Maui News

Saturday, January 15, 2022

Breaking: Two people survive Hāna plane crash

One man was able to walk away from the wreckage. Engine 7 personnel utilized vehicle extrication equipment to free the second individual from entrapment within the plane.
Saturday, January 15, 2022

Two people displaced from Hāliʻimaile home fire that caused $130,000 damage

Two people were displaced following a home fire in the 800 block of Hāliʻimaile Road on Maui, Friday night.
Saturday, January 15, 2022

Hawaiʻi DOH: COVID-19 electronic reporting system is stressed; data sets affected

“The number of cases Hawai‘i is experiencing is unprecedented, leading to a tremendous demand for testing. As testing data flows through the electronic reporting system, the system is stressed. Our essential DOH employees are also wrestling with tremendous challenges. We must adapt to address these circumstances,” said Health Director Dr. Elizabeth Char, FACEP.
Saturday, January 15, 2022

Jan. 15, 2022 COVID-19 update: 5,977 new cases in Hawaiʻi, 6 deaths

There are 5,977 new COVID-19 cases today, including 913 cases on Maui, 23 on Molokaʻi, and 20 on Lānaʻi.
Saturday, January 15, 2022

Tsunami Advisory Ends for Hawaiʻi following volcanic eruption in Tonga; Maui impacts reported

The Maui County Emergency Management Agency reports this morning that tsunami waves lifted a boat from its moorings in Mānele Harbor, Lānaʻi, and washed debris ashore in the East Maui area of Hāna, closing a road near Hāmoa Beach Park. Assessment of impacts is ongoing.
Friday, January 14, 2022

Maui Family Support Services receives $10,000 HCTF Grant

These unrestricted funds will support MFSS’s Maui County Early Childhood Resource Center to help at least 25 families with up to $200 per month in subsidy for summer child care tuition in a time of need that can alleviate stress and worry for parents and enable them to continue stable, nurturing care for their children, thereby reducing the risk of child abuse and neglect.
Friday, January 14, 2022

Graham resigns as UH head football coach

Todd Graham has resigned as head football coach at the University of Hawai‘i, administrators announced today. Graham was hired in January 2020 and had just completed the second year of a five-year contract.
Friday, January 14, 2022

Maui hospital staff COVID positivity rate is 7%; Limited supply of oral anti-viral therapy

“Things are starting to increase significantly and quickly… One good thing is we’re not seeing the level of severity of illness that we had seen previously. But with the sheer numbers of positives we’re seeing, people are ending up hospitalized, so it’s keeping us very busy,” said Dr. Shea.
Friday, January 14, 2022

Boil water advisory lifted for residents of Kalaʻe, Molokaʻi

The Department of Water Supply has canceled a boil water advisory for residents of Kalaʻe, Molokaʻi.
Friday, January 14, 2022

Seabury Hall announces full tuition scholarship for student of Hawaiian ancestry

Seabury Hall is now accepting applications for the Maunalei Hawaiian Ancestry Scholarship, which provides four years of full tuition for a new, entering 9th-grade student. 
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