WHAT: County of Maui Disaster Area Restrictions will be lifted for owners and residents with vehicle passes from 7 a.m. to 3 p.m. Monday, Oct. 2, and Tuesday, Oct. 3, in Zones 2C, 2D and 2E. Zones have been created to facilitate a systematic and supported return into the disaster area while prioritizing public safety and community security.
WHEN: 7 a.m. to 3 p.m. MONDAY 10/2/23 and TUESDAY 10/3/23
WHERE: Restrictions will be LIFTED for the following RESIDENTIAL ZONES: ZONES 2C, 2D, 2E – Kuuipo Street; Aa Street; Lokia Street
RE-ENTRY VEHICLE PASS DISTRIBUTION: Vehicle pass applications and on-site distribution for Zones 2C, 2D and 2E only will be held from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Friday, Sept. 29, and Saturday, Sept. 30, at BOTH Lahaina Civic Center and at County of Maui Kalana O Maui building front lawn. Lahaina Civic Center will be closed each week on Sundays to allow for cleaning.
Re-entry vehicle pass will be required at checkpoint. Two vehicle passes will be available per property owner, and two vehicle passes will be available per rental dwelling. See below for details. Also, optional personal protective equipment (PPE) kits and instructions for usage will be available from nonprofits during vehicle pass distribution.
ROADWAYS: All roadways to access zones will be clear for residents and owners. During the first two days of supported re-entry, access to the area will be through Kaniau Road off Honoapi’ilani Highway; right-turn only. After Tuesday, entry through the checkpoint will be available 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. daily for area residents with a vehicle pass or ID.
SAFETY AND ADVISORIES: Once a fire has burned through an area, many dangers may remain. It’s important to be aware of the hazards and to know what to look for when re-entering. For full safety details, visit www.mauirecovers.org. For air quality information, visit https://health.hawaii.gov/mauiwildfires/. County of Maui Department of Water Supply Unsafe Water Advisory remains in effect. For water advisory, visit https://www.mauicounty.gov.
SUPPORT: A high level of support will be provided to returning residents during the first two days of re-entry including water, shade, washing stations, portable toilets, medical and mental health care, MauiBus transportation from local hotel shelters and language assistance. Transportation to and from hotel shelters on Maui Bus circulator shuttles will have extended hours on the first two days of supported residential re-entry from 6 a.m. to 7 p.m.
VEHICLE PASS DETAILS: The following documents may be used to verify property ownership or occupancy to receive a re-entry vehicle pass:
DETAILS: For details on re-entry to impacted areas; safety information for returning to your property; drinking water and wastewater; maps and data; fire debris removal; recovery phases; financial and housing assistance; and business support, visit www.mauirecovers.org.