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MAYORWatch: Are There Plans for a Sidewalk Extension on the Old Haleakala Highway?

Mayor Michael Victorino answers weekly questions submitted to his office staff.

Question: Are there plans for a sidewalk extension on the Old Haleakala Highway in Pukalani between Makawao Avenue and the Pukalani Terrace Center? If so, what might be a time table for a project to be considered or is it in the works? There is a lot of pedestrian usage on this part of the highway, especially after school from King Kekaulike High School students. Please consider a plan for the safety of our students and community.

Answer: Mahalo for your question, and I’m happy to tell you that design work has already begun on the sidewalk extension.

Our Department of Public Works also confirmed to my staff the release of funding for construction, which will likely start late next year.

For more information, please call the Department of Public Works at 270-7845.

Want to Ask the Mayor? Submit your Maui County related questions to Mayor Michael Victorino by email at [email protected], by phone at 270-7855 or by mail at 200 S. High St., ninth floor, Wailuku 96793. Questions submitted will be considered for inclusion in the “Ask the Mayor” column; to request a personal response to a concern, email [email protected]

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