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Be a Jerk, Sticker Shock event hosted by MEO Youth Services at Minit Stop, Puakalani, File photo, April 11, 2012 by Yuki Lei Sugimura.
Maui Drinking Prevention Program Suggests “Be A Jerk”
April 1st, 2014 · 6 Comments · Comments Via Facebook (1) · Featured, Maui News
 

The annual BE A JERK, statewide campaign to stop underage drinking kicks off today with a proclamation to be signed by Maui Mayor Alan Arakawa this afternoon, proclaiming April as Alcohol Awareness month in Maui County.


Photo courtesy: Habitat for Humanity.
Mainland College Students Help Habitat Project in Happy Valley
March 31st, 2014 · 2 Comments · Comments Via Facebook (1) · Featured, Maui News
 

Student volunteers from universities in Southern California and Wisconsin spent their spring break on Maui, assisting in the construction of Habitat for Humanity’s Kahawai Street affordable housing project in Happy Valley.


East Maui waterfall, photo by Wendy Osher.
Maui Water Conservation Poster Contest Draws 889 Entries
March 31st, 2014 · 2 Comments · Comments Via Facebook (0) · Maui News
 

The Maui County Department of Water Supply received a total of 889 entries for its 5th Annual Water Conservation Poster Contest, more than doubling the amount of entrants from the previous year.


More than 1,000 marchers participated in the Anti-GMO event.  Pictured at center is Dustin Barca in the camouflage pants and bullhorn.  Photo by Rodney S. Yap.
Maui Anti-GMO March Comes Ahead of Petition Deadline
March 31st, 2014 · 79 Comments · Comments Via Facebook (25) · Featured, Maui News
 

An estimated 1,000 to 2,000 people participated in an anti-GMO march and rally held on Sunday as a deadline nears to obtain signatures for a petition calling for the suspension of genetically engineered operations and practices in Maui County.


Satellite imagery for March 30, 2014, courtesy NOAA/NWS.
Flood Watch Extended for Maui
March 30th, 2014 · No Comments · Comments Via Facebook (4) · Featured, Maui News
 

The threat of thunderstorms and rains remain a possibility for Maui through today, prompting an extension of a flash flood watch until 6 p.m. on Sunday, March 30, 2014.


Water Spout, photo by Mitch Palmer.
Water Spout Reported in Waters Off Mākena, Maui
March 29th, 2014 · No Comments · Comments Via Facebook (29) · Featured, Maui News
 

Maui Now received reports of a waterspout seen at around 1:50 p.m. on Saturday, March 29, in waters off of Maui.


Wiluku River at ʻĪao. Maui Now photo.
3 Stranded by Rising River at ʻĪao Rescued
March 29th, 2014 · 4 Comments · Comments Via Facebook (17) · Featured, Maui News
 

Maui firefighters rescued two children and an adult who became stranded when rising and turbulent water prevented them from getting back across the Wailuku River on Saturday afternoon.


Satellite imagery courtesy NOAA/NWS. Saturday afternoon, March 29, 2014.
Heavy Rains over Haleakalā Prompt Maui Flood Advisory
March 29th, 2014 · No Comments · Comments Via Facebook (11) · Maui News, Weather
 

A flood advisory for Maui has been extended to 10:45 p.m. on Saturday, March 29, 2014. Forecasters with the National Weather Service say radar at 9:20 p.m. showed that rainfall had diminished over the Windward East Maui area; but the flood advisory remains in effect as ponding and runoff continues from heavy rains earlier in the evening.


Graphics by Wendy Osher.
BREAKING: Hunter Finds Human Remains in Haʻikū Near Twin Falls
March 28th, 2014 · 6 Comments · Comments Via Facebook (27) · Featured, Maui News
 

Police say the discovery was made in the late evening hours on Thursday, March 27, 2014, by a local hunter in the area of Twin Falls in Haʻikū, Maui.


March 28 water vapor satellite imagery, courtesy NOAA/NWS.
Heavy Pockets of Rain Over Most of Maui, Flood Advisory Issued
March 28th, 2014 · 1 Comment · Comments Via Facebook (7) · Maui News
 

Heavy pockets of rain reported over several different areas of Maui prompted a flood advisory from the National Weather Service that will remain in effect until 4 p.m., but may need to be extended longer if heavy rains persist.


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