Event for building permit applications
WAILUKU - Residents wanting to learn more about their commercial or residential building permit applications should attend the county's Permitting Open House from 1 to 4 p.m. Friday on the 9th floor of the Kalana O Maui building.
Participants should bring their building plans and supporting documents. Participants will be able to speak with representatives of the departments of Planning, Public Works, Environmental Management, Water and Fire. Directors and deputy directors of the departments also will be on hand.
This is the second phase of work by Mayor Alan Arakawa's Permit Process Improvement Team.
For more information, call Capital Improvement Program coordinator Wendy Taomoto at 270-6258.
Dedication for vets' rock open to public
The public is invited to the dedication of a rock feature honoring Maui's nisei veterans July 14 at Kepaniwai Park in Iao Valley.
Members of the Japanese Cultural Society of Maui and Maui's Sons and Daughters of the Nisei Veterans are hosting the 10 a.m. event.
The dedication will be followed by a screening of the film "'Go for Broke' - Memories of Hawai'i Japanese Nisei" at 11 a.m. at the Kahului Hongwanji Temple.
The 98-minute film features 10 Maui nisei veterans. The film's producer, Hiroyuki Matsumoto, will be in attendance.
Cost for the screening is $20, which includes lunch, with proceeds benefiting the Kansha Preschool. Seating is limited; tickets need to be purchased ahead by calling Leonard Oka at 385-7670 or 249-2163. Tickets are also available at Credit Associates of Maui at 1817 Wells St. in Wailuku.
Large tree blocks roadway in Nahiku
Hana Highway near Mile Post 26 in Nahiku was closed for several hours Sunday after a large tree fell over the roadway, knocking down utility poles.
The closure went into effect at 2:30 a.m., and the highway was partially reopened at 2:45 p.m., according to police.
Hawaiian Telcom alternated traffic in the area during the closure, and periodically closed the highway in both directions to make repairs.