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December 19, 2017

16 Homes at New Affordable Subdivision at Mokuhau

A blessing was held for the new affordable housing subdivision at Mokuhau in Happy Valley on Monday.  
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January 04, 2017

Hauʻoli Makahiki Hou: Wailuku First Friday, Jan. 6

Wailuku First Friday takes place this month on Friday, Jan. 6, 2017. This free family event will be held from 6 to 9 p.m. in Wailuku Town.
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December 07, 2015

Businesses Get Into Holiday Spirit with “Light Up Wailuku” Contest

“We’ve heard stories from our grandparents and other lifetime Wailuku residents about Christmas parades through Market Street, lights in every window and bustling small businesses throughout the holiday season. We wanted to bring that energy back,” said Ashley Takitani Leahey, one of the many Wailuku community volunteers.
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December 04, 2015

MECO Crews Work Late to Add Holiday Cheer in Wailuku

Crews worked into the night to sting lights for a festive and magical ambiance on Market Street, just in time for tonight's holiday themed First Friday event.
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July 11, 2010

VIDEO: Storage shed damaged in Happy Valley fire on Maui; homes saved

Click here to view video of Happy Valley Fire By Wendy Osher (6:15 a.m. 7/12/10) Firefighters will assess the extent of damage today caused by a fire overnight in the Happy Valley subdivision of Wailuku on Maui.  A storage shed was burned, but homes were saved in the densely populated area.  The fire was first... Read more »
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June 02, 2010

630 gallon wastewater overflows on Market Street

A wastewater overflow on Market Street Monday night has since been cleared and disinfected.  The 630 gallon spill was caused by a blockage in a mainline and flowed from the street into a storm drain that connects to an open ditch.  No wastewater reached the ocean. The incident was reported at 8:30 p.m. on Monday,... Read more »
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April 06, 2010

VIDEO: ‘Awa for the Soul with Kapono’ai Molitau

By Wendy Osher The bitter ‘awa root is often seen in ceremonial protocol throughout the Pacific, but is used in social settings as well.  Cultural practitioner Kapono’ai Molitau, who also sells the product at his Native Intelligence store in old Wailuku Town explains the different levels and protocols associated with the drinking of ‘awa. “The... Read more »
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March 04, 2010

‘O Lono ‘Oe: First Friday in Wailuku Town, March 5

The merchants of Old Wailuku Town mark the closing of the Makahiki season with a First Friday event on March 5, 2010 on Market Street. The ‘O Lono ‘Oe event is part of the monthly festivities that takes place on the First Friday of each month, featuring live music, local food, art, jewelry and fashion.... Read more »
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January 14, 2010

$2.5 Million Market Street Stimulus Project Enters Phase 2

By Wendy Osher Construction for the second phase of the Market Street Improvement Project in Wailuku will begin next week Tuesday, January 19, 2010. The $2.5 million project is funded with stimulus money from the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act. Work is slated for completion in December 2010.  In the interim, work is scheduled each... Read more »
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December 29, 2009

VIDEO: Missing Banyan Tree Santa Resurfaces

By Wendy Osher [youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VHlr5FK9zKs[/youtube] On the First Day of Christmas, the Wailuku Community Association got a Santa Claus in a Banyan Tree. The Santa statue had gone missing for a full week, but was returned to its perch at the Wailuku Banyan Tree Park over the holiday weekend. The statue is situated at the corner... Read more »
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November 06, 2009

Native Intelligence Kicks off Makahiki Season with Pa’i’ai Competition

Native Intelligence in Historic Wailuku Town celebrates the start of the Makahiki season with the 1st Annual Makahiki no Wailuku event.   The festival in honor of the god Lono, covers four lunar months and is marked by a kapu on war and celebrated with games, sports and feasting. This time of enjoyment and celebration of... Read more »
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May 04, 2009


Hundreds of people attended the grand opening of the Native Intelligence store in Wailuku Town on Friday.   The new culture and design store celebrates Hawaiian craftsmanship and design and carries items made using traditional means. Dedicated to the preservation and evolution of Hawaiian culture, Native Intelligence, is the newest retail experience to champion Hawaiian artisan,... Read more »
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March 17, 2009


Federal stimulus funds for highway, airport and bus improvements are expected to generate 3,170 jobs for Hawaii. The state will receive a total of $246 million for projects in all four counties. The Department of Business, Economic Development and Tourism estimates that for every million dollar in stimulus money invested, 12.9 jobs will be created... Read more »
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