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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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Kihei Elementary is holding their Scholastic Book Fair to raise funds for the library

Looking for books, gifts, and more for all ages? Kihei Elementary is holding their Scholastic book fair to raise funds for the library from December 8th-11th, 14th-15thfrom 9:30am-2:30am and Wednesday, December 16, 2015 from 9:30am-3:00pm. The book fair will be open in the evening Friday, December 11th from 5:30pm-7:00pm. All visitors to the school need to check in at the …

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VIDEO: Remembering Pearl Harbor

As the nation observes the 74th anniversary of the Dec. 7, 1941, attack on Pearl Harbor, the #DoD honors the men and women who sacrificed their lives, and those who fought to preserve the nation’s freedom. #PearlHarbor74 Click here to download our mobile app for Android and iOS

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Police warn the public of an on-going IRS phone scam

Tax season is just around the corner so please be aware of the following: Beware: IRS-Impersonation Telephone Scam An aggressive and sophisticated phone scam targeting taxpayers, including recent immigrants, has been making the rounds throughout the country. Callers claim to be employees of the IRS, but are not. These con artists can sound convincing when they call. They use fake …

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“Meet-and-Greet” with Kanaha Park Rangers Set for Monday

The County of Maui Department of Parks and Recreation announced that two “meet-and-greet” sessions with Park Rangers at Kanaha Beach Park will be held on Monday, Nov. 30 from 9-10 a.m. and 1-2 p.m. The public is invited to attend the sessions, which will be held at the Canoe Hale at Kanaha, to learn about the focus and priorities of …

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Mile Long Lei headed to Paris from Maui with plenty ALOHA

Less than a week ago Ron Panzo, managing partner of Nalu’s South Shore Grill, and Sherrie Austin, founder of the Cynthia Rose Foundation, were having a conversation about her foundation’s mission – “to inspire and sustain kindness and joy by supporting the needs of individuals and communities.” Within minutes of talking, they came up with an idea to make a …

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North-South Collector Road Opening/Public Invited to Run or Ride

Developers have completed their work on the North-South Collector Road in Kihei and will be ready to open the road up to motorists at 1 p.m. tomorrow, November 20th. Prior to the road reopening however, the Department of Public Works and the Mayor’s Office, in cooperation with the Kihei Community Association and the Maui Bicycle League, would like to make …

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South Maui Community Park Playground to Close Three Days for Renovation

The County of Maui Dept. of Parks and Recreation announced that the South Maui Community Park Playground and upper parking area will be closed for renovations from Monday, Nov. 30 through Friday, Dec. 4 from 6 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.; the parking lot only will open after 4 p.m. Partial closure of the playground area will take place Saturday, Dec. …

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