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Countywide Policy Plan 2030 Passes Out of Committee
November 17th, 2009 · Comments Off · Featured, Maui News
 

The Countywide Policy Plan – the first phase of Maui County’s General Plan update – was passed out of the Planning Committee yesterday and will now be sent to the full Council for adoption. The document outlines the county’s vision for the next 20 years, including details on diversified economy, sustainable environmental practices and recognition […]


Firefighters Battle Blaze at Recycling Facility
Firefighters Battle Blaze at Recycling Facility
November 13th, 2009 · Comments Off · Maui News
 

Multiple fire engines and 2 water tankers were dispatched to a fire first reported at 2:35 p.m. Friday, November 13, 2009, at the SOS Metals Island Recycling facility located at the Central Maui Baseyard on Mokulele Highway. Firefighters brought the blaze under control around 3:50 p.m.  The fire was approximately 50 feet to the nearest […]


Radar Image 3:05 p.m. HST Courtesy: National Weather Service.
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 […]


Three Maui Teens Charged Following Waihee School Burglary
Three Maui Teens Charged Following Waihee School Burglary
November 12th, 2009 · Comments Off · Maui News
 

The Maui Police Department arrested three Maui teens in connection with the burglary of Waihee Elementary School last week. Two boys ages 14 and 16 from Wailuku, and a 14 year old Waihee boy were charged yesterday with eight counts of Burglary II and two counts of Attempted Burglary II.  They have since been released […]


Shane Victorino at the EA Sports Maui Invitational Basketball tournament.  File photo by Wendy Osher.
Victorino Wins Second Consecutive Gold Glove
November 11th, 2009 · Comments Off · Featured, Maui News, Maui Sports
 

Maui’s Shane Victorino is the winner of a second Rawlings Gold Glove Award.  The Phillies outfielder and Maui native takes the honor for a second year in a row. Rawlings Sporting Goods announced the 2009 winners for the National League earlier today. The award is presented annually to a total of 18 players, covering each […]


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 […]


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