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October 27, 2020

County: Follow Best Practices When Handling Solid Waste During COVID-19 Pandemic

The Maui County Department of Environmental Management Solid Waste Division is reminding the public to observe best practices when disposing of solid waste during the COVID-19 pandemic. These best practices include: double-bagging waste that was used to care for sick people at home; and maintaining a physical distance of at least 6 feet from solid waste personnel.
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June 27, 2020

Central Maui Landfill Greenwaste Disposal Canceled on Sundays

The last day for the acceptance of residential greenwaste on Sundays at the Central Maui Landfill will be on Sunday, June 28, the Department of Environmental Management announced.
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April 10, 2020

Maui Urged to be Mindful of Best Practices for Solid Waste Disposal During COVID-19 Crisis

Don’t overfill the County trash cart. Its lid must be fully closed. Overfilled carts spill, exposing workers and the community to possible injury and illness. Overfilled carts may not be picked up.
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November 05, 2019

Missed Kula Trash Pickups Rescheduled

Due to a personnel shortage, todayʻs refuse route in the Kula area has been rescheduled to Wednesday, the Department of Environmental Management announced.
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September 01, 2019

Ask the Mayor: Scrap Vehicle Disposal

Maui Countyʻs Junk Vehicle Disposal Assistance Program allows each resident to dispose of one vehicle per calendar year for free.
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January 31, 2019

Mayor’s Prosecutor Appointee One Vote Short of Committee Recommendation

A Maui council committee Wednesday night voted 5-4 against recommending the Mayor's nominee, John D. Kim as prosecuting attorney.
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January 06, 2019

Applications Being Accepted for Recycling Grants

The County of Maui Department of Environmental Management (DEM) is accepting grant application/proposals for the DEM Recycling Grant Program for 2020. According to DEM, an estimated $239,500 in funds are available for the council to award. Applicant projects must be consistent with the goals of DEM, the Environmental Protection & Sustainability Division (EP&S), and the... Read more »
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August 10, 2018

Maui Junk Vehicles Disposal Program Revived

The program is designed to help residents dispose of their junk cars safely and legally while decreasing the number of abandoned vehicles on the roads.
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June 06, 2018

Kahului Wastewater Facility Focus of Mayor’s TV Show

Mayor Alan Arakawa will discuss the Kahului Wastewater Facility during his one-hour TV show entitled, "Your County with Mayor Arakawa," which airs live on Akaku Channel 55 tonight, Wednesday, June 6 at 7 p.m.
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October 31, 2017

Manpower Shortage Disrupts Refuse Pickup in Kahului

Due to a manpower shortage, a refuse route in Kahului was missed today, Oct. 31. The trash route will be completed on Nov. 1
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June 05, 2017

Staff Shortage Disrupts Makawao Trash Pickup

Due to a manpower shortage, trash was not collected on a residential refuse route in the Makawao area on Monday, June 5, 2017.
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May 23, 2017

Staff Shortage Disrupts Refuse Pickups in Kula

The Maui Solid Waste Division, announced that due to a staff shortage, residential refuse on part of a collection route in Kula was not picked up today.
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May 15, 2017

1,237 Gallons of Wastewater Overflows in Kahului

An estimated 1,237 gallons of wastewater overflowed from a manhole on the Hāna Highway in Kahului on Sunday morning.
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April 11, 2017

Staff Shortage Disrupts Kula Refuse Collection

Due to a staff shortage, residential refuse on part of a collection route in Kula was not picked up today.
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March 21, 2017

Metals and Electronics Recycling in Hāna, April 6-8

The Department of Environmental Management will sponsor a metals and electronics recycling event at the Hāna Landfill April 6-April 8, from 8:30 am to 2:30 pm.
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