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Proposal floated to save Air Ambulance
Proposal floated to save Air Ambulance
April 19th, 2010 · Comments Off · Featured, Maui News
 

By Wendy Osher The County’s Air Ambulance could be saved under a proposal raised today before the Council’s Budget and Finance Committee. After initially requesting the elimination of the service last month, Maui Mayor Charmaine Tavares issued a follow up request to utilize real property revenues combined with emergency funds to cover the county’s share […]


Kaupakalua Road reopens after downed pole repaired
Kaupakalua Road reopens after downed pole repaired
April 19th, 2010 · Comments Off · Maui News
 

(Update: 9:10 a.m. 4/19/10) Kaupakalua Road is now open.  It was closed earlier this morning because of a downed Hawaiian Tel Com pole.  Maui police say work has since been completed and the road is open for travel. __________________ (Update:  3:06 a.m. 4/19/10) On the roadways, motorists are advised of a road closure in the […]


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Next Steps Discussed in Ahihi-Kinau Closure
April 16th, 2010 · Comments Off · Featured, Maui News
 

By Wendy Osher Discussions continue on a recommendation to keep the Ahihi-Kinau Natural Area Reserve closed after current restrictions are set to expire on July 31, 2010. DLNR began enforcing the two year closure on access to the majority of the reserve, including unofficial trails to Kalua o Lapa, Kalaeloa, and Mokuha on August 1, […]


Maui kumu Uluwehi Guerrero garners seven Na Hoku nominations
Maui kumu Uluwehi Guerrero garners seven Na Hoku nominations
April 15th, 2010 · Comments Off · Featured, Maui Arts & Entertainment, Maui News
 

(Posted by Wendy Osher; Supporting Information courtesy Hawaii Academy of Recording Arts) The Hawaii Academy of Recording Arts today announced nominees for the 2010 Na Hoku Hanohano Awards.  Maui kumu hula Uluwehi Guerrero garnered a total of seven nominations for his third album, Uluwehi Sings Na Mele Hula Aloha, which was released after a nine-year […]


VIDEO: ‘Awa for the Soul with Kapono’ai Molitau
VIDEO: ‘Awa for the Soul with Kapono’ai Molitau
April 6th, 2010 · Comments Off · Maui Arts & Entertainment, Maui News
 

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 […]


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 […]


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Maui Girls’ Softball Players Sue DOE and County to ‘Level the Playing Field’
March 18th, 2010 · Comments Off · Featured, Maui News
 

Three Baldwin High School (BHS) softball players, their parents, and their coach filed a lawsuit against the Hawaii State Department of Education (DOE) and the County of Maui claiming unfair discrimination against girls’ athletics. The American Civil Liberties Union of Hawaii Foundation (ACLU) and Alston Hunt Floyd & Ing (AHFI) filed a lawsuit today in […]


Allison Moore. Photo courtesy: Maui Police Department.
Former Maui Police Officer Indicted on Drug and Theft Counts
March 18th, 2010 · Comments Off · Featured, Maui News
 

Posted by Wendy Osher A former Maui Police Officer was arrested on Tuesday following a grand jury indictment on various drug and theft counts.  28-year-old Allison Moore was arrested on March 16, 2010 after being indicted on February 19, 2010 for various theft and drug counts. The indictment included:  1 Count of Attempted Theft I; […]


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 […]


Maui Legislators to Hold Talk Story Session in Paia
Maui Legislators to Hold Talk Story Session in Paia
March 18th, 2010 · Comments Off · Maui News
 

Senators Shan S. Tsutsui and J. Kalani English will be holding a “Talk Story” session at Pa’ia School on Wednesday, March 24th from 5:30pm to 6:30pm. The discussion will serve as a mid-session update and opportunity for both Senators to address thoughts and concerns regarding Legislation and community projects. “This talk story session is a […]


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