A dwarf sperm whale that beached itself along the Kīhei shoreline in South Maui on Christmas Day was a pregnant female that likely suffered from infectious disease, according to a necropsy conducted by the Hawaiʻi Pacific University.
The Hawaiʻi test site was included in a proposal submitted by the University of Alaska, which contained diverse “climatic zones” and “geographic diversity.”
Options for ringing in 2014 range from pounding the pavement to sweating on the dance floor.
The Water Commission is composed of seven members, and has jurisdiction and final authority on matters relating to the State Water Code.
A 51-year-old Colorado man was rescued after injuring his leg while running on the Kahakapao Trail in the Makawao Forest Reserve on Saturday afternoon.
A fire on Saturday burned an un-permitted single-story structure located mauka of the Honoapiʻilani Highway in Olowalu.
Lifeguard personnel at DT Fleming in West Maui closed the beach following the sighting of a four-foot Hammerhead Shark swimming near shore at around 9 a.m. on Saturday, Dec. 28.
A 21-year-old visitor from Boston is safe after being rescued by a passing sailboat after running into difficulty while paddle boarding in West Maui.
According to police reports, 30-year-0ld Brandon Gamit was last seen in the early morning hours on Thursday, Dec. 26, 2013.
An estimated $3 million in state funds were released today for shoreline improvements to the Honoapiʻilani Highway on Maui, Governor Neil Abercrombie announced.
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