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Power Restored For East Maui as Wet Weather Wanes 11/12/09
November 12th, 2009 · Comments Off · Featured, Health & Wellness, Maui Arts & Entertainment, Maui News

Maui Flood Warning CANCELLED The National Weather Service CANCELLED a Flash Flood Warning for the island of Maui in Maui County at 8:41 p.m. Thursday. The entire state, however, remains  under a FLOOD WATCH, which has been extended until Friday afternoon. MECO Update: By 6:30 a.m. Friday, Maui Electric Company had restored power to the […]

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 […]

County of Maui (L-R) Sherry Gabriele, County Commission on Culture & the Arts; Mayor Charmaine Tavares; Phil Sabado (artist - painting); Lois Bisquera (artist - photography).
New Art on Wheels Program Brings Art to the Public Via Maui Bus
October 26th, 2009 · Comments Off · Featured, Maui Arts & Entertainment

The county launched a new Art on Wheels program that brings photography and artwork to the public via the Maui Bus.  Featured are watercolor prints by artist Phil Sabado and nature photography by photographer Lois Bisquera.  The program is the brainchild of Maui Mayor Charmaine Tavares and was made possible through the County Commission on […]

Kalama Park will get security guard services. Photo by Sonia Isotov.
South Maui Beach Reopen Following Monday Morning Shark Attack
October 19th, 2009 · Comments Off · Maui News

  UPDATE:  12:49 P.M. 10/20/09  Following an air surveillance by helicopter conducted at noon today that showed no sightings of sharks in the area, County ocean safety officers and DLNR officials re-opened the shoreline waters from Kamaole 1 Beach Park to Waiohuli Road. The area was closed yesterday and this morning following a shark attack […]

Video:  Uncle Richard Ho’opi’i Honored with Proclamation
Video: Uncle Richard Ho’opi’i Honored with Proclamation
October 13th, 2009 · Comments Off · Maui Arts & Entertainment, Maui News

Falsetto Master and Hawaiian Music legend Uncle Richard Ho’opi’i was honored with a day in his honor.  The announcement came during the Annual Richard Ho’opi’i Leo Ki’e Ki’e Falsetto held at the Maui Arts & Cultural Center.  Click video to view. [youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=akApEtb42tI[/youtube] Filmed live at the McCoy Studio Theater on the grounds of the beautiful […]

Mana is based on Dell's new PowerEdge M610 series with half-height blade architecture, arranged in 1,152 compute nodes, each with two, 2.8 GHz quad-core Intel Nehalem processors and 24 GB RAM (3 GB/core) - a total of 2,304 processors with 9,216 compute cores. The interconnect fabric is Dual Data Rate Infiniband, and the system is configured with nearly 300 TB of direct-attached, DataDirect disk. Photo by Wendy Osher.
Supercomputer, “MANA” Tasked with the Power to Perform
August 21st, 2009 · 1 Comment · Featured, Maui News

By Wendy Osher The Maui High Performance Computing Center dedicated a new Supercomputer today that doubles the center’s computing power.  The Dell platform system has 103 TeraFLOPs (103 trillion Floating operations per second),  That’s 13 thousand times the computational capability of the original 8-giga FLOP (8 billion Floating Point Operations per second) system that was […]

(Click to enlarge image.  Satellite image courtesy NOAA, & The National Hurricane Center)
August 9th, 2009 · Comments Off · Maui News

(Updated at 8:00 p.m. HST Sun August 9, 2009) TROPICAL STORM FELICIA INTERMEDIATE ADVISORY #26A Felicia continues on a path towards the Hawaiian Islands. A tropical storm watch remains in effect for Oahu, the Big Island of Hawaii, and for all of Maui County, including the islands of Maui, Molokai, Lanai, and Kahoolawe.  A tropical […]

File photo of Honomanu courtesy County of Maui.
Several East Maui Parks Closed; Shelter Preparations Made 8/9/09
August 9th, 2009 · Comments Off · Featured, Maui News

(Updated at 6:25 p.m. HST Sun August 9, 2009) The County of Maui closed several east facing parks this afternoon. At 4 p.m., the parks department closed Honomanu, Keanae, and the Kipahulu Point Light Station. County officials say additional closures may be needed, pending developing weather conditions. Other closures include: All County campgrounds will be […]

Maui Fire Chief gives Maui Mayor Charmaine Tavares a tour of Ka'imiloa, Maui's Heavy Rescue Truck, set to go online in August.
July 27th, 2009 · Comments Off · Featured, Maui News

The Maui Department of Fire and Public Safety held a blessing today for the department’s Heavy Rescue Truck that will be used in rescue and recovery efforts island-wide.  The truck will go on line in the first week of August, providing rescue crews with the ability to transport equipment and supplies aboard a single response […]

New battalion chief James “Kimo” Kino is congratulated by his son, Maui Fire Fighter II Kaulana Kino, and grandson Hamilton Kino, age 2.  Photo by Wendy Osher.
July 20th, 2009 · Comments Off · Featured, Maui News

The recent promotion of four firefighters to the rank of battalion chief marked a milestone for the department.  The simultaneous promotion of Karl Kubo, Derrick Arruda, James “Kimo” Kino and Valeriano Martin allows the department to fill an existing vacancy and three newly created positions. The department had sought for eight years to increase the […]

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