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MAYORWatch: Would it Make Sense to Erect Median Barriers on Highway Roads?

Mayor Michael Victorino answers weekly questions submitted to his office staff. Question: Given how many fatal traffic accidents on Maui involve vehicles crossing the center line and colliding head on with vehicles traveling in the opposite direction, would it make sense to explore erecting median barriers on highway roads? Answer: Mahalo for your important safety question, which is on a …

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Visit Lahaina for Maui’s Largest Fourth of July Celebration

The public is invited to one of the largest holiday events on Maui, this Thursday, July 4th 2019. Historically more than 20,000 visitors and kama’aina are welcomed to Front Street to celebrate, shop and dine on the 4th of July. Front Street will be closed to vehicular traffic from 4 p.m. to 9 p.m. from Hotel street to Baker street. …

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MAYORWatch: Can the County News Flash Site Re-ID Mile Markers?

Mayor Michael Victorino answers weekly questions submitted to his office staff. Question: Is it possible for the County of Maui’s News Flash webpage to briefly identify where mile markers are located such as “near Olowalu General Store?”  I do not think too many people are familiar where all the mile markers are posted. Mahalo! Answer: Mahalo for your question and I know …

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MAYORWatch: When Will The Steel Plate Be Removed From Hololani Street

Mayor Michael Victorino answers weekly questions submitted to his office staff. Question: When will the steel plate be removed and road repaired on Hololani Street in Pukalani? It’s been there since December 2018. Answer: We do not have any engineering contracts scheduled for Hololani Street at this time, but I can tell you that the steel plate will be removed …

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MAYORWatch: Did the New Rental Car Facility at Kahului Airport Add Additional Rental Vehicles?

Mayor Michael Victorino answers weekly questions submitted to his office staff. Question: Could you please clarify whether or not the new rental car facility at Kahului Airport actually added any additional rental cars that weren’t already available at separate rental car facilities?  I see a lot of comments from people who believe there are hundreds, if not thousands, more rental cars …

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Fourth Annual Maui Landlord Summit set for July 24

The REALTORS Association of Maui, in partnership with the County of Maui and the Maui Homeless Alliance, is pleased to announce the Fourth Annual Maui Landlord Summit on Wednesday, July 24, from 8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., at the Maui Beach Hotel in Kahului. Current and prospective landlords and property managers are invited to attend this free event designed to …

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MAYORWatch: Can Parking be Increased at Upcountry Pool and Park?

Mayor Michael Victorino answers weekly questions submitted to his office staff. Question: Since the building of the skate park in Pukalani (thank you for that), there is a shortage of parking in the Upcounty pool and park. It seems like it would make good sense to move the cemented tires that protect the parallel parking practice area for the DMV …

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MAYORWatch: Is There the Possibility of Increasing Property Ohana Units?

Mayor Michael Victorino answers weekly questions submitted to his office staff. Question: With the affordable housing shortage and all of these two-acre parcels only allowed to have one main house and an ohana, can we consider allowing another ohana on each property, where at least one of the two is required for long-term rental? I realize septic systems would need …

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MAYORWatch: How Do Police Determine Seatbelt, Cell Phone Use in Tinted Cars?

Mayor Michael Victorino answers weekly questions submitted to his office staff. Question: I applaud the County and Maui police for their recent campaign on increased attention to seat belts and distracted driving. One question: How can police officers confirm seat belts are being worn and hands are free of cellphones in a car with tinted windows? Answer: Mahalo for your …

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MAYORWatch: When Will the Kulanihakoi Street Exit Off Piilani Highway Reopen?

Mayor Michael Victorino answers weekly questions submitted to his office staff. Question: Would you please address the closing of the Kulanihakoi Street exit off Piilani Highway since March? I believe the completion date was originally slated for April. Answer: Unfortunately, the contractor for this state Department of Education project has encountered multiple issues for the direction drilling installation of underground …

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