The newly implemented Advanced Traffic Management System put in place by the Hawai‘i Department of Transportation includes cameras at 10 locations and modernized traffic signal systems at all 82 existing signalized intersections on Maui. HDOT is also expanding the network of cameras available to the Maui public in order to provide real-time images of traffic conditions at key … [Read more...] about New Technology Helps With Traffic Management (But Not Violations!)
ALARMING ANIMAL North Fort Myers, Florida, homeowner Joanie Mathews was terrorized for hours on Nov. 14 by a large pig that wandered into her yard overnight and spent the day destroying the lawn and biting Mathews three times before trapping her in the cab of her truck. “She would circle the truck... and I would jump in the back seat and I was like ‘Go away, pig!’” Mathews … [Read more...] about NOTW: Dangerous pigs, Grinch sightings and the dreaded Selfieccino
To the lady who was in her car behind me: As you drive up Baldwin Avenue in Paia, you’ll encounter side streets that other drivers might need to turn onto–left or right. Sometimes the traffic on Baldwin might need to wait until cars on those streets are gone before turning. So in the future, please look and think before you honk your horn at the car in front of you. People like … [Read more...] about Eh Brah: Show some Aloha when you drive in Paia!
Upcountry Maui residents have started a petition to add more convenient bus service between Paia and Makawao. Despite the two districts being adjacent to each other, the current travel time is over two and half hours on the bus–the same time it would take to travel from Makawao to Kapalua. This is because the route in place (bus rote 40) first travels to the island's central … [Read more...] about New Petition to Add Maui Bus Service between Paia and Makawao
As a third generation upcountry resident and former head of the non-profit organization Maui Economic Opportunity (MEO), Maui county councilmember Gladys Baisa has always been passionate about her community. After serving 10 years in the Pukalani-Kula-Ulupalakua area residency seat and as current chair of the Water Resources Committee, Baisa plans to retire at the end of this … [Read more...] about Talking story with outgoing Maui County Councilmember Gladys Baisa