Ask the Mayor: When is the MPD Going to Crack Down on Red Light Runners?

February 14, 2016, 3:35 PM HST · Updated February 14, 3:35 PM
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Traffic light, photo by Wendy Osher.

Traffic light, photo by Wendy Osher.

Mayor Alan Arakawa answers some of the questions submitted to his office staff. Submit your own questions about County of Maui programs, services, operations or policies to Mayor Alan Arakawa via email at, call 270-7855 or send them by mail to 200 S. High St., 9th Floor, Wailuku, Hawai‘i 96793. Questions submitted will be considered for inclusion in the “Ask the Mayor” column.

Dear Mayor Arakawa:

Q: When are the police going to start cracking down on red light runners? It is getting worse every day. Are they going to wait for a fatality before they start doing something?

A: Maui Police Department is very much aware of the proble, and officers take action on violations they observe. During the month of January 2016, MPD issued 50 citations for red light runners.



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