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MAYORWatch: What Items Are Currently Being Recycled on Maui?

Mayor Michael Victorino answers some of the most-asked questions submitted to his office staff. Question: What items are currently being recycled on Maui? I have heard rumors that certain items like glass are just being thrown into the landfill and that cardboard will soon be given the same treatment. Is this correct? Please clarify. Answer: We have heard concerns that some …

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MAYORWatch: Why are Hana Highway Speed Limits So Slow?

Mayor Michael Victorino answers some of the most-asked questions submitted to his office staff. Question: Why are the speed limits on Hana Highway past Paia mostly 30 or 35 miles per hour? The speed limit for a highway shouldn’t be the same as Kaahumanu Avenue. That seems to be a ridiculously slow speed for a highway. Have you ever followed a …

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MAYORWatch: How Can We Arrange for Trees Blocking Traffic Lights to be Trimmed?

Mayor Michael Victorino answers some of the most-asked questions submitted to his office staff. Question: The trees along Hoʻokele Street from Target to Zippy’s are overgrown. They are blocking the traffic lights which are a hazard for both drivers and pedestrians as they cross the street.  How can we arrange to have these trees trimmed? Answer: Mahalo for your question and concerns. …

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MAYORWatch: What Are the Specifications of a Bedroom Classification?

Mayor Michael Victorino answers some of the most-asked questions submitted to his office staff. Question: Aloha, I would like to know if a 10-foot by 12-foot room can be classified as a bedroom, even though it doesn’t have a built-in closet. It does have windows that provide egress. Thank you. Answer: My staff checked with the Development Services Administration and were …

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Haleakalā to Offer Free Admission to Kick Off National Park Week

Entrance fees to Haleakalā National Park will be waived for the public on Saturday, April 20 at the start of National Park Week, which continues through April 28. Also on April 20, National Junior Ranger Day will be celebrated with a special Volunteer-in-Parks program. Kids, along with family, and friends, can sign up as volunteers and join in a ‘ōpala …

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Musical Talents Urged to Audition for UH Maui Institute of Hawaiian Music

The University of Hawai‘i Maui College Institute of Hawaiian Music will hold auditions for those interested to enroll in the 2-year Hawaiian Music certificate program for Fall 2019 semester on Saturday, April 20 from 9 a.m. to 12 noon at Ka‘a‘ike building, Room 111 at the Kahului campus. Prospective students are expected to perform for six minutes, introduce themselves and …

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UH Maui Receives Cyber Defense Education Designation

The University of Hawai‘i Maui College has been designated as a National Center of Academic Excellence in cyber defense education through academic year 2024 for its 4-year Applied Business and Information Technology bachelor’s degree program. The designation is given by the National Security Agency and the U.S. Department of Homeland Security to promote higher education and research in cyber defense, …

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Maui Electric to Replace Utility Pole Along Hansen Road

Maui Electric will be replacing a utility pole along Hansen Road between Hāna Highway and Pulehu Road on Saturday, April 6, from 8 a.m. to 7 p.m. The work was initially scheduled for Wednesday, February 13 but has since been rescheduled. Safe completion of the work will require a road closure on Hansen Road. During this time, traffic will be …

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MAYORWatch: Are There Any Plans to Resurface the Old Airport Road?

Mayor Michael Victorino answers some of the most-asked questions submitted to his office staff. Question: Are there any plans to resurface the old airport road? This road is widely used by people going to Costco and the air cargo area, and there are potholes that can cause damage to your car. Answer: Mahalo for the question and although this question concerns …

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