Posted on: September 24, 2014

County to Sponsor Diabetes Self-Management Class Upcountry

WAILUKU, MAUI, Hawai‘i – The County of Maui Department of Housing and Human Concerns’ Office on Aging will sponsor the “Better Choices, Better Health” Diabetes Self-Management workshop series. The series includes six weekly... Read on...

More Info: Better Choices, Better Health Program
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
Posted on: August 19, 2014

New Format Planned for This Year’s Community Budget Meetings

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...

Visit the Budget Office Webpage
Posted on: June 6, 2014

GMO moratorium petition gets required number of signatures

For Immediate Release: June 6, 2014

Press Release by:
Danny Mateo, County ClerkOffice of the County Clerk (www.mauicounty.gov/clerk)
County of MauiContact: (808) 270-7748

GMO moratorium petition gets required... Read on...

Certificate of Results - Supplemental Petition
Posted on: May 5, 2014

Budget and Finance Committee completes review of fiscal year 2015 budget

For Immediate Release: May 5, 2014

Press Release by:
Councilmember Mike White Budget and Finance Committee (www.mauicounty.gov/committees/BF)
Maui County Council

Budget and Finance Committee completes review of... Read on...

Posted on: May 3, 2014

Budget and Finance Committee approves $604 million fiscal year 2015 budget

For Immediate Release: May 3, 2014

Press Release by:
Councilmember Mike White, ChairBudget and Finance Committee (www.mauicounty.gov/committees/BF)

Budget and Finance Committee approves $604 million fiscal year... Read on...

Posted on: March 21, 2014

Committee recommends passage of bill to create tobacco-free parks and beaches

For Immediate Release: March 21, 2014

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

Committee recommends passage of... Read on...

Posted on: March 19, 2014

Schedule announced for council budget meetings

For Immediate Release:
March 19, 2014

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

Schedule announced for council budget meetings

WAILUKU, Hawaii-- The Budget and Finance... Read on...

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

Cigarette Butts

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
Posted on: January 31, 2014

Councilmember Hokama introduces resolution to support naming new Kihei school after Patsy Mink

For Immediate Release:
January 31, 2014

Press release by: Councilmember G. Riki Hokama
Maui County Council

Councilmember Hokama introduces resolution to support naming new Kihei school after Patsy Mink

WAILUKU,... Read on...

Posted on: January 31, 2014

Council chairs seek return of projected $72 million hotel tax revenue to counties

Hawaii Council chairs

For Immediate Release:
January 31, 2014

Press release by:Maui County Council Chair Gladys Baisa
Kauai County Council Chair Jay FurfaroHonolulu City Council Chair Ernie Martin
Hawaii County Council Chair J... Read on...

Maui County Council Blog
Posted on: December 6, 2013

Mateo appointed as County Clerk

Danny Mateo County Clerk

For Immediate Release: December 6, 2013

Press release by:
Council Chair Gladys C. BaisaMaui County Council

Mateo appointed as County Clerk

WAILUKU, Maui, Hawaii – The Maui County Council adopted Resolution 13-144... Read on...

Council Chair Gladys Baisa's Blog

Council - Maui County

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Posted on: June 6, 2014

GMO moratorium petition gets required number of signatures

For Immediate Release: June 6, 2014

Press Release by:
Danny Mateo, County ClerkOffice of the County Clerk (www.mauicounty.gov/clerk)
County of MauiContact: (808) 270-7748

GMO moratorium petition gets required... Read on...

Certificate of Results - Supplemental Petition
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

Cigarette Butts

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
Posted on: January 31, 2014

Council chairs seek return of projected $72 million hotel tax revenue to counties

Hawaii Council chairs

For Immediate Release:
January 31, 2014

Press release by:Maui County Council Chair Gladys Baisa
Kauai County Council Chair Jay FurfaroHonolulu City Council Chair Ernie Martin
Hawaii County Council Chair J... Read on...

Maui County Council Blog
Posted on: January 23, 2014

Kahoma Village Project deliberations to continue tomorrow

For Immediate Release:
January 23, 2014

Press release by:Don Guzman, Vice-Chair, Land Use Committee
Maui County Council

Kahoma Village Project deliberations to continue tomorrow

WAILUKU, Hawaii – The Land Use... Read on...

Additional Info...
Posted on: January 18, 2014

Public input sought on County’s paratransit services

For Immediate Release:
January 18, 2014

Press release by:Stacy Crivello, Chair, Housing, Human Services and Transportation Committee
Maui County Council

Public input sought on County’s paratransit services... Read on...

Councilmember Stacy Crivello's Blog

Maui Electric Company

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Posted on: October 30, 2014

Maui Electric restores power to all customers in the affected areas on Lanai.

Electrical service has been restored to all customers in the affected areas on Lanai as of 10:09am. Maui Electric apologizes for any inconvenience this situation may have caused and thanks customers for their patience and... Read on...

Posted on: October 30, 2014

Maui Electric restores partial power on Lanai.

Electrical service has been restored to a majority of customers in the areas of Lanai bounded by Ilima St., Koa Dr., 11th St., 12th St., 13th St., Lalakoa Subd., Fraser Ave., Lanai Ave., 3rd, 4th, 5th, 8th, 9th St., and... Read on...

Posted on: October 30, 2014

Power outage on Lanai.

Maui Electric Company would like to inform the public that the following areas are experiencing a power outage: The Lanai Co Wells 1,3,9, & 15, Harmer repeater tower, Lanai Well's #2 & #4, areas of Lanai bounded by Ilima... Read on...



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