Fire officials say the house fire was sparked when an ember fell on the bed and ignited a foam mattress pad.
The County of Maui Department of Public Works announced that its Highways Division will be applying slurry sealing on South Alu Road in Wailuku Heights next week.
Mechanical problems resulted in a missed trash route affecting residents in the Kula and Haʻikū service areas.
Maui Police found that 43% of truck drivers did not have their cargo loads properly covered and secured during a three hour educational effort held at the Central Maui Landfill on Saturday, Dec. 6, 2014.
Maui Police have since arrested a man in connection with a robbery reported at the parking lot of the Home Depot store in Kahului last month.
Maui police responded to 15 burglaries, 13 vehicle thefts, and 24 vehicle break-ins in Maui County over a seven day period, between Nov. 30 to Dec. 6, 2014.
During the 2013 and 2014 nesting seasons, four and six nēnē, respectively, were killed by cars on park roads.
Although the alleged threats via email and telephone began around February 2011, the charges stem from a two particular threats reported in Aug. 2013.
Volta Industries has added two additional electric vehicle charging stations on Maui, both at the Maui Mall in Kahului fronting Whole Foods Market.
Haleakalā National Park begins a project today to eliminate 3,000 invasive pine trees at the park.
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