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Hundreds Stood In Line At IHOP For Charity

Hundreds were in line today for free pancakes to celebrate a “Decade of Giving” with National Pancake Day at IHOP restaurants across the country including our very own IHOP at the Maui Mall. Guests were asked to consider leaving a donation for the Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals© or other designated local charities. IHOP’s Goal this year is $3.5 million for charity! …

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Maui Target Opens For Sure… March 4th

The door says open March 8th right? Well, the long awaited opening of Maui’s Target is confirmed to be on Wednesday March 4th, 2015 at 8AM. On Tuesday morning MAUIWatch was granted inside access to the store and and got you the most important piece of information, how much is the SPAM? We got that for you in our photo …

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Big Kahuna Owner Finds Big Kahuna Squid

The owner of Big Kahuna Adventures, Jeffrey King stumbled upon a large squid that washed up on shore at Charlie Young Beach in Kihei on Sunday. He told KHON2 News, “I have never seen a squid this big,” he said. “It was dead when I found it, but not dead for long.” When he picked it up, he said “it …

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Makawao shotgun incident leads to arrest

On February 28, 2015 at about 10:10 p.m., Edward Richard Hunter Hazuka III (22), from Makawao was arrested and charged for Reckless Endangering I. The investigation revealed Hazuka III, was confronted, at his property by three males. Hazuka III was armed with a shotgun, discharged one round. Shotgun pellets ricocheted and struck the three males causing minor injuries. All three …

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Target Date For Maui Superstore Opening

The official grand opening set for the new Maui Target Superstore at the Pu’unene Shopping Center located at 100 Ho’okele Street in Kahului will be March 8th with the soft opening date set for March 4th! This will be the first Target store in Maui. Store will be open daily from 8:00 am to 11:00 pm. Target will also open …

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Maryland visitor dies off Honokeana Cove, Napili

On 02/28/15, at about 12:00 p.m., Police, Fire, and Medic Personnel responded to Honokeana Cove, Napili for an unresponsive male. The male victim, Montford L. Carpenter (72) from Baldwin, Maryland; was found approximately 15 to 20 feet from shore and unresponsive. Carpenter was pulled to shore by bystanders and they conducted Cardio Pulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) on him. First Responders arrived …

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383 Students Together in One Mass Band Concert

Hundreds of Maui District Middle School students got to meet at the annual band concert. The bands performed were from Iao School (97), Kalama School (74), Lahaina School (21), Lanai School (36), Lokelani School (68) and Maui Waena School (87). They played together all at once in an unforgettable evening of classical to traditional music for a packed house at …

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Central Maui Downpour Photo Gallery

The last day of February was a wet one for residents of central Maui all the way Upcountry as a cold front moved down the island chain. The National Weather Service issued flood advisories for the windward side of the island until 2:30PM. The heavy downpour affected many events that day including the flooding of the weekly Maui swap meet. …

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Hawaii’s top music artists gets honored

Voting has begun for the 38th Annual Nā Hōku Hanohano Awards to be held on Saturday May 23, 2015 at the Hawaiian Convention Center. The 2015 honorees are: Henry Allen, Harold Hakuole, Ho‘opi‘i Brothers, Ron Jacobs, Kenneth Makuakāne, Jimmy Mo‘ikeha, and Puamana. The Krash Kealoha (Industry) Award has been conferred on the the Kamehameha Alumni Glee Club. This year a …

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Hawaii All Stars Cheers on the Mainland

Hawaii All-Stars is one of Maui’s elite cheerleading teams. The Senior 5 team will be leaving for Dallas tonight for the NCA All-Star Nationals Championship held on February 27 to March 1, 2015 at the Kay Bailey Hutchison Convention Center. Coach by Kealii Molina. Picture courtesy of HI 5-0 Click here to download our mobile app for your iOS and …

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