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10th Annual Keiki Tilapia Fishing Tournament set for May 11

Maui Electric and Kā‘anapali Golf Courses invite keiki to cast their poles at the 10th Annual Keiki Tilapia Fishing Tournament on Saturday, May 11, from 7:30 a.m. to 9 a.m., at the Kā‘anapali Golf Course Pond as a benefit for Maui United Way. This “tag and release” event is open to youths, ages two to 18 years old for a …

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MAYORWatch: Are There Any Lifeguard Jobs in Kihei?

Mayor Michael Victorino answers some of the most-asked questions submitted to his office staff. Question: I was just curious if there were any upcoming lifeguarding jobs in the Kihei area? I am certified and am looking! I wasn’t sure the best place to look or ask so was hoping you could help! Answer: Mahalo for your question and I’d be more …

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MAYORWatch: Why Are There So Many Vehicles on the Road with Expired Tags?

Mayor Michael Victorino answers some of the most-asked questions submitted to his office staff. Question: Why are there so many vehicles on the road with expired registrations and inspections? Safety reasons aside, it is not fair to those who pay to keep their vehicles properly compliant with county and state regulations. Can one expect the new administration to be more vigilant …

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MAYORWatch: How Can I Get Speed Bumps Installed on my Street?

Mayor Michael Victorino answers some of the most-asked questions submitted to his office staff. Question: How can I get speed bumps installed on my street? People are constantly speeding where I live on Kea Street. Answer: We get many calls/emails for speed bumps and speed tables, and I would be more than happy to help you make a formal request. To …

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MAYORWatch: How Can We Find Information about Using the Ukumehame Firing Range?

Mayor Michael Victorino answers some of the most-asked questions submitted to his office staff. Question: How do citizens find information about using the Ukumehame Firing Range to practice shooting? If residents can’t use the public range, where are they supposed to go? Answer: This is a very good question and I think something our community needs to know in order to …

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MAYORWatch: How Can We Prolong Kahului Stoplight?

Mayor Michael Victorino answers some of the most-asked questions submitted to his office staff. Question: How can we prolong the stoplight heading to Kahului Airport at Kuihelani Highway and South Puunene Avenue? When we drive toward the intersection, cars tend to take up a lot of space in the right lane because they’re all turning right to get onto Puunene. By …

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Kapiʻolani CC, Maui College partner to offer new online business IT degree

About a year ago, Information Technology (IT) faculty at Kapiʻolani Community College discussed the digital dexterity and business acumen of their students. They knew it was time to look beyond the college’s associate in science degree in information technology. Beginning in fall 2019, students can work toward a new bachelor of applied science degree in applied business and information technology (ABIT) from the University of Hawaiʻi Maui College. …

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MAYORWatch: What are the Three Concepts for the South Maui Community Park?

Mayor Michael Victorino answers some of the most-asked questions submitted to his office staff. Question: What are the three concepts being mulled for the South Maui Community Park? I read that all of the concepts include a small amphitheater, walking paths and a sports field. Will there also be more parking? Answer: I am very excited for this much-needed project in …

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MAYORWatch: Where Do We Recycle Old Car Batteries?

Mayor Michael Victorino answers some of the most-asked questions submitted to his office staff. Question: Where do we recycle old car batteries? We asked several recycling places if they take and the answer was no, and they didn’t know where we could drop them off. We asked friends and colleagues and we received false and wrong answers. What do we do? …

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