Maui Countys new federal flood insurance maps will be the topic of discussion at a series of meetings in February.
The Flash Flood Watch for Maui and the Big Island was canceled this afternoon. Locally heavy rain remains a possiblility for the Big Island tonight, but widespread flash flooding is no longer likely.
The project seeks to produce renewable energy through the use of wind turbine technology on Lanai and possibly Molokai too, and transfer the electricity generated to Oahu by utilizing undersea cables.
A peace march and festivities are being held by the African American Heritage Foundation of Maui in celebration of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Day.
Admission and fees for all visitors to the park are being waived from Jan. 15 to 17, 2011 to encourage new audiences, and promote fitness and outdoor recreation.
The Maui Fire & Police Dept. have initiated an arson investigation into a fire at the Kenolio Recreational Complex Friday night. The fire, reported at 11:45 p.m., caused an estimated $150,000 in damage.
South Kihei Road reopened tonight after three full days of storm cleanup. The road was closed early Thursday morning when heavy rains flooded the area.
The boil water advisory that was in effect for Ulupalakua and Kanaio on Maui has since been canceled, effective Jan. 15, 2011.
In an effort to expedite cleanup, Public Work crews are requesting the help of residents in the area to avoid unnecessary travel between 7 a.m. and 4 p.m. on Saturday, January 15, 2011.
A 10 count superseding indictment was handed down today against two more defendants accused of co-conspiracy in a human trafficking case in Hawaii.
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