The Department of Land and Natural Resources, Division of State Parks will close the Puʻuōlaʻi (Little Beach) area and a portion of Mākena Beach State Park in South Maui on Wednesday, Feb. 18, while DLNR staff and military ordnance experts conduct an investigation.
Two Maui teens died in an apparent drowning incident in the ocean near Honokōhau Bay on Monday afternoon, Feb. 16, 2015, officials said. Maui police have since identified the victims as Edelene Parilla, 18, and Emmanuel Tabbay, 19, both of Kahului.
The Maui County Democratic Party’s Council Nominating Committee today narrowed the list of candidates for the vacant District 13 House seat to three finalists today. The finalists include Lori Buchanan of Molokaʻi, Lynn DeCoite of Molokai, and Lucienne De Naie of Huelo on Maui.