Maui News

Deadly Motorcycle Accident in Mā‘alaea Claims Life of Maui Man

A 66-year-old motorcyclist from Kahana, Maui died as the result of a motor vehicle collision on the Honoapiʻilani Highway in Māʻalaea on Memorial Day. A police investigation reveals that the motorcyclist was operating a 2006 Harley Davidson motorcycle and was traveling south bound on the Honoapiʻilani Highway when he attempted to execute a left turn from the highway onto Kapoli Street.
May 25, 2020

COVID-19 Hawai‘i Total Remains 643 with No New Cases Today; 94.5% Recovered

As of noon on Monday, May 25, 2020, there are 643 cases of COVID-19 identified in Hawaiʻi with no  new cases reported today.  *As a result of updated information provided by the state Department of Health, one case was removed from the list for individuals who required hospitalization.   To date, 592 people (94.5%) have recovered including 105 in Maui County. There are currently 34 active cases in the state.
May 25, 2020

Large Beach Party Broken Up by Law Enforcement at Ka‘ena Point State Park, North Shore O‘ahu

DOCARE Chief Jason Redulla said, “This is exactly the kind of bad and selfish behavior we’ve all been asked repeatedly not to engage in during this emergency. It’s unfortunate, that at least in the case of the Sunday night party, from our officer’s contact and observations of those involved, many were off duty military personnel. This is a day when we remember the sacrifices of the men and women who’ve given their lives in defense of our country and its disappointing that the urge to socialize and party, at this particular time, overrides any obligation to duty and common sense.”
May 25, 2020

966 Air Arrivals to Hawai‘i on Sunday, Including 253 Visitors

Here on Maui, 58 people arrived on a single trans-Pacific flight from out-of-state, including 33 returning residents, 17 visitors, 7 crew members and one individuals seeking to relocate to Maui. 
May 25, 2020

Candidate Filing Deadline Approaches on June 2

The deadline for candidates to file their nomination paper to appear on the 2020 Election ballot is Tuesday, June 2, 2020 at 4:30 p.m. 
May 25, 2020

Flags Flown at Half-Staff to Honor Coronavirus Victims

At the direction of the President of the United States, Gov. David Ige has ordered that the United States flag and the Hawai‘i state flag will be flown at half-staff at the State Capitol and upon all state offices and agencies as well as the Hawai‘i National Guard in the State of Hawai‘i, immediately -- until sunset on Sunday, May 24, 2020. This action is a mark of respect for the victims­­­­ of the novel coronavirus pandemic.
May 24, 2020

Ways and Means Committee Chair Makes Statement in Support of Proposed State Budget

"We owe the citizens of this state both immediate and long-term stability and security. We need to think and act responsibly and prudently with the federal resources that are being provided to us."
May 24, 2020


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