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New Location for Mayor’s Lanai Community Budget Meeting Friday
New Location for Mayor’s Lanai Community Budget Meeting Friday
October 12th, 2010 · Comments Off · Maui News
 

Mayor Charmaine Tavares’ Lanai Community Budget Meeting set for this Friday, October 15, has been relocated to Hale Kupuna O Lana`i (Hale Mahaolu Community Hall), located at 1144 Ilima Avenue, Lanai City. The meeting begins at 5:30 p.m. and will be preceded by a brief Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) public hearing that begins at […]


Two pedestrians struck in South Maui hit and run accident
Two pedestrians struck in South Maui hit and run accident
September 26th, 2010 · Comments Off · Featured, Maui News
 

Two pedestrians were transported to the hospital after they were struck by a pickup truck in a hit and run accident on South Kihei Road early Sunday morning, September 26, 2010.  The accident was reported at 2:04 a.m. on South Kihei Road at the Kupuna Street intersection in South Maui. The two pedestrians were crossing […]


File image from 2010 Democratic Gubenatorial Town Hall Maui meeting in Wailuku.  Photo by Wendy Osher.
VIDEO: Leading democratic gubernatorial candidates exchange words in Maui town hall meeting
September 14th, 2010 · Comments Off · Featured, Maui Election, Maui News
 

By Wendy Osher The leading democratic candidates in the gubernatorial election squared off on Maui in a town hall meeting held tonight at the Iao Theatre in Wailuku.  Neil Abercrombie and Mufi Hannemann spent an hour answering questions posed by the audience on issues including Civil Unions, Energy Independence, the Economy, Native Hawaiian Issues, the […]


42 elderly Maui residents get home modifications under $670,613 federal grant
42 elderly Maui residents get home modifications under $670,613 federal grant
July 1st, 2010 · Comments Off · Maui News
 

Rennovations are now complete on 42 Maui homes under a $670,613 federal grant for low-income, frail and elderly residents.  The Senior Home Accessibility and Retrofit Program (SHARP) is aimed at promoting safety and accessiblity with the goal of allowing participants to remain in their homes where they will be able to continue to live independently.  […]


VIDEO: Halau Ke’alaokamaile & Kumu Keali’i Reichel honored by Council
VIDEO: Halau Ke’alaokamaile & Kumu Keali’i Reichel honored by Council
June 18th, 2010 · Comments Off · Featured, Maui Arts & Entertainment, Maui News
 

By Wendy Osher The Maui County Council today congratulated Maui’s Halau Ke’alaokamaile for the honors they won at the 47th Merrie Monarch Hula Festival held in April in Hilo.  Kumu Hula Keali’i Reichel and accepted the honor for the halau saying, “everything that we do, we do to hopefully make our island, our kupuna, and […]


Jerrymeyer Lono was recognized as the 2010 Grand Marshall for Na Kamehameha Commemorative Pa'u Parade and Ho'olaule'a.  Photo by Wendy Osher.
VIDEO: 2010 Na Kamehameha Parade – Part 1
June 15th, 2010 · Comments Off · Featured, Maui Arts & Entertainment, Maui News
 

Posted by Wendy Osher This year’s Na Kamehameha Commemorative Pa’u Parade & Ho’olaulea each year honors the Kamehameha rulers of Hawaii.  This year, the event helped to mark 200 years of unification after Kamehameha the Great brought most of the major Hawaiian Islands under one rule. Part 1 of the parade features the Pu Blowers, […]


Kalo file photo by Wendy Osher.
18th Annual East Maui Taro Festival April 24
April 23rd, 2010 · Comments Off · Maui Arts & Entertainment, Maui News
 

The 18th Annual East Maui Taro Festival takes place this weekend in Hana. The vent runs from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. at the Hana Ball Park in Hana Town. The event includes entertainment by: Halau Maui Nui a Kama under the direction of na Kumu Hula Kelii Taua and Kapono Kamaunu; Halau Hula Malani […]


Sol Kahoohalahala.  File Photo by Wendy Osher.
Kahoohalahala announces mayoral bid; field for Maui’s top job grows
April 19th, 2010 · 1 Comment · Featured, Maui News
 

By Wendy Osher Lanai Councilman Sol Kahoohalahala is the latest contender to express interest in the Mayor’s race.  He made the announcement of his intent to run before a small gathering of kupuna on Maui on Sunday. Kahoohalahala currently serves as Chair of the council’s Planning Committee and vice-chair of the council’s committee on Economic […]


Clifford Nae'ole.  File Photo by Wendy Osher.
18th Annual Celebration of the Arts Festival, April 2-4
March 29th, 2010 · 1 Comment · Featured, Maui Arts & Entertainment, Maui News
 

Hawaii’s premiere hands-on arts and cultural festival will grace the grounds of the Ritz-Carlton, Kapalua Resort, April 2-4, 2010.  In preparation for the 18th Annual Celebration of the Arts Festival, event chair Clifford Nae’ole announced the theme “E ia ka Manawa”, or “Here, Now is the Time” saying this year’s focus will initiate thoughts from […]


File Photo of the annual lei draping ceremony held in March 2009 at the Queen Kaahumanu Statue in Kahului.  The legislature is considering a concurrent resolution that seeks the creation of a task force to consider the merits of creating a monument in Kaahumanu's honor in Hana, the area of her birth.
Task Force Proposed to Consider Creation of Queen Kaahumanu Monument in Hana
February 3rd, 2010 · Comments Off · Featured, Maui Arts & Entertainment, Maui News
 

By Wendy Osher The state legislature is considering two resolutions that seek the creation of a task force to consider the merits of creating a monument to Queen Kaahumanu in Hana, Maui. Kaahumanu was born around 1770 to parents Keeaumoku and Namahana in a cave at Kauiki Hill in East Maui and was taken as […]


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