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DOT to Discuss Transportation Plan June 29 on Maui

June 14, 2011, 7:00 AM HST
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By Wendy Osher

File photo by Wendy Osher.

Officials from the state Department of Transportation will be on Maui later this month to discuss a draft transportation plan.

The DOT is sponsoring the series of meetings statewide to review the draft plan on coordinated services for senior citizens, individuals with disabilities and low-income residents.

Participants will be asked to review and comment on the needs and strategies identified in the plan. The DOT will utilize the public’s feedback to assist in the prioritization of projects for funding.

The Maui meeting will be held on Wednesday, June 29  from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. in Kahului at the Maui Beach Hotel, Elleair Rainbow Room.


Other meeting scheduled across the state include:

  • Hilo: Monday, June 27, 2011, from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. at the Aging and Disability Resource Center, Hawaii County Office of Aging (1055 Kinoole Street, Hilo, HI 96720)
  • Kona: Tuesday, June 28, 2011, from 9:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. at the West Hawaii Civic Center, Liquor Control Conference Room, Building B, 2nd Floor (74-5044 Ane Keohokalole Highway, Kailua-Kona, HI 96740)
  • Kauai: Thursday, June 30, 2011, from 3 p.m. to 5 p.m. at the Lihue Civic Center, Moikeha Building, Meeting Rooms 2 A&B (4444 Rice Street, Lihue, HI 96766)

The draft plan is available in advance of the meeting at If you are unable to attend the meeting, you can provide input by using the comment form available at

To RSVP and/or request language interpretation, an auxiliary aid or service (i.e., sign language interpreter, accessible parking, or materials in alternative format),  contact Susan Cochran via email at [email protected], or call toll free (877) 532-2863 at least seven days prior to the meeting date.


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