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February 02, 2019

Upcountry Roadway Work Begins Monday, Feb. 4

Upcountry residents can expect road closures for roadway reconstruction projects in Haʻikū and Makawao beginning Monday, Feb. 4
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November 10, 2018

Yuki Lei Sugimura Hosts Talk Story at Upcountry Farmers Market

Councilmember Yuki Lei Sugimura will host her monthly "Talk Story" on Saturday, November 10, at the Upcountry Farmers Market from 7 to 11 a.m.
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September 01, 2016

Power Restored to 7,817 Customers in Upcountry and Nāpili

Maui Electric crews restored power to approximately 7,817 customers in the Upcountry area and Nāpili due to effects from Tropical Storm Madeline.
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August 19, 2016

Warriors Blank King Kekaulike in MIL Football Opener, 43-0

A well-prepared Kamehameha Schools Maui team ran over Upcountry cross-town rival King Kekaulike 43-0 in the Maui Interscholastic League football season opener Thursday night.
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January 19, 2013

Kekaulike Boys Stay Unbeaten With Win Over Bears

The build is two games from completion, but the part King Kekaulike High School added Friday night has the boys soccer team at the doorstep of its second Maui Interscholastic League championship in three years.
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September 22, 2012

Reinhardt’s “Special” Play Boost Bears Over Na Alii

On a night that the Baldwin High School football team appeared ordinary, it received an extra-special performance from Abraham Reinhardt when it needed it most.
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June 11, 2011

Saturday slump? Have Fair Fun Upcountry

Going on now, at the Oskie Rice Arena in Makawao, food, music, friends, family and livestock are gathered. It's time for the 31st Annual Upcountry Ag and Farm Fair.
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October 04, 2010

MPD to host series of Town Hall meetings starting Nov. 8 in South Maui

The Maui Police Department will host a series of Town Hall meetings over the next few months.  The meetings were introduced last year by the then-new administration, as a way to gather information from the public and work with individual communities to address challenges and concerns. Maui Police Chief Gary Yabuta and Deputy Chief Clayton... Read more »
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June 29, 2010

Budget impacts result in one day per week Maui pool closures

Budget impacts have resulted in additional pool closure days on Maui. The County of Maui Department of Parks and Recreation announced today that beginning July 1, 2010, all County swimming pools will close one day per week in efforts to meet a loss in funding and personnel for Fiscal Year 2011
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June 02, 2010

30th Annual Upcountry Ag & Farm Fair, June 12-13

The 30th Annual Upcountry Ag & Farm Fair is slated for June 12 and 13, 2010 at the Oskie Rice Field & Arena on Olinda Road in Makawao. Fairgoers will be treated to the annual Maui 4-H Livestock Association show and auction, the Haleakala Ranch Paniolo exhibit with Paniolo Hall of Fame and vendors, Maui... Read more »
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July 09, 2009


More than $1.8 million dollars was secured for continued funding of the Upcountry Maui Watershed project.  The funds are part of a larger $16.2 million appropriation included in an agriculture bill that passed out of the U.S. House today.  The Upcountry watershed supplies irrigation to farmers and ranchers in Upper Kula through a dedicated distribution... Read more »
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June 19, 2009


MAKAWAO POWER OUTAGE UPDATE High winds brought down a utility pole causing a power outage in Upcountry Maui this afternoon. The outage was reported at around 2 p.m., and extended from Upcountry to an area just outside of Hana including Makawao, Pukalani, Haiku, Olinda, Piiholo and Hana. Most areas had power restored within an hour,... Read more »
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May 24, 2009


Phone service to thousands of residents and business in Upcountry, Haiku and Paia, Maui was restored by 4 o’clock this afternoon (Sunday, May 24, 3009). The outage was sparked by a fire that started when a vehicle hit a propane tank on Lower Kula Road yesterday afternoon, igniting a house fire and resulting in damages... Read more »
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February 03, 2009


(Story & Photos By Wendy OSHER © 2009) While other retailers are closing shop amid economic hardship, Longs Drug Store is bucking the trend-at least on Maui.  A new Longs Drug Store at the Kulamalu Center in Pukalani opens its doors at 9 o’clock this morning with grand opening specials to mark the occasion.  The... Read more »
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February 02, 2009


(By Wendy OSHER © 2009) OVERVIEW OF MAUI ROAD PROJECTS: On the roads, several projects continue across the Valley Isle this week. Upcountry, concrete overlay work continues on the Haleakala Highway resulting in a single lane uphill closure and an afternoon contraflow for downhill motorists. In South and West Maui, fiber optic cable installations will... Read more »
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