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Candlelight Vigil to Remember Those Killed by Domestic Violence

A candlelight vigil remembering victims who have lost their lives to domestic violence and in support of survivors will be held at 6 p.m. on Wednesday, October 16 on the lawn of Ka’ahumanu Church on High Street in Wailuku. The vigil is being held in observance of October as National Domestic Violence Awareness Month. Candles will be provided. Prior to the …

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MAYORWatch: How Would I Go About Applying for A Board or Commission?

Mayor Michael Victorino answers weekly questions submitted to his office staff. Question: Mayor, could you please help me with my question. I’m interested in applying for one of Maui County’s Boards and Commissions, but I’m not sure which one and I don’t know what the requirements are (if any). Also, when is the deadline and how do I apply? Answer: …

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MAYORWatch: Why Aren’t Maui Health Inspection Records Available Online?

Mayor Michael Victorino answers weekly questions submitted to his office staff. Question: With so many restaurants getting Red Health Inspection ratings, why are Maui inspection records not included in the State of Hawaii searchable website. The State of Hawaii Inspection Health Portal website only lists Hawaii Island and Oahu inspections. This would be great for transparency as well as to …

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MAYORWatch: How Can the Community Get Water Fountains at Upcountry Skate Park?

Mayor Michael Victorino answers weekly questions submitted to his office staff. Question: There are no water fountains at the Upcountry Skate Park in Pukalani. What steps can community members take to change this? Answer: Mahalo for your question and it seems that someone already took steps to address this issue by bringing it up during my administration’s Upcountry community budget …

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MAYORWatch: Can the Public Attend the Upcoming Housing Forum?

Mayor Michael Victorino answers weekly questions submitted to his office staff. Question: I heard there was going to be a housing forum this month at the MACC. Can the public attend this event or is this only for contractors/developers? Answer: Yes, you can attend this event! In fact, I encourage you to come and share it with your friends and …

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MAYORWatch: What Can be Done if a Stolen Item is Spotted at a Pawn Shop?

Mayor Michael Victorino answers weekly questions submitted to his office staff. Question: If a police report is filed on a stolen item and it is then seen at a pawn shop, what should the victim do? How should he go about recovering the stolen item? Answer: I’m sorry to hear about this situation and I hope the victim was able …

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MAYORWatch: How Can We Get Added Speed Bumps in Makawao?

Mayor Michael Victorino answers weekly questions submitted to his office staff. Question: How can we get speed bumps/tables on Makani Road in Makawao? Answer: Mahalo for your question, and I would be more than happy to help you make a formal request for a speed hump/speed table. To make a speed hump information request, click here. Make sure to fill …

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MAYORWatch: Why Are There Fewer Trash Cans and Working Water Fountains at Parks?

Mayor Michael Victorino answers weekly questions submitted to his office staff. Question: I noticed fewer trash cans and working water fountains at parks this year. Why is this? Answer: Thank you for taking an interest in our parks facilities and this may be a case of which parks you’ve been to recently. Our Department of Parks and Recreation staff reported …

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MAYORWatch: Can the County Apply for FEMA Funding to Aid Homeowners in Building Storm Shelters?

Mayor Michael Victorino answers weekly questions submitted to his office staff. Question: Can the County apply for FEMA funding to aid homeowners in building storm shelters? Answer: Mahalo for your question. Unfortunately, there is no FEMA grant program to assist individual homeowners in retrofitting their homes or building safe rooms. There was a similar program through the State of Hawaii …

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MAYORWatch: When Will the Hawaiian Hale in Iao Valley be Fixed?

Mayor Michael Victorino answers weekly questions submitted to his office staff. Question: I would like to know when the Hawaiian Hale in Iao Valley will be fixed? Answer: I asked my staff to check into this issue and they found that a community group received grant funds in the Fiscal Year 2019 Budget to repair the Hawaiian Hale at Kepaniwai. …

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