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Ask the Mayor: How to Report an Abandoned Vehicle, Illegal Dumping

December 9, 2014, 8:48 AM HST
* Updated December 15, 7:04 AM
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Abandoned vehicles, Maui.  Maui Now graphics/file image.

Abandoned vehicles, Maui. Maui Now graphics/file image.

The mayor answers questions from the public in this series.

By Mayor Alan Arakawa

Q: How do I report tires dumped on the side of the highway? They’re such an eyesore. For that matter, sometimes I notice cars on the roadside that look abandoned. Is there a number to call so they can be tagged and possibly hauled away?

A: To report illegal dumping, including tires, you can call Mālama Maui Nui (formerly known as Community Workday) at 877-2524. Mālama Maui Nui is funded by a County grant to clean up illegal dump sites. For abandoned vehicles, call the non-emergency line at Maui Police Department, 244-6400, and press “0” to file an initial report about an abandoned vehicle. Thank you for helping keep our roadways safe and clear of trash, dumped items and automotive debris.

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Submit your questions about County of Maui programs, services, operations or policies to Mayor Alan Arakawa via email: [email protected], phone: 270-7855 or mail: 200 South High Street, 9th Floor, Wailuku, Hawaiʻi 96793. Questions submitted will be considered for inclusion in the Ask the Mayor column.

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