The County of Maui Department of Transportation announced that the Kihei Islander bus route will be changed beginning Monday, May 4, 2020, because an extended closure of a portion of South Kihei Road.
The road closure stems from infrastructure work for a private commercial property. The work will temporarily close five bus stops on South Kihei Road for approximately three months.
The affected bus stops on South Kihei Road are:
Kulanihakoi Street (northbound)
Waipuilani Road (northbound)
Piikea Avenue (northbound)
Kaonoulu Street (both sides, no shuttle service available)
A complimentary private shuttle service will be provided by the commercial property, every 15 minutes, at three of the bus stops taken out of service – at Kulanihakoi Street, Waipuilani Road and Piikea Avenue. The shuttle will provide daily service from 6:30 a.m. to 9:15 p.m. weekends, starting from Piilani Village Shopping Center. A map of the shuttle route can be found at mauicounty.gov/bus.
Bus riders are reminded to wear face coverings or masks while on the bus and the use the service for essential travel only.
Maui Bus general fares are $2 per boarding or $4 for a daily pass. Monthly passes are also available. For more information, contact the Maui County Department of Transportation at 270-7511. Its email is firstname.lastname@example.org.