WAILUKU, Maui, Hawai`i – The County of Maui will present a demonstration on how to use the Lipoa Street Roundabout on Saturday, December 3rd, at the Pi’ilani Village Shopping Center in Kihei.
The Lipoa Street Roundabout is scheduled to be operational by the end of March 2012. To help educate motorists, the County is using a rendering of the roundabout and a demonstration video so that residents can learn how use this traffic alternative to a four-way stop. Children and parents who can demonstrate their understanding of proper roundabout use will receive a free Hot Wheels toy car, limited to the first 300 participants.
The roundabout demonstration booth will be located at the Food Court, near the Santa Claus picture booth from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. The demonstration is part of the Christmas at Pi’ilani Village Shopping Center event featuring live music from Ekolu and Manali`i, Christmas tree giveaways, and a Food Bank donation drive.
Mayor Alan Arakawa will also be there as part of his County on Your Corner initiative. He is joined by members of his administration and County Councilman Don Couch.
For more information about the event call Yuki Lei Sugimura at 878-1888. For more information about the Lipoa Street Roundabout call the Department of Public Works at 270-7845.
WAILUKU,Maui,Hawai`i– Mayor Alan Arakawa’s next “County on Your Corner” will be held on Saturday, December 3, from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the PiilaniVillageShopping Centerin Kihei.
“It is important to connect with people face to face,” says Arakawa. “‘County on Your Corner,’ which is scheduled in a different location each month, is a good way for myself and members of my cabinet to interact with the community on the issues that are of most interest to them.”
Joining Arakawa at this “County on Your Corner” event will be Councilmember Don Couch and some members of Mayor Arakawa’s cabinet.
Department of Water Supply personnel are repairing a crack on a six-inch waterline in Baldwin Avenue near the Hana Highway intersection in Paia. The repair work is expected to be completed by 8 p.m. today. During this time, customers in Paia and Kuau have very low water pressure.
A crack in the cast iron line appeared yesterday, and crews repaired it. As of this morning, they are working on another crack in the same line and are also cutting out and replacing a valve and joints.
Customers are requested to call the 24-hour service line (270-7633) only if a water problem occurs.
WAILUKU,Maui,Hawai`i– Mayor Alan Arakawa announced today that applications are being accepted for Boards, Councils, Commissions and Committees. The deadline for applications is December 31, 2011.
Responsibilities include hearing public testimony, reviewing policies and standards and making recommendations.
Positions are appointed by the Mayor, confirmed by the County Council and have terms lasting two to five years. Although, there is no monetary compensation associated with serving on a Board or Commission, your participation will provide for a better form of government. If you are interested in serving on a Board or Commission, applications are available online at www.mauicounty.gov.
Applications must be mailed by December 31, 2011 to: Mayor Alan Arakawa, County of Maui, 200 South High Street, Ninth Floor, Wailuku, HI 96793, or faxed to (808) 270-7870.
Applications are being accepted for:
For more information, call the Office of the Mayor at (808) 270-7855 or visit
Dairy Road, westbound, in Kahului was closed for about 25 minutes this morning. Maui Police say a traffic accident was the cause.
The accident happened around 10 a.m. and all traffic was flowing again by 10:20 a.m.
On Thursday, November 24, 2011 at about 9:16 p.m., Christopher P. KEALOHA (28 yrs), a five- year veteran of the Maui Police Department, was placed under arrest for physically abusing his wife at a residence in Haiku.
Bail was set at $ 1,000.00. The officer posted bail and is expected to be in Family Court on December 20, 2011. The officer is currently on leave and the case has been forwarded to the Prosecutor’s Office.
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