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Baldwin Boys Win State Title

HP Baldwin High School Boys Baseball has become the Division 1 HHSAA Boys Baseball State Champions!  Final score 14 to 4 Baldwin vs Waiakea. Congratulations Baldwin Bears!!! PC: HP Baldwin/Wade Hondo

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No Tsunami Threat After a Series of Earthquakes on the Big Island

A multitude of earthquakes has struck Hawai’i County earlier this morning. Magnitude 5.6 and a magnitude 6.9 shaker struck the southeaster section of the Big Island on Friday at 11:33 a.m. and 12:33 p.m. respectively. According to the Pacific Tsunami Warning Center there is no tsunami threat for the Hawaiian islands. There may, however, be some changes in ocean currents.

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MPD Investigating Kihei Disorderly Conduct, Attempted Suicide Incident

On Friday, March 30, at about 2 p.m Maui Police Department officers were sent to 91 East Lipoa Street in Kihei for a report of a male who was trespassing and being disorderly. Upon arrival, officers observed a male standing on top of a cement truck that was parked behind a fence on the property. The male appeared to be …

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Righteous Reggae Show Ep92

No matter where you stand on the gun issue, we all can agree that innocent lives, especially our children in school should be protected.  In the latest Righteous Reggae Show,  Righteous Roger features reggae songs against gun violence by Wailing Souls, Damian Marley, and much more.  Time to lower the guns.  Listen now exclusively on the MAUIWatch Radio Network.  If …

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Police: South Kihei Road from Maui Lu to Kaonoulu Street Closed

Maui Police advise South Maui travelers of a road closure.  South Kihei Road from the Maui Lu Resort to Kaonoulu Street is CLOSED due to heavy flooding from the overnight storm. Officers are stationed in the area for traffic control. State Highways Division and County Department of Transportation crews are working to clear the road ways as quickly and safely …

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TrumpTax, Part 1

As we nervously await the opening of the 2018 Legislature, we wonder how our state will approach tax conformity now that the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act, or “Trump Tax,” is now law. Most states, including ours, conform to federal tax law.  That means we generally adopt the federal law provisions that tell us what is income and what we …

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Hale Makua Kahului Earns Honor for Quality

Nine nursing homes in Hawai`i, including Hale Makua Kahului, have been recognized by the American Health Care Association 2017 Quality Initiative Recognition Program. The Quality Initiative Recognition Program is designed to recognize AHCA nursing center members that demonstrate the attainment of four or more of the AHCA Quality Initiative goals. The goals include a decrease in turnover rates among nursing …

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Driver rushed to hospital after collision with dump truck

On Tuesday, December 19, 2017 at about 1:13 p.m., officers were dispatched to the intersection of Haleakala Highway (37) and Old Haleakala Highway in Pukalani for a report of a major motor vehicle accident. Preliminary investigation revealed a silver 2017 Nissan four-door sedan was traveling mauka-bound on Haleakala Highway when it crossed left of center and collided into a 2013 …

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Nine Students Graduate from MEO’s ‘Core Four Business Planning’ Clinic

Maui Economic Opportunity’s Business Development Program graduated nine students from the Core Four Business Planning course on December 12. Attending the luncheon from the Mayor’s Office of Economic Development was Director Teena Rasmussen, she spoke to the graduates on the benefits of being a small business owner, and the positive impact that small businesses have on our Maui economy. At …

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Good Eats: Maui Manjookies

When you hear the word manju, memories of a tasty Japanese pastry traditionally filled with azuki bean come to mind. Hear the word Manjookies and you might wonder what is it exactly? Created by Jannelle Fukuoka, after she was inspired to come up with a yummy treat for her boyfriend, the Manjookie is a combination of manju married with a …

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