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Office on Aging Warns Residents of Impersonator

The Maui County Office on Aging is warning the public of an impersonator incident earlier this month. Officials say that a woman who receives Office on Aging services was approached at her home by an individual “pretending” to be a worker from the office. “This suspect had no county ID or Office on Aging uniform so when the resident went …

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‘Click It or Ticket’ Annual Campaign Revs Up

The Hawaii Department of Transportation and its traffic safety partners are kicking off the summer with the national “Click It or Ticket” enforcement mobilization. The goal of campaign that started yesterday and runs through June 4 is to remind drivers and passengers that buckling up saves lives. According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, an estimated 18 lives were …

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Vehicle and Male Victim Found 100 Feet below Nakalele Cliff

On Monday afternoon, May 22, 2017, firefighters recovered the body of a man from a vehicle that was found resting at the bottom of a cliff near mile marker 38 on Kahekili Highway in West Maui. Firefighters received the call at 4:50 p.m. that an opihi picker came across a vehicle with a body inside. The person believed the vehicle …

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Sending children to preschool also means a serious dent to parent’s pockets

Parents swarmed the New Baby Expo (Oahu) Sunday morning. Although some of their kids aren’t even walking yet. There’s a reason they’re already planning ahead to pick a preschool for their children. Sending kids to preschool means serious dents to parent’s pocketbooks. “I’ve been looking around for my daughter. Right now, the cheapest in our area has been $800 a …

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HIDOE launches final phase of student transportation reforms

The Hawaii State Department of Education (HIDOE) has successfully reached the final phase of its Get on Board initiative with the awarding of new contracts on Maui and Kauai for school year (SY) 2017-18. On Maui, Robert’s Hawaii School Bus will service the Kekaulike Complex and Ground Transport Inc. will provide transportation for the Baldwin, Maui and Lahainaluna complexes. On …

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Public hearing on Water Meter Reservation Rules scheduled

Pursuant to Section 91-3(a), Hawaii Revised Statutes, the Department of Water Supply of the County of Maui (the “agency”) hereby provides notice of a public hearing for the purpose of adopting new, proposed administrative rules entitled “Rules Relating to Water Service” and “Rules Relating to Water Meter Reservations”. The Department of Water Supply will conduct a public hearing on the …

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Police Search for Missing Lahaina Man After He Failed to Return Home

The Maui Police Department is asking for assistance in locating 24-year-old Justin Sadang of Lahaina. Justin was last seen on 05/19/17 at about 5 p.m. at his residence. He was reported missing on 05/20/17 when he failed to return home as usual. Justin Is described as 5’8″ tall, weighing 180 lbs. with black hair and brown eyes. He was last …

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Polystyrene ban goes into effect for Maui County in 2019

L&L Hawaiian Barbecue is all for using biodegradable containers. But have you ever put one of those on your lap? “Some of our customers complained that it’s hot that it kind of burns them,” says Bryan Andaya, chief operating officer and vice president L&L Hawaiian Barbecue. Watch what happens when Chief Operating Officer Bryan Andaya puts a beef stew plate …

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Beware of Scammers Who Claim a Friend has been in an Accident

AARP Hawaii has learned of recent incidents of a caller claiming to be an Emergency Medical Technician telling potential victims that a friend had been in an accident on Maui. The “paramedic” put an angry “dad” on the phone while he tended to the wounded. The “dad” demanded money to pay for medical bills for his son, who had been …

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MMMC Leads State in Heart and Stroke Quality Achievement Awards

Maui Memorial Medical Center has earned the highly-distinguished Gold Plus Quality Achievement Awards from American Heart Association and American Stroke Association’s Get With The Guidelines® program. The awards recognize Maui Memorial Medical Center’s commitment and success in implementing a high standard of heart failure and stroke care by ensuring that these patients receive treatment that meets nationally accepted, evidence-based standards …

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