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Ask The Mayor: How Can I Get Rid of My Junk Vehicle?

February 8, 2015, 4:39 PM HST
* Updated February 16, 11:51 AM
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junk vehicle truck carAsk the Mayor

Mayor Alan Arakawa answers some of the most-asked questions submitted to his office staff.

Dear Mayor:

Q: How can I get rid of my junk vehicle? I have tried every donation charity I can find, but none of them work on Maui.

A: You can safely and legally dispose of unwanted vehicles at the Hammerhead Metals Recycling facility, located in the Central Maui Baseyard in Pu‘unēnē. For hours and fees, call (808) 280-8844. Thank you for not dumping your car. It’s illegal to abandon a vehicle, and besides polluting the environment with toxic fluids and other harmful materials, they are an eyesore! For more information on disposing of vehicles and reporting abandoned vehicles, visit www.mauicounty.gov/metals or call the Abandoned Vehicles and Metals office at ph. (808) 270-6102.

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Submit your questions about County of Maui programs, services, operations or policies to Mayor Alan Arakawa via email: [email protected], phone: 270-7855 or mail: 200 S. High Street, 9th Floor, Wailuku, Hawaii 96793. Questions submitted will be considered for inclusion in the Ask the Mayor column.

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