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Posted on: January 23, 2015

Nominations Sought for 2015 Volunteer Heroes

WAILUKU, Maui, Hawai`i—The County of Maui Department of Housing and Human Concern’s Volunteer Center invites local non-profit and government agencies to nominate their favorite Volunteer Heroes. The awards program will be... Read on...

Visit the County of Maui Volunteer Center webpage
Posted on: January 23, 2015

Lower Paia Park Restrooms, Kalama Skatepark to Close for Repairs

WAILUKU, Maui, Hawai`i— The County of Maui Department of Parks and Recreation today announced that two Parks facilities will close temporarily for repairs in February.

The restroom at Lower Paia Park on Hana Highway in... Read on...

Posted on: January 23, 2015

Roadwork at the Intersection of Market and Main Street

On Sunday, January 25, the Department of Water Supply will be repairing a manhole at the intersection of Market Street and Main Street in Wailuku. The roadwork will begin at 7:30 am and end at approximately 3:30 pm. ... Read on...

Posted on: January 21, 2015

More than $4.6 Million in Grants Released by Mayor’s Economic Development Office in 2nd Half of 2014

WAILUKU, Maui, Hawai`i – During the second half of calendar year 2014, the Mayor’s Office of Economic Development (OED) issued more than $4.64 million dollars in grant monies to various local organizations. Grantees were... Read on...

Mayor's Office of Economic Development webpage
Posted on: January 5, 2015

Nominations Sought for 2015 Annual Mayor’s Small Business Awards

WAILUKU, Maui, Hawai`i-- The Mayor’s Office of Economic Development and the Maui Chamber of Commerce are pleased announce that nominations are now being accepted for the Annual Mayor’s Small Business Awards in 2015. All... Read on...

Nomination Packet
Posted on: January 20, 2015

Paperless Option Offered for Real Property Assessment Notices

WAILUKU, Maui, Hawai`i – Managing Director Keith Regan today announced that real property owners have the option of receiving a paperless version of the upcoming 2015 real property assessment notice. The deadline to register... Read on...

Real Property Assessment Division webpage
Posted on: January 16, 2015

Workshops at Maui County Business Resource Center Announced for January

WAILUKU, Maui, Hawai`i – The County of Maui Mayor’s Office of Economic Development announced its workshops for the month of January. Workshops are presented at the Maui County Business Resource Center, a County of Maui... Read on...

Maui County Busines Resource Ctr. Webpage
Posted on: January 7, 2015

Ukumehame Rifle Range Closed Due to Nene Nest

WAILUKU, Maui, Hawai`i - The Department of Parks and Recreation has closed down its Ukumehame rifle range because of a Nene goose nest in the area.

The Department of Parks and Recreation has closed down its Ukumehame... Read on...

Posted on: January 3, 2015

Storm Damage Form Available Online

WAILUKU, MAUI, Hawai‘i – The Maui County Civil Defense Agency asks individuals and businesses to report damages from last night’s high wind events.

The information gathered will ensure that the County of Maui has a... Read on...

Click Here for Damage Reporting Form
Posted on: December 16, 2014

County Offers Fitness Classes for Seniors in West Maui, Lanai

WAILUKU, MAUI – The Maui County Office on Aging will be starting two new sessions of its awarding-winning “EnhanceFitness” classes beginning in January 2015. There is no charge for the program, but a voluntary monthly... Read on...

Visit the Maui County Office on Aging Webpage
Posted on: December 26, 2014

Christmas Tree Recycling Programs Announced

WAILUKU, MAUI, Hawai‘i – The County of Maui Department of Environmental Management (DEM), Solid Waste Division, would like to advise the public that several Christmas Tree “treecycling” options are available. Both drop-offs... Read on...

View general recycling information
Posted on: December 30, 2014

Maui County Receives “Distinguished Budget” Award for the 22nd Time

Budget Award

WAILUKU, MAUI, Hawai‘i – Mayor Alan Arakawa today announced that the County of Maui has once again received the “Distinguished Budget Presentation” award from the Government Finance Officers Association of the United States... Read on...

Posted on: December 29, 2014

Pingtung Delegation Commemorates 32nd Year as Sister County

Pingtung Taiwan delegation

WAILUKU, MAUI, Hawai‘i – An official delegation from Pingtung County, Taiwan, Republic of China, met earlier this month with Mayor Arakawa, County Council members and representatives from the Maui County Sister City... Read on...

More Info: Maui County Sister Cities Foundation
Posted on: November 29, 2014

Seal Coating to Begin on Ainakea Road in Lahaina

LAHAINA, MAUI, Hawai‘i – The County of Maui Department of Public Works announced that its Highways Division, Lahaina District, will begin seal coating the roadway of Ainakea Road in December 2014 as part of the department’s... Read on...

More info: Dept. of Public Works
Posted on: October 28, 2014

Updates on Kahekili Highway Paving, Road Closures Now Available Online

WAILUKU, MAUI, Hawai‘i – The Department of Public Works announced that updates on road closures and other announcements related to the Kahekili Highway Paving Project are now available online at www.mauicounty.gov/Kahekili.... Read on...

View the Kahekili Updates Webpage
Posted on: September 19, 2014

Community Meeting to Highlight Third and Final Phase of Kahekili Highway Resurfacing

- Road closures will be in effect as road and shoulder areas widened, runoff controlled

WAILUKU, MAUI, Hawai‘i – The County of Maui Department of Public Works, Highways Division, announced that the third and final phase... Read on...

Click here to view MAP of Phase 3 area

Council - Maui County

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Posted on: March 12, 2014

White urges more early walk-in voting locations

Press release by:
Councilmember Mike WhiteMaui County Council

White urges more early walk-in voting locations

WAILUKU, Hawaii – The Maui County Council adopted a resolution yesterday urging the County Clerk to... Read on...

Councilmember Mike White's Blog
Posted on: March 11, 2014

Committee to consider roadside stands, tobacco ban at county parks

Cigarette Butts

For Immediate Release: March 11, 2014

Press Release by:
Councilmember Don S. GuzmanChair, Economic Development, Energy, Agriculture, and Recreation Committee

Committee to consider roadside stands, tobacco ban at... Read on...

Councilmember Don Guzman's Blog
Posted on: March 7, 2014

White urges support for Kalakupua playground restoration

Photo from Save Kalakupua Facebook

For Immediate Release:
March 7, 2014

Press Release by:Councilmember Mike White, Chair
Budget and Finance Committee

White urges support for Kalakupua playground restoration

WAILUKU, Hawaii – A bill to... Read on...

Councilmember Mike White's blog
Posted on: March 7, 2014

Councilmember Guzman proposes streamlining agricultural regulations

For Immediate Release:
March 7, 2014

Press Release by: Councilmember Don S. Guzman, Chair
Economic Development, Energy, Agriculture, and Recreation Committee

Councilmember Guzman proposes streamlining... Read on...

Maui County Council Blog
Posted on: January 31, 2014

Council chairs seek return of projected $72 million hotel tax revenue to counties

Hawaii Council chairs

For Immediate Release:
January 31, 2014

Press release by:Maui County Council Chair Gladys Baisa
Kauai County Council Chair Jay FurfaroHonolulu City Council Chair Ernie Martin
Hawaii County Council Chair J... Read on...

Maui County Council Blog

Maui Electric Company

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Posted on: December 31, 2014

Power outage in West End of Molokai

Maui Electric Company would like to inform the public that the West End of Molokai, is experiencing a power outage. Maui Electric is working to identify the cause and restore electrical service as quickly and safely as... Read on...



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