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Kobayashi sworn in as Maui District Court Judge
Kobayashi sworn in as Maui District Court Judge
October 13th, 2010 · Comments Off · Maui News
 

Blaine Kobayashi was sworn in yesterday as Maui’s newest District Court Judge for the Second Circuit court encompassing Maui, Molokai and Lanai.  Kobayashi fills the vacancy created by the expiration of the term of Judge Simone Polak. Prior to his judicial appointment, Kobayashi served as a partner with the Carlsmith Ball law firm, representing individual […]


Click image to view VIDEO of our interview with West Maui Council candidate Elle Cochran.
VIDEO: Elle Cochran, West Maui Council, Candidate Profile, Decision 2010 MauiNOW.com
September 4th, 2010 · Comments Off · Maui Election, Maui News
 

Elle Cochran, 2010 candidate for West Maui Council, Transcript: Introduction:  Aloha, I’m Elle Cochran, running for the County of Maui council seat for the West Maui district.  I’m new to this.  This is my first time running, but I have that passion, energy and drive, the willingness and openness to learn the issues, listen to the […]


Hurricane Expo breezes into the Queen Kaahumanu Center, August 14
Hurricane Expo breezes into the Queen Kaahumanu Center, August 14
August 13th, 2010 · Comments Off · Maui News
 

The fourth annual free Maui County Hurricane Expo happens this Saturday, August 14, 2010 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.  Featuring free information about hurricane preparedness, available from dozens of agencies at center stage.  Hurricane season in Hawaii runs from June 1 to November 30, however, high wind events can occur at any time of […]


Restaurant Health Inspector Scam reported on Maui and Oahu
Restaurant Health Inspector Scam reported on Maui and Oahu
August 5th, 2010 · Comments Off · Maui News
 

The Hawai‘i State Department of Health (DOH) is warning restaurants about a health inspector scam in the islands.  The DOH Sanitation Branch on Maui reported three incidents, and two reports were filed on Oahu.  The incidents involve a male caller who contacts local restaurants claiming to be from the local Health Department investigating a complaint.  […]


Kobayashi Appointed Maui District Court Judge
Kobayashi Appointed Maui District Court Judge
August 4th, 2010 · Comments Off · Maui News
 

Maui has a new District Court Judge.  Chief Justice Ronald T. Y. Moon appointed Blaine J. Kobayashi as judge of the District Court of the Second Circuit (islands of Maui, Lanai and Molokai).  Kobayashi fills the vacancy created by the expiration of the term of Judge Simone Polak. A partner with the Carlsmith Ball law […]


Maui Mayor Charmaine Tavares and Maui Fire Chief Jeff Murray tour discuss the features of the new mini pumper trucks and their ability to access narrow roads in Kula and Napili.  Photo by Wendy Osher.
VIDEO: Three Fire Fighting Vehicles added to Maui fleet
May 25th, 2010 · Comments Off · Featured, Maui News
 

Three fire department vehicles were blessed today with Hawaiian names reflective of the districts that they will serve.  The practice of naming the firefighting fleet in the Hawaiian tradition is unique to the county of Maui. Tanker 3 which will be used to fight fire in the west Maui district was given the name Ma’a’a, […]


File Photo Courtesy CDC.
Mild H1N1 outbreak reported at Maui school
April 21st, 2010 · Comments Off · Health & Wellness, Maui News
 

The state Department of Health says a mild outbreak of the H1N1 flu affected a number of students at a Maui school.  The department called the outbreak a mild one, but said it serves as a reminder of the need for vigilance and recommended vaccination dosage. A number of affected students who attended the school […]


File Photo by Wendy Osher.
Maui and Kauai share in $3.4 Million Grant to Promote Healthy Living
March 18th, 2010 · Comments Off · Maui News
 

More than $3.4 million has been secured in grant funding to support healthy living and combat obesity on Maui and Kauai. A portion of the funds will be utilized by the Maui District Health Office to raise awareness of healthy eating and active living through a media campaign, increase physical activity and improve nutrition for […]