Merriman family donates $25K to Maui United Way’s Matching Grant Challenge
Maui United Way is pleased to announce a generous donation of $25,000 from Peter and Victorine Merriman towards the Bendon Family Foundation Matching Grant. This grant, with a potential total of $100,000, enables both new donors and returning donors who haven’t contributed in that capacity to double their contributions to MUW.
Maui County wetlands map to help mitigate flooding, protect environment
The county’s Department of Planning is creating a public tool that will help reduce flood risk for human life and property while protecting and restoring Maui County’s important natural wetland ecosystems, county officials announced.
Kaimana Beach to reopen after monk seal relocation
Caution signs are being removed from Kaimana Beach on Oʻahu, after crews moved a Hawaiian monk seal pup over the weekend. A wide cordon (roped perimeter) was established for Pualani and her mother from the time the pup was born on April 14 to help protect the pair during the pup’s weaning process. Narrow strips […]
Flowers adorn graves as part of Lānaʻi Culture & Heritage Center’s Memorial Day event
More than 1,200 graves were adorned with flowers as part of Lānaʻi Culture & Heritage Center’s Memorial Day event.
Friends of Haleakalā National Park seeks volunteers for 2-night service trip, June 10-12
The Friends of Haleakalā National Park is looking for volunteers for a strenuous two-night service trip in Haleakalā Crater, June 10-12, 2023.
13 new deputies join state sheriff division ranks
Thirteen new deputies were added to the Department of Public Safety’s Sheriff Division and will be assigned to positions across the state.
List: Maui lane closures through June 2, 2023
The state Department of Transportation will be conducting road work this week that will result in lane closures at various locations. Lane closure schedules may change at any time without further notice. All projects are weather permitting.
Smart Charge Hawaiʻi launches in effort to help EV drivers optimize charging
As part of their participation, customers will be given access to ev.energy’s mobile app that provides EV drivers with the ability to track their EV charging costs and consumption at home and on the go.
Hawaiʻi International Film Festival and UH Academy for Creative Media launch student accelerator program
This year-long partnership provides all students across the University’s ACM System access to cinema and media mentorship, networking, filmmaker visits to classes across UH campuses and a complimentary HIFF43 pass.
Public comment continues on proposed National Marine Sanctuary in and around the Pacific Remote Islands
In-person discussions wrapped up this week as the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration considers whether to create a new marine sanctuary in and around the Pacific Remote Islands.
Maui sunflowers, sustainability and self sufficiency featured at Akakū event, June 15
Conversation on the current status of the circular economy on Maui including renewable energy, food sustainability, and regenerative farming is the focus of an upcoming Akakū Upstairs salon event, taking place June 15, 2023.
OHA offers new agricultural loan for Native Hawaiian farmers
The Mahi ‘Ai Agricultural Loan Program is designed to meet the business needs of Native Hawaiians who are starting a farm or expanding an existing one.
3 East Maui meetings to discuss Alelele Point road closure; slope stabilization to start soon
The County of Maui will hold three community meetings for residents and businesses impacted by the emergency road closure at the Alelele Point area in East Maui. This comes after recent rockfalls in the area.
24 people cited at Kaʻena Point State Park, most for access during off hours
Eighteen people were cited Saturday night for being in a closed area, in violation of Ka‘ena Point State Park closure hours; and five others were cited for not having special access permits.
Hawaiʻi’s Carissa Moore wins women’s title at Surf Ranch Pro Presented by 805 Beer
Carissa Moore of Hawaiʻi took home the women’s title in the Surf Ranch Pro Presented by 805 Beer in Lemoore, Calif. In the men’s division the title went to Griffin Colapinto (USA).
Damage to be assessed after moorings were placed on coral during Hawaiʻi Island canoe regatta
The Founders Regatta hosted by the Keauhou Canoe Club on Hawaiʻi Island was placed on temporary hold Saturday, after the discovery of course markers on the coral reef which state officials said may have caused “significant damage.”
Ritz-Carlton Maui to host Kapalua Signature Winemaker Dinner featuring celebrity chefs
In honor of the Kapalua Wine and Food Festival, the Ritz-Carlton Maui will host the Kapalua Signature Winemaker Dinner on June 9, an event featuring celebrity chefs and unique cuisine.
Volcano Watch: Legends of Eruptions Past
Geoscience is full of tools to help us investigate the past. Using geochemistry and geochronology, for instance, we can reconstruct ancient magma chambers from their eruptive products even millennia after they formed. There is one important tool, however, that can sometimes be overlooked: oral history.
MEO hosts US Citizenship Clinic, June 24
A Citizenship Clinic to assist individuals with their US Citizenship application will be held from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., Saturday, June 24, at the Maui Economic Opportunity Family Center in Wailuku.
Maui AgFest and 4-H Livestock Fair to close War Memorial facilities, June 3
Certain War Memorial Complex facilities will close to the public on June 3 to accommodate the Maui AgFest & 4-H Livestock Fair happening on that day, the county Department of Parks and Recreation announced.
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