Tuesday, May 24, 2022

Flags lowered in honor of victims of school shooting in Uvalde, Texas

Flags are being lowered today through Saturday a mark of respect for the 14 children and one teacher who were shot and killed at Robb Elementary School in Uvalde, Texas this morning.
Tuesday, May 24, 2022

Free COVID-19 testing still available

In partnership with the County of Maui, Minit Medical Urgent Care continues to offer free testing for COVID-19 at locations in Kahului, Kīhei and Lahaina. The reminder was issued today by the County of Maui amid rising case counts.
Tuesday, May 24, 2022

DOH: Colon Cancer rates rise in adults under 50; screening recommended for 45- to 75-year-olds

Colorectal cancer, also known as colon cancer, is on the rise among people younger than 50, prompting a recent recommendation for everyone 45-75 years old to get screened, according to the state Department of Health.
Tuesday, May 24, 2022

Northern Ireland museum returns ancestral Hawaiian remains taken from burial caves in 1840

During a repatriation ceremony, the National Museums Northern Ireland returned ancestral Hawaiian human remains and sacred artifacts, which had been part of the museum’s World Cultures Collection. 
Tuesday, May 24, 2022

Conservation-minded steward sought as future buyer for Maui’s Hāna Ranch

The company plans to work with a local nonprofit conservation group and future buyer to preserve the land’s agricultural legacy and historic ranching tradition in perpetuity. In advance of the sale, Bio-Logical Capital has dedicated six land parcels near Pā‘ani Mai Park to the County of Maui for affordable housing.
Tuesday, May 24, 2022

Report: Hawaiʻi missed out on $200 million in federal funding to feed children since 2000

Since 2000, Hawaiʻi has missed out on more than $200 million in federal funding for the state’s school meal programs, according to a new joint report released today.
Tuesday, May 24, 2022

Disaster relief period declared for Maui’s axis deer crisis as population grows to 60,000+

Governor David Ige issued a second proclamation, establishing another emergency relief period for the axis deer crisis in Maui County.
Tuesday, May 24, 2022

Maui Weather Forecast for May 24, 2022

West Side Today: Partly sunny with a 40 percent chance of showers in the morning, then mostly sunny in the afternoon. Highs 79 to 87. Northeast winds around 10 mph shifting to the southeast in the afternoon. Tonight: Partly cloudy in the evening, then mostly cloudy with isolated showers after midnight. Lows 62 to 68. […]
Tuesday, May 24, 2022

Maui Surf Forecast for May 24, 2022

Shores Today Wednesday Surf Surf AM PM AM PM North Facing 0-2 0-2 1-3 1-3 West Facing 0-2 0-2 0-2 0-2 South Facing 2-4 2-4 2-4 2-4 East Facing 1-3 1-3 1-3 1-3 TODAY Weather Mostly sunny. A chance of showers. High Temperature In the lower 80s. Winds East winds around 10 mph. Tides Kahului […]
Tuesday, May 24, 2022

Kuʻikahi Village’s plans for 202 workforce homes in Wailuku moves ahead

Kuʻikahi Village Project, which aims to build 202 workforce housing units on about 15 acres in Wailuku, cleared a significant hurdle recently. Developed by Alaula Builders, Kuʻikahi Village calls for a variety of residences, including multifamily, duplex, townhome, live-work, tiny home and single-family units. Residences will go toward families earning between 60% and 140% of the Area Median Income.
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