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

September 20, 2019

Kahului Man Suffers Life Threatening Injuries in Dairy Road Moped Crash

A Kahului man was transported to the Maui Memorial Medical Center last night with critical, life-threatening injuries sustained in a motor vehicle collision on Dairy Road.
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September 19, 2019

Maui Island Unemployment Rate 2.3% in August

The unemployment rate for the island of Maui was 2.3% in August, according to the Hawaiʻi Department of Labor and Industrial Relations. While the islandʻs unemployment rate for August decreased slightly from 2.4% the month before, the rate increased from 2.2% a year ago.
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September 19, 2019

UH President Denounces Comments Made by Faculty Member Regarding Kamehameha Schools

University of Hawaiʻi President David Lassner today issued a statement denouncing recent comments made by a faculty member about Kamehameha Schools.
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September 18, 2019

Maunakea Demonstrators Claim Officer Misconduct

Leaders of the demonstration on Maunakea produced a new video on Tuesday, detailing allegations of what they claim is law enforcement misconduct.
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September 17, 2019

Maui Crime Sept. 8-14, 2019: Burglaries, Break-Ins, Thefts

Maui police responded to 10 burglaries, 10 vehicle thefts and 19 vehicle break-ins in Maui County over a seven day period from Sept. 8 to 14, 2019.
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September 17, 2019

Bail Now $250K for Kahului Shooting Suspect

A man charged with second degree attempted murder in connection with a shooting in Kahului on Thursday, is being held on $250,000 bail.
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September 16, 2019

Record Heat for 29 out of 30 Days in Hawai‘i

Here on Maui, there were a total of five record setting or tying days over the month-long period (from Aug. 17 to Sept. 16), including: 97 degree temperatures in Kahului on Sept. 16; 95 degrees on Sept. 1; 94 degrees on Sept. 15; 93 degrees on Sept. 9; and 92 degrees on Sept. 5, 2019.
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September 14, 2019

State Decries “False Narratives” at Maunakea; Protectors Maintain Practice of “Kapu Aloha”

Governor David Ige called a news conference at the State Capitol on Friday to discuss the ongoing conflict at Maunakea and to dispel what state officials are calling "false narratives." Meantime, leaders of the movement maintain that their efforts are “rooted in Kapu Aloha,” “peace,” and “non-violence.”
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September 13, 2019

Area Homeless Concerns Escalate as Main Ho‘ohana Street Tenant Relocates

Concerns surrounding the homeless presence off of East Kamehameha Avenue and Hoʻohana Street in Kahului are top-of-mind following Wednesday night's fatal traffic accident and Thursday morning's shooting involving a homeless altercation at the site.
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September 12, 2019

UPDATE: Kahului Shooting Involved Homeless Altercation

Maui police are conducting an investigation into a shooting reported early this morning in Kahului near the back of the old Safeway store.
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