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Central Maui Landfill fire, Sunday, June 2. Photo by Kevin John Olson.
UPDATE: Landfill Fire Continues to Burn, but Contained
June 2nd, 2013 · 3 Comments · Comments Via Facebook (0) · Maui News

Maui Fire Department crews from Kahului and Kula responded Sunday, June 2, to a 4:30 p.m. alarm for a two-acre fire at the Central Maui Landfill.

War Memorial restroom fire.  Cell phone photo courtesy Maui Now user.
Wailuku Restroom Fire Causes $10,000 in Damage
October 30th, 2011 · Comments Off · Comments Via Facebook (0) · Maui News

The incident was reported at 7:35 p.m. at a 600 square foot restroom located near the tennis courts, between the stadium and the swimming pool. Maui Fire officials say the fire started in a rubbish can, and then spread to the structure.

Kula Forest Reserve.  File photo by Wendy Osher.
Greek Visitor Rescued After Night in Olinda
October 22nd, 2011 · Comments Off · Comments Via Facebook (0) · Featured, Maui News

The 30-year-old woman from Greece had gone hiking on Kahakapao Road on Friday. A ground search was initiated based on information provided by the hiker via her personal cell phone, but the woman could not provide accurate directions.

File image by Wendy Osher.
UPDATE: Kapalua Fire 90% Contained
September 26th, 2011 · Comments Off · Featured, Maui News

A fire in the forestry area above Kapalua on Maui was 90% contained by nightfall on Monday, but fire officials say it is not considered under control. The assessment was made at 6:40 p.m. as ground crews continued to battle hot spots within the fire perimeter.

A hiker, found 1 mile above Iao Valley park, was airlifted to safety after suffering injuries in a fall three days earlier.  File photo by Wendy Osher.
Hiker Injured in Fall at Iao, Discovered 3 Days Later
September 18th, 2011 · 3 Comments · Featured, Maui News

The Kihei man was found about one mile above the park by a fellow hiker on Sunday morning, 3 days after falling and losing consciousness. Unable to walk, the man dragged himself down the river where he was eventually found.