Wailuku Town is a funky place. If there’s one thing that Maui Redevelopment Agency members, testifying individuals of the public, and county planners can agree on, it’s that. From the mash-up of architectural styles, to the irregularly sized lots, to buildings both modern and decades old – it’s undeniable: This little town’s got character. Another maxim arose during the Sep. … [Read more...] about Maui Redevelopment Agency Discusses Changes to Building Height Limits in Wailuku Town
The embattled Wailuku Civic Complex survived another proposed funding cut Friday, Sep. 6 as members of the Maui County Council voted down a bill to halve funding for Phase 1B of the project, the parking garage. The proposal previously passed the council’s Economic Development and Budget Committee by a vote of 6-3 on Tuesday, Aug. 27, and would have cut total funding for Phase 1 … [Read more...] about Wailuku Parking Garage Survives Proposed Cut
Groundbreaking for underground infrastructure improvements along Vineyard and Church Streets is now scheduled to begin in August. At a May 24 meeting of the MRA, the agency announced that work on these offsite improvements (dubbed Phase 1-A) of the Wailuku Civic Complex project is anticipated to last 18 months. The department also released a draft of interim parking and shuttle … [Read more...] about Phase 1-A of Wailuku Civic Complex Scheduled to Begin in August: Interim parking and shuttle plans during construction announced
World-renowned artists from Hawai‘i and around the globe are painting several murals over the course of 10 days at four sites within the Wailuku Redevelopment Area and locations throughout Central Maui, beginning Jan. 28. The murals are part of a public art program through PangeaSeed Foundation, an international nonprofit that has created 300 murals in 14 countries with a … [Read more...] about Murals For Oceans Flowing Across Maui
The Wailuku Parking Garage and Civic Complex project, with an estimated cost of $84.2 million, is the biggest number in the county’s FY2019 budget. The first phase of the project is set to begin mid-year. If fully funded, it will create a “super block” on the two-acre county municipal parking site which currently offers 214 spaces of free parking (see map, next page). As the … [Read more...] about Wailuku Civic Complex: ‘Winner’ or ‘Monstrosity’?