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Residents Asked to Reduce Water Usage Due to New Well
July 14th, 2014 · 1 Comment · Comments Via Facebook (15) · Maui News
 

Customers in Kahului, Wailuku, Waihee, Paia, Kihei, Wailea, and Makena are asked to reduce water usage all day Tuesday, July 15 as water production will be limited until a new well is connected to the water system.


Ka`anapali Beach. Photo courtesy of HVCB.
Visitor Dies in Possible Drowning in Ka’anapali
July 14th, 2014 · 2 Comments · Comments Via Facebook (48) · Maui News
 

Witnesses said they saw a woman floating face down approximately 25 feet from shore, and pulled her out of the water.


Flooding in Kahului resulting from the 2011 Japan tsunami. Photo courtesy oceanjournal-sylvablogspot.com.
CANCELED: Flood Advisory Issued for Maui
July 14th, 2014 · No Comments · Maui News
 

At 1:54 p.m., radar showed heavy rain near Pukalani or about 10 miles southeast of Kahului. The area of heavy rain was nearly stationary.


Steven Capobianco, left, and Carly "Charli" Scott. Courtesy photos.
Capobianco Indicted for Murder Over Missing Charli Scott
July 14th, 2014 · 28 Comments · Comments Via Facebook (79) · Featured, Maui News
 

Head Prosecuting Attorney John D Kim told Maui Now that he expects Steven Capobianco to be served with an arrest warrant for second-degree murder and third-degree arson today, July 14.


Otto W. K. Jr. Wolfgramm. MPD photo.
Teen’s Crime Spree Ends With Hana Hwy Closure, Power Outage
July 14th, 2014 · 10 Comments · Comments Via Facebook (93) · Maui News
 

A runaway bus that crashed and shut down the Hana Highway along with electrical power for hours on Friday, July 11 was the result of a teenager’s drunken crime spree.


Junior Jorju. Photo courtesy Hawaii Dept. of Public Safety.
UPDATE: Prison Escapee Found; Faces 5 Years
July 14th, 2014 · 4 Comments · Comments Via Facebook (11) · Featured, Maui News
 

An inmate that escaped from Maui Community Correctional Center on Saturday, July 12 was re-captured Monday, July 14. He faces 5 years in prison over what was initially a 14 day sentence.


The location of today's earthquake off the coast of Honshu, Japan. USGS image.
No Tsunami From 6.8M Earthquake Off Japan
July 11th, 2014 · No Comments · Comments Via Facebook (4) · Featured, Maui News
 

The tremor was located off the coast of Honshu, about 55 miles from the epicenter of the deadly 2011 earthquake that devastated many parts of Japan.


Maui’s Voyaging Canoe Launches From Lahaina
Maui’s Voyaging Canoe Launches From Lahaina
July 11th, 2014 · 2 Comments · Comments Via Facebook (5) · Featured, Maui News
 

The Launch Day event began at noon and was attended by various elected officials.


Baldwin Ave Closure the Result of Brush Fire
Baldwin Ave Closure the Result of Brush Fire
July 10th, 2014 · No Comments · Comments Via Facebook (3) · Maui News
 

A closure of Baldwin Avenue for about 20 minutes this morning was the result of a nearby brush fire.


A police officer confronts a driver over an uncovered load on his truck during a 2010 demonstration. Courtesy file photo.
“Majority” on Maui Still Violating Uncovered Truck Law
July 10th, 2014 · 6 Comments · Comments Via Facebook (35) · Featured, Maui News
 

Of 307 vehicles that came to the landfill, 233 — or 75% — were found to be in violation of uncovered truck laws over a three hour period. However, it’s at least an improvement over a 2011 figure when 137 of 153 vehicles — or 90% — were in violation.


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