Maui News

Hāna Hwy Night Work Contraflow in Kahului Starts March 2

One direction at a time of Hāna Highway will be closed from 9 p.m. to 5 a.m. between Monday evening, March 2 and Saturday morning, March 7. The night work will involve pavement milling and resurfacing of Hāna Highway between Kaʻahumanu Avenue and Dairy Road.
February 28, 2020 · 0 Comments

Day 7: Fire Burns 9,000 Acres on Kaho‘olawe, More Than 30% of Island Scorched

A fire that was first reported on Saturday, Feb. 22, has burned just under 9,000 acres on the island of Kahoʻolawe, according to an update from the Kahoʻolawe Island Reserve Commission.
February 28, 2020 · 14 Comments

Visitor Injured in 15 Foot Fall at Ka‘uiki in Hāna, Maui

Fire officials say the man, described as a 22-year-old from Minnesota, was attempting to hike from Hāna Bay around Kaʻuiki Head to Kaihalulu when the incident occurred.
February 28, 2020 · 6 Comments

House Advances Bills on Gun Violence Prevention and Women’s Rights

HOUSE PASSES KEY MEASURES ON THIRD READING: Gun violence prevention, women's rights, Hawaiʻi Promise bills move to Senate
February 28, 2020 · 18 Comments

12 Charged in Kaua‘i Drug Ring, Indictment Unsealed

As alleged in the Indictment[1]: From at least June 2019, and continuing to in or about January 2020, Arthur Brun (aka “Ata”), Maluelue Umu (aka “Malu”), Kelvin Kauwila Kai (aka “Kauwila”), Steven Keliikuli, Kaniu Huihui, Sheena Millare, Efren Yanos, Kirsten Makanoe Ayau (aka “Makanoe”), Orlando Manuchei (aka “Ole”), Robby Silva, Haidee Sueyasu and Phrystal Bacio, the defendants, and others known and unknown, co-spired to distribute and possess with intent to distribute a mixture and substance containing a detectable amount of methamphetamine.
February 28, 2020 · 4 Comments

Water Shut-Down Planned for Lower Waiehu Beach Road, March 5

A portion of homes on Lower Waiehu Beach Road in Wailuku will have their water shut-off from approximately 9:30 p.m. to 5:30 a.m. on Thursday, March 5, 2020.
February 28, 2020 · 0 Comments

Update: Gabbard Says Hawaiʻi Could Start COVID-19 Testing Next Week

Presidential candidate Tulsi Gabbard (US Rep. Hawaiʻi) issued an update this evening, saying Hawaiʻi will now be able to start testing for COVID-19 next week, and will no longer need to get test kits from Japan. However, she said, there are still "major questions" she has as to why it's taken so long for the state Department of Health and the CDC to make this possible.
February 27, 2020 · 19 Comments


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