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Maui Boating Office to Close for Two Weeks and Relocate

December 8, 2009, 5:39 PM HST
* Updated December 8, 5:40 PM
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The state’s Maui Boating Office will be closed for two weeks beginning on December 23rd. The closure is due to a combination of furlough closure days, the Christmas and New Year’s holidays, weekends, and its move to a new location.

File Photo of Maalaea Harbor by Wendy Osher.

File Photo of Maalaea Harbor by Wendy Osher.

The state facility will reopen at its new site on January 4th in the same building that houses the Buzz’s Wharf Restaurant in Maalaea. The move is expected to provide greater accessibility to boaters and more parking for motorists, at a cost savings for the state.

The Department of Land and Natural Resources (DLNR) Maui District Boating office will be unavailable for business transactions from 4:30 p.m. Wednesday, December 23, 2009 until 7:45 a.m. on Monday, January 4, 2010.

During this period business transactions can still be done at the Lahaina Small Boat Harbor, Ma‘alaea Small Boat Harbor or by mail. Vessel registration renewal can also be done on-line at

The office’s new location is 159 Ma’alaea Boat Harbor Road. The district office phone numbers will not be changed.

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