The state Department of Health has fined the owner of the West Maui Shell station in Lahaina $85,750 for alleged violations of the state’s underground fuel tank regulations.
The department’s Underground Storage Tank Section issued a Notice of Violation and Order against Kapunakea Partners, the registered owner and operator of the gas station.
Violations cited are failure to provide adequate spill prevention equipment; failure to maintain release detection records for the tanks and piping; and failure to maintain and /or test release-detection equipment.
Inspectors found the alleged violations on May 11, 2010. Kapunakea Partners has 20 days in which they may contest the order and request a hearing.