Arrivals to Maui rose 3.5% in February to 195,624, according to new information released by the Hawaiʻi Tourism Authority. The bump comes as the agency reports a 19.8% increase in air seats to Kahului in the first two months of the year; and a 13.9% increase in day trips to Maui compared to the same time last year.
Starting in June, five pediatricians will provide round-the-clock care to the majority of youth patients on Maui, regardless of their medical insurance coverage, in a new pediatric hospital contract with MMMC.
A man accused of murdering his pregnant ex-girlfriend will stand trial next month. Steven Capobianco faces second degree murder and arson charges in the death of 27-year-old Charli Scott, who was five months pregnant when she was reported missing in February of 2014.