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MAYORWatch: Does MPD Tag Cars Parked in Front of ‘No Parking’ Signs?

Mayor Michael Victorino answers weekly questions submitted to his office staff. Question: Does the police department tag cars that are parked in front “No Parking” signs? Answer: Mahalo for your question and for sending a photo to help us provide an answer. The “No Parking Any Time Tow-Away Zone, County of Maui” sign that people might see on the along …

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MAYORWatch: When are the Coconut Trees Going to be Trimmed at Kalama and Kamaole I Beach Parks?

Mayor Michael Victorino answers weekly questions submitted to his office staff. Question: When are the coconut trees going to be trimmed at Kalama and Kamaole I beach parks? Answer: Mahalo for your question. My staff checked in with the Department of Parks and Recreation and were told that Imua Landscaping currently holds the palm tree pruning contract for the south, …

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MAYORWatch: When is the Next Update for the Parking Structure in Wailuku Town?

Mayor Michael Victorino answers weekly questions submitted to his office staff. Question: Aloha Mayor! When is the next update for the parking structure in Wailuku Town? Answer: Thank you for your question and good timing! The County of Maui Department of Management is hosting a community meeting on the Wailuku Town Improvements on Monday, Aug. 19, from 6 p.m. to …

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MAYORWatch: How Can the Public Notify the County of Issues in Parks?

Mayor Michael Victorino answers weekly questions submitted to his office staff. Question: I’m wondering if there is a way to easily notify Maui County park staff about possible unstable trees, damaged equipment or other issues in our parks? Answer: Mahalo for using our parks and taking an interest in its safety for our community. I strongly encourage the public to …

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MAYORWatch: What are the Laws Surrounding Unmarked Vehicles and Plainclothes Officers?

Mayor Michael Victorino answers weekly questions submitted to his office staff. Question: Recently I have been seeing various unmarked vehicles utilizing radar guns and pulling cars over with police lights. A video was posted to Facebook of an unmarked vehicle with a car pulled over and a plainclothes man questioning the driver. What are the laws surrounding unmarked vehicles and …

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MAYORWatch: Why Are There Nonfunctioning Utility Poles Along Mokulele Highway?

Mayor Michael Victorino answers weekly questions submitted to his office staff. Question: There appears to be nonfunctioning utility poles along the side of Maui Veterans (Mokulele) Highway with its wires on the ground. Do you know what the wires are for and what happened to the poles? Answer: Mahalo for your question. My staff forwarded your question to the state …

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MAYORWatch: When is the Next Hazardous Waste Collection Event?

Mayor Michael Victorino answers weekly questions submitted to his office staff. Question: I’m just wondering when the next hazardous waste collection event might be scheduled for? Answer: Mahalo for your question and commitment to keeping our environment safe. Our Department of Environmental Management plans to hold a Household Hazardous Waste collection event every spring and post a notice online prior …

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Kapu Aloha Unity March To Take Place Saturday

In a demonstration of the strength of unity through Kapu Aloha, a public march in support of the protection of Mauna Kea and in solidarity with kia`i, or protectors, will take place on Saturday, August 10 in Kahului. Marchers will gather at the War Memorial Stadium at 8:30 a.m. and following pule and oli, will walk from the stadium to …

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MAYORWatch: Are There Any Laws or Ordinances Regarding Excessive Engine Noise?

Mayor Michael Victorino answers weekly questions submitted to his office staff. Question: Can you please tell me if we have any laws or ordinances here on Maui concerning excessive engine noise from motor vehicles? Seems like many people have been allowed to alter their mufflers (especially, but not exclusively, two-wheeled vehicles). Answer: Mahalo for your question and I will try …

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