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A portion of Vineyard Street to CLOSE down due to water service line repair

On Thursday, March 17, 2016, between the hours of 8:30 am and 12:30 pm, the Department of Water Supply will be repairing a water service line on Vineyard Street, between North Church Street and North High Street. During this time, the east bound lane will be closed to through traffic, however, motorists will be able to exit from Maui Medical …

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Sports Enthusiasts Celebrate Opening Of New Central Maui Complex

The demand for playing time for local softball and baseball teams just got a little easier with the opening of the first phase of the Central Maui Regional Sports Complex. Lt. Governor Shan Tsutsui, Maui Mayor Alan Arakawa, and DLNR Deputy Director of Water Commission Jeffrey Pearson were among community leaders who threw the ceremonial “first pitches” during an opening …

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MPD Graduates’s 6th Crisis Intervention Class

On March 11, 2016, under the tutelage of Dr. Dara Rampersad, the sixth Crisis Intervention Team (CIT) Training was completed. The week long course was held by the Maui Police Department. Among the officers and from the Maui Police Department, participants included personnel from the Federal Park Service, Maui Memorial Medical Center Security, Maui Medical Center Molokini Nurse, private security, …

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2016 Great American Cleanup To Focus on Community-Driven Litter Pickups

The environmental nonprofit Mālama Maui Nui announced today the launch of the 2016 Great American Cleanup campaign, set to run March 19-April 30 throughout Maui County. The Great American Cleanup is the country’s largest community improvement program that engages more than 4 million volunteers and participants across the nation to take action in their local communities to create positive change …

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Central Maui Regional Sports Complex Opening March 12

The public is invited to attend the grand opening of the first phase of the Central Maui Regional Sports Complex on Saturday, March 12. To kick off the grand opening, there will be a 2016 Maui Girls Softball Association season opener starting at 8 a.m., followed by official opening ceremonies at 10 a.m. The park is located at the end …

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Jan Dapitan Receives Keep America Beautiful’s Top Volunteer Award

Jan Dapitan, one of Maui’s historic community leaders in the anti-litter movement, was presented with the 2015 Mrs. Lyndon B. Johnson Award at Keep America Beautiful’s National Conference in Orlando, Florida on February 1. The Mrs. Lyndon B. Johnson Award is Keep America Beautiful’s top volunteer award, and was created in honor of the former First Lady’s contribution to engaging …

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Maui Electric gives back to the community

During 2015, Maui Electric donated more than $167,000 in corporate contributions to non-profit and community organizations across Maui County, including donations to support community services provided by Maui United Way, the Boys and Girls Club Maui, and Maui Youth and Family Services. The company also recently created a $30,000 sustainability scholarship fund at University of Hawai’i Maui College.\ Throughout the …

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Parks Survey Being Mailed to Residents to Assess Community Needs

The County of Maui Department of Parks and Recreation today announced that a survey is being mailed to a random sample of Maui County residents to establish priorities for the future improvement and development of parks and recreation facilities, programs, and services within Maui County. The survey invites residents to tell the County about how they currently use parks and …

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Hawai‘i secures federal support for Medicaid-Housing agency partnership

Hawai‘i’s cross-agency approach to addressing homelessness and housing will be getting a boost from the federal government. The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services announced today that the state has been selected to participate in the collaborative and highly competitive Medicaid Innovation Accelerator Program (IAP) beginning Apr. 2016. As a participant, Hawai‘i will focus on expanding Medicaid involvement in …

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Officers from Special Maui Fisheries Unit to Talk Story This Weekend

Enforcement Officers with the DLNR Division of Conservation and Resources Enforcement (DOCARE), Community Fisheries Enforcement Unit (CFEU) will be at the Maui Mall on February 27, 2016 from 8 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. to help educate fishers about Hawaii’s fishing laws. Information on Maui specific rules for uhu or parrot fish species and goat fish species such as kumu, moano …

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