Skippy Hau, an aquatics biologist with the state Department of Land and Natural Resources Division of Aquatic Resources has dedicated much of his career to studying the life cycles and movements of fresh water fishes, shrimp, and snails.
A $2.8 million project to remove and replace a badly deteriorated pier adjacent to the Māʻalaea Small Boat Harbor new ferry terminal building began on Tuesday. When completed, state officials say the new pier will provide a new place for the Lānaʻi ferry and other vessels to load and unload passengers.
The County of Maui department of Parks and Recreation will present conceptual designs for the Waikapū Community Center Expansion and Waikapū Park Basketball Court Reconstruction projects at an upcoming meeting of the Waikapū Community Association.
Roman Gabriel Contreras, 44, of Ontario, Calif., was found guilty of possession with intent to distribute. Evidence presented at trial found that he flew to Līhue from LAX with three plastic containers which held almost three pounds of pure meth.