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By MICHAEL P. VICTORINO , for The Maui News To protect farm land, open space and rural character and reduce infrastructure costs associated with new construction, the County of Maui officially favors "infill development."
Any person desiring to act as the authorized solicitor or representative of a manufacturer or wholesale dealer in any county shall make application to the commission of such county in which the person proposes to act for a permit to act as such.
The Infrastructure and Environmental Management Committee will consider a bill on Monday, July 28, at 1:30 p.m. in the Council Chamber in Wailuku, to ban the use and sale of polystyrene disposable food service containers, Committee Chair Elle Cochran announced today.
WAILUKU, MAUI, Hawai'i - Maui County staff members representing the Planning Department and Cultural Resources Commission will hold a public workshop on the Lahaina Sign Design Guidelines on Thursday, July 24, at 5 to 7 p.m. at the Kamehameha III Elementary School cafeteria, 611 Front Street, Lahaina.
The Big Island's unemployment rate increased while the statewide unemployment rate held steady in June 2014, according to the state Department of Labor and Industrial Relations.
WAILUKU, MAUI, Hawai'i - The Mayor's Office of Economic Development has announced a second-round grant assistance program designed for small businesses in the rural community of Lanai.
The remnants of tropical system Wali made their way past Maui County late Monday afternoon, dumping a little rain as it said goodbye, with the National Weather Service canceling a flash flood watch.
Four testifiers today unanimously urged the Budget and Finance Committee to choose the Kahului option over Wailuku for a new county service center.
Residents are being advised that H.A. Baldwin Park remains closed due to a fallen Ironwood tree near the restroom area.
A public meeting to discuss a plan to address an anticipated $13 million budget shortfall for state hospitals, including Maui Memorial Medical Center, will be held at 5 p.m. Wednesday in the hospital's auditorium.
A Brown water advisory was issued for waters off Maui, Lanai, and Molokai, where brown water conditions, caused by heavy rains, exist.
EFFECTS: At 721 am, strong outflow associated with a collapsing thunderstorm just north of Maui county will bring strong northeasterly winds to 40 mph and gusts to 50 mph across Maui County.
The Coast Guard and the Maui County Fire Department responded an unresponsive snorkeler and three others stranded near Molokini Crater off Maui on Sunday.
The National Weather Service has extended a Flood Advisory for the island of Maui, in effect through 10:30 a.m. Sunday.
Updated: Fri Jul 25, 2014 06:19 am
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