Breaking News

Community

Maui Fire officials remind public of fireworks safety

The Department of Fire and Public Safety would like to inform Maui County residents that firework permits will become available on Monday, Dec. 18 until Dec. 29, 2017. The sale of New Year’s Eve fireworks begins on Tuesday, Dec. 26, 2017, and ends Monday, Jan. 1, 2018 at 12:01 a.m. A fireworks permit is not required for consumer fireworks such …

Read More »

Community Meeting Set to Discuss Hanakaoo Park Lifeguards

The Department of Fire & Public Safety will be holding a community meeting in Lahaina on Tuesday, Dec. 12, 2017.  The department would like to hear community input to a proposed relocation of the Hanakaoo Beach Park lifeguard tower to an area about a mile north in the vicinity of Puu Kekaa, more commonly known as Black Rock, on Kaanapali …

Read More »

Planned Closure Set for Several Parks Permit Offices

The County of Maui Department of Parks and Recreation has announced that several Parks Permit Offices will be closed at various times on Wednesday, Dec. 13, for staff training and the implementation of new procedures. The closures are scheduled as follows: Central Maui Permit Office (War Memorial Gym Complex), closed 8 a.m. – noon South Maui Permit Office (Kihei Community Center), closed 8 a.m. …

Read More »

The Tax Administration Slush Fund

In early November 2017, the State Auditor issued Report 17-10, which reviewed special, revolving, and trust funds administered by the Department of Taxation.  One of them is the Tax Administration Special Fund, which, although not an area of concern for the auditor, is becoming an all-purpose slush fund for which corrective action is needed. The Tax Administration Special Fund was …

Read More »

Cameron Center Seeking Volunteers for Golf Tournament

The J. Walter Cameron Center is seeking volunteers for the upcoming Sentry Tournament of Champions, which runs from Jan. 3 to 7, 2018 in Kapalua. Once again the JWCC is participating in the tournament’s charity program, which has supported Maui nonprofits for many years. In exchange for providing volunteers, the tournament will make a cash donation to the JWCC, providing critical funds …

Read More »

‘Your County with Mayor Arakawa’ to Air Wednesday

Mayor Alan Arakawa announced on Monday that his one-hour television show entitled, “Your County with Mayor Arakawa,” will be aired live on Akaku Channel 55 on Wednesday, December 6 at 7 p.m. Moderated by Communication Director Rod Antone, the show will feature Deputy Planning Director Michele McLean and Planning Program Administrator Pam Eaton, to talk about the long-range planning process, as …

Read More »

Da Maui Sleigh Heads to Queen Ka`ahumanu Center

Queen Ka’ahumanu Center will welcome Da Maui Sleigh on Saturday, December 8 from 5:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. in the North-East parking lot, at the corner of Ka’ahumanu Avenue and Kane Street. Da Maui Sleigh began as a father and son tradition over 16 years ago when James Presbitero saw a small sleigh pass by in his neighborhood and decided …

Read More »

Maui County Parks and pools to CLOSE Dec 1st for staff training

The County of Maui Department of Parks and Recreation (DPR) offices will be closed on Friday, Dec. 1, 2017 for a department-wide, one-day training. The one-day closure includes all permit offices and pools on Maui and Molokai; however, Waiehu Golf Course will remain open for normal hours. For general parks information, visit www.mauicounty.gov/parks.

Read More »