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Power Restored For East Maui as Wet Weather Wanes 11/12/09
November 12th, 2009 · Comments Off · Featured, Health & Wellness, Maui Arts & Entertainment, Maui News
 

Maui Flood Warning CANCELLED The National Weather Service CANCELLED a Flash Flood Warning for the island of Maui in Maui County at 8:41 p.m. Thursday. The entire state, however, remains  under a FLOOD WATCH, which has been extended until Friday afternoon. MECO Update: By 6:30 a.m. Friday, Maui Electric Company had restored power to the […]


In April, the state broke ground on the initial phase of the Lahaina Bypass.  Today, the DOT opens bids for Phase 1B-1.  File Photo by Wendy Osher.
VIDEO: Honoapiilani Widening Project Breaks Ground
November 6th, 2009 · Comments Off · Featured, Health & Wellness, Maui Arts & Entertainment, Maui News
 

A ground breaking ceremony was held today for Maui’s Honoapiilani Highway widening project.  The one mile stretch between Lahainaluna Road and Aholo Road will be widened from two to four lanes, with landscaped medians, pedestrian and bike lanes and intersection upgrades. State Transportation officials say the Highway carries nearly 26,000 vehicles daily, and is the […]


The Maui Fire Department utilized ground crews and Air One support to battle a brush fire and keep it from spreading in the terrain above Maalea. Photo Courtesy County of Maui.
Maalaea Blaze Extinguished, Burns 5 Acres, Phone Service Restored
November 1st, 2009 · Comments Off · Featured, Health & Wellness, Maui Arts & Entertainment, Maui Business, Maui Life, Maui News
 

(Updated @ 5:50 p.m. Sunday, November 01, 2009) A brush fire in Maalaea burned 5 acres before being brought under control at 2:36 p.m. and extinguished at around 6 p.m. The fire was first reported at 11:26 a.m. and had forced the complete closure of the Honoapiilani Highway between Ukumehame and Maalaea for two hours. […]


Stop Flu At School Seasonal Clinics Start Today; H1N1 Clinics Begin In November
Stop Flu At School Seasonal Clinics Start Today; H1N1 Clinics Begin In November
October 13th, 2009 · Comments Off · Health & Wellness, Maui News
 

The state kicked off its stop flu at school campaign today with more than 68,000 students expected to participate at 334 school clinics across the state between now and December 3rd, 2009.  The H1N1 flu vaccination clinics, meantime, are scheduled to begin in mid-November with parental consent forms to go out the week of October […]


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HAWAII METH PROJECT TO HOST COMMUNITY FORUM ON MAUI
August 3rd, 2009 · Comments Off · Health & Wellness, Maui News
 

The Hawaii Meth Project will hold a community prevention forum in Kahului on Maui on August 5, 2009. The nonprofit organization launched a hard-hitting island media campaign last month aimed at reducing first time methamphetamine use.  The forum will feature discussion with local leaders, information on prevention efforts and an overview of its volunteer program.  […]


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SWINE FLU DEATH RISES TO 6 IN HAWAII: PATIENTS DID NOT CONTACT THEIR PHYSICIAN
July 30th, 2009 · Comments Off · Health & Wellness, Maui News
 

Hawaii’s swine flu death toll rose to six as the state health department confirmed two additional cases associated with the H1N1influenza.  Both cases were on Oahu and involved patients with underlying health conditions. One case involved an adult male in his early 20’s who died on July 21 at home on O’ahu.  A separate case […]


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DOH CONFIRMS 4th HAWAII DEATH INVOLVING H1N1
July 24th, 2009 · Comments Off · Health & Wellness, Maui News
 

Hawaii health officials have confirmed a fourth death in the state involving the novel H1N1 influenza. The patient was identified as an adult male who died on July 19 at a hospital on the Big Island.  Health officials say the man was in his early 50’s and had underlying medical conditions.  The Hawaii Island resident […]


DOH CONFIRMS THIRD DEATH INVOLVING H1N1 FLU
DOH CONFIRMS THIRD DEATH INVOLVING H1N1 FLU
July 17th, 2009 · Comments Off · Health & Wellness, Maui News
 

The Hawai’i State Department of Health (DOH) confirmed a third death involving a novel H1N1 influenza infection in Hawaii. Health officials identified the individual as an adult female in her early 50’s who had several severe chronic underlying medical conditions. “Although flu was the primary cause of death for this individual, she had serious underlying […]


HAWAII RECORDS SECOND SWINE FLU DEATH
HAWAII RECORDS SECOND SWINE FLU DEATH
July 13th, 2009 · Comments Off · Health & Wellness, Maui News
 

The Hawaii State Department of Health confirmed a second swine flu death in the state.  The patient was identified as an adult male in his late 40’s with underlying medical conditions.  The O’ahu resident died on July 10th at the Queen’s Medical Center, and becomes the second death linked to the novel H1N1 influenza in […]


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NESTLE TOLL HOUSE REFRIGERATED COOKIE DOUGH RECALL
June 19th, 2009 · Comments Off · Health & Wellness, Maui News
 

The Hawai’i State Department of Health (DOH) is warning consumers not to eat any varieties of prepackaged Nestle Toll House refrigerated cookie dough due to the risk of contamination with E. coli O157:H7 (a bacterium that causes food borne illness). The DOH advises that if consumers have any prepackaged, refrigerated Nestle Toll House cookie dough […]


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