Three Special Olympics Hawai‘i athletes departed today for the Special Olympics’ 2015 World Games in Los Angeles, California. Chaunci Cummings, Ikaika Morita-Sunada, and Isaiah Wong from Hawai‘i will represent not only the islands, but their country as members of the USA National Team.
Hotel executives announced the start of an extensive $12 million guest room restoration project at the Travaasa Hāna resort in East Maui. Upon completion of the project at the end of 2015, all 70 bungalows and suites at the resort will offer new and returning guests an enhanced vacation experience, according to a resort announcement.
The Fourth Annual Kraig M.K. Vickers Honor Run is scheduled for Sunday, Aug. 2, at Kanaha Beach Park on Maui’s North Shore in Kahului. This event includes a 5K run and a 3K run/walk to accommodate participants of all ages.
Hoe turned himself over to police at the Wailuku Police Station late Monday night, July 20, 2015, and was arrested for the criminal offenses of: First Degree Assault and Unauthorized Entry Into a Motor Vehicle, according to updated information issued by Maui Crime Stoppers.
An 87-year-old Haʻikū woman was critically injured after being struck by a vehicle in the parking lot of the Nisei Veterans Memorial Center in Kahului on Saturday afternoon. Maui police say the vehicle was being driven by an 11-year-old boy from Wailuku.
There is no tsunami threat to Hawaiʻi after a preliminary magnitude 7.5 earthquake reported at 4:28 p.m. on Friday, July 17, 2015 in the Santa Cruz Islands region, according to the Pacific Tsunami Warning Center.