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Central Maui Landfill fire, Sunday, June 2. Photo by Kevin John Olson.
UPDATE: Landfill Fire Continues to Burn, but Contained
June 2nd, 2013 · 3 Comments · Comments Via Facebook (0) · Maui News
 

Maui Fire Department crews from Kahului and Kula responded Sunday, June 2, to a 4:30 p.m. alarm for a two-acre fire at the Central Maui Landfill.


Maui Firefighters during a recent training drill in Kahului. File photo by Wendy Osher.
Federal Funds Support Smoke Alarm Program on Maui
September 7th, 2012 · Comments Off · Comments Via Facebook (0) · Maui News
 

The Maui County Department of Fire and Public Safety will begin installing smoke alarms at high risk homes in October, under the federally funded Smoke Alarm Maui Program.


Fireworks on Maui. Photo by Wendy Osher.
Maui Fireworks Festivities: Dry Weather Cause for Concern
December 20th, 2011 · 1 Comment · Comments Via Facebook (0) · Maui News
 

There are 3 public fireworks displays planned at midnight in Maui County, to ring in the New Year. Although there have been recent heavy rains, this past year has been very dry, so the threat of wildfires is still a major concern.


Fire Services Chief Lee Mainaga. Photo Courtesy County of Maui.
Fire Services Chief Mainaga Takes On Information Role
April 19th, 2011 · Comments Off · Maui News
 

The Maui Fire Department announced the appointment of Lee Mainaga as the new Public Information Officer for the Department.


Battalion Chief Allen Duarte
Duarte Promoted to MFD Battalion Chief
April 14th, 2011 · Comments Off · Maui News
 

The Maui Department of Fire and Public Safety announced the promotion of Allen Duarte to the rank of Battalion Chief.


Photo Courtesy County of Maui.
Six Maui Firefighters Promoted to Captain
April 12th, 2011 · Comments Off · Featured, Maui News
 

This is the second largest Captain class in recent history, and helps to fill some recent retirements in the department.


UHMC Nursing Program, courtesy UHMC.
UHMC Health and Safety Fair, April 20
March 31st, 2011 · 1 Comment · Health & Wellness
 

The University of Hawaii, Maui College Nursing Program will host a health and safety fair at the Kahului campus on Wednesday, April 20, 2011.


File image by Wendy Osher.
Wind turbines among green design features of proposed Haiku Fire Station
January 8th, 2011 · Comments Off · Featured, Maui News
 

The Haiku Fire Station proposed for construction in 2012 would feature two offsite wind turbines, a heli pad and plantation style structure on six acres of land in the ahupuaa of Pauwela.


Capt. Norman Campos.  Photo courtesy County of Maui.
Two promoted to Captain in Maui Fire Department
August 24th, 2010 · Comments Off · Maui News
 

Two Maui firefighters, Norman Campos and Guy Danley, were promoted to the rank of Captain.  In making the announcement, Fire Chief Jeffrey Murray said, “Each firefighter has extensive experience at multiple fire stations, and has displayed the leadership skills ability to guide the personnel assigned to their watch. I have the greatest confidence in each […]


Click on image to view VIDEO from Kehalani Mauka fire.
VIDEO:fire near Kehalani Mauka subdivision on Maui burns 60 acres; Under Control
August 6th, 2010 · Comments Off · Featured, Maui News
 

By Wendy Osher (4:15 p.m. 8/6/10) The Kehalani fire that started just before midnight, remains at 60 acres and no injuries are reported.  There was damage reported to waterlines connected to the ‘Iao Water Treatment Facility, which has been shut down while lines are repaired.  The shutdown does not currently affect water customers in the area. Fire […]


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