State Issues Decision on East Maui Interim Instream Flow Standards

The Hawai’i Commission on Water Resource Management today issued a decision on East Maui interim instream flow standards.
June 20, 2018 · 1 Comment

Recent Hawaiian Monk Seal Deaths Linked to Toxoplasmosis

Health Director Dr. Bruce Anderson said that since cats are the only animal that transmit the toxoplasmosis, it "only makes sense" that reducing the number of feral cats will reduce the risk of infection and serious illness or death in other animals.
June 20, 2018 · 8 Comments

Maui Smoke Free Cars Law Takes Effect July 1

On July 1st, a new law goes into effect in Maui County that makes it illegal to smoke or vape in vehicles with children under the age of 18 present.  The fine for a first time violator is $200.
June 20, 2018 · 29 Comments

Nearly $2 Million in Federal Funds Awarded for Desalination Project in Hawai‘i

The desalination project will be located at the Natural Energy Laboratory of Hawai‘i Authority’s 870-acre Hawai‘i Ocean Science and Technology Park in Kailua-Kona on Hawai‘i Island.
June 20, 2018 · 4 Comments

Hawai‘i DOH Launches Senior Fall Prevention Campaign

To better prevent fall-related injuries and fatalities in kupuna, the Hawai‘i State Department of Health (DOH) has launched its annual Senior Fall Prevention Awareness campaign.
June 20, 2018 · 0 Comments

Top Maui Headlines: June 19, 2018

A fatal hit-and-run crash in Kahului leads to an arrest, Hawai‘i Island's mayor is hospitalized for the second time in two days, and a benefit concert for a popular local musician brings surprises. Get details on these stories and more in our headline recap video with Maui Now's Kanoa Leahey.
June 19, 2018 · 0 Comments

Old Lahaina Prison Wall Damaged in Hit-and-Run Accident

The Lahaina Restoration Foundation is seeking the public's help in finding information about a hit-and-run accident that resulted in damage to the exterior wall of the Old Lahaina Prison.
June 19, 2018 · 9 Comments

Schatz Leads Amicus Brief To Stop Inclusion of “Untested Citizenship Question” In Census

US Senator Brian Schatz (D-Hawai‘i) led a bicameral group of over 120 current and former members of Congress on an amicus brief to stop the Trump Administration from including an untested citizenship question in the 2020 census.
June 19, 2018 · 14 Comments

Former Kīhei Model in Running for Maxim Magazine Cover Girl Competition

Former Maui resident, Stephanie Mitchell is a finalist in the 2018 Maxim Cover Girl competition for Canada. She's in the running for an opportunity to represent BC, Canada in a two-page spread, which also features a $10,000 CAD (Canadian Dollar) grand prize.
June 19, 2018 · 11 Comments

Free Unlimited Wi Fi Now Available at HNL

The Hawai‘i Department of Transportation (HDOT) Airports Division announced the availability of free unlimited Wi-Fi throughout the Daniel K. Inouye International Airport (HNL), including new coverage throughout Terminals 1 and 2.
June 19, 2018 · 4 Comments