#Maui News

Wednesday, June 23, 2021
Maui Police Say Officer was Assaulted During Attempted Arrest in Kahului
A Maui police officer suffered minor injuries on Wednesday while attempting to restrain a female suspect wanted on outstanding warrants.
Wednesday, June 23, 2021
Haleakalā Crater Wilderness Cabins and Reservations System Open July 1
Visitors will soon be able to reserve and stay overnight in the cabins located in Haleakalā Crater. Reservations for wilderness cabins Hōlua and Kapalaoa will go live on Recreation.gov beginning July 1, 2021 at 7 a.m. HST.
Wednesday, June 23, 2021
Hawai‘i Supreme Court Upholds Coastal Zone Management Act in Kahoma Case
In a 5-0 decision, the Hawai’i Supreme Court recently upheld the integrity of the Coastal Zone Management Act in a case involving the Kahoma Village Project in West Maui.
Wednesday, June 23, 2021
Maui Adaptive Surfers Win Big at 2021 Para Surfing Championships
Four Maui adaptive surfers brought home top-three finishes at the 2021 Toyota USA Surfing Para Surfing Championship competition and team trials in Oceanside, CA last week. The event was the first major para surfing competition to take place in the United States since COVID-19 shutdowns began.
Wednesday, June 23, 2021
Live @ the MACC: 30th Annual Hawaiian Slack Key Festival, June 27
One of Maui’s favorite music events returns to the Maui Arts & Cultural Center live and in-person as well as livestreamed Sunday, June 27, with the 30th Annual Kī Hōʻalu Festival.
Wednesday, June 23, 2021
Hawaiian Electric Enrolling Past Due Accounts in Plan To Avoid Disconnection
Hawaiian Electric customer accounts that would normally face disconnection will instead be enrolled in a 12-month payment plan to keep the lights on, with affected customers seeing the first of 12 installments in July bills.
Wednesday, June 23, 2021
Sen. Hirono Reintroduces Gender Equity in Education Act, Named After Maui Native
Sen. Mazie K. Hirono (D-HI) and Rep. Doris Matsui (D-CA) reintroduced the bicameral Patsy T. Mink and Louise M. Slaughter Gender Equity in Education Act — legislation that would provide additional resources, training and technical assistance to combat harassment and discrimination in education. Mink was a Maui native.
Wednesday, June 23, 2021
More Enforcement Sought as Tourism Impacts Are Felt Along Hāna Highway
More enforcement is needed to deter illegal parking on the Hāna Highway, as rural residents deal with an influx of visitors and limited resources.
Tuesday, June 22, 2021
Maui County’s Unemployment Rate Falls to 10.4% for May 2021, State’s at 7.5%
Maui County’s unemployment rate (not seasonally adjusted) for May 2021 fell to 10.4%, a decrease of 0.8% from last month, according to data just released today by the Hawai‘i State Department of Labor & Industrial Relations.
Tuesday, June 22, 2021
Hawaiʻi Senate Minority Leader Requests FBI, FTA and State To Investigate HART
Hawaiʻi Senate Minority Leader Kurt Fevella (District 19) sent a letter to the Federal Bureau of Investigation, the Federal Transit Administration and the Attorney General of the State of Hawaiʻi asking the three agencies to investigate the Honolulu Authority for Rapid Transportation (HART).
Tuesday, June 22, 2021
Hawaiʻi Attorney General Joins Coalition To Stop More US Post Office Service Cuts
Hawaiʻi Attorney General Clare E. Connors joined a group of 21 attorneys general and two cities to oppose Postmaster General Louis DeJoy’s efforts to increase delivery times for First-Class Mail and other essential postal services.
Tuesday, June 22, 2021
Hawai‘i DOH Lab Detects Community Spread of Delta Variant
To date there have been three cases of the Delta variant associated with travel from the continental United States. Two of those cases are on O‘ahu and one is on Hawai‘i Island. In addition, the State Laboratories Division has identified the Delta variant in a specimen from an O‘ahu resident with no history of travel. The Department of Health is investigating to determine the extent of household and community transmission.
Tuesday, June 22, 2021
Maui Social Host Ordinance Aims to Reduce Underage Drinking, Takes Effect Sept. 1
A new social host ordinance aimed at reducing underage drinking goes into effect for the island of Maui on Sept. 1, 2021. The Maui Coalition for Drug-Free Youth launched a new website, mcdfy.org, on June 21 to help raise awareness about the ordinance, and to help parents stop underage drinking at home.
Tuesday, June 22, 2021
Hawaiian Homestead Nonprofit Issues Food Sovereignty Grants
The Homestead Community Development Corporation nonprofit, dedicated to Hawaiian Home Land areas statewide, has issued food sovereignty grants to over 18 families so far in the second quarter of 2021, with an expected 40 additional grants to be made to families on all islands over the next year.
Tuesday, June 22, 2021
Maui Crime June 13-19, 2021: Burglaries, Break-ins, Thefts
Maui police responded to 10 burglaries, 10 vehicle thefts and seven vehicle break-ins in Maui County over a seven day period from June 13-19, 2021.
Tuesday, June 22, 2021
OHA Burial Sites Working Group Sends Kāhea for Applicants
Apply Today! The Office of Hawaiian Affairs is searching for a representative of the Hawaiian community familiar and experienced with the burial sites program to be appointed to the Burial Sites Working Group
Monday, June 21, 2021
LIST: Maui Lane Closures, June 19-25
The state Department of Transportation will be conducting road work this week that will result in lane closures at various locations.
Monday, June 21, 2021
UH Mānoa Study Projects Increased High-Tide Flooding for Most US Coastlines
Multiple United States coastal regions may see rapid increases in the number of high-tide flooding days in the mid-2030s, according to a study led by the University of Hawaiʻi at Mānoa and published in Nature Climate Change.
Monday, June 21, 2021
KIDS COUNT Report: Hawaiʻi Plunges to 44th in Economic Well-Being of Keiki
Hawaiʻi’s ranking in children’s economic well-being dropped in one year from 25th to 44th, according to the 2021 KIDS COUNT® Data Book, a 50-state report that uses recent household data to analyze how families fared between the Great Recession and the start of the COVID-19 crisis.
Monday, June 21, 2021
Hua Momona Farms Launches Foundation To Introduce Youth to Agriculture, Help Needy
Hua Momona Farm, located high atop Kapalua, has launched Hua Momona Foundation, a non-profit that will provide food to those in need on Maui and introduce Maui’s youth to modern agriculture techniques relating to the growing and production of food.
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