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East Maui Electronics and Heavy Metal Event

The County of Maui Department of Environmental Management will operate a Hana Metals and Electronics Recycling Event for East Maui residents every day from May 30 to June 1, 2019 at 8 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. at the Hana Landfill. Metal items accepted include large appliances, up to 15 auto tires, auto batteries, propane tanks and scrap metals. Appliances accepted …

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County Re-launches Junk Vehicles Disposal Assistance Program

The County of Maui Department of Environmental Management is re-launching the Junk Vehicles Disposal Assistance Program on September 4, 2018. Under this program, residents will be able to dispose of one vehicle per year at no charge. Owners will be required to register their vehicles as “Permanently Junked” with the Department of Motor Vehicles and Licensing and deliver their vehicles …

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County announces changes to Maui Recycling Programs as of January 2018

The Environmental Protection and Sustainability Division of the Maui County Department of Environmental Management is announcing that there are several changes to current recycling programs that may impact Maui County residents. 1) China Policies You may have been hearing new terms like China’s Green Fence and The National Sword and wondered what they are and how they impact our community. …

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Community Viewpoint: Making Money at the County Level

When we speak of and follow government in this space, we usually concentrate on state government and the state legislature.  But we mustn’t forget that there are county governments as well.  They supply important services such as police, fire, park and road maintenance, trash and sewer disposal, and water supply. How does a county raise money to pay for these …

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Public Urged to Take Final Precautions in Advance of Hurricane Lester

The Maui County Civil Defense Agency today announced that with the onset of impacts of Hurricane Lester expected Friday night, the public is urged to plan accordingly and to take final precautions. A Mayoral Emergency Proclamation has been signed for Maui County in conjunction with Governor Ige’s statewide Emergency Declaration. Officials anticipate opening shelters Friday at 5:00 p.m., with locations …

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County Pools, Parks Facilities to Close for Employee Training; Inclement Weather May Also Prompt Closures

The County of Maui Department of Parks and Recreation (DPR) announced a series of partial closures of pools, recreation offices and permit offices for department-wide training that will be held in each district. Due to the expected weather impacts of Hurricanes Madeline and Lester, closures may be enacted for either weather or training purposes. The closures, by district, are scheduled as …

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Tropical Storm Darby Disorganized But Still Threatening Maui County

Tropical Storm Darby shows signs of disorganization after making land in Hawaii County, however the storm is still active. Maui County urges residents to remain cautious and to be prepared for a significant amount of rain and wind. A Tropical Storm Warning and a Flash Flood Watch remains in effect for Maui County until tomorrow afternoon. A High Surf Warning …

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Maui Mall DMVL Service Center to Reopen Monday, July 18

The Department of Finance, Division of Motor Vehicles & Licensing (DMVL) has announced it will be closing all satellite DMVL offices on Friday, July 15, 2016 to allow the return and reset processing of equipment and to re-establish network connectivity to the Maui Mall Service Center. The Kahului DMVL Service Center at Maui Mall will reopen for business on Monday, …

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Charter change to County Manager dies in Council Committee

One of the most controversial charter amendments of the Maui County Council’s 2016 calendar, which would have allowed a fundamental change in county governance from a “strong mayor” to council-manager, died in committee Wednesday. The measure would have allowed a proposed charter amendment to be brought forward to this years election ballot proposing a county manager form of government. The …

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