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Hawaii celebrates National Child Passenger Safety Week with free car seat checks statewide

The Hawaii Department of Transportation (HDOT) is teaming up with the four county police departments and child passenger safety advocates to promote National Child Passenger Safety Week, September 18-24. During Child Passenger Safety Week and throughout the year, Hawaii’s child passenger safety technicians are dedicated to helping parents and caregivers learn how to correctly install child safety seats and properly …

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Public Meeting Set to Discuss Puukolii Recycled Water Storage Tank

The County of Maui Department of Environmental Management has scheduled a public meeting to discuss a proposed 1 million gallon recycled water storage tank located off Puukolii Road in Lahaina. The meeting will be held Thursday, Sept. 22, 2016 at 6:00 p.m. at the Lahaina Civic Center, upstairs from the gym.

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Weather Forces Rescheduling of East Maui/Hana Budget Meeting

Steady rain since yesterday has forced the County to reschedule the Mayor’s Community Budget Meeting for Fiscal Year 2018 in the East Maui/Hana district. The meeting was to be held this evening at Helene Hall at 5:30 p.m. The new date for the meeting is Tuesday, Oct. 4, also at 5:30 p.m. at Helene Hall. The meeting was canceled after …

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Get the Drift and Bag It! Community Cleanup Campaign September 17 to October 15

Saturday, September 17 kicks off the 2016 “Get the Drift and Bag It!” campaign, a month-long series of community cleanups organized each year by Mālama Maui Nui in partnership with the County of Maui to help protect the world’s oceans and its marine life from litter. “Get the Drift and Bag It!“ (GTD) is an opportunity for residents and visitors …

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Today is World Suicide Prevention Day for 2016

Today is World Suicide Prevention Day. It’s never a bad thing or a sign of weakness to want to get behavior health assistance. Behavior Health assistance is available around the clock. Here is a list of around the clock behavior health services agencies and contacts: National Suicide Prevention Hotline: 1 (800) 263-8255 [TALK]. State of Hawaii 24-Hour Crisis and Suicide …

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Road Closure scheduled for Old Haleakala Highway this weekend for an on-going repaving project

The Old Haleakala Highway just below the Chevron Station to the area fronting Serpico’s Restaurant will be closed as the County of Maui continues their repaving project. The intersection at the Old Haleakala Highway at Makawao Avenue will remain open. The Pukalani Superette, Chevron’s Gas Station, and other businesses in the area will still be accessible in the area from …

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The Lanai Senior Center to CLOSE in mid-October for fumiagation

The Lanai Senior Center will be closed from noon on October 13 for drywood termite tent fumigation and will reopen the following Monday at 8 a.m. on October 17. The closure affects the following senior center programs as well as other department offices that share the same building. They include: – Kaunoa Senior Services lunch program – Kaunoa Senior Services …

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Rep. Tulsi Gabbard Accepting Service Academy Nominations Until Oct. 31

Congresswoman Tulsi Gabbard (HI-02) announced today that she is currently accepting nomination request letters from individuals in Hawai‘i’s Second Congressional District to the U.S. Service Academies for the classes entering in the summer of 2017. Applicants can request a nomination form here http://bit.ly/2csZK9r. The deadline for completed files is October 31, 2016. “Each year, I have the honor of nominating …

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