Armed Perimeter Remains at Maui Jail, Mood Has “Calmed”

The mood at Maui Community Correctional Center and "overall atmosphere has calmed," since removing 21 inmates to Hālawa.
March 18, 2019 · 13 Comments

Maui Crime Stoppers: Missing Man Last Heard From on Dec. 17

Thomas A. Gatlin, a 36-year-old man, reported missing on March 17, 2019. Gatlin was last heard from by relatives on the mainland on Dec. 17, 2018.
March 18, 2019 · 1 Comment

New Maui Housing Director Announcement Due This Week

County officials say Deputy Director Lori Tsuhako will manage the department until a new director is announced this week.
March 18, 2019 · 0 Comments

Baldwin, Ho‘okipa Beach Parks Remain Closed Due to Flooding, Surf

All beach parks have been assessed and are open Monday, except Baldwin and Hoʻokipa beach parks, according to the Department of Parks and Recreation.
March 18, 2019 · 0 Comments

Free Books for Maui County Keiki – How You Can Help ‘Book Trust’

Our Malika Dudley interviewed Book Trust Hawaii Director, Katie McMillan for details on their yearly extravaganza. View the video above for more on what Book Trust does here in Maui County...
March 18, 2019 · 0 Comments

Budget Meetings for FY2020 Begin April 1

The proposed fiscal year 2020 budget is the county’s financial plan for the 12-month period that begins July 1, 2019.
March 18, 2019 · 0 Comments

M5.5 Earthquake: A Bump in the Night Toward More Typical Seismic Background

Early Wednesday morning, just before 1 a.m. on March 13, houses in east Hawai`i began to shake. Without a doubt, it was an earthquake.
March 18, 2019 · 2 Comments

Surf Warning Continued, 25-40 Feet and Dropping

West Maui parks from Papalaua to DT Fleming Beach Park will remain closed until a safety assessment has been completed. A high surf warning remains in effect.
March 18, 2019 · 13 Comments

Extended Līpoa St. Work Hours During Spring Break

Working hours are being extended in the morning and evening for a Maui County repaving project on Līpoa Street in Kīhei.
March 18, 2019 · 0 Comments

Schatz Introduces Facial Recognition Privacy Act

Sens. Brian Schatz and Roy Blunt introduced the Commercial Facial Recognition Privacy Act of 2019 last Thursday. The bipartisan legislation would prohibit commercial users of facial recognition technology from collecting and re-sharing data to identify or track consumers without their consent. “Our faces are our identities. They’re personal. So the responsibility is on companies to... Read more »
March 17, 2019 · 5 Comments