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Continental Launches 2 Maui Flights on Sunday
Continental Launches 2 Maui Flights on Sunday
March 4th, 2010 · Comments Off · Featured, Maui News
 

Continental Airlines begins new flights from Los Angeles and Orange County to Maui and a flight between Orange County and Honolulu on Sunday, March 7. “We are excited to launch more service to Hawaii,” said Jim Compton, Continental’s executive vice president of marketing.  “The new flights to Maui complement our existing service to Honolulu, providing […]


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Broadcaster Stacy Loe to Leave Television News
November 16th, 2009 · Comments Off · Maui News
 

Hawaii broadcast journalist and news anchor Stacy Loe, with Hawaii News Now, is leaving television news to spend more time as a mom. “After almost twenty years in the business, this is the right decision for me and my family,” says Loe. “Working a night shift is almost mandatory when you’re anchoring the news, but […]


Maui First Time Home Buyer Grant Program Stops Accepting Applications
Maui First Time Home Buyer Grant Program Stops Accepting Applications
November 16th, 2009 · Comments Off · Maui News
 

The county has decided to suspend the acceptance of further applications for its new First-Time Home Buyers Grant Program. The decision was made after receiving an overwhelming response of 320 applications in the first week of announcing the grant program. The program, which began on November 1, was developed to help qualified first time homebuyers […]


Furlough Fix Floated by Governor
Furlough Fix Floated by Governor
November 16th, 2009 · Comments Off · Featured, Maui News
 

Governor Linda Lingle announced a plan over the weekend to restore classroom days lost to furlough Fridays.  The plan calls for the restoration of 27 days over a one and a half year period beginning on Jan. 1, 2010. The plan calls for the use of $50 million in rainy day funds, and the use […]


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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 […]


Molokai Pizza Cafe Manager Regan DeGeorge.  Photo Courtesy County of Maui.
MOLOKAI BUSINESSES GET CREATIVE WITH CRITICAL WATER CONSERVATION
July 23rd, 2009 · Comments Off · Featured, Maui News
 

Businesses on Molokai are taking extra steps to conserve water as tank repairs continue. In an effort to avoid unnecessary water use, Molokai Pizza Café manager Regan DeGeorge says the business turned off its ice cream machine and is using paper products to reduce water use for washing dishes. Residents of Kalae and Kaunakakai on […]


LINGLE AND INOUYE EXCHANGE BARBS OVER POTENTIAL LAYOFFS
LINGLE AND INOUYE EXCHANGE BARBS OVER POTENTIAL LAYOFFS
July 21st, 2009 · Comments Off · Maui News
 

Governor Linda Lingle and U.S. Senator Daniel Inouye exchanged barbs over a notice issued by the governor yesterday, calling for a possible reduction of 1100 jobs. Inouye called the situation unfortunate and voiced his support for the program proposed by labor unions saying it saves money and assures the continuance of state services.  Governor Lingle […]


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66 KEOKEA HOMESTEAD LESSEES SELECT HAWAIIAN HOME LOTS
July 19th, 2009 · Comments Off · Maui News
 

Homestead lessees for 66 lots in the Hawaiian Homes Keokea subdivision selected their new homestead lots over the weekend. The Department of Hawaiian Home Lands fulfills a commitment made more than 23 years ago to provide basic infrastructure for roads, potable water, electrical and telecommunications service. The subdivision was recently reconfigured for the Upcountry farm […]


MAUI’S ISLAND MUSIC STATION, NATIVE 92.5 UNVEILS STAFF OF 5 FRESH FACES
MAUI’S ISLAND MUSIC STATION, NATIVE 92.5 UNVEILS STAFF OF 5 FRESH FACES
May 21st, 2009 · 1 Comment · Featured, Maui Arts & Entertainment, Maui News
 

Pacific Radio Group’s newest station, Native 92.5, Maui’s Island Music Station, unveils a fresh five-person lineup. Longtime radio personality Kawika “KawikaVeeka” Duey takes on a dual duty as the station’s Program Director and morning man.  As the veteran voice of the station, KawikaVeeka builds upon his 10 years of experience in the local radio industry.  […]


NO HANDSHAKES AT UH SPRING COMMENCEMENT
NO HANDSHAKES AT UH SPRING COMMENCEMENT
May 13th, 2009 · Comments Off · Featured, Maui News
 

The University of Hawaii at Manoa will forego the traditional handshake at the weekend Spring Commencement Ceremony at the Stan Sheriff Center. The precaution is being taken to protect against the spread of viruses including the H1N1 influenza already present in Hawaii. The University will also have hand wipes and hand washing stations available at […]