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Separate Fires Scorch Maui Brush

Two separate fires burned brush on Maui on Wednesday. Hana firefighters investigated a report of smoke in the Wailua-Nahiiu area of Hana Highway 360, near mile marker 22 just after 4 a.m. Authorities report that a motorist driving into Hana reported seeing lots of smoke but did not see any flames. At 4:38 a.m., firefighters found a half-acre area of …

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Hana Highway will be partially closed for emergency road work and repairs

Starting Monday, Jan. 9, through Friday, Jan. 13, from 7 a.m. to 5 p.m., the State of Hawaii Department of Transportation’s Highways Section will be partially closing Hana Highway in both directions between Huelo Lookout and Keanae Road for roadside maintenance. Contraflow will be be available and law enforcement will be there to assist. Please use extra care when driving …

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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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EPA Levies $187K Fine for Hana Cesspool

Two Hawaii resorts and one nightclub must pay over $300,000 in fines to the Environmental Protection Agency for failing to close large-capacity cesspools, according to a press release from the federal agency. The Travaasa Hotel Hana Resort in Hana, Maui, owes $187,500; Vacation Inns International on Oahu’s North Shore owes $40,000; and Shaka’s on the Big Island must pay $82,425. …

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Hana and Lanai Landfill Partial Closure July 17 and 18

Wailuku, Maui – Due to insufficient manpower at both the Hana and Lanai landfills, they will close early at 1:00 p.m. on July 17 and July 18, 2015. The closures are necessary as the department must be able to ensure safe operations and meet the minimum State Department of Health operating requirements of our solid waste permit. The Solid Waste …

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East Maui Little Fire Ant Status Update Community Meeting

The Maui Invasive Species Committee and Hawaii Ant Lab will give a presentation covering the current status and treatment of the little fire ant infestations in East Maui. The presentation will be Thursday, July 9th, at 5:30 pm in the Hana Community Center cafeteria. The little fire ant is a highly invasive ant from South America that was first detected …

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