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Maui police thank the public following successful recovery of baby in custodial case

Maui police extended thanks to media partners and the community for their assistance in locating a missing infant who was the subject of a county-wide Maile Amber Alert search and custodial interference case.

35,000 free legal consultations for Hawaiʻi residents since 2011

The Self-Help Centers were established more than a decade ago as part of the State Judiciary’s commitment to increasing access to justice in the courts.

County of Maui recognized for ‘Excellence in Financial Reporting’ for fiscal year 2020-21

The County of Maui has been awarded a Certificate of Achievement for Excellence in Financial Reporting for the fiscal year that ended June 30, 2021.

State Senate passes bill restoring procedure for initiating felony cases

To address the issues raised in the Hawaiʻi Supreme Court opinion in State v. Obrero, the state Senate passed Senate Bill 36 on third reading Thursday, according to a news release. It now moves to the state House of Representatives for consideration. The bill specifies that a person may be tried and sentenced for certain alleged felony […]

ʻĪao Valley State Monument closure extended to April 15, 2023

The closure of the ʻĪao Valley State Monument has been extended to April 15, 2023.

Police renew request for assistance in finding woman who went missing on Maui in 2019

Hawai‘i Island police are requesting the public’s assistance in locating 26-year-old Khiara Lavinia Henry. She was reported missing on the island of Maui in late July 2019; however, her family recently received a tip of a possible sighting of her in Pāhoa town on Jan. 13, 2023.

Proposed tourism carrying capacity study gets early support from Maui residents

Pointing to Haleakalā National Park, the road to Hāna and other visitor hotspots around Hawaiʻi, residents during a state hearing Thursday backed a plan to study tourism carrying capacity for Maui and other islands.

Maui’s First Comprehensive Wound Care Clinic offers Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy

A new outpatient facility, Maui Memorial Medical Center Wound Care and Hyperbaric Therapy, has opened, offering a comprehensive approach for patients with non-healing wounds, including hyperbaric oxygen therapy or HBO. The clinic features two state-of-the-art medical-grade HBO chambers, which are among only five in the entire state of Hawaiʻi.

UHMC Creative Media student wins video contest

A video conceived and produced by University of Hawaiʻi Maui College Academy of Creative Media student Ken Alba earned accolades from the Hawaiʻi Association for Career & Technical Education.

Mayor visits site of diesel fuel spill at Haleakalā, Air Force plans update on remediation plan

The US Pacific Air Forces is preparing to update the public on remediation plans amid criticism after 700 gallons of diesel fuel spilled at the Maui Space Surveillance Complex Sunday. Mayor Richard Bissen, Jr. visited the site Thursday.

UPDATED/LOCATED: Maile Amber Alert canceled for missing/endangered 3-month-old child Hoku Nui Pueo Wada

UPDATE/LOCATED: Nadira Rosado and her son have been located.  Police say the baby, 3-month-old Hoku Nui Pueo Wada, is in good health. The Maile Amber Alert is canceled as of 6:30 a.m. on Friday, Feb. 3, 2023.

Habitat for Humanity Maui to host 25th anniversary gala

Habitat for Humanity Maui will host their Silver Hammer Anniversary Gala on June 3 at the Andaz Maui at Wailea Resort.

Students find innovative solutions at Kīhei Charter’s Engineering & Fabrication Lab

“Our Engineering and Fabrication Lab is creating kids who are competent problem solvers, to figure out what is needed and identify steps to solve the problems. Teaching them to be technical problem solvers,” said Branden Hazlet who leads Kīhei Charter School’s Engineering and Fabrication Lab.

Update/Located: Maui police seek help to find Wailuku woman in custody complaint who took son and fled

Maui Police Department is asking for public help in locating a Wailuku woman named Nadira Rosado who fled with her son today after her son’s father was granted sole legal and physical custody.

Hawaiʻi Land Trust names new president and CEO

“Our ʻāina is the foundation from which our people thrive. I look forward to serving Hawai‘i as [Hawaiʻi Land Trust’s] president and CEO.” — ʻOlu Campbell.

Seabury Hall Craft Fair seeks crafters

For the first time since 2019, Seabury Hall will host its popular Craft Fair on Saturday, May 13, 2023 at their Makawao campus from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.   

Temporary water shut-off planned in Hoʻolehua, Feb.21 and 23

The Department of Hawaiian Home Lands, through its contractor Goodfellow Bros., will install new valves on the Hoʻolehua Water System on Molokaʻi during the evenings of Feb. 21 and 23, 2023, weather permitting.

Hawaiʻi Community Lending receives $1.5 million to help families become homeowners

Hawaiʻi Pacific Health and The Harry and Jeanette Weinberg Foundation are providing a combined $1.5 million in social-impact loans and grants to support Hawaiʻi Community Lending, a nonprofit dedicated to helping low-income households become homeowners.

87 Hawai‘i public school educators earn, renew NBCT certification

The Hawai‘i State Department of Education is celebrating 83 of its teachers statewide who have earned or renewed their National Board for Professional Teaching Standards Certification – a recognition for meeting the highest standards for teaching. 

Hawaiʻi Energy launches state’s electric vehicle charging station incentive program

Hawai’i Energy can award a total of $592,000 in rebates for eligible installation projects of electric vehicle charging stations completed between July 1, 2022 and June 30, 2023.
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