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MAYORWatch: How I Secure the New Kihei Gym for a Volleyball Tournament?

Mayor Michael Victorino answers weekly questions submitted to his office staff. Question: Aloha Mayor, I’m really looking forward to seeing the new Kihei gym and would love to do a volleyball tournament there! What do I do to secure a spot? Answer: Mahalo for your question and excitement! I cannot wait to unveil this state-of-the art facility on Monday to …

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MAYORWatch: Where Should we Park for the County Christmas Celebration?

Mayor Michael Victorino answers weekly questions submitted to his office staff. Question: Aloha Mayor! I think it’s wonderful you’re throwing a Christmas celebration for our youth on Friday at the County Building, but my only question is where should I park? Happy Holidays! Answer: Thank you for your kind words and excitement for this event! Mrs. Victorino and I really …

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MAYORWatch: When is Nonohe Place in Sprecklesville Scheduled to be Repaved?

Mayor Michael Victorino answers weekly questions submitted to his office staff. Question: When is Nonohe Place in Sprecklesville scheduled to be repaved? Answer: Mahalo for your question. Our County Department of Public Works reports that resurfacing work for Nonohe Place is on the Highways Division’s Fiscal Year 2020 Pavement Preservation schedule. The work is anticipated to be completed in the …

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Maui County to Offer Free Destruction of Computer Hard Drives and Backup Tapes

The County of Maui will be holding a free, drive-through hard drive and backup tape destruction and disposal service in the lower parking lot behind the Kalana O Maui County Building on Saturday, Nov. 23, 2019, in observance of Cyber Security Awareness Month. The free service will be held from 10 a.m. to noon, with access to the parking area …

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MAYORWatch: What’s Happening to Keep Local Businesses Intact?

Mayor Michael Victorino answers weekly questions submitted to his office staff. Question: I see a lot of out-of-state business ventures coming here and setting up shop. What are you going to do to keep local businesses intact and more local businesses to get started? It’s kind of sad to see Mainland companies come here and use “aloha” as a marketing …

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MAYORWatch: Stoplight Request for Hansen Road

Mayor Michael Victorino answers weekly questions submitted to his office staff. Question: With the recent road improvements to Pulehu Road and the opening of the new Safeway, traffic on Pulehu has increased. At present, there is a stop sign only for cars traveling on Pulehu. The through traffic on Hansen Road is fast moving and difficult to see coming on …

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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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