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Ask The Mayor: Tree Trimming at Kīhei Beach Parks

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Mayor Michael Victorino answers some of the most-asked questions submitted to his office staff.

Q: When are the coconut trees going to be trimmed at Kalama and Kamaʻole I beach parks? 

A: Mahalo for your question. My staff checked in with the Department of Parks and Recreation and were told that Imua Landscaping currently holds the palm tree pruning contract for the south, central and east districts. They have been pruning over 300 coconut trees at Kalama Beach Park, and I was last told that their work would be completed sometime in the past week.

Imua Landscaping is in the process of pruning approximately 1,500 coconut trees total across all of our county parks, so they are advancing in accordance to highest priority. I was told that Kamaʻole I will be pruned in the near future.

I hope you continue to enjoy our beach parks and I strongly encourage the public to please do your part in keep them beautiful for everyone. Mahalo.


Want to Ask The Mayor? Submit your Maui County related questions to Mayor Michael Victorino by email at [email protected], by phone at 270-7855 or by mail at 200 S. High St., ninth floor, Wailuku 96793.


Questions submitted will be considered for inclusion in the “Ask the Mayor” column; to request a personal response to a concern, email [email protected]



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