Man Who Circumvented Blockades Goes Missing in Lava Evacuation Zone

It was reported that Mark Lawrence Kramer's last contact was during a phone call in which he related he was lost on a hardened lava flow. The communication ended when his phone battery died.
June 22, 2018 · 27 Comments

Hawaiian Airlines Increases Sapporo-Honolulu Winter Frequency

Company executives say the added frequency comes in response to high demand from Hokkaido travelers seeking a warm and relaxing Hawaiian vacation during the winter holiday.
June 21, 2018 · 0 Comments

7 Maui Restaurants Make OpenTable’s 100 Best Al Fresco Dining List

Maui restaurants included on the list are: The Mill House in Waikapū, Mama's Fish House in Pāʻia, Leilani's on the Beach in Kāʻanapali; Kimo's Restaurant Maui, the Hula Grill Kāʻanapali, Fleetwoods on Front Street and Duke's Beach House Maui in Lahaina.
June 21, 2018 · 0 Comments

Wailea, Maui is a Top Emerging Summer Travel Destination

The data revealed that bookings for Wailea on Maui are on the rise, growing 56% in a year.  Wailea was ranked number 10 on a list that shows rising popularity of destinations throughout the US.
June 21, 2018 · 0 Comments

State Issues Decision on East Maui Interim Instream Flow Standards

The Hawai’i Commission on Water Resource Management today issued a decision on East Maui interim instream flow standards.
June 20, 2018 · 1 Comment

Recent Hawaiian Monk Seal Deaths Linked to Toxoplasmosis

Health Director Dr. Bruce Anderson said that since cats are the only animal that transmit the toxoplasmosis, it "only makes sense" that reducing the number of feral cats will reduce the risk of infection and serious illness or death in other animals.
June 20, 2018 · 13 Comments

Maui Smoke Free Cars Law Takes Effect July 1

On July 1st, a new law goes into effect in Maui County that makes it illegal to smoke or vape in vehicles with children under the age of 18 present.  The fine for a first time violator is $200.
June 20, 2018 · 34 Comments

Old Lahaina Prison Wall Damaged in Hit-and-Run Accident

The Lahaina Restoration Foundation is seeking the public's help in finding information about a hit-and-run accident that resulted in damage to the exterior wall of the Old Lahaina Prison.
June 19, 2018 · 9 Comments

Former Kīhei Model in Running for Maxim Magazine Cover Girl Competition

Former Maui resident, Stephanie Mitchell is a finalist in the 2018 Maxim Cover Girl competition for Canada. She's in the running for an opportunity to represent BC, Canada in a two-page spread, which also features a $10,000 CAD (Canadian Dollar) grand prize.
June 19, 2018 · 12 Comments

Alaska Airlines Announces New Nonstop Service Between Sacramento and Kona

The new service, which is scheduled to begin Dec. 20, 2018, will be the only nonstop flight offered between Sacramento and Kona with a flight frequency of three times a week. Alaska currently offers nonstop service from Sacramento to Maui.
June 19, 2018 · 0 Comments