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Man gets 60 years for mall attack

April 18, 2015 WAILUKU — Saying a convicted sex offender was in “beast mode” when he stalked and raped a clerk at a Maui Mall surf shop two years ago, a judge sentenced the defendant Friday to prison terms totalin... more »»

Three honored for heroic acts

April 18, 2015 Three Maui men recently received the Kahuola Award for performing heroic acts to save a life. more »»

County / In Brief

April 18, 2015 Maui men graduate from FBI academy Two Maui Police Department captains recently graduated from the FBI National Academy program in Quantico, Va. Capt. more »»

Man who fled Drug Court heads to prison

April 18, 2015 WAILUKU — A man who was charged with new crimes after fleeing from the Maui Drug Court program of treatment and supervision was sentenced last week to a 10-year prison term. more »»

Drummond new Lumeria GM

April 18, 2015 Douglas Drummond, formerly of The Cowshed Spa at SoHo House in New York City, has been named general manager of Lumeria Maui in Upcountry. more »»

No free parking

April 17, 2015 WAILEA — Most merchants, employees and customers at The Shops at Wailea disapprove of the mall’s plans to set up a paid parking system that they say they were told will begin operating in the next... more »»

Capobianco wants evidence suppressed

April 17, 2015 WAILUKU — A man accused of murdering his pregnant ex-girlfriend is asking the court to suppress evidence in his case, leading to a delay in his trial. more »»

Hundreds of Maui nurses get pay raises

April 17, 2015 Registered nurses represented by the Hawaii Government Employees Association have ratified a new two-year contract that calls for raises of 4 percent per year, pushing Maui Memorial Medical Center... more »»

Life’s a party for freddie the tortoise

April 17, 2015 First photo: Chloe Kramer, 6, takes a mighty swing at the pinata at an Easter-themed birthday party earlier this month for Freddie the tortoise at the Maui Humane Society in Puunene. more »»

Drug Court graduates celebrate changed lives

April 17, 2015 WAILUKU — As she graduated Thursday from the Maui/Moloka‘i Drug Court Program, a Kihei woman thanked her family, counselors and 2nd Circuit Court judges, including one who increased her bail to keep... more »»

County/In Brief

April 17, 2015 Police seeking help to find missing man Police are asking for the public’s help in locating a 25-year-old man who was reported missing by his family this month and has been seen in Paia and Kihei. more »»

Taking the road less traveled

April 16, 2015 Alberta, Canada, fireman Greg Crump navigates the hills and bumpy surface of Makena Road in Ahihi Kinau Wednesday afternoon. more »»

Man pleads no contest in wreck that killed 5 friends

April 16, 2015 WAILUKU – A Pukalani man responsible for the death of five of his friends and relatives in a car crash three years ago was found guilty Wednesday after pleading no contest in 2nd Circuit Court. more »»

Farmers’ lawsuit challenges East Maui land leases

April 16, 2015 A group of East Maui taro farmers, fishermen and gatherers recently filed suit against the state, Alexander & Baldwin and others after learning the state granted revocable permits to allow the... more »»

Wailuku woman to finish 6-month term

April 16, 2015 WAILUKU — A woman who had been released on supervision in an assault case when she test-drove a Hummer to Hana was taken into custody Friday to finish serving a six-month jail term. more »»

Carrying a torch for Troy Barboza

April 16, 2015 Police Chief Tivoli Faaumu stands with police recruit Erik Matsuo, who carries the torch at the end of the annual First Hawaiian Bank Troy Barboza Law Enforcement Torch Run on Saturday at Keopuolani... more »»

County/In Brief

April 16, 2015 Hana landfill to close early 2 days The Hana landfill will close 90 minutes early at 1 p.m. on Friday and Saturday due to a staff shortage, the county announced on Tuesday. more »»

Officers arrested on vacation file suit against Maui police

April 16, 2015 HONOLULU — A retired New Mexico police chief and a reserve officer have filed a lawsuit in federal court saying they were arrested without explanation while vacationing in Hawaii. more »»


Pacific Whale Foundation, Trail of the Whale April 19, 2015

8 a.m.-2 p.m. daily, Honoapiilani Highway scenic lookout; 7:30-11:30 a.m. Tuesdays and Thursdays, oceanfront path fronting the Wailea Beach Marriott Resort & Spa; 7:30-11:30 a.m. Wednesdays and Fridays, oceanfront path fronting Marriott's Maui Ocean Club in Kaanapali; 8-11:30 a.m. more »


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  1. Parade organizers should abide by cemetery rules and stage horses somewhere other than the Maui Veterans Cemetery parking lot.
  2. The staging area is outside of the cemetery and should not be impacted by cemetery rules.
  3. Another site should be found to stage the parade.
  4. The parade should be canceled.