WHAT: County of Maui Disaster Area Restrictions will be lifted for owners and residents from 7 a.m. to 3 p.m. beginning Friday, Oct. 13, and Saturday, Oct. 14, in Zone 6C and 15A.
WHEN: 7 a.m. to 3 p.m. FRIDAY 10/13/23 and SATURDAY 10/14/23
WHERE: Restrictions will be LIFTED for the following RESIDENTIAL ZONES: ZONE 6C: Kahoma Village Loop, Hoe Kawele Dr.
ZONE 15A: Puapihi St., Pualima St., Pualima Pl., Pualoke Pl., Puapake Pl., Front St.
ACCESS: For properties NOT damaged by the fire, residents are able to enter zone 6C with an ID only. IDs are required to have addresses within zone 6C. If IDs do not have the zone address, a document that is listed below is required. Access to undamaged properties through the checkpoint will be available from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. daily.
For properties damaged by the fire, a re-entry vehicle pass will be required at the checkpoint during the first two days of supported residential re-entry. Two vehicle passes will be available per property owner, and two vehicle passes will be available per rental dwelling. After the first two days of supported re-entry, access through the checkpoint will be available from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. daily for area residents with a vehicle pass or ID.
RE-ENTRY VEHICLE PASS DISTRIBUTION: Vehicle pass applications and on-site distribution for Zone 6C and 15A will be held from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Wednesday, Oct. 11 and Thursday, Oct. 12 at BOTH Lahaina Civic Center and at the County of Maui Kalana O Maui building lobby area. See below for more vehicle pass details. 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 property owners. During the first two days of supported re-entry, access to the area of 6C will be through Ala Moana Street off Front Street and access to area 15A will be through Front Street off of Honoapiilani Hwy. After Saturday, entry through the checkpoint will be available from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. daily for area residents with a vehicle pass or ID.
WATER: The County of Maui Department of Water Supply Unsafe Water Advisory remains in effect in these residential zones. To view the water advisory, visit https://www.mauicounty.gov/water.
SAFETY AND ADVISORIES: Once a fire has burned through an area, many dangers may remain. It is 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/.
SUPPORT: A high level of support will be provided to returning residents during the first two days of re-entry into fire-damaged areas 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 7 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 wate and wastewater maps and data fire debris removal recovery phases; financial and housing assistance; and business support, visit www.mauirecovers.org.