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February 25, 2015

Mokulele Road Work Begins, Single Lane Closure

Road work begins today along the Mokulele Highway in Puʻunēnē on Maui. Work is ongoing and is scheduled to take place Monday through Friday between 8:30 a.m. and 3 p.m. daily.
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September 12, 2010

VIDEO: Shan Tsutsui, State Senate Dist 4, Candidate Profile, Decision 2010 MauiNOW.com

Shan Tsutsui, 2010 candidate for State Senate District 4, Transcript: Introduction:  Aloha, I am State Senator Shan Tsutsui and I’m running for re-election in the Senate 4th District–this includes Kahakuloa, runs through Waikapu, down to Kahului, and parts of Paia.  I think without a doubt, we all know that the economy has been very challenging for most, if not... Read more »
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August 31, 2010

VIDEO: Mufi Hannemann, Governor, Candidate Profile, Decision 2010 MauiNOW.com

Mufi Hannemann, 2010 candidate for Hawaii Governor, Transcript:  Introduction:  Aloha, I’m Mufi Hannemann and I’m running for Governor.  I’ve said from day one, job one would be to revitalize and grow this economy.  We need to put people back to work.  I know how difficult it is to meet the challenges of this economy, but if... Read more »
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August 09, 2010

VIDEO: Gary Hooser Candidate Profile, Decision 2010 MauiNOW.com

Gary Hooser, 2010 candidate for Lt. Governor of Hawaii, Transcript:  INTRODUCTION:  Aloha, I’m Gary Hooser.  I’m a candidate for Lt. Governor.  And I’m focusing on the issues (there’s lots of important issues of course, but) energy independence, educational excellence, environmental protection and sustainability are my key areas of focus.  I’ve been in the Hawaii State Senate... Read more »
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July 08, 2010

Maui Puunene Prison Plans to be discussed tonight: July 8, 2010

The state will host a public informational meeting tonight, Thursday, July 8, 2010, on the proposed Maui Regional Public Safety Complex (MRPSC).  The new jail, proposed for development on 40-acres of land in Puunene, is intended to alleviate overcrowding at the existing 7-acre Maui Community Correctional Center facility in Wailuku, and also meet future growth... Read more »
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April 21, 2010

Maui Regional Public Safety Complex moving forward

Governor Linda Lingle today announced that the State is moving forward with plans to build an estimated $235 million jail facility in Puunene, Maui.  The project, planned for location within the former Puunene Airport area along Mokulele Highway, is aimed at replacing the aged and overcrowded existing Maui Community Correctional Center and provide for anticipated... Read more »
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April 20, 2010

Broken Water Main to Affect Initial Phase of Kamehameha Road Improvements

Lane closures will be adjusted during the initial phase of a road improvement project on Kamehameha Avenue because of a 12” water main that was broken during construction. All four east- and west-bound lanes of Kamehameha Avenue between Alamaha and Hoohana streets will be closed temporarily; however, access is expected to remain available to all... Read more »
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April 16, 2010

4-Month $1.36 Million Kamehameha Road Improvement Project begins Sunday

A four-month, $1.36 million road improvement project gets underway this weekend on Kamehameha Avenue in Kahului.  The project involves reconstruction of Kamehameha Avenue between Puunene Avenue and Hana Highway. The project will be conducted in multiple phases.  While work is planned during the night time hours, most phases require detours and daytime closures.  County officials... Read more »
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April 06, 2010

Walgreens Opens Second Full-Service Store on Maui

(Posted by Wendy Osher) Walgreens opens its second full-service store on Maui this weekend.  The 14,820-square-foot Kahului location opens just six months after the grand opening of the Lahaina store in October.  There are also three pharmacy-only locations on Maui (two in Wailuku and one in Lahaina).  The Kahului store brings to six the total... Read more »
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January 07, 2010

Hansen Road Improvements Pushed to January 14

The Hansen Road Closure that was scheduled to start today has been pushed to next week because of today’s wet weather in Central Maui.  The closure will begin on Thursday January 14, 2009 at 8 p.m.  The road is scheduled to reopen again at 5 p.m. on Sunday January 17, 2009. The Hansen Road closure... Read more »
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January 05, 2010

Water Conservation Urged In Central And South Maui During Upgrades

Water customers in Central and South Maui are being asked to conserve water on Thursday and Friday this week, January 7 and 8, 2010, as crews complete work to install new electrical terminations at three Waihee wells. The three wells traditionally provide a total average of five million gallons of water per day to the... Read more »
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January 04, 2010

Section of Hansen Road to be Closed for Improvements from January 7 – 10

A portion of Hansen Road in Puunene will be closed to traffic from 8 p.m. on January 7, 2010 to 5 p.m., January 10, 2010. The section of Hansen Road from Pulehu Road to South Puunene Avenue (near the A&B Sugar Museum) will be undergoing roadway improvements as part of the Hansen Road Realignment Project. ... Read more »
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November 20, 2009

VIDEO: Miss Ulalena and Mackie Mac Make Money For McDonald’s

By Wendy Osher On-air personalities from Maui’s Pacific Radio Group were among the list of radio and news talent from across the state that joined McDonald’s restaurants today in a fundraising campaign for the Ronald McDonald House Charities of Hawaii. The annual McHappy Day event, formerly known as World Children’s Day is part of a... Read more »
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August 14, 2009


New rules are in effect in the Kahului harbor fisheries management area to reduce fishing conflicts. Rule changes prohibit net use, establish a daily bag limit of 50 specimens per person, prohibit snagging, limit pole fishing to two poles per person, and require persons fishing to sign in and out and fill out fishing reports... Read more »
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April 20, 2009


Due to a power outage in Wailuku this morning (Monday, April 20, 2009), the Department of Water Supply is requesting customers in Central and South Maui to conserve water today and tomorrow (April 20 and 21).  The affected areas include Paia, Kuau, Spreckelsville, Puunene, Kahului, Wailuku, Waihee, Waikapu, Maalaea, Kihei, Wailea, and Makena. The power... Read more »
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