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Death doula accused of coaching a Maui woman out of her estate and assets

The children of Fay Block are taking self-proclaimed death doula Heather Parsons to court. Attorney Lyle Hosoda filed a civil lawsuit today on behalf of Block’s son and daughter. He told KITV he hopes to recover the money they lost when Block allegedly gave Parsons the estate before she passed away. “To me that’s just wrong,” Hosoda said. The court documents say in 2016 Block executed a …

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Southwest Airlines launches interisland service

Southwest Airlines launched its new interisland service over the weekend. Its first interisland flight landed in Honolulu from Kahului at 7:41 Sunday morning. Several flights are offered between the two destinations each day. The airline expanded to the islands with flights from Oakland, California to Honolulu last month. It’s expected to expand interisland service in the coming weeks with flights …

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Mokulele Airlines Announces New Service to Lana’i

Mokulele Airlines has announced its first new route in Hawaii since Southern Airways acquired it earlier this year. Twice daily service between Kahului and Lana’i City will begin on June 17, bringing the number of Hawaiian cities served by Mokulele to nine, which is more than any other air carrier.   Mokulele Airlines was founded in 1994 by Hawaii native …

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St. Anthony hit by vandals for second time in a month

For the second time in three weeks, Saint Anthony’s Church in Wailuku on Maui was vandalized. It happened overnight and Sunday was Easter Sunday, one of the most important holidays in the Catholic culture. Some of the damage included writing on the walls and scattered debris. “It baffles me that people would come and trash our chapel because our chapel is …

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Ex-Maui inmate gets $10K in sex assault lawsuit settlement

A former inmate who alleges Hawaii officials didn’t protect her against a guard convicted of sexual assault is settling a lawsuit for $10,000. The woman’s attorney, Myles Breiner, says she reluctantly accepted the nominal amount because the state attorney general’s office successfully argued to a judge that the state is immune from a federal lawsuit that doesn’t adequately raise constitutional …

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State Dept. of Public Safety needs $13 million to repair damage done at MCCC

To repair the damage done by the disturbance at Maui Community Correctional Center in March.  According to the State Department of Public Safety it needs $13 million over the next two years. A Senate committee approved the request Friday despite some lawmakers questioning why the department has yet to build a new jail on the Valley Isle after receiving $13 million …

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Willie K. shares his healing process, citing the ‘power of prayer’

Hawaii musician, Willie Kahaiali’i, known as “Willie K,” shared his healing process with the world via Facebook Tuesday. The Grammy Award nominee, and 19-time Na Hoku Hanohano Award-winner was diagnosed with lung cancer, and is currently undergoing immunotherapy. But that didn’t stop the legendary singer from showing the positive progress his health has made. More-> CLICK HERE

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