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Maui News

Opening Weekend of MIL Comes with No Fans in Stands, That Will Change on Monday

Starting on Monday, Oct. 25, parents of the student-athletes of the home/host team will be allowed to attend in person.  Those in attendance must be fully vaccinated. There will be no concessions and no food or drinks, but water will be permissible.

Land Board Submits Kā‘anapali Beach Restoration EIS to Governor

The Board of Land and Natural Resources voted Friday to submit the Final Environmental Impact Statement for the Kāʻanapali Beach Restoration and Berm Enhancement project to Governor David Ige.  

APP World Tour Postponed to 2022

Professional Paddlesurfing looks to make a return to normalcy as travel restrictions ease up in 2022.

Oct. 23, 2021 COVID-19 Update: 168 New Cases in Hawai‘i, 2 Deaths

There were 168 additional COVID-19 cases in Hawai‘i on Saturday, including 20 on Maui and one on Lāna‘i. The latest data represents a total of 1,719 “active” cases statewide over two weeks.

Nonprofit Directors Honor Business, Humanitarian, Executive Director of Year

Volunteer Mason Williams, who was nominated by Aloha House, was named Humanitarian Award winner of the year by the Maui Non Profit Directors Association for his “countless hours ensuring that nonprofits have the resources and governance needed for their sustained success.”

400 Participate in Virtual 48th Maui County Senior Fair

The 48th Maui County Senior Fair – held virtually for the second year in a row due to the pandemic – offered entertainment from Nā Leo Pilimehana and Kaina Kountry, messages from top Hawaiʻi and Maui County government officials, exercise breaks by Enhance Fitness and prize giveaways.

UH Mānoa Esports Rises Among Nation’s Best

UH esports are becoming some of the best collegiate programs in the nation.

Strive HI Performance Report Shows Pandemic Impacts on Student Learning

The Hawaiʻi State Department of Education shared its 2020-21 Strive HI Performance System results at Thursday’s Board of Education General Business Meeting. The data reflect downward trends in academic performance seen across the nation due to impacts from the pandemic.

Maui Business

Realogy Title Group and Ho’okele Title & Escrow Announce Strategic Partnership

“We are thrilled to have established a presence for Realogy Title Group in the Hawaiian Islands. The Ho’okele team shares our passion for providing exceptional client experiences, and the local knowledge they bring to this partnership is invaluable.”

Arc of Maui Has New CEO

Arc of Maui County, a local nonprofit serving individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities since 1954, announced the selection of Aspen Wallwork as the organization’s new Chief Executive Officer.

Expert Speaker to Share Volunteer Management Strategies for Maui Nonprofits

The Maui Department of Housing and Human Concerns Volunteer Center is hosting a free two-day Virtual Volunteer Leader Training Seminar via Zoom from 10 to 11:30 a.m. on Tuesday and Wednesday, Nov. 9 and 10, 2021 led by Internationally renowned speaker Tobi Johnson will speak about community building and keeping connections with off-site or remote work volunteers. 

Business Spotlight: Maui County Federal Credit Union

Expanding on their commitment to Maui County, Maui County FCU takes pride in their social responsibility efforts. This includes volunteering their services at local nonprofits, and financial education for teens and adults.

Maui Arts & Entertainment

List: 2021 Halloween Events on Maui
The Lahaina Restoration Foundation Hosts Lahaina Quest Culture Camps
Social Media Scavenger Hunt for Halloween Hosted by Lahaina Gateway
When All the World is Not a Stage: Pandemic Impacts on Maui Theater Program
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Letters to the Editor

Letters: Hawaiian Immersion, Homeless, Dr. Pang, Vaccines & COVID-19 Mandates
Letters: Trash, Five Graves & Ongoing Debate about Vaccinations & Tourism
Letters: Help Henry the Pig & Vaccination Debate – Public Safety vs. Personal Freedom
Letters: Road Safety, Vaccine Verification, Water Usage, VFW Luas, Makena Landing & Roadside Greenery ʻButcheredʻ

Maui Real Estate

Realogy Title Group and Ho’okele Title & Escrow Announce Strategic Partnership
Maui Condo Sales Leading Hot Real Estate Market for September 2021
Median Price for Oʻahu Single-Family Homes Rose to $1,050,000 for September
Real Estate Tips: Maui Real Property Taxes

Maui Activities

Adopt a Humpback Whale or Bottlenose Dolphin To Fund Research & Conservation
PacWhale Eco-Adventures Introduces Halloween Cocktail Cruise Mā‘alaea
Limited Ecotour Oct. 3-13 To Help Researchers Spot False Killer Whales
MOC Launches School Field Trip Ticket Prices

Kauai News

Emergency Sewer Line Work to Close Kapa’a Streets

Huluili Street in Kapa’a, between Kukui Street to Lehua Street, will be closed on Oct. 24, to allow the Wastewater Management Division to perform emergency work on the sewer line in the area.

15 New COVID Cases Reported on Kauaʻi

The Hawai‘i State Department of Health Kaua‘i District Health Office reported 15 new cases on Saturday, Oct. 23.

New Fire Truck Blessed at KFD Waimea Station

A new fire truck found a home at Kaua‘i Fire Department's Waimea station.

HIDOE Reports Dip in Academic Performance Among Keiki

State testing assessments of keiki within the Hawaiʻi Department of Education (HIDOE) follow a nationwide downward trend in academic performance attributed to the impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic, officials announced earlier this week.

DOH Reports 168 New COVID Cases Statewide

The Hawaiʻi Department of Health reported 168 new COVID-19 cases Saturday, bringing the statewide total to 83,188.

Big Island News

Hawaiʻi Preparatory Academy Commits to Becoming Carbon Net-Zero by 2030

Hawaiʻi Preparatory Academy (HPA) Board of Trustees is announcing the school’s commitment to becoming carbon net-zero by 2030.

Lua Lai Halloween Event Canceled

A Waimea neighborhood's trick-or-treating Halloween tradition has been canceled for the second year in a row.

HIDOE Reports Dip in Academic Performance Among Keiki

State testing assessments of keiki within the Hawaiʻi Department of Education (HIDOE) follow a nationwide downward trend in academic performance attributed to the impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic, officials announced earlier this week.

44 New COVID-19 Confirmed on Big Island

The Hawaiʻi Department of Health reported 168 new COVID-19 cases Saturday, bringing the statewide total to 83,188.

Rules Amended for Surf Schools at Kahaluʻu Bay

DLNR's State Board of Land and Natural Resources approved permits in shifts for surf schools at Kahaluʻu Bay.