Maui News

Tuesday, January 25, 2022

No tsunami expected after 4.7 magnitude Maui earthquake

There is no tsunami expected after a 4.5 preliminary magnitude earthquake reported at 12:51 a.m. on Tuesday, Jan. 25 on the island of Maui.
Monday, January 24, 2022

Maui Memorial Medical Center Medical Staff New Chief of Staff

Maui Health has named Vijak Ayasanonda, MD, as the Maui Memorial Medical Center Medical Staff’s new Chief of Staff, effective Jan. 1, 2022.
Monday, January 24, 2022

Speed is considered a factor in a deadly head-on crash on Maui Veterans Highway

Maui police believe that speed is a factor in a deadly head-on motor vehicle crash reported Monday morning on the Maui Veterans Highway near Kealia Wildlife Refuge. Police say the crash claimed the life of a 54-year-old Kīhei man.
Monday, January 24, 2022

Gov. Ige proposes refunds for taxpayers, dependents in State of the State Address

In his address, Gov. Ige announced that given recent revenue projections, he is asking the Hawaiʻi State Legislature to return some of those dollars to taxpayers. “We want to issue refund checks of $100 for every taxpayer and for each of their dependents. For a family of four, that would mean an extra $400. In this way, we’ll also inject $110 million back into our economy,” said Gov. Ige.
Monday, January 24, 2022

Maui Police Department Crime Laboratory ISO/IEC Accreditation

The MPD Crime Lab accreditation was granted in the fall of 2021, and is the final organization of the four counties in the state to achieve this exclusive status. The MPD Crime Laboratory is responsible for testing all of the seized drugs in the County of Maui.  
Monday, January 24, 2022

Maui nonprofit Ka Hale A Ke Ola received $75,000 grant to help homeless people

Kaiser Permanente Hawaiʻi awarded grants totaling $225,000 to support three front-line community organizations serving people experiencing homelessness, including a $75,000 grant to Ka Hale A Ke Ola Homeless Resource Centers on Maui.
Monday, January 24, 2022

Jan. 24, 2022 COVID-19 update: 2,660 new cases in Hawaiʻi; 38 Maui hospitalizations

There are 2,660 new COVID-19 cases in Hawaiʻi today, including 456 on Maui, 13 on Molokaʻi, and 16 on Lānaʻi. There are now 38 people hospitalized in Maui County with COVID-19 (as of 9 a.m. on Jan. 24, 2022), dropping below the 41 reported during the height of the delta surge in August 2021, and the 44 reported on Thursday, Jan. 20, 2022. 
Monday, January 24, 2022

New federal infrastructure law provides clean energy opportunities for Hawaiʻi

With the Bipartisan Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act passed into law, Hawaiʻi Energy has identified specific clean energy opportunities for the state and local businesses.
Monday, January 24, 2022

Traffic Fatality: Maui Veterans Highway now OPEN

The Maui Veterans Highway is now OPEN in both directions. It was closed for more than three hours while police conducted an investigation into a traffic fatality. The crash was reported shortly before 8:45 a.m. on Monday, Jan. 24, near Mile 5. Details are forthcoming from Maui police.
Monday, January 24, 2022

Maui COVID-19 booster requirement takes effect today

Effective today, a COVID-19 booster shot is required for eligible individuals in order to be considered fully vaccinated in Maui County.
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