Alleged Squatter Arrested at Unfinished Home in Lava Zone Restricted Area

Police arrived and located a 36-year-old female, Jami Leonard, (listing no permanent address), within the structure which was located within a County designated zone declared for “residents only.”
June 21, 2018 · 0 Comments

Hawaiian Airlines Increases Sapporo-Honolulu Winter Frequency

Company executives say the added frequency comes in response to high demand from Hokkaido travelers seeking a warm and relaxing Hawaiian vacation during the winter holiday.
June 21, 2018 · 0 Comments

7 Maui Restaurants Make OpenTable’s 100 Best Al Fresco Dining List

Maui restaurants included on the list are: The Mill House in Waikapū, Mama's Fish House in Pāʻia, Leilani's on the Beach in Kāʻanapali; Kimo's Restaurant Maui, the Hula Grill Kāʻanapali, Fleetwoods on Front Street and Duke's Beach House Maui in Lahaina.
June 21, 2018 · 0 Comments

Rat Sniffing Dogs Deployed on Lehua Island

Two border terriers, Henry and Reese, are being deployed to Lehua Island off the coast of Kaua‘i to further eradicate invasive Pacific rats, which eat the chicks of nesting seabirds and devour the native plants that help support a large variety of bird life.
June 21, 2018 · 0 Comments

Maui Bus to Launch Waihe‘e Villager, Change Kula Villager Routes on July 1

Starting Sunday, July 1, the Maui Bus will begin a new Waiheʻe Villager route #8 and will change service on Kula Villager route #39, according to the County Department of Transportation.
June 21, 2018 · 0 Comments

Wailea, Maui is a Top Emerging Summer Travel Destination

The data revealed that bookings for Wailea on Maui are on the rise, growing 56% in a year.  Wailea was ranked number 10 on a list that shows rising popularity of destinations throughout the US.
June 21, 2018 · 0 Comments

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 · 11 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 · 32 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