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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

May 18, 2019

10 Days Missing: More Scent Dogs Used in Search for Amanda Eller

Additional scent dogs along with divers, drones and rappelers, have been utilized in the search for Amanda Eller.
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May 17, 2019

Drones & Dogs Used in the Search for Amanda Eller

Team leader in search for Amanda Eller: "As long as we can keep getting volunteers to come out, we're going to keep using them and keep extending the search.
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May 14, 2019

Search for Amanda Eller Expands to ‘Hog Ridge’ Area

Volunteers continued their search for Amanda Eller on Tuesday, May 14, 2019–six days after she was reported missing at the Makawao Forest Reserve.
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March 03, 2019

Injured Humpback Calf Spotted in Maui Waters

A Kīhei resident on a sunset cruise out of Mā‘alaea didn't notice until she arrived home that the humpback calf she captured in a photo had sustained an injury.
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February 28, 2019

DOE Alerts Parents About Dangerous Social Media Challenge

The Hawai‘i DOE sent a memo to parents on Feb. 27 regarding renewed concerns about a potentially dangerous social media challenge targeting young people.
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January 28, 2019

Pacific Media Group Promotions Director Receives PBN Honor

Sherri Hamamura Grimes of Pacific Media Group was selected as one of Pacific Business News' 2019 Women Who Mean Business honorees.
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January 19, 2019

Super Blood Wolf Moon Visible on Maui Jan. 20

The total lunar eclipse will be fully visible on Maui on Sunday, Jan. 20, 2019, beginning at 6:41 p.m.
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December 20, 2018

Government Shutdown Won’t Stop NORAD Santa Tracker

Neither rain nor snow nor sleet nor hail nor government shutdown will keep NORAD’s Santa Tracker from following the journey of St. Nick and his reindeer.
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December 10, 2018

Maui Pukaball Tournament Winners Announced

Eighty-two enthusiastic players of all ages and skill levels participated in Maui’s 2018 Pukaball Tournament and clinics Dec. 6 to 10 at the Wailea Tennis Club.
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October 24, 2018

Eyewitness Describes ‘Ill-Advised Beach Landing’

“Ocean conditions warranted much more caution than was taken by the outrigger's steersman and crew members,” the witness said.
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