Maui News

High Bacteria Count Notification East of Hoaloha Park in Kahului, Maui

The Hawai‘i State Department of Health has issued a high bacteria count notification and is retesting water at Kahului Harbor east of Hoaloha Park.  
December 04, 2020

New Online Resource for Maui Kūpuna and Caregivers

The Maui County Office on Aging is offering a new free online resource for Maui seniors and kūpuna caregivers to help elderly residents stay active and maintain independence.  
December 04, 2020

Missing Kahului Man Last Seen on Wednesday Morning

Elton Ignacio, 40, of Kahului, was last seen leaving his residence on Wednesday, Dec. 2, 2020 at approximately 8 a.m., driving away in a gray Nissan Frontier pickup truck bearing Hawaiʻi license plate #LKN573.
December 03, 2020

Photo Gallery: Maui Surfers Kai Lenny, Billy Kemper and Albee Layer Enjoy Big Swell Off Peʻahi

Big wave surfers including Billy Kemper, Kai Lenny and Albee Layer convened at Peʻahi, famously known as "Jaws" to enjoy gigantic waves on Wednesday, Dec. 3. See the latest images below. Enjoy!
December 03, 2020

AG Indicts Michael Hirokawa, Calls Charges “Heinous Act of Sexual Violence”

Michael Hirokawa was indicted on Dec. 2, 2020 for one count of attempted murder in the second degree, one count of kidnapping, and three counts of sexual assault in the first degree. 
December 03, 2020

Dec. 3, 2020 COVID-19 Update: 144 New Cases (118 O‘ahu, 14 Maui, 7 Hawai‘i Island, 2 Kaua‘i, 3 Out-of-State); 2 Deaths

There were 144 new COVID-19 cases reported in Hawai‘i on Thursday, including 118 on O‘ahu, 14 on Maui, seven on Hawaiʻi Island, two on Kauaʻi and three in Hawai‘i residents diagnosed outside of the state. The Maui count today included cases in Kahului, Kīhei and Lahaina.
December 03, 2020

Wisdom, World’s Oldest Known, Banded Bird, Returns to Midway Atoll

At least 69 years old, biologists have confirmed that Wisdom has laid an egg and has joined her mate in taking turns to incubate it.
December 03, 2020


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