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Kīhei Cottage Fire Displaces Two Residents
July 27th, 2014 · No Comments · Comments Via Facebook (0) · Featured, Maui News
 

A structure fire at a cottage in Kīhei on Sunday afternoon caused an estimated $70,000 in damage and displaced two residents, fire officials said.


Beau Hawkes.  Photo montage courtesy Aubrey May.
VIDEO: Mayoral Candidate Tazed by Police in Foot Chase
July 25th, 2014 · 112 Comments · Comments Via Facebook (0) · Featured, Maui Election, Maui News
 

The incident was reported on Wednesday morning with the arrest portion captured on video tape by a bystander.


Plate lunch, file photo by Wendy Osher.
Ban on Polystyrene Food Containers Considered for Maui County
July 24th, 2014 · 45 Comments · Comments Via Facebook (0) · Featured, Maui News
 

A bill seeking a ban on the use and sale of polystyrene disposable food service containers in Maui County comes up for review before a council committee on Monday.


Habitat for Humanity Maui.
Habitat for Humanity Raises $11,500 in Annual Build-a-thon
July 24th, 2014 · 2 Comments · Comments Via Facebook (0) · Featured, Maui News
 

Habitat for Humanity Maui raised more than $11,500 during the organization’s eighth annual build-a-thon at the Kahawai condominium complex in Happy Valley.


Thomas Schillaci. MPD photo.
Kihei Man Arrested on Methamphetamine Trafficking
July 23rd, 2014 · 26 Comments · Comments Via Facebook (0) · Featured, Maui News
 

Police arrested and charged Thomas Schillaci, 47, of Kīhei with methamphetamine trafficking, among other charges, and were holding him in lieu of $144,000 bail at last report.


Wendi Van Briesen and her husband. Photo courtesy Lindsay Van Briesen.
Arizona Visitor Succumbs to Injury from Maui Ocean Accident
July 23rd, 2014 · 41 Comments · Comments Via Facebook (0) · Featured, Maui News
 

Police say Wendi Van Briesen, 42, of Chandless, Arizona, sustained injuries in waters fronting the Mākena Surf Resort at around 9:40 on Sunday, July 13, 2014.


Food Safety Placard. Photo courtesy State Department of Health.
New Color-Coded Placard Program Launched for Food Safety
July 22nd, 2014 · 7 Comments · Comments Via Facebook (0) · Featured, Maui News
 

Restaurants and food trucks get a yellow placard when a business has two or more critical violations, or when they have a critical violation that is not corrected; and a red placard indicates that a food establishment poses a danger to health and requires closure.


Speed Enforcement Team officers along Kahului Beach Road on Wednesday, Jan. 19, 2011.  Photo by Wendy Osher.
REMINDER: Maui Speed Enforcement Campaign Begins Today
July 21st, 2014 · 19 Comments · Comments Via Facebook (0) · Featured, Maui News
 

Maui police begin a week-long speeding enforcement campaign today in an effort to reduce speed-related crashes in Maui County.


Oe Steet fire, July 18, 2014. Photo courtesy Kimanzi Constable.
Fireworks Spark Kīhei Home Fire, Cause $520K Damage
July 20th, 2014 · 5 Comments · Featured, Maui News
 

Fire officials say fireworks are to blame for a residential fire that destroyed a two-story Oe Street home in Kīhei, causing an estimated $520,000 in damage.


CFEU officers. Photo courtesy state Department of Land and Natural Resources.
Maui Fisheries Team Recognized for Pilot Program Success
July 18th, 2014 · No Comments · Comments Via Facebook (0) · Featured, Maui News
 

In the program’s first year of operation, from May 2013 to April 2014, officers initiated 60 investigations, compared to 17 in the same period from the previous year, according to state officials.


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