Top Maui Headlines: May 25, 2018

Maui police search for a suspect described as dangerous, emergency crews respond to an ocean incident on Lana‘i and a tiger shark sighting prompts a beach closure. Those stories and more in our headline recap video.
May 24, 2018 · 0 Comments

All Counties Report Solid RevPAR and ADR Increases

Maui County hotels reported the highest RevPAR at $293 (+5.9%), with modest increases in ADR at $371 (+5.4%) and flat occupancy of 79% (+0.4 percentage points).
May 24, 2018 · 0 Comments

Veterans to be Honored With a Shower of Flowers at Makawao Veterans Cemetery

As part of this year’s Memorial Day Ceremony, Blue Hawaiian Helicopters will drop 10,000 rose petals over the veterans’ graves at Makawao Veterans Cemetery during the Shower of Flowers tribute. 
May 24, 2018 · 0 Comments

Parking Limited at HNL Airport Over Memorial Day Weekend

The Hawaiʻi Department of Transportation Airports Division alerts travelers of limited parking spaces at the Daniel K. Inouye International Airport due to an increase of airport passengers over the Memorial Day weekend. 
May 24, 2018 · 0 Comments

Maui Hospitals Transition Team Honored as State Team of the Year

This team of 10 attorneys worked to transfer the delivery of health care services for Maui Region facilities from Hawai‘i Health Systems Corporation to Kaiser Permanente-Maui Health Systems.
May 24, 2018 · 0 Comments

Methane Rises From Volcano Cracks Creating Blue Flames

Authorities say methane gas can seep into subsurface voids and explode when heated, or as shown in this video, emerge from cracks in the ground several feet away from the lava.
May 24, 2018 · 0 Comments

Ho‘okipa Snorkeling Death is Maui’s 20th Water Fatality in 2018

A 67-year-old Michigan woman was pulled unresponsive from waters off of Hoʻokipa Beach Park on Wednesday afternoon.
May 24, 2018 · 13 Comments

Governor to Declare National Emergency Medical Services (EMS) Week

On Friday, May 25 at 10:30 a.m., Gov. Ige and the Hawai‘i Department of Health will declare May 20 to 26 as Emergency Medical Services Week in Hawai‘i.
May 24, 2018 · 3 Comments

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 · 3 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 · 23 Comments