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MAYORWatch: What is the Status of the Habitat for Humanity Affordable Hana Housing Project?

Mayor Michael Victorino answers weekly questions submitted to his office staff. Question: I’m a Hana resident and awaiting much needed affordable housing in Hana. What is the status of the Habitat for Humanity Affordable Hana Housing Project? Answer: Mahalo for your question and I whole-heartedly agree that we need more affordable housing for the Hana community. That is why I …

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Hui Up for Resiliency Aims to Help Residents with Storm Prep

In efforts to help homeowners prepare for severe storms, a free community workshop, Hui Up for Resiliency, will be presented on Saturday, Dec. 14, from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m., at the University of Hawai‘i Maui College campus, Laulima 225. Presented in partnership with Maui Electric Company and UHMC – Office of Extended Learning, this debut event will feature construction …

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MAYORWatch: Can Traffic Signal Equipment be Upgraded so Officers Can Reset?

Mayor Michael Victorino answers weekly questions submitted to his office staff. Question: After a power failure and restoration, the traffic signals in West Maui flash either yellow or red.  They stay in this state until a State Department of Transportation technician drives to each one and resets them. This can take hours. Meanwhile, a number of Maui Police Department officers …

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MAYORWatch: Seeking Solutions for Neighborhood Park Partiers

Mayor Michael Victorino answers weekly questions submitted to his office staff. Question: Thanks for all the interesting letter answering, a real help. I too have a question. My wife and I moved to a place on Kihei Road a few months ago and across the road is Mai Poina Park and its restrooms. About once or twice a week a …

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MAYORWatch: What Are the Laws Regarding Flags on Vehicles?

Mayor Michael Victorino answers weekly questions submitted to his office staff. Question: There’s been quite an increase in flags flying from vehicles recently. At best they’re distracting and at worst many of them appear to be illegal – blocking taillights for example. What are Maui police doing to stop this practice?  What are the laws exactly? I have nothing against …

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MAYORWatch: What Time of Night Can I Ask my Housemate to be Quiet?

Mayor Michael Victorino answers weekly questions submitted to his office staff. Question: Please inform me at what time of the night may I ask my housemate to please be quiet? Thanks, I would like to know my rights. Answer: Mahalo for your question. I think this issue is something many of us have dealt with in our lifetime as renters …

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MAYORWatch: Where Do I Look Up Property Title Information?

Mayor Michael Victorino answers weekly questions submitted to his office staff. Question: Aloha Mayor, maybe you can point me in the right direction. On the County’s property tax site, it shows the property tax info and one name on the title. Where do I go to look up the title showing all owners and their respective interests in the property? …

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MAYORWatch: Can the West Papa Avenue Crosswalk Be Brightened?

Mayor Michael Victorino answers weekly questions submitted to his office staff. Question: What can be done to brighten the marked crosswalk on West Papa Avenue at the intersection of Laau Street for our kupunas and community? Answer: Mahalo for your question and time. My staff contacted our Department of Public Works to review future plans for this area. The improvements …

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2019 Arbor Day Garden Expo and Tree Giveaway on Nov. 2

Pick up a free native tree, enjoy keiki activities, hear from guest speakers and participate in Hawaiian cultural practices at the 2019 Arbor Day Garden Expo and Tree Giveaway on Saturday, Nov. 2, from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m., at the Maui Nui Botanical Gardens (150 Kanaloa St., Kahului). During this free event, 1,000 Hawaiian trees will be given away, …

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