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Maui Fair file photo by Wendy Osher.
Applications Now Available for Maui’s Biggest Parade
August 14th, 2012 · Comments Off · Comments Via Facebook (1) · Maui News
 

Preparations are now underway for the 90th Maui Fair, and applications are now available to participate in the opening day parade. The Maui Fair parade is scheduled to take place at 4:30 p.m. on Thursday, September 27, 2012.


Keao Alapai volunteered along with nurse Sarah Manning and
physician assistant Sarah Yeskel at last year’s free health screenings
sponsored by the Kihei-Wailea Medical Center. Another clinic has been
set for 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Aug. 25 at the clinic located in the Pi’ilani Village
Shopping Center in Kihei. For information, call 874-8100. Courtesy photo.
Free Screening Offered to Uninsured at Upcoming Kihei Clinic
August 13th, 2012 · Comments Off · Comments Via Facebook (6) · Maui News
 

The clinic will run from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Saturday, August 25 at the facility, located at 221 Pi’ikea Ave., Suite A, in the Pi’ilani Village Shopping Center.


File photo by Wendy Osher.
Half Acre Burned in Kula Brush Fire
August 13th, 2012 · Comments Off · Comments Via Facebook (0) · Maui News
 

Fire crews arrived to find an area of overgrown grass, protea bushes, and a couple of eucalyptus trees involved in the fire, said Maui Fire Services Chief Lee Mainaga.


File Photo of Maalaea Harbor by Wendy Osher.
Four Rescued From Windy Conditions at Maalaea
August 13th, 2012 · Comments Off · Comments Via Facebook (0) · Featured, Maui News
 

Two standup paddle boarders were the first to get caught in the windy conditions. A female on a surfboard and a male equipped with a mask and snorkel attempted to help, but ended up being rescued as well.


Quake map courtesy USGS and Google Earth.
No Tsunami Threat to Hawaii Following Earthquake in Okhotsk, Russia
August 13th, 2012 · Comments Off · Comments Via Facebook (0) · Maui News
 

The USGS has again updated the magnitude of the quake at the Sea of Okhotsk. The revised magnitude is 7.7 Mwc. They also updated the time of the event to 4:50 p.m. HST instead of 5:09 HST. The location of the quake in respect to nearby cities was 100 miles ENE of Poronaysk, Russia; 224 miles NNE of Yuzhno-Sakhalinsk, Russia; 278 miles SSE of Okha, Russia; and 1012 miles NNE of TOKYO, Japan. Again, based on historical data, there is no tsunami threat to Hawaii.


Maui Memorial Medical Center, courtesy photo.
New Option Offered for Psychiatric Care on Maui
August 13th, 2012 · Comments Off · Comments Via Facebook (0) · Featured, Maui News
 

The MMMC program is one of only two such programs in the state, and the only one on Maui. The Maui program provides a level of care more intensive than typical outpatient treatment but less restrictive than an acute hospital admission.


The Wailuku-Kahului Wastewater Reclamation Facility is located between Kanaha Pond and Kanaha Beach near the Kahului Airport. Aerial photography by Wendy Osher.
Haiku Free Diver Pulled From Waters at Kanaha
August 13th, 2012 · 3 Comments · Comments Via Facebook (5) · Featured, Maui News
 

The man was found unresponsive and submerged on the ocean floor, and tethered to his diving buoy, said Maui County Paramedics Association spokesperson, Ryan Joslin.


Photo courtesy US Coast Guard Hawai'i.
Seven Mariners Rescued From Sinking Vessel off Oahu
August 13th, 2012 · Comments Off · Comments Via Facebook (0) · Featured, Maui News
 

The 30-foot sailing vessel Cowabunga issued a distress signal when the operator reported the boat started taking on water during their transit to Oahu after a weekend sailing race to Kauai.


UHMC Live studio production of 2012 Primary Election in coordination with Pacific Radio Group.  Photo by Tracie Takitani.
2012 Maui Primary Results
August 11th, 2012 · Comments Off · Comments Via Facebook (0) · Featured, Maui Election, Maui News
 

In the winner-take-all Democratic primary for District 9 in the state house, Gil Keith-Agaran maintains his role as state lawmaker, garnering 2,282 votes, or 57.0% of the vote. He edged out his opponent, Joe Pontanilla, who garnered 1,583 votes, or 39.5%.


Photo from Wailuku Elementary polling place, by Wendy Osher.
BREAKING: Governor Orders Extended Hours at Hawai’i Island Polling Places
August 11th, 2012 · Comments Off · Comments Via Facebook (0) · Featured, Maui News
 

Multiple polling locations on the Big Island opened late this morning, prompting a proclamation from the governor calling for extended polling hours on Hawai’i Island only.


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