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Partial Closures at Hāna, Molokaʻi Landfills Announced

June 17, 2015, 2:49 PM HST
* Updated June 17, 2:51 PM
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Landfill insufficient staffing. Maui Now image/Wendy Osher.

Landfill insufficient staffing. Maui Now image/Wendy Osher.

By Maui Now Staff

The County of Maui Department of Environmental Management, Solid Waste Division, today announced that due to insufficient staffing, the Hāna Landfill will close at 1 p.m. on June 18, 20, 23, 24 and 25, 2015.

Also due to insufficient staffing, the Molokaʻi Landfill will close at 1 p.m. on Wednesday, June 24, 2015.

County officials say the closures are 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.

Officials with the Solid Waste Division apologized for the inconvenience.

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