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Blessing and Release.  Photo courtesy Zane Mathias and Maui Ocean Center.
6 Hawaiian Green Sea Turtles to be Released
August 29th, 2013 · 1 Comment · Comments Via Facebook (5) · Featured, Maui News
 

During the Holomua nā Honu event, six 2-year-old juvenile Hawaiian green sea turtles will be released into the ocean. Now, officials say, they are ready to continue their life in the wild.


Ali Campbell. Courtesy photo
UB40 Vocalist to Perform at Reggae in the Valley
August 28th, 2013 · 1 Comment · Comments Via Facebook (3) · Featured, Maui Arts & Entertainment
 

On Friday, prepare for the biggest “Reggae in the Valley” in its nine-year history. The show starts at 4:30 p.m. and is headlined by Ali Campbell, formerly of UB40.


Irene Hirano Inouye said she was pleased and honored that Maui Economic Development Board decided to establish the Daniel K. Inouye Innovation Award in honor of her late husband. “It represents his vision for Maui and for the young people who he would meet each year,” she said. “He wanted Maui to become a center for the latest scientific and technological advances.” Photo courtesy MEDB.
Road Safety Project Captures Inaugural Inouye Innovation Award
August 27th, 2013 · Comments Off · Comments Via Facebook (0) · Featured, Maui News
 

Inouye’s widow, Irene Hirano, presented the award to students Lotus Chen and Sierra Harrell for their stem project on road safety near their school’s campus in Pukalani. Both students will each receive a portion of the $10,000 prize for college; and King Kekaulike will receive funds for the enhancement of its STEMworks lab.


File photo by Wendy Osher.
Maui Mayor Says Shark Nets, Hunting Not Ideal
August 27th, 2013 · 72 Comments · Comments Via Facebook (30) · Featured, Maui News
 

Maui Mayor Alan Arakawa discussed options and mitigation measures in light of recent activity and reports.


Kūlanihākoʻi Bridge stabilization conducted on 8/22/13. Photo by Kevin J Olson.
S Kīhei Road to Close for Waiakoa Culvert Repair
August 26th, 2013 · Comments Off · Comments Via Facebook (0) · Featured, Maui News
 

The County of Maui Department of Public Works has announced the one-day closure of South Kīhei Road on Tuesday, Sept. 3, 2013, for repairs to the Waiakoa Culvert fronting the Old Suda Store.


Pihana Heiau fire. Photo by Wendy Osher.
UPDATE: Pihana Heiau Brush Fire Burns 1 Acre
August 26th, 2013 · Comments Off · Comments Via Facebook (0) · Featured, Maui News
 

Heavy smoke was reported shortly before 2:30 p.m. on Monday, Aug. 26, 2013 closer to the Pihana or Pihanakalani portion of the site, towards the mauka side of the monument.


Maui Memorial Medical Center, courtesy photo.
Baby Critically Injured in Fall from 2-Story Window
August 26th, 2013 · 5 Comments · Comments Via Facebook (16) · Featured, Maui News
 

A 16-month old boy is being treated on Oʻahu after falling from a second-story window in Makawao on Saturday, police said.


Big Beach lifeguard tower, file photo by Wendy Osher.
BRIEF: Mākena Shark Sighting Results in Temporary Closure
August 26th, 2013 · 11 Comments · Comments Via Facebook (5) · Featured, Maui News
 

The closure began at 2:10 p.m., when lifeguards spotted a 12-15 foot shark in the area.


Lahainaluna's Hercules Mata'afa (50) prepares to lower the boom on Mt. Douglas' quarterback Ashton MacKinnon (13) during first-quarter action Saturday at War Memorial Stadium. Photo by Rodney S. Yap.
Lunas’ Defensive Ways Carry Team Into Season Opener
August 25th, 2013 · Comments Off · Comments Via Facebook (0) · Featured, Maui Sports
 

The Lahainaluna High School football team utilized its first-round bye Saturday to notch its eighth shutout in 13 games, this time against a high-powered offense from Vancouver, British Columbia.


Environmental Assessment Filed for Mokuhinia Restoration Project
Environmental Assessment Filed for Mokuhinia Restoration Project
August 23rd, 2013 · Comments Off · Comments Via Facebook (1) · Featured, Maui News
 

The EA states that total project costs are estimated in excess of $11 million.


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