Wendy Osher, Maui Now

Wendy Osher, Maui Now

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Wendy Osher

Wendy Osher leads the Maui Now news team. She is also the news voice of parent company, Pacific Media Group, having served nearly 20 years as News Director for the company’s six Maui radio stations.

She is a graduate of the University of Southern California and holds a BA in Print Journalism. As a multi-media contributor, her writing and photographs have been published in the Honolulu Star-Advertiser and her video work has appeared on various network television stations. In her free time, Wendy loves hula, art and culture.


Articles by Wendy Osher

June 19, 2019

Hawai‘i Police Issue Reminder: “Check for Baby”

Kids dying from heatstroke in cars, either because they were left or became trapped, reached a record number in the US. In Hawaiʻi, there were 5 deaths in 20 ys
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June 19, 2019

Study: Hawai‘i is 9th Most Independent State

According to the report, Hawaiʻi ranked 1st in its share of jobs supported by exported goods; 2nd in its under-employement rate; and 4th in...
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June 17, 2019

RAM: Maui Median $705,000 in May

The median price of a single-family home on Maui dropped to $705,000 in May according to the latest monthly report filed by the Realtors Association of Maui.
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June 17, 2019

Deadly Hāli‘imaile Crash Claims Life of Texas Woman

A deadly crash occurred on Hāliʻimaile Road on Maui on Sunday night, June 16, 2019. The accident was reported at around 9:45 p.m. and forced the closure of the road for about four hours.
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June 13, 2019

Maui Affordable Housing Needed Now, Identified as Top Priority

By 2025, there is an anticipated need of nearly 14,000 additional units in Maui County.  That would include homes for ownership as well as rentals for various
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June 13, 2019

Kaiser Permanente Files Federal Lawsuit Against Queen’s Health System

The practice is known as "balance billing."  Kaiser calls it "intolerable" saying it "puts patients, who may already be dealing with serious and stressful health issues, in the middle of a contract dispute."
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June 12, 2019

Maui Police Conduct 2nd Cockfighting Raid in As Many Weeks

For the second time in as many weeks, the Maui Police Department conducted a raid at a cockfighting event off Kaimana Road in Puʻunēnē.
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June 11, 2019

Kamehameha Day Festivities on Maui

The Royal Order of Kamehameha I – Kahekili Chapter IV on Maui commemorates the life of Kamehameha the Great in a procession in Kahului this morning.
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June 10, 2019

Maui Crime June 2-8, 2019: Burglaries, Break-Ins, Thefts

Maui police responded to eight burglaries, 26 vehicle thefts and 15 vehicle break-ins in Maui County over a seven day period from June 2 to 8, 2019.
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June 08, 2019

Hawaiian Airlines Explains Cause of Neighbor Island Flight Delays

"A malfunction in a multi-mode receiver unit that interrupted reception of the Global Positioning Satellite system required us to temporarily ground several...
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