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

May 17, 2018

Larger Steam Driven Explosions Possible at Kīlauea Volcano

Authorities reflected upon the eruptive activity in 1924, saying it involved a series of explosions. Scientists say they are in it for the long haul.
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May 16, 2018

Second Summit Quake in Three Hours, No Tsunami Expected

There is no tsunami threat following a second earthquake at the summit region of the Kīlauea Volcano in three hours. The first was measured at 4.4, and the...
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May 16, 2018

No Tsunami After 4+ Earthquake at Kīlauea Volcano Summit

There was no tsunami threat following a 4.4 (preliminary 4.2) magnitude earthquake reported at 8:31 a.m. on May 16, 2018 in the summit of Kīlauea Volcano.
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May 11, 2018

291 Students Earn Degrees at UH Maui College Graduation

Among the graduates was Jessie Wallace, a 31-year-old single mother of two who earned an associate degree in science for electronics and computer engineering.
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May 10, 2018

Maui Crime April 22-28, 2018: Burglaries, Break-Ins, Thefts

Maui police responded to 12 burglaries, 13 vehicle thefts and 24 vehicle break-ins in Maui County over a seven day period from April 22-28, 2018.
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May 05, 2018

Hawai‘i Volcano Eruption Update: Fuming, Rumbling Precedes Large Quake

The Kīlauea eruption continues on Hawaiʻi Island with several new fissures reported over the last 24 hours.  The new lava outbreaks resulted in "copious amounts
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May 04, 2018

6.9 Earthquake is Strongest in Hawai‘i in 40+ Years

There is no tsunami expected after a 6.9 (preliminary magnitude 6.0) earthquake reported at 12:33 p.m. HST on Friday, May 4, 2018. This comes after a 5.4 earthquake (prelim 5.6) reported an hour earlier at 11:32 a.m.
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May 03, 2018

No Tsunami: 5.0 Earthquake on South Flank of Kīlauea Volcano

There is no tsunami expected following a 5.0 (preliminary magnitude 4.4) earthquake on the South Flank of the Kīlauea Volcano on Hawaiʻi Island. 
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May 01, 2018

Increased Earthquake Activity Below Kīlauea Volcano Means Outbreak of Lava Possible

While it is not possible to predict where an outbreak could occur, the area east of Puʻu Oʻo is a possible location.
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May 01, 2018

No Tsunami After 4.2 Quake On South Flank of Kīlauea

There was no tsunami threat after an early morning earthquake on the South Flank of the Kilauea Volcano on Hawaiʻi Island.
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