Hawaiian Practitioner Seeks to Intervene in Proposal for Drone Landing Strip on Lāna‘i

Attorneys for Lānaʻi resident Solomon “Sol” Pili Kaho‘ohalahala filed a petition last week to intervene in the Lānaʻi Planning Commission "use determination" proceeding involving a request to use agricultural land as a take-off and landing strip for unmanned aircrafts.
August 17, 2019 · 10 Comments

Kalani Pe‘a to Headline Benefit for Hale Makua Health Services

Two-time Grammy Award winner, Kalani Peʻa, will headline Hale Makua Health Services’ annual fundraiser, Kōkua for Kupuna.
August 16, 2019 · 0 Comments

Whale-Sized Fun for Maui Children at Sea

Pacific Whale Foundation’s Keiki Whalewatch program is offered to create an impactful and interactive learning experience for future generations.
August 16, 2019 · 1 Comment

Proposed Budget Amendment Seeks Affordable Rentals in West Maui

Mayor Michael Victorino submitted a proposed budget amendment on Thursday for the County of Maui fiscal 2020 budget that aims to pave the way for a 100 percent affordable housing project in West Maui.
August 16, 2019 · 3 Comments

Access to Hawaiian Immersion Education is now a Constitutionally Protected Right

In a decision Tuesday authored by Justice Richard Pollack, three justices ruled that access to Hawaiian Immersion Education is a constitutionally protected right.
August 15, 2019 · 6 Comments

$14 Million Sale Marks Maui’s Highest Closing So Far This Year

A beachfront custom "mega-mansion" overlooking the south shore of Maui sold today for $14 million, making it the island's highest residential sale year to date.
August 15, 2019 · 80 Comments

New Details: Missing Woman Took Group Tour at Wai‘ānapanapa Prior to Disappearance

"A few days prior to Khiara's disappearance, she took a group tour to Waiʻānapanapa Park. This is relevant because it shows that she took an interest in the park and probably intended to go back there on her own free will."
August 14, 2019 · 40 Comments

Paul Simon Poetically Greets Maui with Music of Generations

Paul Simon, known for his lyrical savvy, shared a repertoire of music that began with the lyrics "The first thing I remember" from his popular 1980 hit "Late in the Evening."
August 14, 2019 · 16 Comments

Six Separate Small Brush Fires Doused Overnight Along “Pali”

Maui firefighters doused six separate small brush fires along the "Pali" section of the Honoapiʻilani Highway overnight. 
August 13, 2019 · 21 Comments

Hawai‘i Has Highest Monthly Child Care Co-Payment Fees

Hawaiʻi was ranked 33 on the list with a total score of 41.74. This included an Access rank of 21, a Quality rank of 43 and a rank of 37 for Resources and Economic Support compared to the other states and the District of Columbia.
August 13, 2019 · 0 Comments