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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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MPD Prepares for ‘Click-It-Or-Ticket’ Enforcement Campaign

Members of the Maui Police Department’s Traffic Section along with patrol officers will be conducting a two-week operation targeting seatbelt violations as part of the nationwide “Click-It-Or-Ticket” Campaign. Officers will be assigned to enforce seat belt laws for both drivers and passengers not wearing their seatbelts on our roadways. The primary goal of the operation is to ensure the safety …

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Repavement Work to Close Portion of Hansen Road

A portion of Pulehu Road from Hansen Road to Ho`okele Street will be repaved from May 20 to 24, the Department of Public Works announced. The road will be completely closed during work, and motorists will be detoured to other roads. Work on the in-house project will be done from 6 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

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County Joins National Guard for Training

The Maui Police Department, Maui Fire Department and Emergency Management Agency joined the Hawaii National Guard and other agencies for a full-scale training exercise Thursday near the Kahului Airport. MPD’s Special Response Team started off the training with a safety briefing at 6:40 a.m. followed by a high-risk suspect apprehension exercise. Firefighters then conducted hazardous materials decontamination procedures as well …

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County Encourages Public to Apply for First-Time Buyer’s Program

Beginning on December 3, the County of Maui will be accepting applications for its First-Time Home Buyer’s Down Payment Assistance Program, designed for low- to above-moderate income first-time homebuyers to get down payment and/or closing cost help. Administered by the county’s Housing Division, the program will provide grants up to $30,000 to eligible applicants with qualifying properties. The maximum financial …

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Process Begins for Maui County to Acquire a Portion of Wailuku Water Company

On Wednesday, Mayor Alan Arakawa’s administration transmitted a request for funding and approval to Maui County Council members, in order to purchase land and easements owned by Wailuku Water Company. According to County officials, should funds be approved, it would allow the county to obtain approximately 8,764 acres of WWC land in the West Maui watershed area along with its …

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County Announces Service Disruptions, Closures, and Shelter Locations

Mayor Alan Arakawa announced the closure of all non-essential county offices tomorrow, Wednesday, Sept. 12, 2018, in anticipation of dangerous conditions from Tropical Storm Olivia. In discussion with Gov. David Ige and state Department of Education officials, the decision has been also made to close all public schools within Maui County tomorrow. (Only one charter school – Kihei Charter – …

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Emergency Response Plans Activated by Maui Electric as Olivia Nears

Maui Electric is moving crews and equipment where needed as Tropical Storm Olivia approaches the islands, and wants customers to know they should prepare for storm-related power outages. Due to impending storm conditions for the safety of customers, Maui Electric’s Customer Service and Engineering offices at 210 W. Kamehameha Ave. will be closed to customers on Wednesday, Sept. 12. To …

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Police identify female victim found dead in Haiku

On Monday August 27th, 2018, at about 07:30 a.m. Maui Police Department Patrol Officers were assigned to a report of an deceased female in the area of the East Kuiaha Gulch, near Hana Highway, in Haiku. This female has since been identified as Maile HANSON, a 29 year old resident of Waiehu. Her family has been notified of her passing. …

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County Plans Community Meeting at Lahainaluna

A community is being planned by the County of Maui on Wednesday, August 29 at the Lahainaluna Cafeteria from 5:30 p.m. to 7 p.m. The meeting will to be to discuss emergency measures and future county actions with those affected by Tropical Storm Lane and the west side fires. The Mayor’s Office, along with Maui Civil Defense Agency, the Department …

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