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MAYORWatch: When Will the Kulanihakoi Street Exit Off Piilani Highway Reopen?

Mayor Michael Victorino answers weekly questions submitted to his office staff. Question: Would you please address the closing of the Kulanihakoi Street exit off Piilani Highway since March? I believe the completion date was originally slated for April. Answer: Unfortunately, the contractor for this state Department of Education project has encountered multiple issues for the direction drilling installation of underground …

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Maui’s Renewable Energy Future to be Discussed on June 26

What will it take for Maui to be powered by 100 percent renewable energy and what would the island’s landscape look like? The public is invited to join the discussion at the community forum, 100% Renewable Energy: What Will Maui Look Like? on Wednesday, June 26 at the J. Walter Cameron Center Auditorium in Wailuku. Light refreshments will be served at 5:30 …

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MAYORWatch: When Will Kuihelani Highway Construction be Completed?

Mayor Michael Victorino answers weekly questions submitted to his office staff. Question: When will the construction in the area of Kuihelani Highway, Dairy Road, Maui Veterans Highway and Puunene Avenue be completed? Answer: The project is anticipated to be completed by the end of July, according to the state Department of Transportation. There will be various closures throughout the remainder …

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MAYORWatch: What’s Delaying the Makawao Ave. Resurfacing Project?

Mayor Michael Victorino answers weekly questions submitted to his office staff. Question: I was wondering what the holdup is on the Makawao Avenue resurfacing project. There is a portion that was started and not completed. Also, many thanks for resurfacing Pulehu Road. Answer: I appreciate your gratitude for our dedicated and hard-working employees in the Department of Public Works. It …

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MAYORWatch: Is There Any Update to the Paia Bikeway Project?

Mayor Michael Victorino answers weekly questions submitted to his office staff. Question: Is there any update on the Paia bikeway project near Baldwin Beach Park? It looks like work has stopped. Thank you for your time and consideration. Answer: Mahalo for your question. Our Department of Public Works reported that the North Shore Greenway, Phase IV project between Ulupua Place …

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MAYORWatch: Why Do We Pay Service Fees When Making County Payments Online?

Mayor Michael Victorino answers weekly questions submitted to his office staff. Question: I have a question regarding the “Service Fees” associated with online payments of County Taxes/Services. When paying County bills online, there is a service fee charged if either an e-check or credit card is used. The credit card fee I can understand, as there is a payment to …

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MAYORWatch: Why Isn’t There a Variable Message Sign on Honoapiilani Highway in the Lahaina Direction?

Mayor Michael Victorino answers weekly questions submitted to his office staff. Question: Why isn’t there a Variable Message Sign on Honoapiilani Highway in the Lahaina direction? This would serve to alert drivers of accidents and/or construction, thereby reducing the number of people piled up on the Pali every time an accident occurs or construction is underway. It could also be …

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Restore at Habitat for Humanity Maui is open

Habitat for Humanity Maui is excited to announce that the ReStore is back open for business.  Please go to the new location at 1162 Lower Main Street in Wailuku.  They are in a larger space filled with new and slightly used furniture, construction and remodeling materials.  They have tons of items and lots of parking!  ReStore is open for sales …

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UH Maui College Graduate, Others Create Scholarships for Students

This year’s University of Hawaiʻi Maui College commencement student speaker shared much more than words of wisdom as she graduated with her accounting degree. Carla-Mae Bailey created a scholarship to assist students who are going through a difficult life transition, and to help provide them with a new beginning. As a student, Bailey received tremendous support from the college when she was going through a challenging …

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