Maui News

Help Sought in Locating Missing Kahului Man

44-year-old Lup Yen Peter Young of Kahului, goes by the name “Peter” and is approximately 6’4” tall, weighs 180 pounds with brown hair and brown eyes. Young is thought to be on the island of Oʻahu, according to Maui police.
February 21, 2020 · 0 Comments

Maui Council Unanimously Backs Mayor’s Request to Sue Big Oil

Maui County Council Moves to Sue Big Oil: Unanimous vote approves litigation to hold fossil fuel companies responsible for climate costs
February 21, 2020 · 63 Comments

Still No COVID-19 Cases in Hawai‘i; Travel Advisories Issued for Japan & Hong Kong

There's still no confirmed cases of COVID-19 or coronavirus in Hawaiʻi, according to a daily update issued by the State's newly activated Joint Information Center, established in support of media operations regarding the virus. 
February 21, 2020 · 9 Comments

Maui Man Arrested After Allegedly Attempting to Set Fire to His Residence

Maui police arrested and charged a Wailuku man with first degree arson and terroristic threatening after he allegedly attempted to set fire to his residence in ʻĪao on Thursday night.
February 21, 2020 · 7 Comments

Pacific Media Group Names Joshua Mednick Chief Revenue Officer and GM for Big Island and Kaua‘i

Pacific Media Group today announced that it has appointed Joshua Mednick as Chief Revenue Officer for the company, and General Manager for its Hawaiʻi Island and Kaua‘i radio station clusters, effective March 2, 2020.
February 21, 2020 · 0 Comments

Bail Maintained at $5 Million for Lori Vallow Daybell, Children Still Missing

A Kaua‘i judge today maintained bail for Lori Vallow Daybell at $5 million, and set a hearing for Monday March 2, 2020 at 9 a.m. in a missing children case that has garnered national attention. 
February 21, 2020 · 17 Comments

25 Acres Burned in Olowalu, Fire Mauka of Honoapi‘ilani Hwy 100% Contained

Update: (4:24 p.m., Feb. 21, 2020): A brush fire reported overnight in Olowalu is now 100% contained as of 4:24 p.m. on Friday, Feb. 21, according to Maui fire officials. Maui Fire Services Chief Rylan Yatsushiro said crews worked throughout the day to secure the perimeter and cool down stubborn hotspots. "Personnel will continue mop up operations and monitoring of the fire area through the night," said Yatsushiro.
February 21, 2020 · 7 Comments


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