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Tuesday, January 19, 2021

Maui Economic Development Board Awarded $300K to Scale-Up STEMworks Program

MEDB will be awarded $300,000 to scale-up its successful STEMworks program to provide hands-on training for Maui residents in focus areas considered vital to the future of Hawaiʻi’s economy, including renewable energy and artificial intelligence.
Tuesday, January 19, 2021

Paniolo Cattle Company Working to Increase Access in Hawaiʻi to Locally Raised Beef

Paniolo Cattle Company, one of the largest local grass-fed beef programs in the state of Hawaiʻi, will explore diversifying its supply to include cattle from ranchers on each island.
Tuesday, January 19, 2021

Hula Grill Kaʻanapali Awards Teachers at King Kamehameha III Elementary School

Hula Grill Kaʻanapali held an appreciation luncheon for the 2020 Educator of the Month recipients at King Kamehameha III Elementary School, presenting each with an engraved box and $100 gift certificate to the restaurant.
Tuesday, January 19, 2021

Maui Weekly Lane Closures for Jan. 16-22

The state Department of Transportation is working on several road projects that will result in lane closures from Jan. 16 to 22.
Tuesday, January 19, 2021

Maui Brown Water Advisory

The public is advised to stay out of flood waters and storm water runoff “due to possible overflowing cesspools, sewer, manholes, pesticides, animal fecal matter, dead animals, pathogens, chemicals, and associated flood debris.”
Tuesday, January 19, 2021

Hawaiian Electric Speeds Up Rooftop Solar Interconnections

For the next 12 months, customers on O‘ahu, Maui and Hawai‘i islands installing new systems on circuits where the new program is available will not need the standard approvals before activating their systems.
Tuesday, January 19, 2021

Hawaiʻi State FCU Awards Nearly $40,000 in Grants to Teachers

A total of 84 grants were distributed to public school teachers across Oʻahu, Maui, Kauaʻi and Molokaʻi to help purchase classroom supplies and enhance student curriculums.
Tuesday, January 19, 2021

Chief Justice Appoints District and District Family Court Judges

Chief Justice Mark E. Recktenwald appointed two individuals to fill judicial positions in the District and District Family Courts of the Second Circuit.
Tuesday, January 19, 2021

Flood Watch Through Tuesday Afternoon as Rain Shifts Westward

A Flash Flood Watch remains in effect through Tuesday afternoon for Oʻahu, Maui, Molokaʻi, Kahoʻolawe and Lānaʻi.
Monday, January 18, 2021

Mayor Urges Residents to Stay Off Roads Amid Storm Impacts

The County of Maui is urging residents and visitors to stay at home and off of roads and highways while a heavy rainstorm affects the islands today with flooding and landslides in some areas.
Monday, January 18, 2021

Maui Rain Impacts: Road Conditions, Rescues, Rockfalls

4:24 p.m. 1.18.21: ROCKFALL IN HONOKOWAI: A crew from the state Department of Transportation is responding to report of rockfall on the Honoapiʻilani Highway in Honokōwai around mile marker 35.
Monday, January 18, 2021

Community Health Centers in Hawaiʻi Awarded $1.3 Million Grant for Telehealth Services

The Freeman Foundation and Hawaiʻi Community Foundation awarded $1.3 million in grants to 14 Federally Qualified Health Centers across the state.
Monday, January 18, 2021

Videos: Jan. 18, 2021 Maui Rainfall and Flooding

Maui Now readers submitted images and videos of the weather conditions in their area during a day of significant rainfall and flood warnings on Monday, Jan. 18, 2021.
Monday, January 18, 2021

Public Virtual Presentation: 7 Environmental Projects Funded Through Maui CARES

A free public Zoom presentation about seven Maui County environmental projects funded with federal CARES Act aid will be held Jan. 27 at 5:30 pm.
Monday, January 18, 2021

Roselani Place COVID-19 Update: Three Staff Test Positive Since Jan. 11

The Roselani Place assisted living community on Maui has confirmed that three staff members have tested positive with COVID-19 since Jan. 11, 2021. All three are isolating at home, according to an update provided by management.
Monday, January 18, 2021

Jan. 18, 2021 COVID-19 Update: 129 New Cases (83 O‘ahu, 21 Maui, 9 Hawai‘i Island, 2 Kaua‘i, 14 Out-of-State)

There were 129 new COVID-19 cases reported in Hawai‘i on Monday, including 83 on O‘ahu, 21 on Maui, nine on Hawaiʻi Island, two on Kauaʻi and 14 in Hawaiʻi residents diagnosed outside of the state.
Monday, January 18, 2021

DOT: Flooding at Dairy Road, Hāna Highway Intersection in Kahului

The state Department of Transportation is reporting flooding conditions at the intersection of Dairy Road and Hāna Highway in Kahului. Motorists are advised to avoid the area.
Monday, January 18, 2021

Maui Flood ADVISORY to 9 p.m.; Moloka‘i Flood WARNING Extended to 11:15 p.m.

The National Weather Service in Honolulu has issued a Flood Advisory for the island of Maui until 1:45 p.m. on Monday, Jan. 18, 2021.
Monday, January 18, 2021

Entry and Parking Fees at Waiʻānapanapa State Park Expected to Begin in February

A reservation system is expected to begin at East Maui’s Waiʻānapanapa State Park in the second or third week of February according to state leaders who provided an update during a weekend Zoom meeting.
Monday, January 18, 2021

Hawai‘i Lawmakers Reflect on Legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.

US Congressman Kaialiʻi Kahele issued a statement ahead of the holiday saying the legacy of Dr. King is honored by saying no to divisive rhetoric, intolerance and injustice.
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