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March 16, 2017

Planning Department Offers Free Overview of Community Planning Process

Long range planners will provide presentations regarding Maui County community planning and finding out how certain projects affect neighborhoods, parks and schools.
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March 15, 2017

PHOTOS: Dakine Reopens Original Paʻuwela Store

From it's inception in the heart of Maui's surf community in 1979, Dakine has been a prominent fixture in the islands. Founded by Rob Kaplan, the brand was b...
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January 28, 2015

MEDB Wants Community Input on Maui’s Energy Future

Maui Economic Development Board wants volunteers from the community to share their current and future priorities and values about energy on Maui as part of a project called “MPowerMaui: An Energy Conversation.”
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August 18, 2011

County Solar Project to Cut Energy Costs

Maui County has partnered with Gen-X Energy Development to implement solar energy in 25 county government buildings.
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October 13, 2010

J. Walter Cameron Center celebrates completion of Easter Seals facility improvements

The J. Walter Cameron Center celebrated completion improvements at its Easter Seals Facility this week.  The $252,976 project was paid for with grant funding from the County of Maui, Community Development Block Grant program through funding made available under the federal stimulus act.  The Cameron Center also contributed $59,000 from its funds for the planning... Read more »
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October 01, 2010

VIDEO: State pushes forward with Lahaina Bypass $24 million 2nd phase

State Department of Transportation (DOT) officials and Goodfellow Bros., Inc. joined the West Maui community in celebrating the groundbreaking of the second phase of the Honoapi‘ilani Highway Realignment Project, also known as the “Lahaina Bypass.” This phase, from Lahainaluna Road to Hokiokio Place, is the second of five phases that will ultimately result in a... Read more »
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August 09, 2010

Na Wai Eha stream restoration begins today, August 9

Posted by Wendy Osher After years of legal wrangling, water is being partially restored today at Na Wai Eha in the West Maui mountains.  The release by Wailuku Water Company and Hawaiian Commercial & Sugar Company was ordered by the state water commission as a result of a contested case hearing initiated by several Maui... Read more »
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August 04, 2010

New Water Tanker Truck for East Maui put into service at Hana Fire Station

The Hana community has a new water tanker truck that will serve the East Maui area.  The $527,597 Tanker 7 was purchased with federal funds through the County’s Community Development Block Grant program.  Fire Chief Jeff murray said the tanker’s ability to handle the area’s narrow, winding roads and rugged terrain will help provide a... Read more »
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August 02, 2010

Wailuku Water Co & HC&S to comply with water restoration order on Monday August 9, 2010

Wailuku Water Company and Hawaiian Commercial & Sugar Company (HC&S) will be releasing water past their diversions in Waihee River and North and South Waiehu Streams on Monday, August 9, to comply with a recent order issued by the State Commission on Water Resource Management. The order was a result of contested case hearing initiated... Read more »
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July 14, 2010

$95 million Mortgage Lender Bid prevails in sale of Makena Beach & Golf Resort

Maui Circuit Court Judge Shackley F. Raffetto yesterday confirmed the sale of The Makena Beach & Golf Resort. The lender group prevailed with a bid of $95 million after Judge Raffetto agreed to reopen the bidding at the confirmation hearing Tuesday morning to allow two additional bidders the opportunity to bid on the Resort. Completion... Read more »
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July 12, 2010

Appeal filed in water decision over Na Wai Eha

Two Maui community groups today appealed the state Water Commission’s decision on in-stream flow standards at Nä Wai ‘Ehä, or “The Four Great Waters” of Waihe‘e River and Waiehu, ‘Ïao, and Waikapü Streams in West Maui. The groups say the 12.5 million gallons per day (mgd) of water restored, is less than what they had... Read more »
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June 24, 2010

House lawmakers meet on Maui to explain how the budget was balanced

Lawmakers will hold two informational briefings on Maui to discuss how the budget was balanced.  House of Representatives Finance Chair, Marcus Oshiro, will make a presentation to the Maui community, explaining how the house worked to resolve a $1.2 billion shortfall without raising the general excise tax, and without taking away the transient accommodations tax... Read more »
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June 17, 2010

Hana Surf Girls among screenings set for Maui Film Festival, June 16-20, 2010

Actor, Zac Efron, the star of Disney’s “High School Musical”, accepted the Maui Film Festival’s Shining Star Award last night in the event’s opening-night tribute at the Celestial Cinema on the lawn of the Wailea Gold and Emerald golf course. Efron was recognized for his promising career which includes accolades from Sho West as Breakthrough... Read more »
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May 20, 2010

Temporary Fence constructed to accommodate Maui graduations

In preparation for island graduation ceremonies, the Maui parks department will fence off a portion of the War Memorial Stadium parking lot in Wailuku.  The fenced off area near the tennis courts will be blocked off to through traffic and parking.  It will be reopened for regular use on Monday, May 24. The Baldwin High... Read more »
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May 19, 2010

Mayor says deletion of funds hamper completion of S Maui Park Phase 1A

Maui Mayor Charmaine Tavares returned to the council yesterday (Tuesday, May 18, 2010) urging members to restore full funding for the South Maui Park and the Fire Department’s helicopter.  Tavares said the deletion of $250,000 for Countywide Parks Facilities would hamper the completion of Phase 1A of the South Maui Community Park.  She said reduction... Read more »
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