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

September 13, 2017

One Year Anniversary of Historic ‘Īao Flood

Today marks the one year anniversary of the historic flood at the Wailuku River in ʻĪao Valley.
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September 12, 2017

Hawai‘i Boasts Nation’s First Cash-Free Cannabis Banking Solution

Gov. Ige announced the nation's first and only cash-free payment system for medical cannabis.
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September 09, 2017

Eye of Irma Advances Toward Lower Florida Keys

The eye of Hurricane Irma was moving toward the lower Florida Keys as of 5 a.m. EDT on Sunday, Sept 10.  The Category 4 hurricane had sustained winds of 130 mph
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September 08, 2017

Maui Waena in Top 5 for Intermediate Enrollment

At 1,176, Maui Waena has the 4th highest enrollment for an intermediate school in Hawaiʻi for the 2017-2018 school year.
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September 07, 2017

‘Īao Valley State Monument to Close Again for Two Months

The Department of Land Natural Resources plans to close ʻĪao Valley State Monument again, this time for two months beginning on Monday, Oct. 16, 2017.
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September 07, 2017

UPDATE: NO Tsunami Threat to Hawai‘i After 8.1 Chiapas, Mexico Quake

There is no tsunami threat to Hawaii after an 8.1 earthquake reported at 6:49 p.m. HST on Sept. 7, 2017 off the coast of Chiapas, Mexico.
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September 06, 2017

A&B Presents Ag Plan to Committee, Testimony Focused on GMO Concerns

A&B on Tuesday presented their "diversified agriculture" plan to the Maui Policy, Economic Development and Agricultural Committee.
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September 05, 2017

Trump Terminates DACA, Hawai‘i Senators Defend Program

The Trump administration today announced the end of the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program in the US. An estimated 800,000 young undocumented...
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August 31, 2017

Maui Crime at Record Low in 2016, Violent Crime Down 19%

In Maui County, there were record low rates for total Index Crimes (-5.6%) and property crime (-4.3%) in 2016. Maui’s violent crime rate fell by 19.1% in 2016.
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August 30, 2017

US Successfully Intercepts Ballistic Missile Target in Test Over Hawai‘i

The US military successfully shot down a medium range ballistic missile target during an interceptor test off of Kauaʻi on Tuesday.
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