New Maui double-decker bus to be placed in service

Published: Jul. 5, 2013 at 4:48 PM HST|Updated: Jul. 5, 2013 at 4:55 PM HST
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Courtesy: Ryan Piros
Courtesy: Ryan Piros

WAILUKU, MAUI (HawaiiNewsNow) - The Maui County Department of Transportation announced Friday that its new double-decker bus will be placed into public service Saturday as part of the official Maui Bus fleet.

The double-decker bus will service the Kihei Islander #2 route, which starts at 6:30 a.m. on Saturday, July 6.

Bus fares for the double-decker will be $2 per person or $4 per day -- the same as those for all other buses that are part of the Maui Bus fleet.

The bus was purchased used for $378,362 and can carry about 90 passengers, which is double the amount of an average bus.

The double-decker bus was selected for the Kihei Islander route to help accommodate the large number of residents and visitors who use the Maui Bus to travel between Central and South Maui on a daily basis.

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