BREAKING: Kaua‘i Police Arrest Lori Vallow Daybell on $5 Million Warrant from Idaho

The Kaua‘i Police Department arrested 47-year-old Lori Vallow (a.k.a. Lori Daybell) of Idaho on Thursday in relation to an investigation being conducted by the Rexburg Police Department.
February 20, 2020 · 118 Comments

Adrift Paddle Board Found Off Launiupoko,

The Coast Guard is seeking the public’s help identifying the owner of a white, stand-up paddle board found 2 miles off Launiupoko, Maui, Thursday.
February 20, 2020 · 2 Comments

Still No Confirmed COVID-19 Cases in Hawai‘i, Self-Monitoring Numbers Drop to 35

The Department of Health has been notified of at least four Hawaiʻi residents who were passengers on the Westerdam cruise ship (Holland America) and have returned home.  DOH is contacting these individuals and was advised that the cruise passengers are not at risk and do not pose a risk to others.
February 20, 2020 · 3 Comments

Maui Woman Honored for Community Service in Hawaiian Language Community

On Maui, Mikey Burke, a commercial account manager, serves as a board member of the Maui Facilities and Enginering Leadership Council, and is involved in two educational nonprofits with a focus on Hawaiian language.
February 20, 2020 · 13 Comments

Application Period Opening for Hale Mahaolu Ewalu II Senior Housing in Pukalani

Hale Mahaolu will accept applications for Ewalu II, the second phase of its senior housing complex in Upcountry Maui, from Feb. 24 through 4 p.m. on March 6, 2020.
February 20, 2020 · 3 Comments

Report: Wailea Leads State in RevPAR for January at $611

Maui County led the state in overall revenue per available room or RevPAR at $367 (up 11.1 percent), while the resort area of Wailea in South Maui had the highest RevPAR in the state at $611 (up 9.4 percent).
February 20, 2020 · 0 Comments

Mahi Pono Enters Majority Partnership with Maui Cattle Company

All five of the independently-owned ranches will continue to be equity owners in Maui Cattle Company, and there will be no immediate changes to operations or employees, according to the announcement.
February 20, 2020 · 28 Comments

PWF: Probable Humpback Whale Placenta Collected

Despite Maui being known as a calving area for humpback whales, the discovery is considered to be incredibly rare, according to the PWF.  Researchers hope that specimens collected will help to advance their knowledge about humpback whale reproductive biology.
February 20, 2020 · 12 Comments

Husband of Missing Washington Woman Arrested on Hawai‘i Island

Police say although positive identification is pending, the body was located in the general area where Smriti Saxena (a 41-year-old woman of Bellevue, Washington) was reported as a missing person.
February 20, 2020 · 17 Comments

Hāna Metals and Recycling Event Set for March 5-7

The County of Maui Department of Environmental Management will conduct a metals and electronics recycling event for East Maui residents from 8 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. March 5 through 7 at the Hāna Landfill.
February 19, 2020 · 0 Comments