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

January 24, 2020

Kumulipo Sylva Sentenced to 20 Years in Prison for Deadly Mall Machete Attack

Kumulipo Sylva, the man accused of the "near decapitation" of Eduardo Alejandro "Alex" Cerezo with a machete at a mall bathroom on Maui in 2018, was sentenced today to a maximum term of 20 years in prison.
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January 23, 2020

Jollibee “Home of the Famous Chickenjoy” Opens on Maui with Fanfare

The first customer in line, Frank Barboza of Kīhei, showed up at around 4:30 p.m. on Thursday, 16 hours ahead of opening.  He only recently experienced Jollibee during a trip to Oʻahu in April, and said he attempted to be the first at the Maui opening on a dare from his kids.
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January 22, 2020

Tulsi Gabbard Sues Hillary Clinton Alleging Defamation

In the 14-page complaint, Rep. Gabbard, who is running for president, alleges that Clinton lied "publicly, unambiguously" and with "malicious intent."  The lawsuit says Gabbard "seeks to hold Clinton, and the political elites who enable her, accountable for distorting the truth in the middle of a critical Presidential election."
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January 22, 2020

Maui Police Enforcement of Speed and Move Over Law This Week

The Maui Police Department is focusing traffic enforcement efforts this week on speeding and the Move Over Law.
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January 21, 2020

Legitimate GoFundMe Accounts Surface for Fallen HPD Officers

The crowdfunding site, GoFundMe has verified two campaigns established on the platform to raise funds for the families of fallen Honolulu Police Officers Tiffany Enriquez and Kaulike Kalama who died in the line of duty on Jan. 19, 2020.
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January 20, 2020

Weekend DUI Enforcement Nets 8 Arrests, 5 Vehicles Towed on Maui

Maui police arrested eight individuals for driving under the influence of an intoxicant and towed a total of five vehicles during a weekend enforcement effort in which police utilized Maui's new DUI Tow law.
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January 20, 2020

Fallen Officers Identified, Processing Crime Scene Could Take Days

The fallen officers have since been identified as Tiffany Enriquez, a seven-year veteran of the department; and Kaulike Kalama, a nine-year veteran of the force.  
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January 18, 2020

Towing Vehicles of Impaired Drivers Begins in Maui County

The Maui Police Department will begin towing the vehicles of drivers arrested for driving under the influence beginning this weekend, according to Maui Police.
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January 17, 2020

Jan. 17, 2020 is “Kurt Suzuki Day” in the County of Maui

Maui Mayor Michael Victorino proclaimed today, Jan. 17, 2020, "Kurt Suzuki Day" throughout the County of Maui.  The proclamation was issued during a morning press conference at the Kalana O Maui building in Wailuku.
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January 17, 2020

NTSB Final Report Filed for Deadly 2017 Moloka‘i Cessna Crash

A final factual report was released by the National Transportation Safety Board following their investigation into a deadly Cessna plane crash on Dec. 10, 2017 on Molokaʻi.
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