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Maui Electric to Hold Silent Auction for Retired Vehicles

Maui Electric’s Fleet Department will hold a silent auction for its retired vehicles on Wednesday, June 12, from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., on the front lawn of Maui Electric’s Kahului parking lot located at 210 W. Kamehameha Avenue and Wakea Avenue. More information on the retired vehicles, the bid form, and guidelines for the auction can be viewed by …

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MAYORWatch: Is There Any Update to the Paia Bikeway Project?

Mayor Michael Victorino answers weekly questions submitted to his office staff. Question: Is there any update on the Paia bikeway project near Baldwin Beach Park? It looks like work has stopped. Thank you for your time and consideration. Answer: Mahalo for your question. Our Department of Public Works reported that the North Shore Greenway, Phase IV project between Ulupua Place …

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Flags to Fly at Half-Staff to Honor Virginia Beach Mass Shooting Victims

At the direction of the President of the United States, Governor David Ige has ordered that the United States flag and the Hawai‘i state flag will be flown at half-staff at the State Capitol and upon all state offices and agencies as well as the Hawai‘i National Guard in the State of Hawai‘i, beginning immediately until sunset, June 4, 2019. …

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Haiku Warrant Leads to Commercial Promotion of Marijuana Arrest

Maui Police Department Crime Reduction Officers executed a search warrant at a residence off Hana Highway in Haiku on Wednesday. As a result of the search, 76 marijuana plants, over a gram of processed marijuana, and drug paraphernalia were recovered. Police say two juveniles were also found in the house during the search. Officers arrested 51-year-old Harry Pahukoa III for …

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Man Found Unresponsive in Palikea Stream

Maui Fire Department personnel responded to the Ohe`o Bridge along the Palikea Stream on Thursday night for a report of a man injured from jumping off a 45-foot bridge into a pond below. MFD personnel located the man about 15-feet under water. He was brought to shore and carried up a steep path to waiting medics. Authorities say the 44-year-old …

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Fatality in the Kīpahulu District of Haleakalā National Park

Late in the evening of May 30, 2019, Maui Fire Department, Maui Police Department, and the National Park Service responded to a report of an injured person in the Pools of ‘Oheʻo in the Kīpahulu District of Haleakalā National Park. After a coordinated search effort, responders recovered the victim in the pools. The victim was pronounced dead on the scene.

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MFD Battles Blaze on Molokai

The Maui Fire Department battled a brush fire in the area of Paniolo Camp on Molokai on Thursday. MFD officials say firefighters responded to a 2:21 p.m. alarm and had the fire extinguished by 3:54 p.m. The weather was clear with 10 mph trade winds. No injuries were reported in the incident and the cause of the fire is undetermined.

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Maui County Addresses Homeless Encampments at Kanaha Beach Park

The County of Maui departments of Parks and Recreation, Environmental Management, Public Works and Housing and Human Concerns collaborated with the Maui Police Department to address homeless encampments and public health/safety concerns Thursday morning at Kanaha Beach Park. County officials implemented its Compassionate Action Plan on Thursday, May 30, in response to the encampments and concerns at Kanaha Beach Park. …

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