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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

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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February 21, 2017

Public Meetings Set for A&B Water Lease

Public scoping meetings for A&B's application to the BLNR for a 30-year lease for water from Maui streams are scheduled for Feb. 22 and 23.
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February 13, 2017

2017 Fed Cup Maui: USA, Vandeweghe, All the Way!

The United States moved into the Fed Cup World Group Semifinals for the first time since 2010, with a 4-0 sweep over Germany.
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February 12, 2017

Vandeweghe Leads USA Past Germany in Fed Cup

CoCo Vandeweghe lead Team USA into the Fed Cup semifinals after rallying past Germany’s Andrea Petkovic in Maui on Sunday afternoon.
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February 11, 2017

Day 1: Update 1: USA’s Riske Defeats Germany’s ‘Petko’

Germany travels to Maui in the first round of World Group in Fed Cup 2017. As of 8 a.m. HST on Saturday, matches are still set to take place as scheduled.
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September 07, 2016

State Tennis Champs Head to National Competition

The 3.5-level Maui Magic 18-and-over women's USTA team crushed the statewide competition and is soon heading to the national competition in Alabama.
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May 31, 2016

Visitor Numbers Up 4.5%, Expenditures Decline 2.8%

Visitor arrivals increased (+4.5%) and visitor days increased 1.1% for Maui in April 2016, but visitor expenditures declined 2.8% compared to last year.
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May 25, 2016

Maui’s One-Stop Mom-and-Pop Window Covering Shop

When it comes to purchasing window treatments for Maui’s homes and condos, shoppers can find a specialized, well-established shop in Kīhei run by an experienced team who knows the business inside and out.
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May 18, 2016

Maui County Sees Growth Over First Quarter

Maui County's economy experienced gains in jobs, visitor arrivals, visitor days and single-family unit resales and decreases in unemployment, private building permits and authorizations, and condominium unit resales.
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