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Staff Shortage Affects Refuse Pickups in Haiku and Paia

The County of Maui Dept. of Environmental Management, Solid Waste Division, announced that due to a staff shortage, a residential refuse collection route in the Haiku and Paia areas was not picked up today. All missed pickups are expected to be completed tomorrow, Wednesday, June 8, 2016. Affected areas in Haiku/Paia include: KOKOMO ROAD AND ALL SIDE STREETS PAIA NEIGHBORHOODS …

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Moku’ula by Moonlight Summer Solstice program, June 20

Moku‘ula by Moonlight will celebrate the Summer Solstice on Monday, June 20, 2016 from 6:30 to 8:30 pm. Presented by Friends of Moku‘ula, this cultural and educational program is free and open to the public. As the full moon rises over Mauna Kahalawai in West Maui, the Mokuʻula/Mokuhinia restoration site in Lahaina is in the spotlight, and the next generation …

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Maui Memorial Medical Center receives Get With The Guidelines® – Stroke Gold Plus Quality Achievement Award

Maui Memorial Medical Center (MMMC) has been awarded the American Heart Association/American Stroke Association’s Get With The Guidelines®-Stroke Gold Plus Quality Achievement Award and recognition on the Target: StrokeSM Honor Roll. The award recognizes the hospital’s successes in providing the most appropriate stroke treatment according to nationally recognized, research-based guidelines. Hospitals must achieve 85 percent or higher adherence to all …

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Maui Electric Company provides safety tips for hurricane season

Hurricane season is officially underway, and the National Weather Service is predicting another potentially busy storm season. Maui Electric urges all customers to make plans to safeguard themselves and their families and to consider the following safety tips: Gather emergency supplies, such as a battery-powered radio, flashlights, lanterns, and batteries. Be prepared to monitor storm-related communications issued over emergency broadcast …

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Mālama Maui Nui Announces the Closures of its Household Batteries Recycling Program

Mālama Maui Nui, the nonprofit environmental organization that promotes community engagement in sustainable waste management and conservation programs, has announced the impending closure of its Household Batteries Recycling program and the Paint Exchange due to a lack of funds. Mālama Maui Nui will continue to collect batteries and host the pick-up and drop-off of usable water-based, acrylic, or latex paint …

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Maui’s Biggest Sport Store Sells Everything

Sports Authority’s “Going Out of Business Sale” is now underway! The sale kicked off on Thursday, May 26th, and is taking place at all Sports Authority locations. Sports Authority, once the nation’s largest sporting goods retailer, announced this month it will close its remaining stores after failing to find a buyer for them. Sports Authority found a group of buyers for …

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Baldwin Bears Honored for Winning Fifth State Boys Baseball Championship

In honor of Baldwin High School’s Boys Baseball team once again becoming state champions this year, Mayor Alan Arakawa officially proclaimed today as “Baldwin High School Bears Baseball Day.” An official Maui County proclamation was presented to members of the boy’s baseball team this afternoon during a lunch assembly on campus. The proclamation mentions outstanding senior members by name such …

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Anytime Fitness Wailuku to hold Grand Opening Celebration Saturday

The public is invited to the grand opening celebration of Anytime Fitness Wailuku on Saturday, May 28, 2016 from 10 a.m. – 1 p.m. Anytime Fitness Wailuku is located at the Maui Lani (Safeway) Shopping Center, 54 Maui Lani Parkway. The club is on the lower level across Kaiser Maui Lani. General parking for the event will be available at …

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Real Property Tax Sale Set for Tuesday, June 7

The County of Maui Department of Finance announced it will be holding a real property tax sale on Tuesday, June 7, 2016 and will continue the sale on Wednesday, June 8, 2016 if necessary. The sale will auction off properties that have been delinquent for three or more years and have received their final notice of tax sale. The tax …

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