Where did the Mokulele Highway go? Maui breaking news!

Real Estate Agent with Hawai'i Life Real Estate Brokers HRE# 58089 - RS

Where did the Mokulele Highway go?  Maui breaking news!

Well the old answer would be: The highway went from Kahului in the north to Kihei in the south.

The new answer is: The Mokulele Highway (Route 311) has been renamed and it's now called Maui Veterans Highway.  Governor David Ige signed the bill in April to make the change.  The signs are now up, so don't be confused when you see them.  Not so sure if Google is paying attention yet.

Read the full story in the Maui News.

Maui Veterans Highway, Kahului Maui October 2017

Maui Veterans Highway, Kahului Maui, October 2017

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Brenda Whitman, Live in Laramie Real Estate
Live in Laramie Real Estate, Laramie, Wyoming - Laramie, WY
Broker/Co-Owner, Laramie, Wyoming

I like the photo of the arrow to the dirt path!  It will probably take a year or two with good to catch up with the name change...

Oct 10, 2017 06:36 PM #1
Lottie Kendall
Pacific Union International - San Francisco, CA
Serving San Francisco and the Silicon Valley

It takes a long time for people to get used to a new road name. Many years ago Army Street in San Francisco became Cesar Chavez Street - but it was years before the new name became recognized.


Oct 10, 2017 06:41 PM #2
Georgie Hunter R(S) 58089
Hawai'i Life Real Estate Brokers - Haiku, HI
Maui Real Estate sales and lifestyle info

Brenda Whitman, Live in Laramie Real Estate Thanks - it was a lucky snapshot wasn't it!

Lottie Kendall I get it, and it's going to take me a while to get used to it too.

Thanks for the feedback.

Oct 10, 2017 07:29 PM #3
Endre Barath, Jr.
Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices - Beverly Hills, CA
Realtor - Los Angeles Home Sales 310.486.1002

Love it I have seen Mr Google drive around Los Angeles a lot and have written a few post about them.... and it is also interesting they are pretty good at updating... so six months to a year... on a side note there was a picture that caught Diane's father years ago as he was looking in the trunk of his car... and Mr Google caught me and my Schmoie as he was taking care of business... so you never know when Mr Google will come by, Endre

Oct 10, 2017 10:11 PM #4
Jeff Dowler, CRS
Solutions Real Estate - Carlsbad, CA
The Southern California Relocation Dude - Carlsbad

That's an interesting story, Georgie Hunter R(S) 58089  I bet it will take quite some time for area residents to get used to using the new name...and maybe never will.


Oct 10, 2017 10:31 PM #5
Roy Kelley
Realty Group Referrals - Gaithersburg, MD
Roy and Dolores Kelley Photographs

This is good information to share with area residents and visitors.

Oct 11, 2017 03:17 AM #6
Myrl Jeffcoat
GreatWest Realty - Sacramento, CA
Greater Sacramento Real Estate Agent

When I first looked at your picture, I thought the arrow on the highway was pointing to the Mokulele Highway, or that little dirt road.  I need morning coffee!

Oct 11, 2017 03:54 AM #7
Sandy Padula and Norm Padula, JD, GRI
Realty National - Carlsbad, CA
Presence, Persistence & Perseverance

Sorry, Georgie Hunter R(S) 58089 but to the native Hawiians, I bet they will never adapt and adopt that new highway name. You can't change habits with the stroke of a pen.

Oct 11, 2017 05:35 AM #8
Joan Cox
Metro Brokers - House to Home, Inc. - Denver Real Estate - 720-231-6373 - Denver, CO
Denver Real Estate - Selling One Home at a Time

Georgie, bet it will take a while before residents (and visitors) get used to the new name.

Oct 11, 2017 06:29 AM #9
Curtis Van Carter
Better Homes & Gardens Wine Country Group - Yountville, CA
Your Napa Valley Broker Extraordinaire


Thanks for thinking of me with all happening here. Things are getting worse and wind is suppose to pick up today. fingers crossed cvc

Oct 11, 2017 09:05 AM #10
Patricia Feager
Selling Homes Changing Lives

LOL! This is great information and I like how you're educting people about the change. I hate to say it, but if the dead could come back to life, they would complete lost. 

Oct 11, 2017 12:12 PM #11
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