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Maui Senior Fair Scheduled for Oct. 27

The Maui County Senior Fair will take place on Saturday, October 27 from 7 a.m. to 11 a.m. at the War Memorial Gym. Learn about health and wellness, food vendors will be available along with fun for the entire family. The event will be  emceed by Kathy Collins. Winner of the recent falsetto contest, Kaulike Pascia, will perform. The event …

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South Shore Screams Haunted House at Azeka

Azeka Shopping Center’s annual South Shore Screams Haunted House will be frightening locals and visitors October 26, 27, 28, 30 and 31. Doors open at 5 p.m. and will stay open until everyone is scared out. If you are brave enough to make it through this killer Haunted House put on your most creative costume and come join us. Tickets are $5 …

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Maui Humane Society to Undergo Cat Building and Critter Corner Renovations

The Maui Humane Society has announced that they will begin renovations on the cat building and critter corner beginning on Monday, October 29. Construction will last approximately two weeks with a target completion date of November 14. In preparation for these renovations, the cat building and critter corner will be closed beginning Sunday, October 28, with plans to reopen on Thursday, …

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Flight bound for Kahului from San Diego rerouted after warning light indication

According to a report by KITV Island News, a Hawaiian Airlines flight scheduled from San Diego, California to Kahului, Maui, was diverted to Oakland, California shortly after takeoff Monday morning, after a warning light indicated an engine problem. About 2-and-a-half hours after takeoff, the plane landed safely at Oakland International Airport, with 178 passengers and seven crew-members on-board. passengers were …

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Storm Water Runoff Prompts Brown Water Advisory Near Honokohau

A Brown Water Advisory has been issued from Honokohau to Pohaku Beach Park on Maui. Heavy rain has resulted in stormwater runoff entering into coastal waters. The public is advised to stay out of flood waters and storm water runoff due to possible overflowing cesspools, sewer, manholes, pesticides, animal fecal matter, dead animals, pathogens, chemicals, and associated flood debris. Not …

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Coast Guard Seeks Public’s Help Identifying Canoe Owner Near Makena

The Coast Guard is seeking the public’s help identifying the owner of an unmanned, adrift canoe found approximately 1.5 miles off Makena Beach, Maui, Sunday. A 45-foot Response Boat-Medium crew from Station Maui launched to search the area. Coast Guard Sector Honolulu watchstanders issued an Urgent Marine Information Broadcast notice to mariners to keep a sharp lookout for signs of …

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Unsettled weather expected for the weekend on Maui

An atmospheric disturbance will bring unsettled weather to Maui this weekend. Partly cloudy skies in the morning with mostly cloudy skies by the afternoon. Scattered pockets of rain possible with an isolated thunderstorm not out of the question. Highest rain chances for windward spots but some rains will develop in West and Central Maui in the afternoon. Highs warm into …

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UPDATE: Traffic Accident Closes Honoapi’ilani Highway

Honoapi’ilani Highway at mile-marker 14 near Ukumehame is closed to traffic in both directions Thursday night due to a motor vehicle accident. Emergency crews remain are at the scene. Maui Police Department advised of the closure just before 11:30 p.m., noting that motorists should expect prolonged delays as police investigate. This post will be updated as more information becomes available.

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Police Warn Against Phone Scam

The Maui Police Department is warning the public about a recent phone scam. A resident in Lahaina reported receiving a phone call from an unknown male selling Google play cards. While the resident was on the phone they received another call from a female threatening to call the police if they didn’t comply. MPD officials say the caller i.d. showed …

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Hawai`i’s Unemployment Rate at 2.2 Percent in September

The Hawai`i State Department of Labor & Industrial Relations on Thursday announced that the seasonally adjusted unemployment rate for September was 2.2 percent compared to 2.1 percent in June through August. Statewide, 671,750 were employed and 15,050 unemployed in September for a total seasonally adjusted labor force of 686,800. Nationally, the seasonally adjusted unemployment rate was 3.7 percent in September, …

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