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Lady Grace (left), a lifetime member of the Ladies Auxiliary VFW is joined by a fellow member in honoring Maui’s Veterans in a Commemorative event at the Queen Kaahumanu Center in Kahului.  Photo by Wendy Osher.
VIDEO: Maui Dignitaries Honor Veterans in Commemorative Event in Kahului
November 11th, 2009 · Comments Off · Featured, Maui News
 

By Wendy Osher Maui Mayor Charmaine Tavares issued a proclamation at a Veteran’s Day Commemorative Event at the Queen Kaahumanu Center in Kahului today.  The 2009 Maui Veterans Day event was hosted by the Maui Sons & Daughters of Nisei Veterans and included historic displays, memorabilia, and recognition of veterans who served Maui County. Tavares […]


Proposed location for future Kihei High School.  Image Courtesy: Group 70 International, and the Hawaii State Department of Health
Kihei High School Moves Closer to Reality
November 11th, 2009 · Comments Off · Featured, Maui News
 

By Wendy Osher The proposed High School in Kihei is one step closer to reality as the State Department of Education moved forward in filing an Environmental Impact Statement preparation notice. The DOE plans to develop the South Maui High School on 77 acres of undeveloped land, mauka of the Piilani Highway and the Piilani […]


50% Reduction in Water Use for Hawaiian Homes on Moloka’i
50% Reduction in Water Use for Hawaiian Homes on Moloka’i
November 10th, 2009 · Comments Off · Featured, Maui News
 

The Department of Hawaiian Home Lands (DHHL) announced today that Moloka’i water users in the Ho’olehua area need to reduce their water usage by 50% while DHHL works to recharge their water reservoir and completes repairs at the Kala’e well site. There are two wells at the Kala’e site and both pumps are under repair.  […]


Two Schofield Soldiers Killed Supporting Operation Iraqi Freedom
Two Schofield Soldiers Killed Supporting Operation Iraqi Freedom
November 10th, 2009 · Comments Off · Maui News
 

Two Schofield Barracks soldiers were killed this week while supporting Operation Iraqi Freedom. 29-year-old Chief Warrant Officer Mathew C. Heffelfinger of Kimberly, Idaho and 24-year-old Chief Warrant Officer Earl R. Scott III of Jacksonville, Fla., died November 8, 2009 in Tikrit. The men sustained injuries when their OH-58D helicopter crashed. They were assigned to the […]


Hawaiian Islands Under Flash Flood Watch
Hawaiian Islands Under Flash Flood Watch
November 10th, 2009 · Comments Off · Featured, Maui News
 

The National Weather Service in Honolulu has continued the FLASH FLOOD WATCH for ALL HAWAIIAN ISLANDS in effect through late Thursday night.  A Flash Flood Watch means that conditions may develop that lead to flash flooding. EFFECTS:  Heavy showers and thunderstorms are expected to develop as a strong upper level low develops north of the […]


Lahaina Man Dies in Early Morning Crash
Lahaina Man Dies in Early Morning Crash
November 10th, 2009 · Comments Off · Maui News
 

A Maui man suffered fatal injuries in a single car crash in West Maui early this morning.  19-year-old Edyngton Naki Jr. of Lahaina died at the scene of the accident as a result on injuries sustained in the crash. The accident was reported at 2:19 a.m. on Wainee Street.  Authorities say the man was traveling […]


A ground breaking ceremony was held today for a new cargo faciity in Hilo.  Photo Courtesy: Hawaii State Department of Transportation.
NEW CARGO FACILITY AT HILO INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT BREAKS GROUND
November 10th, 2009 · Comments Off · Maui News
 

The state broke ground today on a new Hold Cargo and Light Industrial Building at Hilo International Airport.  The 60,000 square-foot, steel-framed building will be used to accommodate delivery and transport of goods into Hilo. State officials with the Department of Transportation say the project also includes the construction of a 50,000 square-yard apron as […]


Click image to enlarge.  Flyer courtesy Maui Hisotrical Society.
9th Annual E Hooulu Aloha Benefit for Maui Historical Society
November 9th, 2009 · Comments Off · Maui Arts & Entertainment, Maui News
 

The Maui Historical Society hosts a 9th annual fundraiser, “E Ho’oulu Aloha – To Grow in Love” on Saturday, November 28, 2009.  The concert includes will known local entertainers who will be performing from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. on the grounds of the Bailey House Museum and the historic Yokouchi residence in Wailuku. Uluwehi […]


Photo Credit:  County of Maui.
Maui to Host Regular Season UH Volleyball Game
November 9th, 2009 · Comments Off · Featured, Maui News, Maui Sports
 

By Wendy Osher The University of Hawaii is bringing men’s volleyball to Maui, making the War Memorial Gym home court for its February 27th game against BYU.  UH Director of Athletics Jim Donovan made the announcement this afternoon at the county building in Wailuku. “We’re very happy to be back here,” said UH Athletic Director […]


In April, the state broke ground on the initial phase of the Lahaina Bypass.  Today, the DOT opens bids for Phase 1B-1.  File Photo by Wendy Osher.
VIDEO: Honoapiilani Widening Project Breaks Ground
November 6th, 2009 · Comments Off · Featured, Health & Wellness, Maui Arts & Entertainment, Maui News
 

A ground breaking ceremony was held today for Maui’s Honoapiilani Highway widening project.  The one mile stretch between Lahainaluna Road and Aholo Road will be widened from two to four lanes, with landscaped medians, pedestrian and bike lanes and intersection upgrades. State Transportation officials say the Highway carries nearly 26,000 vehicles daily, and is the […]


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