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MAYORWatch: Can the County Consider New Bus Stop Structures Along W. Papa Ave.?

Mayor Michael Victorino answers weekly questions submitted to his office staff. Question: Can the county please consider new bus stop structures on the lower blocks of W. Papa Avenue? Answer: Mahalo for your question and thank you for using our Maui Bus system. Unfortunately, the bus stops on the lower blocks of West Papa Avenue in Kahului do not meet …

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MAYORWatch: Are Low-Speed Electric Golf Carts Legal on Maui Streets?

Mayor Michael Victorino answers weekly questions submitted to his office staff. Question: I go to the beach every day on a little 3-mile drive down the mountain on 20-25 mph roads (no highway). When we were in Florida, I knew lots of people who used those low-speed electric golf carts (21-25 mph) that were outfitted to be street legal. If …

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Maui Kids Share Court with Tennis Legends

The Hawai`i Champions Cup kicked off on Saturday with the spirit of giving back. The two-day weekend event, hosted at the Royal Lahaina Tennis Ranch, features four of the most renowned tennis players in the world, all of whom have made it to a Grand Slam quarterfinal or beyond. On Saturday afternoon, tennis legends Michael Chang, Tommy Haas, Mardy Fish …

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MAYORWatch: What is the Law for Keeping Fire Extinguishers Unobstructed?

Mayor Michael Victorino answers weekly questions submitted to his office staff. Question: What is the law for maintaining unobstructed area by fire extinguishers outside buildings? I live in a condominium complex in Kaʻanapali and our fire extinguishers and fire hydrants are not properly being cleared. Answer: Thank you for your important safety question, which can serve as a reminder for …

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MAYORWatch: Are Styrofoam Coolers Legal?

Mayor Michael Victorino answers weekly questions submitted to his office staff. Question: I work in a very large resort on the bell staff. I have been seeing many styrofoam coolers brought in by guests of the hotel. When I questioned the guest, they told me they bought them here on Maui at a local store. I thought we banned all …

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Community Town Hall Meeting To Address Concerns Surrounding Illegal Fireworks

In response to growing community concerns about the magnitude of illegal fireworks during the recent New Year’s holiday season, a community town hall meeting featuring a panel of law enforcement officials will be held on April 30 at 6:00 p.m. at the Pomaika’i Elementary School Cafeteria. The panel will provide information on what efforts are being made to address the …

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MAYORWatch: What is the Noise Ordinance Rule in Zoned Agricultural Areas?

Mayor Michael Victorino answers some of the most-asked questions submitted to his office staff. Question: Aloha, my question is because we are zoned Agriculture in Launiupoko, is our noise ordinance (quiet hours) after 9 p.m. and before 9 a.m.? Answer: Mahalo for your question and from what the state Department of Health, Indoor and Radiological Health Branch, has told us, there …

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MAYORWatch: When Will the County Fix the Access at Papalaua Beach?

Mayor Michael Victorino answers some of the most-asked questions submitted to his office staff. Question: When will the county fix the access at Papalaua Beach? It’s extremely dangerous due to erosion and vehicles are in danger when they enter and exit. This problem has been going on for two years now. As you may know, this is an extremely popular …

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MAYORWatch: Can a ‘Slow Down’ Sign be Placed in my Neighborhood?

Mayor Michael Victorino answers some of the most-asked questions submitted to his office staff. Question: Is there any way a “slow down” sign could be placed in my neighborhood in Haiku? Answer: I share your concerns about drivers sometimes speeding through neighborhoods, especially ones with children on the sidewalk. My staff looked into this concern, and while it would be …

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Maui Electric to Hold Silent Auction for Retired Vehicles

Maui Electric’s Fleet Department will hold a silent auction for its retired vehicles on Wednesday, April 24, from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., on the front lawn of Maui Electric’s Kahului parking lot located at 210 W. Kamehameha Avenue and Wakea Avenue. More information on the retired vehicles, the bid form, and guidelines for the auction can be viewed on …

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