Maui News

Moloka‘i Fire Scorches 50 Acres, 70% Contained

A brush fire that started on Sunday afternoon on Molokaʻi has burned 50 acres and is now 70 percent contained according to Maui Fire officials. 
September 20, 2020

77 New COVID-19 Cases (71 O‘ahu, 5 Hawai‘i Island, 1 Maui)

There were 77 new COVID-19 cases in Hawai‘i today including 71 on O‘ahu, one in Maui County (in Makawao), and five on Hawai‘i Island.
September 20, 2020

Woman Driving Wrong Way Down Haleakalā Highway Arrested for Habitual DUI

A 57-year-old Waiehu woman was arrested for the habitual operation of a vehicle while under the influence of an intoxicant, possession of an open liquor container while operating a vehicle, reckless driving and driving without a valid driver’s license.
September 20, 2020

Pacific Whale Foundation Presents Educational Ocean Camp, Oct. 5-9

Pacific Whale Foundation presents an educational ocean camp from Oct. 5-9 for Maui students in the first through fifth-grade. The education program is called "Ocean Camp: From Screen to Sea" and features virtual and in-person ocean engagement.
September 20, 2020

Fall Prevention and Ocean Safety Get Special Attention in September

The Hawai'i Department of Health is encouraging adults and seniors to take precautions to stay healthy in observance of National Spinal Cord Injury Awareness Month. Annually, about 160 people require medical treatment for a spinal cord injury - caused by a sudden blow to the spine that can result in temporary or permanent paralysis.
September 20, 2020

HTA: Maui Hotel Revenue Down 94%, Daily Rate $207 (Down 47%) in August 2020

Maui County hotels reported revenue per available room of $18 (-94.2%), with declines in both average daily rate to $207 (-47.2%) and occupancy of 8.6 percent (down 69.4 percentage points).
September 19, 2020

County Surveying Parents on Distance Learning for Keiki in YMCA Youth Program

The County is providing iPads with internet access for educational use, starting at the War Memorial Gym site. Distance learning could expand to other locations based on interest, according to Maui Mayor Michael Victorino.
September 19, 2020


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