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MAYORWatch: When Will Shower Restoration at Mai Poina Park be Completed?

Mayor Michael Victorino answers weekly questions submitted to his office staff. Question: We are wondering when the shower restoration at Mai Poina Park in Kihei will be finished? The shower looks like it is almost complete. Mahalo for your time. Answer: Thank you for your question, and staff at the Department of Parks and Recreation confirmed that the contractor for this …

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MAYORWatch: Does MPD Investigate Cell Phone Use in Accidents?

Mayor Michael Victorino answers weekly questions submitted to his office staff. Question: Since driving and using your cell phone is illegal in the State of Hawaii, does the Maui Police Department investigate this aspect of an accident? More and more drivers still continue to text, talk and use their cell phones, and possibly become distracted, so it seems this would …

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MAYORWatch: Who is Responsible for the New Sidewalks near Haiku School?

Mayor Michael Victorino answers weekly questions submitted to his office staff. Question: The new sidewalks near Haiku School are lovely, but who is responsible for the maintenance? The cane grass and weeds are all growing over the sidewalks. Who in the county or state has jurisdiction over easements connected between private homes and the road? Answer: Mahalo for your compliment …

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Water Shutdown Scheduled for Kula

The Department of Water Supply will be repairing valves between Tanaka Tank and Piliwale Tank in Kula on Thursday, July 11 from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Customers on Piliwale Road will have no water while the repair work is in progress. Polipoli Road customers will not be affected. Call the DWS 24-hour hotline at 270-7633 if a water-related problem occurs, …

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MAYORWatch: When Will the Horrific Road Surface Conditions in Haiku Improve?

Mayor Michael Victorino answers weekly questions submitted to his office staff. Question: When will the horrific road surface conditions on Kauhikoa and Kaluanui roads in Haiku be addressed? Answer: Mahalo for your question and my staff reported to me that the Department of Public Works has scheduled resurfacing of Kaluanui Road, from Kokomo Road to the Maliko Gulch Bridge, toward …

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MAYORWatch: Would it Make Sense to Erect Median Barriers on Highway Roads?

Mayor Michael Victorino answers weekly questions submitted to his office staff. Question: Given how many fatal traffic accidents on Maui involve vehicles crossing the center line and colliding head on with vehicles traveling in the opposite direction, would it make sense to explore erecting median barriers on highway roads? Answer: Mahalo for your important safety question, which is on a …

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Visit Lahaina for Maui’s Largest Fourth of July Celebration

The public is invited to one of the largest holiday events on Maui, this Thursday, July 4th 2019. Historically more than 20,000 visitors and kama’aina are welcomed to Front Street to celebrate, shop and dine on the 4th of July. Front Street will be closed to vehicular traffic from 4 p.m. to 9 p.m. from Hotel street to Baker street. …

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MAYORWatch: Can the County News Flash Site Re-ID Mile Markers?

Mayor Michael Victorino answers weekly questions submitted to his office staff. Question: Is it possible for the County of Maui’s News Flash webpage to briefly identify where mile markers are located such as “near Olowalu General Store?”  I do not think too many people are familiar where all the mile markers are posted. Mahalo! Answer: Mahalo for your question and I know …

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MAYORWatch: When Will The Steel Plate Be Removed From Hololani Street

Mayor Michael Victorino answers weekly questions submitted to his office staff. Question: When will the steel plate be removed and road repaired on Hololani Street in Pukalani? It’s been there since December 2018. Answer: We do not have any engineering contracts scheduled for Hololani Street at this time, but I can tell you that the steel plate will be removed …

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