how far
we've come

A historical snapshot of Maui County’s efforts to address parking solutions on the island of Maui. Below are our key milestones:

August 2023
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June 26, 2023
Attendees heard the latest updates on the PARK MAUI program, with emphasis on South Maui pilot beach locations.

June 5, 2023
Updates on various projects in Wailuku were presented during WCA’s public meeting. Speakers included Erin Wade (County of Maui Department of Management) on the PARK MAUI program and Hālau of ʻŌiwi Art, Brian Ige (Dowling Co) on the Wailuku Garage, and Kelly McHugh-White (Small Town * Big Art) on the Wailuku Arts District.

May 25, 2023
The County held its second “Coffee Talks” at the Wailuku Coffee Company. Mahalo to those who shared their concerns and ideas!

May 15, 2023
The County held its first “Coffee Talks” at the Maui Coffee Attic in Wailuku, where the community learned more about PARK MAUI and got to talk story with County representatives and parking consultants about the program.

April 6, 2023
The County of Maui’s Wailuku Open House held at the Kalana O Maui Bldg, attracted nearly 70 employees and residents. Attendees learned about the County’s PARK MAUI program, the proposed Wailuku Town paid parking zones, and had an opportunity to provide feedback on the pay station equipment being considered for the program. Here's what people said.

March 25, 2023
During the County of Maui’s Lahaina Open House, the public had an opportunity to share their input on bike parking, road congestion during boat days, alternative transportation and parking lot improvements in Lahaina. Attendees were also able to test and provide their feedback on the pay station equipment being considered for the PARK MAUI program. Here's what people said.

March 24, 2023
During Kihei 4th Friday, County of Maui representatives and project consultants sought public feedback on pay station equipment being considered for the PARK MAUI program. Here's what people said.

September 28, 2022
A Bill for an ordinance amending TITLE 3, MAUI COUNTY CODE, relating to the establishment of a PARKING REVENUE FUND. Bill to be presented before Maui County Council Committee on Budget Finance and Economic Development (date tbd).
August 29, 2022
Infrastructure and Transportation Committee meeting on management of County owned parking in high access areas.

August 25, 2022
County’s PARK MAUI consultant Julie Dixon talks about the PARK MAUI program on Mayor Michael Victorino’s KAOI 1110AM radio show.
August 24, 2022
Two PARK MAUI virtual meetings were held via Zoom. Julie Dixon of Dixon Resources Unlimited and County staff walk participants through the PARK MAUI program and offer an interactive format where attendees can provide their feedback.

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August 16, 2022
Maui County announces new PARK MAUI program and upcoming virtual meetings. Click here for news release.

JULY 2022
County’s Department of Management held a series of focus groups to talk with community advocates, police, lifeguards, business owners and youth service providers to better understand the needs of the facility users and how the experience could be improved for everyone.
Discussions with Hawaii State DLNR Parks regarding paid parking, parking management systems and resident access.

MAY 2022
County’s Department of Management posted an RFP for the parking access control equipment for the new Wailuku Civic Center parking garage. SKIDATA was awarded the contract.
APRIL 2022
Maui County Code Title 10 amendments draft completed.
Parking Coordinator job description created for the Department of Transportation.

County Council approves FY22 budget amendment to support the PARK MAUI program.
December 2021
Pilot location site visits and State Parks equipment evaluations.
October 2021
SAE Design completes PARK MAUI branding and logo design for use on the the program website, and future equipment and payment app.
October 13, 2021
Parks & Recreation Department focus group to discuss program needs and expectations.
October 6, 2021
Maui Police Department focus group to discuss enforcement, citations and program needs and expectations.
August & September  2021
Parking equipment and software vendor demonstrations.
August 2021
Hawaii DLNR State Parks discussion regarding parking systems at Ha’ena, Wainapanapa and Iao Valley.
August 2021
Hawaii DLNR State Parks discussion regarding parking systems at Ha’ena, Wainapanapa and Iao Valley.
June 2021
Parking 101 briefing for all County of Maui internal departments impacted by the creation of a paid parking program, including: Parks, Public Works, DOT, MPD, Finance, IT and Department of Management. .
March 2021
County’s issues RFP to hire municipal consultant team to assist with building a Countywide parking management system including asset inventory, community outreach, code updates, branding, permit management, fees, enforcement and equipment.
December 2020
County’s Department of Management utilized Wells Park as a pilot location to test out options for creating temporary ADA compliant parking.

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October 2019
Presentation to the County Council regarding implementing the recommendations of the Parking Action Plan. Council responded asking if there were other areas that should be considered for management.

May 2019
The County of Maui launches a Wailuku employee parking survey to gather worker sentiments about parking, and receives 387 responses.

2018 & 2017
May & September 2017
Residents, business owners, property owners and employees participated in a number of County of Maui meetings to share their feedback on parking challenges and solutions in Lahaina and Wailuku Towns.
April 2017
County’s Department of Planning commissioned Dixon Resources Unlimited to examine and recommend parking solutions for Lahaina Town and Wailuku Town.
May 2014
The matter relating to paid or metered parking system gets referred to the Infrastructure and Environmental Management Committee of the County Council.
The County of Maui began researching ways to manage congestion in Wailuku and Lahaina.


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