Maui News

Red Placard and $4K Fine to Island Manapua Factory on O‘ahu for Repeat Food Safety Violations

The Island Manapua Factory in Mānoa Marketplace on Oʻahu was issued a red placard from the state Department of Health Food Safety Branch.  The eatery must also pay a $4,000 for "repeated food illness risk factor violations," according to Health officials.
August 12, 2020

202 New COVID-19 Cases in Hawai‘i (O‘ahu 197, Kaua‘i 2, Hawai‘i Island 2, Maui 1)

The state has reported another triple digit increase in new COVID-19 cases with 202 new cases today including 197 on Oʻahu, two each on Kaua‘i and Hawai‘i Island, and one on Maui.  There were also four deaths on the island of Oʻahu.
August 12, 2020

Transparency and Timely Notification Urged in COVID-19 Cases at Hawai‘i Public Schools 

The state Department of Education is defending itself from criticism after the Hawaiʻi State Teachers Association pressed the department over an alleged delay in reporting of COVID-19 cases and lack of transparency--claims the department rejects.
August 12, 2020

Hawai‘i Added to Quarantine List for Travel to NY

NY Governor Andrew Cuomo made the announcement on Tuesday saying "we cannot go back to the hell we experienced a few months ago, which is why we are adding Hawaiʻi, South Dakota and Virgin Islands to the travel advisory."
August 12, 2020

Court Entry Restrictions Modified on Maui to Keep Judiciary Personnel Safe

Effective Aug. 11 through Aug. 31, “No one shall enter Judiciary facilities in the Second, Third, and Fifth Circuits if they have traveled in the past 14 days, or have traveled inter-island to the Second, Third, or Fifth Circuits on or after Aug. 11, 2020, and 14 days has not passed since such travel."
August 12, 2020

Patience Appreciated as County Streamlines Newly Reinstated Interisland Quarantine

Maui Mayor Michael Victorino thanked the traveling public for exercising patience as the County of Maui works to improve and streamline its implementation of the newly reinstated interisland quarantine.
August 12, 2020

Encampment and Vehicles Hinder County Access to Wailuku Sewage Pump Station

Maui Mayor Michael Victorino is asking for around-the-clock county access to the Wailuku sewage pump station located off of Kahului Beach Road, citing serious public safety and environmental concerns.
August 12, 2020


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