Maui News

Saturday, January 22, 2022

Jan. 22, 2022 COVID-19 update: 3,955 new cases in Hawaiʻi, 5 deaths

In Maui County, the seven day average for new cases daily is 644. Statewide, there are 394 people hospitalized with COVID-19, including 42 on Maui.
Saturday, January 22, 2022

Volcano Watch: Deciphering explosive behavior at Mauna Loa

Mauna Loa is known for its effusive eruptions that produce spectacular lava flows. However, some of the volcanic products found on Mauna Loa are pyroclastic or explosive in character. 
Saturday, January 22, 2022

Maui Crime Jan. 9-15, 2022: Burglaries, Break-ins, Thefts

The percentage of burglary cases increased 60% from the week before when five incidents were reported. Vehicle thefts increased 119% from the week before when 16 incidents were reported. Vehicle break-ins decreased 67% from the week before when 21 incidents were reported.
Saturday, January 22, 2022

Aquatics biologist, well-loved teacher, stream champion Skippy Hau retires

For Wailuku resident Skippy Hau — longtime state aquatics biologist, well-loved teacher and stream stewarding champion — the little things are the big things. Hau over many years studied tiny native stream animals, linking them to larger topics of Maui’s environmental, ecological and cultural health. 
Friday, January 21, 2022

Land Use Committee to take virtual tour of Lumeria Maui

Members of the Planning and Sustainable Land Use Committee will take a virtual tour of Lumeria Maui, a visitor facility that is being considered for a zoning change.
Friday, January 21, 2022

Booster required on Maui to be considered fully vaccinated, effective Monday, Jan. 24

Come Monday, a booster shot will be required for eligible individuals in order to be considered fully vaccinated in Maui County.
Friday, January 21, 2022

Maui MEO bus driver Darrell DeMello retires after 25 years

Darrell DeMello parked his bus for the last time in the Maui Economic Opportunity Puʻunēnē lot on Jan. 14, 2022, ending a 25-year career as a passenger assisted technician driver.
Friday, January 21, 2022

Newly sold bonds will fund $230 million for essential airport projects in Hawaiʻi

The Airports Division of the Hawaiʻi Department of Transportation has sold new airports system revenue bonds to fund approximately $230 million of essential projects to modernize and expand air service facilities across the state. 
Friday, January 21, 2022

Where should public art go in Maui County? Survey seeks community input

SMALL TOWN * BIG ART is conducting a survey to identify Maui County neighborhoods that would be a good match for the art project that if funded with a National Endowment of the Arts grant.
Friday, January 21, 2022

Jan. 21, 2022 COVID-19 update: 4,473 new cases in Hawaiʻi, 2 deaths

In Maui County, the seven day average for new cases daily is 690. For every 100,000 residents in Maui County, there have been an average of 412.1 newly reported cases per day over a seven day period–thatʻs the highest in the state.
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