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May 12, 2016

High Rates of Hep C Found in Hawaiʻi’s Kupuna

Hawaiʻi’s kupuna, including baby boomers between the ages of 51 and 71, are among those most at risk for hepatitis C.
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October 12, 2010

New Location for Mayor’s Lanai Community Budget Meeting Friday

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... Read more »
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September 26, 2010

Two pedestrians struck in South Maui hit and run accident

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... Read more »
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September 14, 2010

VIDEO: Leading democratic gubernatorial candidates exchange words in Maui town hall meeting

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... Read more »
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July 01, 2010

42 elderly Maui residents get home modifications under $670,613 federal grant

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. ... Read more »
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June 18, 2010

VIDEO: Halau Ke’alaokamaile & Kumu Keali’i Reichel honored by Council

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... Read more »
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June 15, 2010

VIDEO: 2010 Na Kamehameha Parade – Part 1

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,... Read more »
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April 23, 2010

18th Annual East Maui Taro Festival April 24

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... Read more »
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April 19, 2010

Kahoohalahala announces mayoral bid; field for Maui’s top job grows

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... Read more »
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March 29, 2010

18th Annual Celebration of the Arts Festival, April 2-4

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... Read more »
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February 03, 2010

Task Force Proposed to Consider Creation of Queen Kaahumanu Monument in Hana

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... Read more »
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October 16, 2009

Maui’s 4th Annual ‘Ukulele Festival: Free Event, Chance to Win One of Several ‘Ukuleles

The Maui Arts & Cultural Center celebrates the 4th Annual Maui ‘Ukulele Festival this weekend. Click Here to Listen to Roy Sakuma Interview The event begins with a free ukulele workshop at the McCoy Studio Theater this Saturday, October 17, 2009 beginning at 10 a.m.  The workshop is conducted by master instructor Roy Sakuma, for... Read more »
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