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Learning Center. Photo by Wendy Osher.
Grand Opening set for Lindamood-Bell Maui Learning Center
October 24th, 2011 · Comments Off · Comments Via Facebook (0) · Maui News

A new learning center will open on Maui this week, specializing in one-to-one instruction and individual’s learning needs. The Maui Center is the first in the state and one of more than 80 in the nation established by the Lindamood-Bell company.

Governor Neil Abercrombie meets with Governor Wang Sanyun of Anhui Province. Photo courtesy Office of the Governor, State of Hawai'i.
Governor Pushes for Streamlining Visa Process
October 24th, 2011 · Comments Off · Comments Via Facebook (0) · Maui News

Streamlining the visa process was among the items that topped Governor Neil Abercrombie’s agenda on his recent trip to Asia. Other key items raised during the governor’s Asia trip included a focus on visitor industry growth, economic cooperation, and the upcoming APEC Conference.

Lower Honoapiilani Road, file image by Wendy Osher.
Waterline Project Scheduled for Lahaina
October 24th, 2011 · Comments Off · Comments Via Facebook (0) · Maui News

The work will begin at 9 p.m. Thursday, October 27, 2011, and continue through 6 a.m. on Friday, October 28. During this time, residents on Kame’eu’i Place and at Honokowai Plantation Inn will have no water.

The South Maui Police Station will rival the size of Maui Police HQ in Wailuku (pictured above). Photo courtesy Maui County.
14 Burglaries on Maui October 9-15
October 24th, 2011 · 1 Comment · Crime Statistics, Maui News

The incidents included five cases in Kahului, and two each in Kihei and Waiehu. Cases also occurred in Kaunakakai, Kula, Maalaea, Makawao, and Wailuku.

Courtesy of HVCB.
Lahaina Halloween Shuttle Schedule Released
October 24th, 2011 · 4 Comments · Comments Via Facebook (2) · Featured, Maui News

Tickets are on sale as of October 24th until 5:30 p.m. October 30th, and will cost $3 each way (cash only).

Maui's Hoapiili Hale, court building. Photo by Wendy Osher.
MPD Officer Changes Plea in Drug Case
October 24th, 2011 · 1 Comment · Comments Via Facebook (2) · Featured, Maui News

Under the agreement, Masada will resign from the Maui Police Department, and will not seek employment with the MPD for the remainder of his life. In turn, the state will not ask for incarceration.

Awardees (from left to right): Edwin Ginoza-Inspiration Award, Donald Takaki-Spirit of Maui Award, Barbara Long and Jan Dapitan-Saber Spirit Award, Vance Vickers accepting for fallen hero Kraig Vickers-Silversword Heritage Award and Eugene Takemoto accepting for the late Patsy Takemoto Mink-Award of Excellence. Courtesy Photo.
Vickers and Mink Honored Posthumously in Maui High Hall of Honor
October 22nd, 2011 · Comments Off · Comments Via Facebook (0) · Featured, Maui News

Late Congresswoman Patsy Mink and Maui war hero, Kraig Vickers were among six people honored this week as part of Maui High School’s inaugural Hall of Honor. The event kicked off the 40th Anniversary celebration of Maui High School’s Kahului Campus.

First row (from left to right): Ho'oleia Kaeo, Ku'ulei Hong, Mahie Reimann, Ranger Honey Girl Duman, Ranger Jeff Bagshaw. Middle row: Rance Souza, Noah Walin, Nainoa Jorg. Back row: Nahe Sibayan, Kaipo Kekiwi, Jessie Wagner, Cody Allencastre, Max Gutierrez.  Photo courtesy, National Park Service.
Volunteers Honored For 18,000 Hours at Haleakala National Park
October 22nd, 2011 · Comments Off · Comments Via Facebook (0) · Featured, Maui News

Haleakala National Park recognized dozens of volunteers for donating 18,000 hours in 2011. The awards dinner, hosted at the Maui Ocean Center on Thursday night, honored students, boyscouts, educators, carpenters, lifeguards, and first responders.

Kula Forest Reserve.  File photo by Wendy Osher.
Greek Visitor Rescued After Night in Olinda
October 22nd, 2011 · Comments Off · Comments Via Facebook (0) · Featured, Maui News

The 30-year-old woman from Greece had gone hiking on Kahakapao Road on Friday. A ground search was initiated based on information provided by the hiker via her personal cell phone, but the woman could not provide accurate directions.

Spectators gathered along Maui's north shore to witness the warning level surf of 40-45 feet reported by lifeguards at Hookipa Beach Park.  Photo by Wendy Osher.
Boost Expected With Return of Maui Makani Classic
October 21st, 2011 · Comments Off · Comments Via Facebook (0) · Maui News

Mayor: There is no better place for windsurfing than right here on Maui, and we are proud to be hosting world class events once more. What Halloween does for Lahaina, big windsurfing events will do for Paia.

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