Highway reopens after traffic incident
Hana Highway in Spreckelsville was reopened early Monday morning after being closed for more than 12 hours after a vehicle hit a pole Sunday afternoon, police said.
The highway was closed at about 4 p.m. Sunday from Alakapa to Nonohe places, with reports of electrical lines on the roadway, police said. Shortly afterward, Maui Electric Co. reported power outages in the Spreckelsville area.
MECO responded to make repairs, and the highway was reopened at 5:41 a.m. Monday, police said.
Work to disrupt Haliimaile water service
Waterline improvements for a future water storage tank will cause water service to be disrupted in Haliimaile from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. Thursday.
The affected areas include Haliimaile Road, Maikai, Aoiki, Paihua, Nena, Paina, Alamuku, Nenelea, Olioli, Maile, Hiilani, Ehoeho, Akaaka, Makomako, Leie streets, Hoomalie Place and Baldwin Avenue from 2291 to 2399.
Customers may want to flush their waterlines for a short time Thursday afternoon to ensure that no sediment has accumulated in their waterlines during the project. Customers are advised to store water for the day if needed.
In addition, customers are requested to call the 24-hour service line, 270-7633, only if a water emergency occurs.
Police: Nothing suspicious about body
The death of a 62-year-old man whose body was found last week near Lahaina Cannery Mall didn't appear to be suspicious, police said.
The body was found at about 1 p.m. Friday next to the parking lot on the Longs Drugs side of the shopping mall, police said.
An autopsy was being done. The man's name wasn't released while police worked on contacting his family.
County DMVL and finance offices closed
The Maui County Department of Motor Vehicle and Licensing office at the Maui Mall and satellite offices and Finance Department divisions on Lanai and Molokai and in Pukalani, Hana and Kihei will be closed today for staff training.
The affected Finance Department offices are accounts/payroll, central purchasing, Finance Director, real property tax and treasury.
For more information, call Dee Dee Thyssen at 270-7476.