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Posted on: December 11, 2018

New Makawao HI-5 Redemption Center Operation Days in 2019

WAILUKU, Maui – The county HI-5 Redemption Center (CRC) in Makawao will be changing its days of operation at the start of the new year, according to the Department of Environmental Management.

Effective Jan. 1, 2019, Makawao CRC, located behind K...

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Press Releases
Posted on: December 11, 2018

Opportunity Zones Available for Maui County

Wailuku, Maui - The Mayor’s Office of Economic Development (OED) announced today that Opportunity Zones are now available for the County of Maui. OED worked with the Department of Business, Economic Development & Tourism (DBEDT) and the Gove...

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Press Releases
Posted on: December 10, 2018

Holiday Tree and Electronic Recycling Options Available

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December 10, 2018

Holiday Tree and Electronic Recycling Options Available

WAILUKU, Maui – The County of Maui is reminding residents about options for recycling Christmas trees and unwanted electronics this holiday...

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Press Releases
Posted on: November 30, 2018

Public Encouraged to Apply for the County's First-Time Buyer's Program

Wailuku, Maui - Starting Dec. 3, the county 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. Admi...

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Housing Division Web page Press Releases
Posted on: November 28, 2018

Older Adults and Caregivers Invited to Participate in Aging Survey

Wailuku, Maui - The Maui County Office on Aging (MCOA) is seeking feedback from older adults (part- or full- time Maui County residents age 55 or older) and caregivers (individuals who have in the last six months helped another with various tasks such as ...

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Press Releases
Posted on: November 27, 2018

Adjustments Made to Some Central and West Maui Bus Routes

WAILUKU, Maui – The County of Maui Department of Transportation announced that beginning Friday, Dec. 7, 2018, select Maui Bus routes will change.

 

Updates to the following routes include:

 

• Kahului Loop #5 and Kahului ...

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Press Releases
Posted on: November 13, 2018

Applications Being Accepted for County Boards and Commissions

WAILUKU, Maui – Applications are now being accepted for Boards, Councils, Commissions and Committees due to term expirations and vacancies; deadline for applications is December 31, 2018. Applications are also accepted year-round to fill vacanci...

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Press Releases
Posted on: October 31, 2018

Vevau Street Will Close For Year Due to Construction

WAILUKU, Maui – Privately owned Vevau Street between Kane and School streets in Kahului will be closed starting Thursday, Nov. 8, for approximately one year due to construction on the Kahului Lani 1 Senior Affordable Apartment project.

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Press Releases
Posted on: October 31, 2018

War Memorial Stadium to Close for Construction Nov. 26-Dec. 31

WAILUKU, Maui – The War Memorial Football Stadium and Satoki Yamamoto Track and Field Repairs Projects will close the entire facility for construction on Nov. 26 through Dec. 31, 2018. 

The track project will include surface patching and...

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Press Releases
Posted on: October 31, 2018

Menehune Basketball Coaches Sought for E. District Girls Program

WAILUKU, Maui – The county Department of Parks & Recreation East Parks District announced it is accepting applications for Girls Menehune Basketball coaches for the upcoming season. 

 

For information and applications, contac...

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Press Releases
Posted on: October 12, 2018

E-Cycling Schedule Updates Announced

WAILUKU, Maui – E-Cycling, the county-sponsored electronics recycling program, will be temporarily suspended at Maui’s yard in Wailuku from Nov. 1 to 24 due to a change in facility management, according to the county’s Enviro...

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Press Releases
Posted on: October 8, 2018

Kamaole Beach Park I Makai Parking Lot to Close for Upgrades

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October 8, 2018

Kamaole Beach Park I Makai Parking Lot to Close for Upgrades

WAILUKU, Maui – The South Maui Parking Lots Improvements Project will impact parking at several lots during upgrades, starting with Kama...

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Press Releases
Posted on: October 2, 2018

Waiopai Bridge Work to Impact Traffic Oct. 8 through February

WAILUKU, Maui — Repairs to Waiopai Bridge in Hana will impact traffic starting Oct. 8 through late February 2019, especially for Kaupo residents, according to the county Department of Public Works.

 

The crossing on Piilani Highway betwee...

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Press Releases
Posted on: September 25, 2018

Construction on Central Maui Basketball Courts to Start Oct. 8

Basketball court improvements at Mokuhau and Kamalii parks in Central Maui will begin construction on Monday, Oct. 8, and continue to Dec. 3, 2018.  For safety reasons, the county asks the public to please remain outside of construction area barr...

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Press Releases
Posted on: September 21, 2018

E-Cycling on Molokai Temporarily Closed Until Jan. 2

WAILUKU, Maui – E-Cycling, the county-sponsored electronics recycling program, has been temporarily closed at Molokai’s Naiwa Landfill until Jan. 2, 2019. 

Changes to the e-waste market, which involves collecting, shipping and ...

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Press Releases
Posted on: August 15, 2018

Schedule of FY20 Community Budget Meetings Announced

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August 15, 2018

Schedule of FY20 Community Budget Meetings Announced

WAILUKU, MAUI – Mayor Alan Arakawa and his administration will host a series of community meetings in September and October to receive comments ...

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Press Releases
Posted on: August 15, 2018

Fast-Track Process Helps Two Affordable Housing Projects

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August 15, 2018

Fast-Track Process Helps Two Affordable Housing Projects

WAILUKU, Maui – The Department of Housing & Human Concerns announced two affordable housing projects are moving forward, thanks to the u...

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Press Releases
Posted on: May 18, 2018

Arbor Day Foundation Recognizes Maui County as 2017 Tree City

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May 18, 2018

Arbor Day Foundation Recognizes Maui County as 2017 Tree City 

WAILUKU, Maui – Maui County was named a 2017 Tree City USA by the Arbor Day Foundation in honor of its commitment to effective u...

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Press Releases
Posted on: March 14, 2018

Upcountry Skate Park Construction Slated to Begin March 19

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March 14, 2018

Upcountry Skate Park Construction Slated to Begin March 19

WAILUKU, Maui, Hawaii — Construction is scheduled to begin March 19 on the Upcountry Skate Park in Pukalani. The new, multilevel skate park...

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Press Releases
Posted on: February 7, 2018

E-Cycling to End Microwave Recycling Service

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February 7, 2018

E-Cycling to End Microwave Recycling Service

 

WAILUKU, Maui, Hawai`i – The County Departm...

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