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June 23, 2017

West Maui Power Outage, Traffic Advisory

Crews are responding to a power outage affecting the west side of the island. Maui police say traffic lights are out from Launiupoko to Nāpili.
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May 05, 2017

$122K Waihe‘e Ridge Trail Facelift Nears Completion

An almost completed $122,000 trail improvement program provides two viewing platforms, drainage features in particularly boggy areas, and better trail tread.
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April 19, 2017

Construction Equipment Brings Down Electric Lines, 3,750 Lose Power

An estimated 3,750 customers in the Wailuku, Waiehu and Waiheʻe areas lost service when heavy equipment brought down overhead lines near Oma Oma St in Wailuku.
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March 20, 2017

Waiheʻe Ridge Trail Closed Through April 7 for Improvements

The popular 2.5 mile Waihe‘e ridge trail that climbs the windward slope of the west Maui mountains will is temporarily closed again for final stages of...
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February 28, 2017

Flood Advisory for Maui Until 5 p.m.

At 1:57 p.m., radar indicated heavy rain over the slopes of the West Maui Mountains from Waiheʻe Valley to Kapalua.
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December 21, 2016

Waiheʻe Ridge Trail Closure to Start in January

The 2.5 mile Waihe‘e ridge trail that climbs the windward slope of the west Maui mountains will be closed for approximately two months, starting in January.
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September 03, 2015

VIDEO: Brown Water Advisory Remains Posted Following Flood Conditions

A Brown Water Advisory remains in effect for the State of Hawaiʻi following heavy rains on Thursday. Flash flooding conditions left coastal waters in Central Maui turbid and brown.
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April 08, 2013

Woman Airlifted from Maui’s Waiheʻe Ridge Trail

Fire Crews on Maui were called to the Waiheʻe Ridge Trail on Saturday afternoon to assist a 64-year-old woman who injured her ankle while hiking in the area with a group of friends, officials said.
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September 13, 2011

LETTER: Dispute Over Waihe’e Access

"Gathering rights is to assure that lawful occupants of an ahupua‘a may, for the purposes of practicing native Hawaiian customs and traditions, enter underdeveloped lands within ahupua‘a to gather items enumerated according to law."
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September 03, 2010

VIDEO: Tasha Kama, Dist 8 House Candidate Profile, Decision 2010 MauiNOW.com

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... Read more »
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July 12, 2010

Appeal filed in water decision over Na Wai Eha

Two Maui community groups today appealed the state Water Commission’s decision on in-stream flow standards at Nä Wai ‘Ehä, or “The Four Great Waters” of Waihe‘e River and Waiehu, ‘Ïao, and Waikapü Streams in West Maui. The groups say the 12.5 million gallons per day (mgd) of water restored, is less than what they had... Read more »
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March 02, 2010

Sting Operation: Stop the Little Fire Ant!

The county is hoping to raise public awareness about an invasive species by placing informational posters on all Maui Buses.  The Little Fire Ant Working Group was formed by Maui Mayor Charmaine Tavares last fall, following the discovery of the stinging ants on the Valley Isle. “The goal is to spread this information faster than... Read more »
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January 27, 2010

New County Grant Program Helps Seven Maui Families Get First Home

Seven Maui families moved into their own homes, purchased with help from a new County of Maui grant program that assists first-time home buyers with their down-payment and/or closing costs. Mayor Charmaine Tavares and County Council Vice-Chair Michael Molina met recently with the families at the home of Joy and Charles Au of Waihee, who... Read more »
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January 27, 2010

Little Fire Ant Spreads to Kona

Agricultural officials have confirmed the spread of the invasive Little Fire Ant from populations in East Hawaii to the West side of the Island. The species was first detected in the Big Island’s Puna district in 1999.  The new finding was made at two locations in Kailua-Kona—one at a residence, and the other at a... 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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