Aha Punana Leo, Hawaiian Airlines and Aulani to Receive Tourism Legacy Award

Aha Punana Leo, Hawaiian Airlines and Aulani, a Disney Resort & Spa, are being presented with the Hawaiʻi Tourism Authority’s highest honor for their efforts to revitalize and normalize Hawaiian language usage in everyday life.
September 18, 2018 · 0 Comments

Hanabusa Praises Funding for National Park Maintenance

Congresswoman Colleen Hanabusa praised the passage of measures permanently reauthorizing the Land and Water Conservation Fund and dedicating new funding to National Park Service maintenance.
September 18, 2018 · 0 Comments

Maui to Receive $1 Million for Native Hawaiian Child Care

The US Department of Health and Human Services will award $1,000,000 in federal funding to Maui Family Support Services to support the Quality Care for Hawaiian Keiki Project.
September 18, 2018 · 1 Comment

Pedestrian Dies, Struck by Flatbed in Kahului, Maui

A Maui man suffered fatal injuries after being struck by a tow truck near the south entrance to the Maui Marketplace in Kahului on Monday afternoon.
September 17, 2018 · 6 Comments

New Project to Train Native Birds to Avoid Predators After Release

The ʻAlalā Project, a group of government and non-government organizations, is working to restore a self sustaining, breeding population of ʻAlalā (native Hawaiian crows). The ʻAlalā have been extinct in the wild for over a decade and the last wild ʻAlalā were seen in South Kona more than 15 years ago. The ʻAlalā Project will... Read more »
September 17, 2018 · 0 Comments

Schatz Introduces Legislation to Increase Access to College

U.S. Senators Brian Schatz (D-Hawai‘i), Dick Durbin (D-Ill.), and Cory Booker (D-N.J.) introduced the Beyond the Box for Higher Education Act.
September 17, 2018 · 0 Comments

Maui Police to Host “Beating Scammers” Presentation

The presentation will be offered on two different dates: Monday, Sept. 24 at the Kīhei Community Center; and Tuesday, Sept. 25 at the Wailuku Community Center.  Both presentations will be held at 5 p.m.
September 17, 2018 · 0 Comments

Call for Commercial Guided Astronomy and Hiking Tours at Haleakalā

Haleakalā National Park will begin accepting applications for guided astronomy and hiking tour Commercial Use Authorizations, valid for up to two years.
September 17, 2018 · 1 Comment

Traffic Fatalities Reach 82 Statewide

A total of 82 people were killed in traffic related fatalities statewide in 2018, according to data compiled by the state Department of Transportation.
September 17, 2018 · 0 Comments

Nationwide Wireless Emergency Test Postponed to Oct. 3

Due to severe weather across much of the East Coast and ongoing response efforts, the national wireless emergency alert test has been POSTPONED to the backup date of Oct. 3, 2018 at 8:18 a.m. HST.
September 17, 2018 · 2 Comments