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Maui Electric Night Work to Require Kahului Closure

Maui Electric will be conducting upgrades to electrical equipment that will require a road closure at Alamaha Street and Wakea Avenue in Kahului, including the right and left turn lanes from Alamaha onto Wakea, on Thursday, December 6, from 8 p.m. to 3 a.m. The work consists of upgrading a utility pole along Wakea Ave. and restringing power lines in the …

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Maui Health System Invites the Community to Three Holiday Lobby Open Houses

Maui Health System rings in the holidays with three Lobby Open Houses filled with music, tree lights, crafts, cookies and keiki. The three hospitals in the system – Maui Memorial Medical Center, Kula Hospital and Lanai Community Hospital – will open their lobby doors for visits the first week of December with healthy holiday special themes of Island Heart, `Ohana …

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Maui Electric Supports Boy Scouts STEM Program

Maui Electric Company recently presented the Maui County Council, Boy Scouts of America with a $15,000 donation to support its STEM Scouts program. The donation, provided by Maui Electric’s Hawaiian Electric Industries Charitable Foundation, will help with participatory costs and outreach efforts. STEM Scouts is a co-ed program serving youth from the 3rd grade through the 12th grade. The goal …

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County Encourages Public to Apply for First-Time Buyer’s Program

Beginning on December 3, the County of Maui will be accepting applications for its First-Time Home Buyer’s Down Payment Assistance Program, designed for low- to above-moderate income first-time homebuyers to get down payment and/or closing cost help. Administered by the county’s Housing Division, the program will provide grants up to $30,000 to eligible applicants with qualifying properties. The maximum financial …

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Maui Health System Helps Feed Maui This Holiday Season

Maui Health System continued its holiday tradition this year donating hundreds of turkeys to the Maui Food Bank last week. Additionally, each of Maui Health System’s over 1,500 employees was gifted a turkey to enjoy this holiday season. “In Hawaii especially, sharing food brings people together and giving turkeys is a symbol of appreciation to our Maui Health System ‘ohana …

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Vessel Brings In A Thousand Pound Cargo Net

Lahaina Harbor agent Miles Lopes from DLNR’s Division of Boating and Ocean Recreation (DOBOR) wants to say a big mahalo to the crew of the Quicksilver for helping clean up marine debris by recently bringing in a large cargo net that they found off Shark Fin Rock on the southwest shoreline of Lana’i. Lopes says the company that took in …

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Kihei Fourth Friday Cancelled for Thanksgiving

This month’s Kihei 4th Friday,  originally scheduled for Friday, November 23, has been canceled. Lāna`i 5th Friday in Dole Park will take place on November 30 from 5:30 p.m. to 8:30 pm. Information on reserving a spot on the special Expeditions late night ferry can be found here. Kihei 4th Friday is made possible via a 100 percent volunteer committee. Anyone interested …

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Hawai`i Judiciary Recognizes Pro Bono Work of Lance Collins

The Hawai‘i Bar Association and the Supreme Court of Hawai‘i recognized Lance D. Collins, a solo private practitioner with his practice primarily on the island of Maui, for his pro bono counsel work. Collins is lead counsel on the federal court case currently in litigation aimed at requiring the owners of the 142-unit low-income Front Street Apartment complex in Lahaina …

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Maui Health System Hosts Diabetes Day Community Health Fair

Maui Health System has announced its 4th Annual Diabetes Day, a community health fair to celebrate World Diabetes Day. The event will includes informational booths, entertainment, prizes and feature guest speakers from the Maui medical community lending their expertise on diabetes prevention and management. The public is invited to attend the free health fair on Thursday, November 15 from 4 p.m. to …

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