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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 […]


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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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Native Intelligence Kicks off Makahiki Season with Pa’i’ai Competition
November 6th, 2009 · Comments Off · Maui Arts & Entertainment, Maui News
 

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 […]


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Friday Night Football Features $100,000 Field Goal Kick Challenge
November 4th, 2009 · Comments Off · Maui Sports
 

Friday night football on Maui will feature a field goal challenge at half time that could be worth $100,000.  ESPN 550 on Maui presents the 50-yard field goal challenge on Friday, November 6, 2009, during the Lahainaluna homecoming game against Baldwin High School at War Memorial Stadium. The challenge is part of a Pacific Radio […]


ML&P File Photo by Wendy Osher.
Political Response Pours in as Plug is Pulled on Pineapple
November 4th, 2009 · Comments Off · Featured, Maui News
 

Many on Maui are calling it the end of an era as Maui Land and Pineapple Company pulls the plug on pineapple production.  An estimated 285 lay offs are planned by the end of the year in a move that was announced to workers Tuesday morning. After losing $115 million in agriculture over the past […]


Capt. Jody Singsank with the Wailuku Patrol Division met with residents to discuss concerns raised over speed, parking and illegal dirt bike riding in Central Maui during a town hall meeting in Wailuku on Tuesday night.  Photo Courtesy The Maui Police Department.
MPD Responds to Dirt Bike Derelicts and Private Road Parking Problems
November 4th, 2009 · Comments Off · Featured, Maui News
 

By Wendy Osher Maui Police heard concerns about illegal dirt bike traffic and ongoing parking problems during a town hall meeting in Wailuku Tuesday night.  More than 30 people attended the evening session at the Velma McWayne Santos Community Center, which drew one of the stronger turnouts to date.  The meeting was the last in […]


ML&P to Stop Planting Pineapple, 285 Layoffs Expected
ML&P to Stop Planting Pineapple, 285 Layoffs Expected
November 3rd, 2009 · Comments Off · Featured, Maui News
 

After 97 years of operations, Maui Land & Pineapple Company announced today it will immediately stop planting pineapple and will cease pineapple operations by the end of the year.  The move is part of a structural change that is aimed at making ML&P more competitive, while improving operating efficiencies, and better positioning its Kapalua Resort […]


Maui Police Recover $540,000 Worth of Cocaine in Drug Trafficking Probe
Maui Police Recover $540,000 Worth of Cocaine in Drug Trafficking Probe
November 2nd, 2009 · 1 Comment · Featured, Maui News
 

Maui Police recovered 540 grams of cocaine, worth an estimated street value of $540,000, during a drug trafficking probe.  Authorities say the organization is suspected of importing the powdered cocaine from California to Maui County. The investigation was launched when Maui Police received information of suspicious parcels being shipped over the past few years.  A […]


The Maui Fire Department utilized ground crews and Air One support to battle a brush fire and keep it from spreading in the terrain above Maalea. Photo Courtesy County of Maui.
Maalaea Blaze Extinguished, Burns 5 Acres, Phone Service Restored
November 1st, 2009 · Comments Off · Featured, Health & Wellness, Maui Arts & Entertainment, Maui Business, Maui Life, Maui News
 

(Updated @ 5:50 p.m. Sunday, November 01, 2009) A brush fire in Maalaea burned 5 acres before being brought under control at 2:36 p.m. and extinguished at around 6 p.m. The fire was first reported at 11:26 a.m. and had forced the complete closure of the Honoapiilani Highway between Ukumehame and Maalaea for two hours. […]


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