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Tourism Authority Seeks to Preserve Hawaiian Culture
November 2nd, 2011 · 1 Comment · Comments Via Facebook (0) · Featured, Maui Business
 

The Hawaii Tourism Authority in partnership with the Council for Native Hawaiian Advancement, is now accepting applications for the Kukulu Ola – Living Hawaiian Culture Program and Natural Resources Program.


Click image to view VIDEO of our MauiNOW interview with District 8 State House candidate Tasha Kama.
VIDEO: Tasha Kama, Dist 8 House Candidate Profile, Decision 2010 MauiNOW.com
September 3rd, 2010 · Comments Off · Maui Election, Maui News
 

Tasha Kama, 2010 candidate for State House District 8, Transcript: Introduction:  Aloha, my name is Tasha Kama.  I’m a Democrat running for the State House of Representatives for District 8 which encompasses the communities of Waikapu, Wailuku, Waiehu, Waihee and Kahakuloa.  We must remedy our reliance on imported goods and must think, behave and act sustainably […]


Iao Valley State Park closed August 31 and September 1 for painting
Iao Valley State Park closed August 31 and September 1 for painting
August 30th, 2010 · Comments Off · Featured, Maui News
 

The state Department of Land and Natural Resources (DLNR) will close ‘Iao Valley State Park on Tuesday, August 31 and Wednesday, September 1 while it is painting railings along the main walkways and bridge that lead to the garden area, lookout shelter and stream trail.  State officials say the park closure is needed to ensure […]


Click image to view VIDEO of our MauiNOW interview with District 8 State House candidate Justin Hughey.
VIDEO: Justin Hughey, Dist 8 House Candidate Profile, Decision 2010 MauiNOW.com
August 25th, 2010 · Comments Off · Maui Election, Maui News
 

Justin Hughey, 2010 candidate for State House District 8, Transcript: Introduction: My name is Justin Hughey and I’m running for State House of Representatives, District 8.  I am a teacher, and I work a second job at a restaurant in order to be a teacher, even though I have a Master’s Degree.  My predominant focus is […]


Click image to view VIDEO of our MauiNOW interview with District 8 State House candidate Joe Souki.
VIDEO: Joe Souki Dist 8 House Candidate Profile, Decision 2010 MauiNOW.com
August 12th, 2010 · Comments Off · Maui Election, Maui News
 

Joe Souki, 2010 candidate for State House District 8, Transcript: Introduction: My name is Joseph Souki.  I am currently an incumbent member of the House, 8th District.  I am from District 8 all the way from Kahakuloa to Waikapu.  This past year, I’ve been part of the leadership and the chairman of the Transportation Committee.  I […]


Whale carcass washes up in Hana, Maui. Photo by Derek Kawaiaea.
Decomposing whale carcass washes up in Hana, Maui
July 30th, 2010 · Comments Off · Featured, Maui News
 

By Wendy Osher (Update 4:39 p.m. 7/30/10) A dead sperm whale continues to float in waters off of Hana Maui.  The carcass was observed in waters near Makaalae Thursday afternoon, but residents say the dead whale was first seen on Tuesday, July 27, 2010. Crews from the state Department of Land and Natural Resources were […]


Two more years of restrictions approved for ‘Ahihi-Kina‘u Natural Area Reserve on Maui
Two more years of restrictions approved for ‘Ahihi-Kina‘u Natural Area Reserve on Maui
July 7th, 2010 · Comments Off · Featured, Maui News
 

The ‘Ahihi-Kinau’u Natural Area Reserve in South Maui will remain under restricted access for two more years under a plan approved by the state Board of land and Natural Resources.  “The most popular and well-used portions of the reserve will remain open for use during visitor hours as they have for the last two years, […]


After 60 hours of battling a 5,800 acre blaze at Maalaea, firefighters now have the burn area 90% contained.  Courtesy Photo by Joni DeMello.
Maalaea fire 90% contained, Lahaina Pali Trail closed
June 10th, 2010 · 1 Comment · Maui News
 

By Wendy Osher The Maalaea fire is now 90% contained according to Maui Fire Chief Jeffery Murray.  The fire began Monday night and burned a total of 5,800 acres.  Because of the ongoing operations, the state Department of Land and Natural Resources today decided to close the Lahaina Pali Trail in the West Maui Mountains […]


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Next Steps Discussed in Ahihi-Kinau Closure
April 16th, 2010 · Comments Off · Featured, Maui News
 

By Wendy Osher Discussions continue on a recommendation to keep the Ahihi-Kinau Natural Area Reserve closed after current restrictions are set to expire on July 31, 2010. DLNR began enforcing the two year closure on access to the majority of the reserve, including unofficial trails to Kalua o Lapa, Kalaeloa, and Mokuha on August 1, […]


Lana‘i, Moloka‘i Fishers Can Register Laynets
Lana‘i, Moloka‘i Fishers Can Register Laynets
March 15th, 2010 · Comments Off · Maui News
 

Lana‘i and Moloka‘i fishers can register their laynets with staff of the Department of Land and Natural Resources this month.   Staff from the Aquatic Resources Division will be on both islands for scheduled public hearings on proposed amendments to bottomfish rules. They will also be available to issue commercial fishing licenses and explain the new […]