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Energy Map, courtesy National Tsunami Warning Center.
Tsunami Advisory Cancelled, 1.7′ Waves Recorded at Kahului
April 1st, 2014 · 5 Comments · Comments Via Facebook (53) · Featured, Maui News
 

In Kahului, Maui, wave activity reached 1.7 feet with 18 minute intervals between waves according to a reading at 5:14 a.m. Maui beach parks will remain closed until Ocean Safety officials have completed an assessment of the conditions.


Maui Mayor Alan Arakawa with his version of the Fiscal Year 2015 Budget. Photo by Wendy Osher.
Mayor Arakawa to Discuss FY 2015 Budget During TV Show
April 1st, 2014 · Comments Off · Comments Via Facebook (3) · Maui News
 

Maui Mayor Alan Arakawa will discuss multiple sclerosis awareness and his version of the 2015 Fiscal Year Budget during the next edition of his television show entitled “Your County with Mayor Arakawa.”


State Capitol photo by Wendy Osher.
ACLU Lawsuit Claims State Permit Rules Violate 1st Amendment
April 1st, 2014 · Comments Off · Comments Via Facebook (0) · Maui News
 

A co-plaintiff in the suit is Pamela Lichty, an ACLU board member, and president of the Drug Policy Action Group.


Be a Jerk, Sticker Shock event hosted by MEO Youth Services at Minit Stop, Puakalani, File photo, April 11, 2012 by Yuki Lei Sugimura.
Maui Drinking Prevention Program Suggests “Be A Jerk”
April 1st, 2014 · 6 Comments · Comments Via Facebook (1) · Featured, Maui News
 

The annual BE A JERK, statewide campaign to stop underage drinking kicks off today with a proclamation to be signed by Maui Mayor Alan Arakawa this afternoon, proclaiming April as Alcohol Awareness month in Maui County.


Photo courtesy: Habitat for Humanity.
Mainland College Students Help Habitat Project in Happy Valley
March 31st, 2014 · 2 Comments · Comments Via Facebook (1) · Featured, Maui News
 

Student volunteers from universities in Southern California and Wisconsin spent their spring break on Maui, assisting in the construction of Habitat for Humanity’s Kahawai Street affordable housing project in Happy Valley.


East Maui waterfall, photo by Wendy Osher.
Maui Water Conservation Poster Contest Draws 889 Entries
March 31st, 2014 · 2 Comments · Comments Via Facebook (0) · Maui News
 

The Maui County Department of Water Supply received a total of 889 entries for its 5th Annual Water Conservation Poster Contest, more than doubling the amount of entrants from the previous year.


More than 1,000 marchers participated in the Anti-GMO event.  Pictured at center is Dustin Barca in the camouflage pants and bullhorn.  Photo by Rodney S. Yap.
Maui Anti-GMO March Comes Ahead of Petition Deadline
March 31st, 2014 · 79 Comments · Comments Via Facebook (25) · Featured, Maui News
 

An estimated 1,000 to 2,000 people participated in an anti-GMO march and rally held on Sunday as a deadline nears to obtain signatures for a petition calling for the suspension of genetically engineered operations and practices in Maui County.


Satellite imagery for March 30, 2014, courtesy NOAA/NWS.
Flood Watch Extended for Maui
March 30th, 2014 · Comments Off · Comments Via Facebook (4) · Featured, Maui News
 

The threat of thunderstorms and rains remain a possibility for Maui through today, prompting an extension of a flash flood watch until 6 p.m. on Sunday, March 30, 2014.


Water Spout, photo by Mitch Palmer.
Water Spout Reported in Waters Off Mākena, Maui
March 29th, 2014 · Comments Off · Comments Via Facebook (28) · Featured, Maui News
 

Maui Now received reports of a waterspout seen at around 1:50 p.m. on Saturday, March 29, in waters off of Maui.


Wiluku River at ʻĪao. Maui Now photo.
3 Stranded by Rising River at ʻĪao Rescued
March 29th, 2014 · 4 Comments · Comments Via Facebook (16) · Featured, Maui News
 

Maui firefighters rescued two children and an adult who became stranded when rising and turbulent water prevented them from getting back across the Wailuku River on Saturday afternoon.


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