Hawaiʻi Health Systems Corporation Maui Regional Board will host a community meeting on Lānaʻi this Wednesday, Sept. 2, to provide an update and gather input from the community about the proposed public-private partnership for the HHSC Maui Region facilities, which includes the Lānaʻi Community Hospital.
Naʻi Aupuni issued a reminder to all Native Hawaiians certified by Kanaʻiolowalu, the Native Hawaiian Roll, that the deadline to file as a delegate candidate to the Native Hawaiian constitutional convention, or ‘Aha, is Sept. 15, 2015. Candidates may file their nominations online.
The backcountry area of Haleakalā National Park has re-opened for hiking, camping, and cabin use as of Monday morning, Aug. 31, 2015. The area was closed on Sunday, Aug. 30, 2015 due to potential impacts associated with Hurricane Ignacio.
*UPDATE: 6:50 a.m. 8/31/15: According to information released by the DoD’s Joint Space Operations Center at Vandenberg AFB in CA, the object was likely the Cosmos 1315 payload launched in 1981. Gene Stansbery, Program Manager for NASA’s Orbital Debris Program Office confirmed the report with Maui Now this morning.