March 16, 2021, 9:19 AM HST
Maui Grown Therapies (file Kahului location). Photo Courtesy
Maui Grown Therapies has gained approval to open a second medical cannabis retail shop on Maui to be located in Lahaina at 1087 Limahana Place, Unit 4B. The West Maui location is scheduled to open on March 17, 2021 by appointment only for registered patients pre-ordering online at Mauigrown.com.
The Hawai‘i State Department of Health has issued a formal notice to proceed on March 11.
“Maui Grown Therapies’ Lahaina store is the state’s 16th licensed retail center and the third on Maui which is home to 19 percent of Hawai‘i’s registered patients,” said Michele Nakata, dispensary licensing section supervisor. “Maui Grown Therapies opened Hawaii’s first medical cannabis retail dispensary in Kahului on Aug. 8, 2017. The Lahaina store will provide much needed expansion of access for patients on West Maui in a convenient and contact-free manner.”
As of Feb. 28, 2021, there were a statewide total 31,853 registered patients statewide. The primary reported condition for registered adult patients is severe pain. The primary reported conditions for children under 18 years of age are seizures and post-traumatic stress disorder.
The other licensed retail