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Ask the Mayor: How Can Ha‘ikū Get a Dog Park?

February 6, 2017, 8:00 AM HST
* Updated March 6, 1:58 PM
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The Upcountry Dog Park is located in the Eddie Tam complex in Makawao. Debra Lordan photo.

Mayor Alan Arakawa answers some of the questions submitted to his staff.

Submit your own questions about County of Maui programs, services, operations or policies to Mayor Alan Arakawa at [email protected], 270-7855 or mail them to 200 S. High Street, 9th Floor, Wailuku, HI 96793.

Questions submitted will be considered for inclusion in the “Ask the Mayor” column.

Aloha Sir,

Q: Would it be possible to get a dog park for Ha‘ikū residents? We have three rescued dogs that we have to drive to Makawao, Kahului and even Wailea to use the dog parks. What about making a dog park at the Fourth Marine Division Memorial Park (Giggle Hill Park)?

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A: Although there are no current plans for a dog park at Fourth Marine Park in Ha‘ikū, we would certainly be open to receiving a formal request from the community to consider creating one.

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Our parks director suggests that you work with the Ha‘ikū Community Association to send a letter or other official request to parks or to my office to initiate the process.

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