Wendy Osher, Maui Now

Wendy Osher, Maui Now

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Wendy Osher

Wendy Osher leads the Maui Now news team. She is also the news voice of parent company, Pacific Media Group, having served more than 15 years as News Director for the company’s six Maui radio stations.

She is a graduate of the University of Southern California and holds a BA in Print Journalism. As a multi-media contributor, her writing and photographs have been published in the Honolulu Star-Advertiser and her video work has appeared on various network television stations. In her free time, Wendy loves hula, art and culture.


Articles by Wendy Osher

October 10, 2018

NO THREAT TO HAWAII After Large Papua New Guinea Quake

The Pacific Tsunami Warning Center issued an update saying that based on all available data, a destructive Pacific-Wide tsunami is not expected and there is no tsunami threat to Hawaiʻi.
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October 08, 2018

325 Sheraton Maui Hotel Workers on Strike

As of 5 a.m. today, Monday, Oct. 8, 2018, more than 325 Sheraton Maui hotel workers are on strike.
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October 08, 2018

Visitor Injured in Fall, Airlifted from Nākālele

A 34-year-old man was rescued from the blow hole area at Nākālele Point on Sunday, after suffering an injury in a fall at the location. 
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October 08, 2018

9 Rescued from Waiheʻe, Trapped by Rising Stream

Nine people were airlifted to safety after becoming stranded due to a quickly rising stream in Waiheʻe Valley on Sunday afternoon. Maui Fire Captain Paul Haake said the bridge was washed out and residents were unable to cross back to the other side of heavily flowing stream. The incident was reported at 12:51 p.m. on... Read more »
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October 08, 2018

16 Airlifted from Kepaniwai at ʻĪao, Stranded by Rising River

Sixteen people were rescued from ʻĪao Valley on Sunday afternoon, Oct. 7, 2018, when quick-rising water at the Wailuku river left the individuals stranded.
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October 05, 2018

Maui Crime Sept. 16-22, 2018: Burglaries, Break-Ins, Thefts

Maui police responded to 17 burglaries, 9 vehicle thefts and 17 vehicle break-ins in Maui County over a seven day period from Sept 16-22, 2018.
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October 05, 2018

Maui Fair Weekend! New Experiences, Return of Street Party

The four day Maui Fair event kicked off on Thursday with the Annual Parade and opening night.  Maui Fair Director, Sherri Grimes said fair attendance so far is on par with last year.
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October 04, 2018

Paddle for Life: Cancer Community Embarks on Spiritual Journey

"He wa'a he moku, he moku he wa'a." (The canoe is our island, the island is our canoe) --ʻōlelo noʻeau (traditional saying)
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October 02, 2018

Brown Water Issued for Cove Park in Kīhei, Maui

A Brown Water Advisory has been issued at Kīhei's Cove Park in south Maui.
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October 02, 2018

Maui Teachers Join Statewide HSTA Walk-in Protest

Frustrated by the lack of funding in Hawaiʻi’s schools and by Hawaiʻi being ranked worst in the country for teachers just last week by a national survey, educators around the state are participating in a walk-in protest today.
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