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Hawai‘i State Council on Mental Health Launches New Website

The Hawai‘i State Council on Mental Health has launched a new website featuring many key resources including mental health related trainings and events in the community, legislative updates, and the current activities of the council.  With this new, easy-to-use website, community members can access meeting notices and agendas, apply to serve on the board, learn about board members, and keep …

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Decision on East Maui Interim Instream Flow Standards Released

The Hawai’i Commission on Water Resource Management issued its East Maui interim instream flow standards decision today.  The Commission issued a brief statement from the decision’s executive summary: The Decision and Order establishes amended interim instream flow standards based on best available data and balanced review. The benefits of the long-term stewardship of the East Maui forests provide enough water …

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Wishing Well… for Maui Students Hosts Maui Ocean Center Fundraiser

The Wishing Well…for Maui Students program will host its inaugural fundraiser, “Wishes with Fishes,” on Saturday, Aug. 11, from 6 to 9 p.m. at the Maui Ocean Center. The 21-and-over event will feature a buffet dinner catered by the award-winning Seascape Restaurant, silent auction and live music by acclaimed slack key guitarist Jeff Peterson, the Natalie Nicole Band and the award-winning ukulele-powered Hawaiian reggae …

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FACE Maui sponsoring Affordable Housing Maui Mayoral Forum

Face Action for Community Equity (FACE) Maui today announces an Affordable Housing Mayoral Forum scheduled for June 28, 2018 from 6pm-8pm to be held at Valley Isle Fellowship Church located at 1033 Waiale Road, Wailuku. The main topic of the forum is affordable housing for Maui’s working families. The mayoral candidates who are confirmed to participate in the forum are: …

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Free WI-FI at Kahului Airport Coming Soon

The Hawai`i Department of Transportation has announced the availability of free unlimited Wi-Fi throughout the Daniel K. Inouye International Airport. DOT officials say that Wi-Fi and DAS networks will be added to additional airports in Hawai`i including Kahului Airport (OGG), Hilo International Airport (ITO), Ellison Onizuka Kona International Airport at Keahole (KOA) and Lihue Airport (LIH) in 2018. The Wi-Fi at …

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Moped Driver Killed in Kahului Hit-and-Run, Suspect Arrested

On Saturday, June 16, 2018 at about 4:30 a.m., a male operator, and his female passenger were riding a moped northbound on Puunene Avenue near the intersection of Airport Access Road in Kahului when it was struck from behind by a silver 2006 Toyota sedan. The female passenger was ejected while the Toyota sedan continued to push the moped and …

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Wastewater Discharge north of Mala Boat ramp, between Kapunakea Street and Wahikuli Road

The public is advised to stay out if the coastal waters fronting Honoapiilani Highway between Kapunakea Street and Wahikuli Road Origin of spill: Lahaina wastewater pump station Affected areas: coastal waters .5 miles north of Mala boat ramp fronting Honoapiilani Highway between Kapunakea Street and Wahikuli Road Volume: under calculation Time of spill: 6/16 estimated early morning Spill status: Discharge …

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Online food preserving class at UH Maui College now accepting students

For the first time, the Maui Food Innovation Center (MFIC) at the University of Hawai’i Maui College is offering an online-integrated distance learning class for food preservation enthusiasts from July 2 to 28, officials announced today. MFIC has modified its most popular course “Master Food Preservers” and developed an online version, which has shorter class hours with course material accessible …

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Makawao Pole Replacement Work Extended to 7 p.m.

The pole replacement and related work taking place near 1202 Makawao Avenue (after the Polli’s parking lot) to Brewer Road will now extend to 7 p.m. on Friday. Motorists can continue to take Brewer Road as a detour route for all vehicular traffic coming from Hā‘ikū to Makawao. Electrical service in this immediate area is not expected be impacted and the Makawao …

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