Breaking News

Community

Maui Electric supports Boys and Girls Club of Maui’s STEM program with $5,000 donation

Maui Electric Company presented the Boys and Girls Club of Maui with a $5,000 donation last month to help expand their “Advancing STEM” program. This STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Math) education program provides middle school Boys and Girls Club members the opportunity for hands-on robotics learning. “We are very grateful for this funding from Maui Electric and the Hawaiian Electric …

Read More »

The County of Maui to expand the Kula Villager bus service

To address requests from the Upcountry community, Mayor Arakawa and Don Medeiros, Director of the County of Maui Department of Transportation, announced that beginning Tuesday, Sept. 27, 2016 the Maui Bus will expand the Kula Villager route #39. The route, which is currently operating on a 1-hour cycle, will be changed to a 1.5-hour cycle to accommodate expanded service into …

Read More »

MEDB offers two workshops on Lanai for entrepreneurs

Lana`i residents interested in learning how to create a new business from the ground up in just one weekend, are encouraged to participate in “Maka Hou Lana`i: Starting a Business From Concept to Creation” on October 21-23. Presented by Maui Economic Development Board (MEDB), this three-day, action-packed weekend for entrepreneurs will be held at the Lana`i Senior Center from 5 …

Read More »

Iao Valley Community Meeting Regarding Flood Concerns

Due to growing concerns about future Iao Valley flood events, the County of Maui is holding a community meeting for all affected residents. The meeting will discuss county repairs, emergency measures and future county actions. The meeting will take place at the Wailuku Gymnasium Thursday (tomorrow), September 22, from 5:30 to 7 p.m. The following agencies will be in attendance …

Read More »

Satellite DMVL Offices to Close Briefly for Training and Equipment Upgrades

The County of Maui Department of Finance, Division of Motor Vehicles and Licensing (DMVL) announced that the Lahaina, Pukalani and Kihei satellite offices will experience brief closures while equipment and queuing systems are upgraded and staff training conducted. The DMVL Kahului Service Center at Maui Mall will remain open. The Lahaina Satellite DMVL Office will open at 9:30 a.m. on …

Read More »

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 …

Read More »

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.

Read More »

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 …

Read More »

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 …

Read More »