Life on Maui has changed, at least when it comes to trash collection. And you can blame it on budget cuts. Money problems are squeezing everything from trash pickups to hours of operation at county landfills. Eileen Chao has more from the Maui News.
Maui County reached a settlement with the state Heath Department this week for violations at two landfills. As part of the deal, the county has also agreed to develop a program to help residents safely dispose of hazardous materials. Eileen Chao has more from the Maui News.
A Maui property management firm has reached a settlement with the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency over lead-paint disclosure violations. The company, Destination Maui, failed to notify its tenants about the potential hazard. But what’s unusual is the terms they’ve agreed to. As HPR’s Molly Solomon reports, the company will be paying for more than just a fine.
A highly contagious and deadly virus has been discovered in a number of cats on Maui. Officials are advising owners and cat lovers to get their pets vaccinated as soon as possible. Eileen Chao has more from the Maui News.