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Sakamoto Pool Hours, Parking to be Impacted by Large Community Events

The County of Maui Department of Parks and Recreation announced that the Coach Soichi Sakamoto Pool at the War Memorial complex will be impacted by both the Harlem Globetrotter event this Sunday, and the Maui Carnival next weekend. Parking for the pool this Sunday will be restricted to the War Memorial Stadium parking lot, due to the gym parking lot …

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National Take-Back Initiative Day

This year’s National Take-Back Initiative will take place fronting the Wailuku Police Station on Saturday, April 30th, from 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. This is a safe and anonymous way to turn in your unused or expired medication. New or Used needles and/or syringes will not be accepted.

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Restrooms at Kihei Aquatic Center to Close for Renovations

The County of Maui, Department of Parks and Recreation Aquatics Division announced that restroom closures at the Kihei Aquatic Center will be required during upcoming renovations. The women’s restroom will be closed April 25-29, 2016; the men’s restroom will be closed May 2-6, 2016. Regular and ADA portable restrooms will be available during the closures, and the public will have …

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Phase One Parking Improvements Being Made at West Maui Parks

The County of Maui Department of Parks & Recreation announced that Phase One of several parking lot improvement projects began today in West Maui. Park facilities undergoing resurfacing, lot striping and other parking lot improvements include Napili Park, Honokowai Beach Park, Wahikuli Wayside Park, the Lahaina Aquatic Center and the Lahaina Recreation Center. During the project, crews will make sure …

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Renovation Work to Require Partial Closure of Hui Aloha Playground

The County of Maui Department of Parks and Recreation announced that the Hui Aloha Playground at Keopuolani Park will be partially closed for renovation work April 27-29, 2016. The public is asked to avoid the work areas and equipment to ensure public safety while remedial action is taken on rusted components of the playground structure. For more information, contact the …

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Troy Barboza Law Enforcement Torch Run

The annual Troy Barboza Law Enforcement Torch Run is scheduled for Saturday, April 30th, starting at about 9:00 am. This run begins at the First Hawaiian Bank on Kaahumanu Avenue and ends at the War Memorial Football Stadium. If you are interested in participating or purchasing an event shirt, please contact Terry Jones at [email protected] Thank you!

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Hana Landfill Partial Closures Friday and Saturday

The County of Maui Dept. of Environmental Management, Solid Waste Division, today announced that due to insufficient staffing, the Hana Landfill will close at 1:00 p.m. on Friday, April 15 and Saturday, April 16, 2016. The closures are necessary for the department to ensure safe operations and to meet the minimum State Department of Health operating requirements of the County’s …

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MFD vs MPD Flag Football Match scheduled for Saturday, April 30, 2016

Looking for something to do on Saturday, April 30th, from 10:00 am to 12:00 pm? If so, come to the War Memorial Football Stadium to support your local Police and Fire as they battle it out on the football field in a friendly game of flag football. Proceeds of this event will benefit the Boys and Girls Clubs of Maui. …

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Public Safety Telecommunications Week Maui

The week of April 10 though 16, 2016 is Public Safety Telecommunications Week (Emergency Services Dispatchers). This week is dedicated to the men and women who serve as public safety telecommunicators. The Maui Police Department thanks all the men and women across the Nation, State, and the County of Maui for their dedication, professionalism, hard work and service.

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Kaunakakai student leader attracts NextEra Energy support to ‘Cool Schools’ using Photovoltaic Technology

Last fall, Kaunakakai Elementary sixth-grader and Student Council President Leonahemaikekaimalie Crivello wanted to help in the effort to cool more classrooms at her school. A chance meeting with NextEra Energy Hawai‘i President Eric Gleason turned into an opportunity to accomplish her goal. “Leonahe shared with me that she was elected student council president on the promise that she would put …

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