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CHILD SAFETY PROTECTS LIFE IN LAHAINA, MAUI
June 11th, 2009 · Comments Off · Maui News
 

A 5-year-old boy survived a crash in West Maui after a Lahaina officer took steps to properly install his child safety seat. “It’s not often that an officer who’s trained as a Child Passenger Safety Technician is able to see the fruits of his labors,” said Captain Charles Hirata. Officer Stuart Farberow, who is assigned […]


KAUAI REPORTS FIRST SWINE FLU CASES; MAUI HAS ONE NEW CASE
KAUAI REPORTS FIRST SWINE FLU CASES; MAUI HAS ONE NEW CASE
June 11th, 2009 · Comments Off · Health & Wellness
 

The state Department of Health has confirmed 83 additional cases of the swine flu over the past week.  The cases include 78 on Oahu, two each on Kauai and the Big Island, and a single case on Maui. The new cases bring to 198 the total number of confirmed cases in the state.  The Maui […]


Royal Order of Kamehameha member John A. H. Tomoso is among the dozens of people who gathered for the procession honoring Kamehameha The Great.  Photo by Wendy Osher.
KAMEHAMEHA I HONORED IN KAHULUI PROCESSION
June 11th, 2009 · Comments Off · Featured, Maui Arts & Entertainment, Maui News
 

The Royal Order of Kamehameha Kahehili Chapter IV on Maui honored King Kamehameha I with a procession down Ka’ahumanu Avenue this morning (Thursday, June 11, 2009). The royal society annually observes the day with reverence paying special attention to the significance of Kamehameha’s role in Hawaiian history. The ruler, also known as Kamehameha The Great, […]


KAUMAKAIWA TAKES HAWAIIAN LANGUAGE AND MALE VOCALIST HOKUS
KAUMAKAIWA TAKES HAWAIIAN LANGUAGE AND MALE VOCALIST HOKUS
June 10th, 2009 · Comments Off · Featured, Maui News
 

KAUMAKAIWA TAKES HAWAIIAN LANGUAGE AND MALE VOCALIST HOKUS The 32nd Na Hoku Hanohano awards were presented last night (June 9, 2009) to the top vocalists and musicians from across the state.  Earning the esteemed Male & Female Vocalist and Group of the Year categories were Kaumakaiwa Kanaka’ole, Natalie Ai Kamauu and Holunape.  Musicians with Maui […]


Members of Maui's royal societies presented ho'okupu (gifts) at the cemetery grounds of the Wai'olo Church as part of this weekend's Ali'i Sunday activities. Photo by Wendy Osher 2009.
ALI’I SUNDAY EVENT HONORS KAMEHAMEHA THE GREAT
June 9th, 2009 · Comments Off · Featured, Maui Arts & Entertainment, Maui News
 

The Royal Order of Kamehameha Kahehili Chapter IV on Maui honored King Kamehameha in an Ali’i Sunday service at Wai’ola Church in Lahaina over the weekend.  The event is one of several being held across the island and the state to commemorate the accomplishments of Kamehameha I. In attendance were members of the Royal Order, […]


Maui Mayor Charmaine Tavares plugs in the county's Hybrid electric-car collecting data on its usage and performance.  Photo courtesy, County of Maui.
COUNTY’S PLUG-IN HYBRID ELECTRIC VEHICLE AVERAGES 64 MPG
June 9th, 2009 · Comments Off · Featured, Maui News
 

The County-owned Toyota Prius Plug-in Hybrid Electric Vehicle (PHEV) achieved an average performance of 64 miles per gallon (MPG), according to the first monthly report from the U.S. Department of Energy. The vehicle is currently being used by Mayor Charmaine Tavares after being converted from a standard Prius to a plug-in hybrid electric car.  For […]


Image Courtesy Lahaina Hawaiian Civic Club.
NA KAMEHAMEHA PA’U PARADE AND HO’OLAULEA
June 9th, 2009 · Comments Off · Featured, Maui Arts & Entertainment, Maui News
 

The week of festivities surrounding King Kamehameha’s birth, wraps up on Saturday, June 13, 2009 with Na Kamehameha Commemorative Pa’u Parade and Ho’olaulea on Front Street in Lahaina. Parade Marshals Adelaide Ka-iwi Ku-amu Sylva and Henrietta He-neli Ma-huna were selected because of their command of the Hawaiian Language.  Both are 95-year-old Lahaina natives who grew […]


The existing one-lane culvert bridge on Hana Highway near the Uakea Road intersection will be widened to two lanes under the proposed DOT plan.  The proposed changes are expected to allow for improved response times of large emergency vehicles at the neighboring Hana Fire Station and the Hana Police Station. Photo courtesy, Hawaii DOT.
BRIDGE IMPROVEMENTS PROPOSED AT HANA HWY UAKEA RD INTERSECTION
June 8th, 2009 · Comments Off · Featured, Maui News
 

Proposed improvements to the Hana Highway will be discussed at a meeting hosted by the state Department of Transportation this week. The project proposes to widen lanes, construct paved shoulders and install guardrails at a culvert bridge near the Uakea Road intersection. The one lane bridge, originally constructed in 1915, will be widened to two […]


TENNIS ENTHUSIASTS SERVING IT UP IN KULA
TENNIS ENTHUSIASTS SERVING IT UP IN KULA
June 4th, 2009 · Comments Off · Maui News
 

Tennis enthusiasts have a new place to play upcountry.  The County of Maui held a blessing Tuesday after completing $2.5 million worth of infrastructure improvements at the Kula Community Center. The project included realignment of the driveway, installation of a water line and infrastructure work to address issues associated with the sloping terrain.  The project […]


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PUBLIC INPUT SOUGHT ON SOLAR TELESCOPE ATOP HALEAKALA
June 4th, 2009 · Comments Off · Maui News
 

Public meetings will be held in June to discuss the proposed Advanced Technology Solar Telescope atop Haleakala on Maui.  The National Science Foundation is considering funding the construction of the telescope that would be 142.8 feet high and 84 feet in diameter.  The solar telescope would be located atop the summit on lands managed by […]


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