3-6 Tropical Cyclones Predicted in Central Pacific in 2018 Hurricane Season

The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration's Central Pacific Hurricane Center is predicting a near- or above-normal 2018 hurricane season.
May 23, 2018 · 0 Comments

12-Foot Tiger Shark Sighting Prompts Temporary Closure of South Maui Shoreline

County of Maui Lifeguards at Mākena State Park closed the ocean waters to park users because of a 12-foot tiger shark seen swimming about 50-feet from shore.
May 23, 2018 · 20 Comments

Police Investigate Alleged Shooting in Kanaio, Suspect At-Large

Maui police launched an investigation on Tuesday afternoon following an alleged shooting reported at a home in the Kanaio area of East Maui.
May 23, 2018 · 7 Comments

Lawmakers to Discuss Lahaina Flood Control, West Maui Streams

Sen Rosalyn Baker and Rep Angus McKelvey will hold an informational meeting on June 6, 2018 from 6 to 8 p.m. at the Lahaina Intermediate School Cafeteria.
May 23, 2018 · 0 Comments

Petition Seeks US Ban on Chemicals in Sunscreen

The Center for Biological Diversity petitioned the US Food and Drug Administration today to ban two  chemicals from sunscreens and other personal care products that they say are killing precious coral and damaging reefs.
May 23, 2018 · 1 Comment

California Man Dies, Found Unresponsive While Swimming off Lāna‘i

A 61-year-old visitor from Escondido, California, was pulled unresponsive from waters off of Lānaʻi on Tuesday afternoon.
May 23, 2018 · 3 Comments

Active Flow Slowly Producing Lava at Puna Geothermal Property

Fissures near Puna Geothermal Venture are active and producing lava slowly flowing onto the property.
May 22, 2018 · 3 Comments

Central Kīhei Water Shutdown, May 23

Customers in part of central Kīhei will be without water on Wednesday, May 23, 2018, while contractors work on a tie-in on Kanani Road.
May 22, 2018 · 4 Comments

Five Hikers Airlifted from Maui’s “Bamboo Forest”

Five hikers were airlifted from the "Bamboo Forest" in the East Maui area of Kailua on Sunday, after becoming stranded by rising stream waters.
May 22, 2018 · 22 Comments

Hawai‘i DOE Offers Summer Meals for All Kids 18 and Under

Beginning in early June, the SSO program will be available at public schools around the state free of charge to all children 18 years and under.
May 21, 2018 · 0 Comments