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Staff Shortage Affects Refuse Pickups in Haliimaile 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 Haliimaile and Paia areas was not picked up today. All missed pickups are expected to be completed tomorrow, January 8, 2016. AFFECTED AREAS IN THE HALIIMAILE AREA ARE: AKAAKA ST ALAMUKU STAOIKI ST HALIIMAILE RDHIILANI …

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Joint Emergency Response drill scheduled in Kula

Members of the Maui Police Department and Department of Education will be participating in a one (1) day, Joint Agency Emergency Preparedness Exercise. The exercise will be conducted on Tuesday, January 5, 2016, at the Kula Elementary School located at 5000 Kula Highway in Kula, from approximately 7:30 a.m. until 9:30 a.m.

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50-Meter Pool at Kihei Aquatic Center to Close for Structural Repairs

The 50-meter pool at the Kihei Aquatic Center will close on January 4, 2016, for Phase 1 of structural repairs and renovations. The pool is expected to reopen June 30, 2016. The training pool and locker rooms at the facility will remain open throughout a majority of the duration of the repairs. Global Specialty Contractors, Inc. will be performing the …

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2nd Annual 2015 MAUIWatch Christmas House

This 2015 MAUIWatch has seen the most festive, unique and colorful homes on Maui and here is a few we feel that stood out and made our cut! Mahalo for being so friendly and exited when seeing us. See you next year! Congratulations for this year featured homes and Mele Kalikimaka! (Click to Enlarge) Click here to download our mobile …

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Island Grocery Depot Lahaina is Now Open

Island Grocery Depot is now open in Lahaina! “Lahaina finally has a store they can call their own”, said Jon Yasutake, Lahaina store manager. Now with two locations- the original store in Kahului and a new store in Lahaina Industrial Park. Their helpful, friendly team is looking forward to being a part of the growing west side community. “We are …

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Holiday Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over

The Maui Police Department Traffic Section would like to wish everyone a safe and happy holiday season. As our community prepares for festivities with family and friends, we’ll be working long hours to keep everyone traveling on our roadways safe. This means we will be cracking down on impaired driving as part of the annual holiday season “Drive Sober or …

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Department of Finance Offices to Close Thursday for Staff Training

The Department of Finance has announced that it will be closing all of its divisions and all DMVL Satellite offices (Lanai, Molokai, Lahaina, Pukalani, Hana and Kihei) on Thursday, Dec. 17, 2015 to conduct staff training. The following Department of Finance offices are affected: Finance Director’s office Accounts/Payroll Central Purchasing Motor Vehicle and Licensing (DMVL) – all satellite offices Treasury …

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Little Trucker Dukes Made Honorary Firefighter

Trucker Dukes the brave child admired by many for his fight with cancer took the Firefighter Oath making him an honorary Maui Fire Department Fire Fighter. Fire Chief Jeff Murray presented Trucker with a certificate and a personalized set of “turn out gear” at the Kahului Fire Station with Mayor Alan Arakawa and Maui Chief of Police Tivoli Faaumu in …

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Public meeting scheduled regarding Hana Pier Improvements Proposal

The Hawaii Department of Transportation, Harbors Division (HDOT-Harbors) invites the general public and all interested parties to a public informational meeting regarding the proposed improvements to Hana Pier. HDOT- Harbors has been working on an Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) for proposed improvements to Hana Pier recommended in The Hana Harbor Development Plan. The plan was completed in 2011 and is …

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