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Debra Lordan

Debra Lordan has been a writer and website editor for Maui Now since December 2014. She has 35-plus years of experience in the publishing industry, serving in a variety of positions—from photographer, graphic designer and communications director to writer, editor and general manager—at scientific research centers, a book publishing company, a weekly newspaper and various magazines.

She is a graduate of the University of Colorado.


Articles by Debra Lordan

December 01, 2017

Hawai‘i Completes First Attack Warning Test Since Cold War

This was the first month for the reinstatement of the Attack Warning Signal testing since testing ended in the mid-1990s after the waning of the Cold War in the 1980s.
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November 15, 2017

Black Friday Deals Start Early on Maui

Black Friday sales are starting earlier, weeks ahead of the actual shopping holiday at some Maui stores
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October 09, 2017

UPDATE 1: Three Fires Spreading in Central Valley

Three fires reported at about 3:30 today, Monday, Oct. 9, 2017, are said to be spreading rapidly in the Central Valley.
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October 02, 2017

UPDATE: Two Arrested as Result of MPD Arcade Raid

Twenty-five illegal gaming machines were seized and two people were arrested after a search was executed at the Temple of the Pharaohs arcade in Mā‘alaea.
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September 30, 2017

Two More Maui Tennis Teams Head to National Championships

Two tennis teams from Maui are heading to the 40-and-over 4.5+ level national championships in Alabama after winning state sectional championships.
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September 27, 2017

Parents Say God & CPR Training Saved Toddler’s Life

The parents of the toddler who nearly drowned in a West Maui pool on Sunday say "God and CPR" saved the boy's life...
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September 22, 2017

Good Samaritans Help Kīhei Boy After Hoverboard Crash

Just as Edward realized he was going too fast on his hoverboard and tried to slow down, he took a spill, hitting his head on his friend's scooter wheel...
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September 19, 2017

Dream Team Heads to Tennis Championships in Arizona

Maui's Dream Team will move on to the nationals championships in Arizona in October.
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July 18, 2017

REWARD OFFERED: Ni‘ihau Lei Stolen from Maui Hands

Maui Hands Art Gallery in Makawao was burglarized in the early morning hours of Monday, July 17, 2017.
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May 03, 2017

DOE Sends Warning About ’13 Reasons Why’

Hawai‘i DOE wrote a letter to the parents and guardians, warning them about "13 Reasons Why," a controversial Netflix series that was released over a month ago.
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