Hāna firefighters, the Air 1 rescue helicopter, and Rescue 10 from Kahului were called at about 12:45 p.m. on Saturday, Feb. 7, about a hiker who fell down a cliff on the trail leading to Red Sands Beach.
Kahului Harbor has staged many regattas over the years. Saturday, however, will be the first time hosting the best prep outrigger canoe paddlers in the 50th state and the 48 high school teams they represent.
In response to a recent decision by Maui County attorneys, a rally was held on Friday, Feb. 6, at the Maui County Building in defense of the GMO Moratorium Initiative that was passed in the November 2014 general election.
On Thursday, Feb. 5, 2015, at approximately 10:23 a.m., Maui Police Department’s Wailuku Patrol located and arrested Longs robbery suspect John Naauao Jr., 28, of Kula. Naauao has been charged with “Robbery in the First Degree.” Bail is set at $50,000.00.
Maui residents and visitors alike are invited to greet the Chinese New Year, The Year of the Ram, with fireworks and Steve Catugal’s Lion Dancers on Market Street at Wailuku First Friday on Feb. 6 from 6 to 9 p.m.
The Maui Sierra Club will be holding its annual meeting and awards ceremony on Sunday, Feb. 8, from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Kaunoa Center in Spreckelsville. The event is open to the public with a free picnic-style lunch, live music, inspirational talks and an awards ceremony recognizing leaders upholding the club’s values.