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A metals recycling event will be held from 8 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. Sept. 23-24 at the Hana Landfill on Waikoloa Road, the county announced Friday.

The first-come, first-served event assists East Maui residents in hauling and recycling special waste items such as large appliances, up to five auto tires (per household, per event), auto batteries, propane tanks and scrap metals.

Large appliances accepted include refrigerators, freezers, air-conditioning units, water coolers, washers, dryers, dishwashers, ranges/stoves and water heaters.

Electronic items will not be accepted at this event, but collection of these items will be scheduled later, according to a county news release.

East Maui residents must bring their items to the landfill during event hours.

Capacity for hauling out of Hana for this event is limited, with an equal amount of bin space available on both days.

The event is scheduled to end at 2:30 p.m. Sept. 24, or when the bins are full.

Staff will help residents remove items from their vehicles.

The next Hana Metals Recycling Event is scheduled for Dec. 16-17.

For more information about drop-offs, call Hammerhead Metals at (808) 280-8844. For other information, call the Metals Section of the Environmental Protection and Sustainability Division at (808) 270-6102.

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