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Complaint Filed to Intervene in Lahaina Halloween

October 25, 2011, 1:40 PM HST
* Updated October 26, 9:46 AM
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By Wendy Osher

Halloween in Lahaina. Maui Now, File photo 2007.

(Update: 9:45 a.m. 10/26/11)

A new post with updated court information is available at the following LINK.

(Update: 6 a.m. 10/26/11)

A hearing has been scheduled in 2nd Circuit Court to review the request for a temporary restraining order, seeking intervention in Lahaina Halloween festivites.

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The complaint summons comes up for review four days before festivities are scheduled along Front Street.

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***Check back for full coverage of court proceedings.

(Posted: 1:40 p.m. 10/25/11)

A group calling itself Na Makua O Maui has reportedly filed a complaint summons in Maui’s 2nd Circuit Court seeking resolve in their opposition to Halloween festivities in Lahaina Town.

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The group, joined by Maui resident Richard Dancil, filed the complaint, alleging counts against the mayor, Office of Economic Development, County of Maui, Lahaina Town Action Committee and others, sources tell Maui Now.

The mayor’s office responded today saying only that corporation counsel has the document, and it is under review.

The five counts reportedly include allegations of: civil rights violations, and failure to file an environmental impact statement.

Halloween in Lahaina. Maui Now, File photo 2007.

Because of the extensive entities named in the complaint, court staff said it could take some time before the summons is available for public review.

With Halloween less than a week away, it is unclear if the item will surface for court scheduling prior to Monday’s Halloween festivities.

For more information on the Halloween is “Back on Front” event, visit our previous post HERE.

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