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Police Investigate Unattended Death at West Maui Resort
December 2nd, 2013 · 89 Comments · Comments Via Facebook (0) · Maui News
 

According to preliminary police reports, authorities have identified the man as a 53-year-old, possibly from out of state. The name of the victim was being withheld at last report pending notification of next of kin.


Shark attack response, Makena Landing. Photo by Wendy Osher.
Victim in Fatal Shark Bite Identified as Washington State Visitor
December 2nd, 2013 · 9 Comments · Featured, Maui News
 

Maui police have since identified the victim who sustained fatal injuries in a shark attack offshore of Mākena Maui on Monday as 57-year-old Patrick A. Briney.


Shark attack response, Makena Landing. Photo by Wendy Osher.
VIDEO: Extreme Kayak Fishing Operator Highlights Safety
December 2nd, 2013 · Comments Off · Maui News
 

Jon Jon Tabon, the owner of Local Fishing Knowledge on Maui, spoke with Maui Now about kayak fishing safety and the growing popularity of the extreme sport following reports today of the fatal shark attack in waters off of Maui.


Shark attack response, Makena Landing. Photo by Wendy Osher.
Fatal Shark Attack Forces Closure of South Maui Shoreline
December 2nd, 2013 · 43 Comments · Comments Via Facebook (0) · Maui News
 

Emergency crews are responding to a fatal shark attack off of South Maui this morning. Officials have reportedly closed the shoreline from “Dumps” in La Perouse to Makena Landing. The incident was reported at around 9 a.m. outside of Makena.


Hana Highway, road repair work. Photo by Wendy Osher.
Weekly Road Work Planned in Honomanū and Launiupoko
December 2nd, 2013 · Comments Off · Comments Via Facebook (0) · Maui News
 

The state Department of Transportation has announced several road projects that will impact traffic on Maui roadways this week, between Nov. 30 and Dec. 6, 2013.


Aerial photo of Central Maui. File photo by Wendy Osher.
Cleanup of Former Maui Airport Landfill Proposed
December 2nd, 2013 · 6 Comments · Comments Via Facebook (0) · Featured, Maui News
 

The proposal includes an overview of the contamination discovered at the former military site, the potential risks, cleanup standards, remediation alternatives, and the selection of a preferred alternative.


Piilani Highway through Kaupo, file photo by Wendy Osher.
Man Airlifted After Falling From Horse in Kanaio
December 2nd, 2013 · Comments Off · Comments Via Facebook (0) · Featured, Maui News
 

A 64-year-old man was air-lifted from a remote area of Kanaio after falling off of his horse in a remote area of the Piʻilani Highway over the weekend.


Shark sign, file photo by Wendy Osher.
Shark Attack Forces Closure of South Maui Shoreline
November 29th, 2013 · 10 Comments · Comments Via Facebook (0) · Featured, Maui News
 

A portion of shoreline in South Maui is closed following a shark attack reported in the area of Keawekapu Beach on Friday afternoon.


File image by Wendy Osher.
Crash Claims Life of Makawao Woman on Thanksgiving Day
November 28th, 2013 · 13 Comments · Comments Via Facebook (0) · Maui News
 

A 26-year-old Maui woman sustained fatal injuries in a single-vehicle crash on Pau Hana Road in Makawao on Thanksgiving Day.


Two owners of the Island of Ni‘ihau, Bruce and Leiana Robinson joined eight other island residents, DLNR Director William Aila, Deputy Director Esther Kiaaina and members from the Senate’s Hawaiian Caucus- Senators Clayton Hee, Michelle Kidani and Brickwood Galuteria at a press conference today, announcing efforts to resolve issues relating to the depletion of near shore fisheries on the Island of Ni‘ihau. Photo courtesy, Senate Communications.
Hawaiian Caucus Urges No Fishing Zone Around Niʻihau
November 27th, 2013 · 4 Comments · Comments Via Facebook (0) · Maui News
 

Unlike other populated islands in Hawaiʻi, Niʻihau does not have a commercial store where food can be purchased. As such, the near shore reef fishery serves as their predominant source of food.


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