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Vigil Planned in Remembrance of Those Killed by Domestic Violence

On Monday, October 30, those killed in Hawai`i by domestic violence will be remembered at a candlelight vigil as part of National Domestic Violence Awareness Month. As part of the brief vigil, the names of over a hundred victims, including several from Maui, will be read aloud.  The vigil is scheduled for 6 p.m. on the front lawn of Kaahumanu Church on High …

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Waikapu Park Basketball Court Reconstruction Project to Begin

The County of Maui Department of Parks and Receration announced that the Waikapu Park Basketball Court Reconstruction project, Job No. P14/015, will begin construction on Monday, Sept. 25, 2017 and continue until February 28, 2018. The project will include the demolition of the existing basketball court, and installation of a new replacement court including concrete pad, modular surfacing, backboards, striping, …

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Tulsi Gabbard returned to Maui for public talk story sessions and to inspect the Olowalu erosion

Yesterday on Maui, Congresswoman Tulsi Gabbard toured sections of Honoapiʻilani Highway in West Maui near Olowalu Reef that are deteriorating due to rising sea levels and erosion, creating a safety and environmental hazard. The highway is the only road in and out of West Maui, an area that is home to thousands of residents and Maui’s largest tourist population. It …

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Organizers announces pre-sale tickets for the 95th Maui Fair

The Maui Fair has announced that pre-sale tickets are available at reduced prices from Tuesday, August 15,2017 through Friday, September 22, 2017.  Pre-sale and Sunday Adult tickets are $7.00 ($10.00 at the gate), and child tickets (5-11 years old) are $3.00 ($5.00 at the gate).  Keiki four years old and younger are admitted free.  Buy your tickets now and save! …

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MPD Crime Reduction Unit Snags Thief

On August 8, members of the Maui Police Department’s Crime Reduction Unit were assigned to the Twin Falls area in Haiku in response to numerous reports of recent car break-ins.   While MPD was there, a male was observed reaching into a rental vehicle after breaking a window.  As officers approached, the male tried to run away but was quickly apprehended.  A vehicle …

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Suspect Wanted in Banana Bungalow Burglary

The Maui Police Department is asking for assistance in identifying a male who was involved a burglary at the Banana Bungalow. On July 25, an unidentified male unlawfully entered a room at the Banana Bungalow in Wailuku and removed items from within, according to MPD officials. Anyone with information is asked to call Detective Kapahulehua at (808)270-6519 or police at …

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Wailuku First Friday

Wailuku First Friday (WFF) is this Friday, August 4, 2017. This free family event will be held from 6-9pm on historic Market Street. Besides great food and crafts, WFF will include entertainment: Maui Thing Stage: Request Music presents Uptown Getdown 9: 2 vs 2 B-Boy Battle hosted by Kid Kharma & DJ Joralien.  Sign ups at Request Music at 5pm. …

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MFD Battled Multiple Brush Fires Wednesday

Maui Fire Department firefighters battled two separate brush fires on Wednesday. At 3:48 p.m., firefighters responded to a brush fire that burned around two acres of brush in former pineapple fields near the Pauwela Lighthouse in Haiku. A Paia fire crew arrived on scene at 3:54 p.m. and found a half-acre of heavy brush on fire almost a mile makai …

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Wailuku First Friday presents “Happy Cinco De Mayo!”

Wailuku First Friday (WFF) is this Friday, MAY 5, 2017, Happy Cinco De Mayo! This free family event will be held from 6-9pm on historic Market Street.  Free, no admission fee, all welcome! Besides great food and crafts, WFF will include entertainment: Dane, Kana and Lane Trio on the Maui Thing Stage from 7-8pm     Leylani on the Maui Thing Stage …

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UPDATE: Power Restored in Wailuku, Waiehu, Waihee

***Updated at 9:17 a.m.*** Maui Electric Company officials say that service to customers in Wailuku, Wiaehu, and Waihee areas has been restored. The outage was the result of a heavy construction equipment operator making contact and brining down a portion of overhead lines in Wailuku.  ***Original post*** Maui Electric Company announced just after 8:30 a.m. on Wednesday that customers in …

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