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Community Meetings Scheduled to Gather Input for Wildfire Protection Plans
Community Meetings Scheduled to Gather Input for Wildfire Protection Plans
February 27th, 2015 · No Comments · Comments Via Facebook (0) · Maui News
 

The Hawaiʻi Wildfire Management Organization, in collaboration with the Maui Wildfire Coordinating Group, Maui Fire Department and the state Department of Land and Natural Resources Division of Forestry and Wildlife will hold community meetings to help develop new Community Wildfire Protection Plans for Upcountry/Central Maui and South Maui. All full-time and part-time residents in these areas are encouraged to attend.


Rate Control for Times of Water Shortage Passes First Reading
Rate Control for Times of Water Shortage Passes First Reading
November 19th, 2014 · 1 Comment · Comments Via Facebook (0) · Maui News
 

Members of the council committee on water resources today passed a bill on first reading that seeks to establish special water rate actions and conservation measures during times of water shortages and drought.


Upcountry Residents Urged to Reduce Water Use by 10%
Upcountry Residents Urged to Reduce Water Use by 10%
September 18th, 2014 · 2 Comments · Comments Via Facebook (0) · Featured, Maui News
 

The affected area includes Haʻikū, Makawao, Olinda, Hāliʻimaile, Pukalani, ʻŌmaʻopio/Pūlehu, Kula, Keōkea/Waiohuli, ʻUlupalakua, and Kanaio. The voluntary conservation is requested for the next two to three months until the rains restore water levels in the reservoirs.


Severe Drought in Hawaiʻi Ends
Severe Drought in Hawaiʻi Ends
May 8th, 2014 · 2 Comments · Comments Via Facebook (0) · Maui News, Weather
 

The severe drought status that had plagued parts of the state has finally been eliminated, according to a drought information statement released today by the National Weather Service.


Weekend Rain Improves Abnormally Dry Conditions
Weekend Rain Improves Abnormally Dry Conditions
March 24th, 2014 · Comments Off · Comments Via Facebook (0) · Maui News
 

Heavy rains late last week helped to improve abnormally dry conditions for the state, according to a weekly crop weather report issued by the Hawaiʻi Department of Agriculture.


Disaster Declaration Issued for Maui Drought
Disaster Declaration Issued for Maui Drought
January 16th, 2014 · 4 Comments · Comments Via Facebook (0) · Featured, Maui News
 

The declaration makes farm operators facing extreme drought conditions eligible for low interest emergency loan assistance from the Farm Service Agency, according to Senator Schatz.


Wet Season Outlook Calls for "Some" Drought Recovery
Wet Season Outlook Calls for “Some” Drought Recovery
November 18th, 2013 · 1 Comment · Maui News, Weather
 

The wet season outlook for Maui County calls for some drought recovery, according to a forecast released by the National Weather Service for the period of October 2013 to April 2014.


Drought-Related Water Restrictions Lifted in Upcountry, Maui
Drought-Related Water Restrictions Lifted in Upcountry, Maui
November 13th, 2013 · Comments Off · Comments Via Facebook (0) · Featured, Maui News
 

Recent heavy rains and forecasts calling for more wet weather, prompted a cancellation today of the 20% voluntary water restriction that was in place for Upcountry water customers.


Drought Forces Change in Upper Kula Water Source
Drought Forces Change in Upper Kula Water Source
September 5th, 2013 · 1 Comment · Comments Via Facebook (0) · Maui News
 

Water customers in Upper Kula are being taken off of the Olinda Water Treatment Facility due to near-empty conditions caused by drought in the Upcountry region.


Drought Watch for Upcountry Maui, 10% Conservation Urged
Drought Watch for Upcountry Maui, 10% Conservation Urged
August 30th, 2013 · 7 Comments · Comments Via Facebook (0) · Featured, Maui News, Weather
 

The drought watch goes into effect immediately, and includes the following areas: Haʻikū, Makawao, Olinda, Hāliʻimaile, Pukalani, Ōmaʻopio/Pūlehu, Kula, Kēōkea/Waiohuli, ʻUlupalakua, and Kanaio.


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