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UPDATE: Deadly Motorcycle Accident Overnight on Piʻilani Hwy
April 4th, 2014 · 45 Comments · Comments Via Facebook (10) · Featured, Maui News

Update: Clifford Spencer, 63, of Kahului succumbed to the injuries he sustained related to this crash and died while at Maui Memorial Medical Center. This is Maui County’s fourth fatality this year, as compared to four at the same time last year.

Mayor Alan Arakawa, Council Chair Gladys Baisa (seated) and CSW Chair Barbara Potopowitz (2nd from right) congratulate the recipients of the 2014 “Women of Excellence” Awards. Honorees L-R: Alberta DeJetley, Sheri-Ann Daniels, Agnes Groff, and Paul Janes-Brown. Photo courtesy: County of Maui / Ryan Piros.
Four Women from Maui County Honored for Excellence
April 3rd, 2014 · No Comments · Comments Via Facebook (4) · Maui News

This year’s award theme was, “Celebrating Women of Character, Courage and Commitment,” and honored the extraordinary and often unrecognized determination and tenacity of women.

Monsanto rally, April 3, 2014, Wailuku, Maui. Courtesy Photo.
VIDEO: Employees Rally in Support of Monsanto in Maui County
April 3rd, 2014 · 161 Comments · Featured, Maui News

Hundreds of Monsanto employees turned out this morning to demonstrate their support for Monsanto and Hawaiʻi agriculture at rallies on Maui and Molokaʻi.

Maui Police Chief Gary Yabuta addresses graduates during a ceremony recognizing members of the department's new Crisis Intervention Team. Photo by Wendy Osher.
Third Class Trained as Part of Maui Crisis Intervention Team
April 3rd, 2014 · No Comments · Comments Via Facebook (0) · Maui News

The Crisis Intervention Team handles incidents involving the mentally ill and those in crisis with care and expertise, ensuring that such individuals receive a response which is appropriate to the needs of the person involved.

Maui Police Department. Courtesy Photo.
Maui Crime Log: 30 Burglaries, 14 Vehicle Thefts
April 3rd, 2014 · 3 Comments · Comments Via Facebook (17) · Crime Statistics, Featured, Maui News

Maui police say they responded to 30 burglaries, 14 vehicle thefts, and 16 vehicle break-ins in Maui County over a seven day period, between March 23 and 29, 2014. The complete list of locations affected and times in which the incidents occurred are as follows:

Maui Police Department, file photo by Wendy Osher.
Maui Police Undergo Process for Re-Accreditation
April 3rd, 2014 · No Comments · Comments Via Facebook (7) · Maui News

The Maui Police Department first achieved accreditation status 18 years ago on August 3, 1996. It undergoes the process of re-accreditation every three years to maintain its standing.

Photos courtesy Sonya Niess, Coalition for a Tobacco Free Maui.
Lānaʻi Cleanup Nets 300 Butts, Bill Seeks Tobacco-Free Zones
April 2nd, 2014 · 19 Comments · Comments Via Facebook (8) · Featured, Maui News

The beach cleanup was held on Sunday, March 30, and comes as the Maui County Council considers a bill on first reading this Friday that seeks the creation of Tobacco-Free Zones at all Maui County parks and beaches.

Water meter. File photo by Wendy Osher.
Long-Awaited Upcountry Water Meter Issuance Begins
April 2nd, 2014 · 3 Comments · Comments Via Facebook (0) · Maui News

The Maui Department of Water Supply today announced it has begun the long-awaited process of issuing water meters in the Upcountry area.

Red Cross, Maui. File photo by Wendy Osher.
Red Cross Recruiting Disaster Volunteers on Maui
April 2nd, 2014 · No Comments · Comments Via Facebook (3) · Maui News

The American Red Cross is currently recruiting disaster volunteers on Maui, with a series of training classes available next week in Wailuku.

John Doe 28. Photos courtesy FBI.
FBI Seeks Public Help in Identifying Alleged Child Sex Predator
April 2nd, 2014 · No Comments · Comments Via Facebook (13) · Maui News

“While we don’t know that this suspect is in Hawaiʻi, the fact is that he has to be somewhere. As such, we are asking people to share his photos on social media, so we can get some meaningful tips,” said Honolulu FBI Special Agent Tom Simon.

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