A home fire in Lahaina caused an estimated $200,000 in damages early Saturday morning, December 22, 2012. The incident was first reported at 1:13 a.m. at a single story, three-bedroom home, located at 233 Lahainaluna Road in West Maui.
While the report confirms a hydrologic connection between the Lahaina facility’s treated wastewater injection wells and the near-shore seeps, monthly sampling by Hawaii Department of Health has detected no bacterial indicators.
Dozens of people participated in a remembrance walk held on Maui early this morning as a tribute to the memory of the 27 individuals who lost their lives in the deadly Sandy Hook Elementary school shooting in Newtown, Connecticut last week.
Officials from Maui Electric Company say high winds on Monday night brought several trees down on power lines in Olinda at around 9 p.m. on Monday, December 17, 2012. The incident cut off power to an estimated 270 customers in the Olinda and Piiholo areas.
Governor Neil Abercrombie has issued a formal request to the Democratic Party of Hawaii on Monday, seeking a list of three nominees to fill the vacancy left by the passing of US Senator Daniel K. Inouye.