Interstellar Object Discovered with Maui Telescope Gets Hawaiian Name: “ʻOumuamua”

The interstellar object that was discovered last month with the Pan-STARRS 1 telescope atop Haleakalā on Maui, now has a name -- ʻOumuamua.
November 17, 2017 · 2 Comments

Police Investigation Underway at Kahului Elementary

"As you can imagine the school is working on what is a police investigation," DOE officials tell Maui Now. The department will be issuing a parent letter once more information is made available.
November 17, 2017 · 33 Comments

Unanimous Vote to Keep Rent Affordable at Front Street Apartments

A resolution has passed in committee supporting hundreds of Front Street Apartment tenants in their efforts to keep their rents affordable and avoid eviction.
November 17, 2017 · 9 Comments

Maui Researchers Delve into Future Satellite Catalog

More than 20,000 man-made objects are routinely tracked; however, commercial space activity is expected to grow exponentially over the next few decades...
November 17, 2017 · 1 Comment

DOH to Conduct TB Testing at Lihikai Elementary, Possible Exposure

The DOH says it's notifying parents and staff of Lihikai Elementary School on Maui of possible exposure to tuberculosis at the school.
November 16, 2017 · 10 Comments

Hawaiian Airlines CEO to Retire

Mark Dunkerley, president and chief executive officer of Hawaiian Airlines, announced he will retire in March 2018.
November 16, 2017 · 0 Comments

Dive Float Found Off Launiupoko, Maui

The US Coast Guard is seeking the public’s help identifying the owner of an adrift dive float found approximately three miles off Launiupoko, Maui, Thursday.
November 16, 2017 · 3 Comments

Hawai‘i Lawmakers Call on Trump to Address Gun Safety

Hawaiʻi lawmakers sent a letter to President Trump and Congressional leaders urging them to "take meaningful action" to address the country’s gun laws.
November 16, 2017 · 50 Comments

Atty Gen: Saito’s Escape was “Premeditated, Intentional and Planned”

The Hawaiʻi State Department of Health is placing a total of seven Hawaiʻi State Hospital employees on off-duty status without pay pending the investigation.
November 15, 2017 · 49 Comments

Maui Film, “Kuleana” Kicks Off Hawai‘i International Film Festival

Next up for KULEANA will be a one-night-only screening on Maui during the holidays - stay tuned for an exclusive announcement
November 15, 2017 · 0 Comments