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August 20, 2010

Maui County offices closed in observance of Statehood holiday

All County of Maui offices will be closed on Friday, August 20, 2010 in observance of the Statehood Day holiday. County landfills will operate as follows: ● Central Maui Landfill: open 7 a.m. – noon ● Olowalu Recycling: open 9 a.m. – noon ● Hana Landfill: open 8 a.m. – 2 p.m. ● Molokai Landfill... Read more »
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August 09, 2010

Public reminded of new County Landfill schedule

The Department of Environmental Management, Solid Waste Division, reminds the public that all County landfills are now operating under new schedules that became effective July 1st, 2010 with the beginning of the current fiscal year. All County landfills are closed on Sundays as previously announced. County landfills located on Molokai, Lanai and in Hana are... Read more »
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July 13, 2010

County Offices to Close Friday for First Furlough Day

The County of Maui observes its first government imposed furlough Friday on July 16, 2010.  It is the first of 12 scheduled furlough days in the new fiscal year, which runs from July 1, 2010 through June 30, 2011. Furloughed employees also includes all managerial staff. One day per month furloughs were proposed by Mayor... Read more »
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July 05, 2010

Maui County offices closed: Monday July 5, 2010

All County of Maui offices are closed today, Monday, July 5, 2010 for the Independence Day holiday weekend and observance. The Olowalu Recycling and Refuse Center and County landfills in Hana, on Molokai and on Lanai will be closed; Central Maui Landfill will be open 7 a.m. – noon. All County pools will be closed on Monday... Read more »
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June 16, 2010

Budget constraints result in reduced Maui landfill hours

Due to budget constraints, reduced hours at all County landfills will be implemented beginning July 1, 2010. The reduction in service is being enacted to address a $1.7 million decrease in the County’s landfill operations budget for FY 2011. The new schedule includes a minimum of one weekend day open per week at each landfill,... Read more »
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June 07, 2010

Budget Constraints force reduced hours at Maui landfills

Reduced hours at all county landfills takes effect July 1, 2010 due to budget constraints.  The reduction in service is expected to address a $1.7 million decrease in the County’s landfill operations budget for the 2011 Fiscal Year. Maui Mayor Charmaine Tavares said the county worked to address union employee concerns to reach a formal... Read more »
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May 18, 2010

Council Approves FY 2011 Budget on First Reading

After six weeks, eight district meetings and 27 meetings in the council chambers, the Maui County council approved on first reading yesterday its version of the 2011 fiscal year budget.  The vote was unanimous at 8-0. Budget Committee Chair Joseph Pontanilla said the budget committee recommendation decreases the Mayor’s proposed $530 million by an estimated... Read more »
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April 21, 2010

Celebs bag groceries for Earth Day in advance of plastic ban

By Wendy Osher Local celebrities will bag groceries this Saturday in celebration of Earth Day, and in advance of a plastic bag ban that is set to go into effect on January 11, 2011. The plastic bag reduction bill prohibits the distribution of plastic bags at the point of sale.  When the council passed the... Read more »
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March 25, 2010

Prince Kuhio Day, March 26, 2010

Today is Prince Kuhio Day in Hawaii.  Prince Jonah Kuhio Kalaniana’ole served as a territorial delegate in the U.S. Congress is credited with his efforts in helping to establish the 1921 federal Hawaiian Homes Commission Act that provides homestead lands for Native Hawaiians. County observance: In observance of Prince Kuhio Day, county offices are closed. ... Read more »
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March 15, 2010

Video: Tavares FY 2011 Budget – Part 2: CIP Funding, TAT Component, Concluding Statements

By Wendy Osher   Maui Mayor Charmaine Tavares unveiled her proposed FY 2011 budget today that calls for 12 furlough days, real property tax adjustments and fee increases for some services.  The following video is the second part of her address in which she details highlights of her Capital Improvement Project budget, explains potential consequences... Read more »
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January 18, 2010

Maui March for Martin Luther King Jr Day

Maui’s African American Foundation celebrates Martin Luther King Jr. Day with a Peace and Justice March in Kahului. The event runs from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Monday, January 18, 2010. The African American Heritage Foundation of Maui begins their annual Martin Luther King, Jr. Day, Peace and Justice March and Festivities with a... Read more »
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January 19, 2009


COUNTY OFFICES TO CLOSE IN OBSERVANCE OF MARTIN LUTHER KING, JR. DAY County offices on Maui are closed in observance of Martin Luther King Jr. Day.  Closures in effect today include the Hana, Molokai and Lanai Landfills.  Trash collection will follow a normal schedule except on Lanai, where customers with scheduled Monday pickups will receive... Read more »
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