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Staff Shortage Forces Partial Closure of Hāna Landfill, March 7

March 6, 2015, 3:27 PM HST
* Updated March 6, 3:36 PM
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Hāna Landfill after cleanup and removal of debris.  File photo courtesy SOS Metals Island Recycling, LLC

Hāna Landfill after cleanup and removal of debris. File photo courtesy SOS Metals Island Recycling, LLC

By Maui Now Staff

The County of Maui Department of Environmental Management announced that due to a staffing shortage, the Hāna Landfill  in East Maui will close at 1 p.m. on Saturday, March 7, 2015.

County officials say the closure is necessary for the department to ensure safe operations and meet the minimum State Department of Health operating requirements of the County’s solid waste permit.

Representatives with the Solid Waste Division apologized for the inconvenience.

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