Maui police say the cause of a street closure and evacuation of homes in a Kahului neighborhood on Wednesday was due to a Terroristic Threatening case involving a caller reporting unexploded ordnance within a home on Molokaʻi-Hema Street.
Visitor arrivals to Maui fell in March, but higher average daily spending contributed to a 5.7% increase in Maui visitor expenditures, according to updated data released by the Hawaiʻi Tourism Authority.
Budget and Finance Committee Chair Mike White today announced a proposed average 9% reduction to real property tax rates for the fiscal year 2015 budget. White’s proposal also calls for the elimination of expansion positions.
Maui’s Pāʻia School will benefit from nearly $1 million in infrastructure funds awarded to the Maui Public Works Department to improve sidewalk and safety near the school, transportation officials announced today.