Maui News

Thursday, May 19, 2022

Hawaiʻi State Teachers Association hires new executive director with stellar resume

The Hawaiʻi State Teachers Association’s Board of Directors recently approved hiring Ann Mahi, a veteran Hawaiʻi teacher, administrator, union and student advocate, as its executive director.
Thursday, May 19, 2022

Mystery of seafloor metamorphosis unlocked during study led by UH Mānoa researchers

A study led by UH at Mānoa researchers revealed the mystery of seafloor metamorphosis, which can aid in problems such as coral reef restoration, mariculture of clams, oysters and mussels and the accumulation of animals ad algae on ship hulls.
Thursday, May 19, 2022

Impaired driving enforcement begins ahead of high school Graduation and Memorial Day Weekend

Starting today, Thursday, May 19, 2022, and continuing through the Memorial Day holiday, the Maui Police Department’s Traffic Division will be conducting sobriety checkpoints and saturation patrols
Wednesday, May 18, 2022

Maui Charter Commission to review final report and voter guide

The Maui Charter Commission will meet this Thursday,  May 19, to review and approve its Draft Final Report detailing eleven proposed amendments to the County Charter.  
Wednesday, May 18, 2022

Maui Police Week Memorial Service 2022: officers, park ranger, federal agent honored

A ceremony was held at the Wailuku Police Station on Wednesday, honoring five officers, a US National Park Ranger, and a US special agent killed in the line of duty in Maui County.
Wednesday, May 18, 2022

Piʻilani Highway open and passable for four-wheel-drive vehicles

Although the road is open and passable, motorists should still exercise extra caution in the Kaupō and Kīpahulu areas. The 5-mile section of unpaved road is rough and very dusty, so four-wheel drive vehicles are recommended. Visitors to Hāna are advised to return to Central Maui via Pāʻia instead of Kīpahulu.
Wednesday, May 18, 2022

Music and dental hygiene instructors at UH Maui College awarded for excellence

Twenty-three faculty members at the University of Hawaiʻi have received top awards for their inspirational teaching and world-class research, including two teachers from UH Maui College.
Wednesday, May 18, 2022

Molokaʻi residents pick up free energy-saving kits

At drive-thru events last week, several hundred Moloka‘i residents arrived by vehicles and even a riding lawn mower to pick up a free kit containing energy-saving items.
Wednesday, May 18, 2022

Hurricane outlook for Hawaiʻi is quieter than normal, but wildfire peak will come sooner

Thanks to La Niña, this year’s Hawai’i area hurricane season may be lighter than last year, weather experts said during a media briefing this morning. However, the same La Niña weather conditions will keep Hawai’i severely dry and punch up the peak of wildfire season to June.
Wednesday, May 18, 2022

Maui Hotel & Lodging Association awards $41K in scholarships to Maui students

Maui Hotel & Lodging Association awarded a total of $41,500 in Scholarships to 19 Maui students. Outstanding individuals were awarded through three scholarship programs: the University of Hawaiʻi Maui College Hospitality and Culinary Programs; the Academy of Hospitality program, including students and alumni from Baldwin, Lahainaluna, and Maui High Schools; and the MHLA Member Program.
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