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Maui Police Arrest Longs Robbery Suspect
February 6th, 2015 · 26 Comments · Comments Via Facebook (0) · Featured, Maui News
 

On Thursday, Feb. 5, 2015, at approximately 10:23 a.m., Maui Police Department’s Wailuku Patrol located and arrested Longs robbery suspect John Naauao Jr., 28, of Kula. Naauao has been charged with “Robbery in the First Degree.” Bail is set at $50,000.00.


Photo by Wendy Osher.
Maui County to Evaluate Broadband Access
February 6th, 2015 · 4 Comments · Comments Via Facebook (0) · Maui Business, Maui News
 

The Mayor’s Office of Economic Development (OED) has executed a contract with the Applied Research Laboratory at the University of Hawai‘i to work on upgrading broadband access for Maui County.


Loren Pang. Maui Weekly photo.
Sierra Club Maui’s Annual Meeting and Awards on Feb. 8
February 5th, 2015 · 2 Comments · Comments Via Facebook (0) · Event Calendar, Featured, Maui News
 

The Maui Sierra Club will be holding its annual meeting and awards ceremony on Sunday, Feb. 8, from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Kaunoa Center in Spreckelsville. The event is open to the public with a free picnic-style lunch, live music, inspirational talks and an awards ceremony recognizing leaders upholding the club’s values.


Anti-gmo march and rally in Kahului on Sunday, Oct. 26, 2014. Photo by Rodney S Yap.
UPDATE: SHAKA Calls on County to Defend GMO Law
February 5th, 2015 · 42 Comments · Comments Via Facebook (0) · Featured, Maui News
 

Members of the SHAKA Movement (Sustainable Hawaiian Agriculture for the Keiki and the ‘Āina) are expressing outrage at a recent Maui County decision to take “no position” on defending the moratorium on GMO cultivation in Maui County.


Road work ahead, file photo by Wendy Osher.
BRIEF: Road Work on Ka‘ahumanu Avenue Fronting Maui Mall
February 4th, 2015 · No Comments · Comments Via Facebook (0) · Maui News
 

The Department of Water Supply will conduct road work on Ka‘ ahumanu Avenue in front of Maui Mall today, Feb. 4. The two lanes going toward Hāna Highway will be blocked until approximately 2 p.m. today, until the work is completed. Traffic flow on Ka‘ ahumanu Avenue heading toward Wailuku will not be affected.


Kāʻanapali, miscellaneous accident. Maui Now graphic.
Lāhainā Man Dies as Result of Dec. 29 Incident
February 4th, 2015 · 1 Comment · Comments Via Facebook (0) · Maui News
 

The Maui County Police Department has reported a fatality today that resulted from an accident on Dec. 29, 2014. The victim, Andrea Delia, 46, of Lāhainā, was transported to Maui Memorial Medical Center in critical condition and died on Jan. 7, 2015, as a result of this incident.


Ocean Discovery. Photo by Kevin Olson.
DLNR Monitoring Salvage of Grounded Vessel in Lāhainā Harbor
February 4th, 2015 · 1 Comment · Comments Via Facebook (0) · Maui News
 

Two DLNR divisions are overseeing the salvage and removal operation of a Pacific Whale Foundation boat that grounded last Monday in Lāhainā Harbor. Both the Division of Boating and Ocean Recreation and Division of Aquatic Resources are monitoring the situation to assess potential environmental damage and ensure repairs for any damage done.


Courtesy of Hawaii News Now.
Matson Prosecuted and Fined $1 Million for 2013 Molasses Spill
February 4th, 2015 · No Comments · Comments Via Facebook (0) · Maui Business, Maui News
 

Matson Terminals Inc. must pay $400,000 in fines in addition to a $600,000 restitution for previous guilty pleas for two criminal charges of illegally dumping molasses into Honolulu Harbor. The plea agreement dictates that the restitution money will be equally divided between the Waikiki Aquarium to support marine ecosystems, and the Sustainable Coastlines Hawai‘i to aid in the care and clean-up of local beaches.


GMO Moratorium Supporters Plan Public Demonstrations this Week
GMO Moratorium Supporters Plan Public Demonstrations this Week
February 4th, 2015 · 54 Comments · Comments Via Facebook (0) · Featured, Maui News
 

In response to a recent decision by Maui County attorneys, events will be held this week–a “litigation teach-in” at UH Maui College and a rally at the Maui County Building–in defense of the GMO Moratorium Initiative that was passed in the November 2014 general election.


District 11 State House member elect, Kaniela Ing. Photo by Wendy Osher.
Proposed Bill Aims to Make SuperPACS More Transparent
February 4th, 2015 · 2 Comments · Comments Via Facebook (0) · Maui News
 

By Maui Now Staff Rep. Kaniela Ing has introduced a new bill to make SuperPACs more transparent and curb political spending. House Bill 1475 would require SuperPACs to reveal their top ten donors, and require corporations to get shareholder approval before making independent political contributions. The proposed bill comes in the wake of a record […]


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