HAWAII – Congresswoman Mazie K. Hirono,(D-Hawaii) reminds Hawaii residents that starting Thursday the United States Postal Service (USPS) will host a series of community town hall meetings to discuss the proposed closing of four post offices throughout the state.
The USPS recently announced it may close some 3,700 post offices across the country. The four Hawaii post offices being discussed are the Uptown Honolulu Post Office and the Kapolei Post Office on Oahu, the Kalaupapa Post Office on Molokai, and the Hanamaulu Post Office on Kauai.
The dates, times, and locations of the upcoming public meetings are as follows:
Sept. 8 11:00am-1:00pm Uptown Station 1170 Nuuanu Ave # 105
Sept. 8 5:00pm-7:00pm Kapolei High School Cafeteria
Sept. 20 11:00am-1:00pm McVeigh Hall, Kalaupapa National Historical Park
Sept. 22 9:30am-10:30am Hanamaulu Station, Lihue, Kauai
The USPS has also mailed surveys to Hawaii residents to gather public input. Surveys must be received by the USPS by September 30, 2011.
Written comments may also be sent by September 30 to:
Mr. Gary Gardetto, Consumer and Industry Contact, United States Postal Service, 3600 Aolele Street, Room 112, Honolulu, HI 96820-9631
Submitted by Congresswoman Hirono’s office