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Kahului Valve Repair to Result in Temporary Water Outage

February 12, 2015, 1:09 PM HST
* Updated February 12, 1:12 PM
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Water repairs. Graphics: Maui Now.

Water repairs. Graphics: Maui Now.

By Maui Now Staff

The Maui Department of Water Supply will conduct valve repairs to a water line on Kea Street in Kahului on Friday, Feb. 13, 2015.

Work to replace the 16-inch valve at the intersection of Kea Street and Papa Avenue will result in the interruption of water service to area customers from 8 p.m. on Friday, Feb. 13 to 5 a.m. on Saturday, Feb. 14, 2015.

Water Department officials say water service will be off in the following areas during the repair work:  Kea Street, between Maui Lani/Pulama Drive and Kaiemi Street, including Pue Place and ʻOhu Place; Hone Street; Kunu Place; Papa Avenue, between Māʻalo Street up to and including Kunihi Lane and Koiula Lane; Holua Drive, between Naholo Circle and Papa Avenue; Naholo Circle, between Ikai Street and Holua Drive; Pala Circle, including Hue Place; Hilu Place; Mahalani Street, including the Maui Police Department, Kaiser Wailuku Clinic, the State Historic Preservation Office, Maui Mental Health Center and parts of the Cameron Center.

Traffic will also be affected with closures planned on Kea Street, between Holua Drive and Papa Avenue. Residents and businesses in the other areas of Kahului are asked to conserve water during the repairs by avoiding any unnecessary water use from 8 p.m. on Friday to 5 a.m. on Saturday.

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Department officials say they regret any inconvenience this may cause. Customers can call the 24-hour Water Department service line at 270-7633 if a water-related problem occurs or if there are any questions.

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