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Coast Guard searching for mariner in distress

November 28, 2014 The U.S. Coast Guard is seeking the public's assistance after receiving a mayday call from a mariner in distress approximately 46 miles west of Kailua-Kona on Thursday. more »»

 
 
 
Embracing a victory

November 27, 2014 Arizona’s T.J. McConnell hugs Parker Jackson-Cartwright after the Wildcats defeated San Diego State 61-59 to win the EA Sports Maui Invitational Classic on Wednesday night at the Lahaina Civic Center. more »»

Family simply thankful to ‘Be with each other’

November 27, 2014 Never mind the turkey and the stuffing or even less the Black Friday shopping, all the Bardos family wants today on Thanksgiving is to “be with each other. more »»

Visitor spending surges 20 percent due to increase in visitor arrivals to Maui — HTA

November 27, 2014 Maui visitor spending for October jumped 20.1 percent, compared with last year, to $312 million, buoyed by a 6. more »»

Worlds apart come together in unique Thanksgiving celebration

November 27, 2014 Thanksgiving is one of the most American holidays of the year, but its spirit will extend from the heart of Hawaii to the soul of ancient India when the Ram Dass Thanksgiving Sunday Satsang returns... more »»

Paia merchants to offer day of unique shopping Saturday

November 27, 2014 For a third year, Paia merchants will celebrate Small Business Saturday, a program drummed up by American Express four years ago to get more customers to shop at small businesses for the holidays. more »»

Athletes’ visit a fun surprise for students

November 27, 2014 (First photo) All-Star baseball catcher Kurt Suzuki of the Minnesota Twins participates in agility ladder exercises Wednesday morning alongside physical education students at Kalama Intermediate... more »»

County / In Brief

November 27, 2014 Man shot during alleged robbery attempt A homeless man was shot with a BB gun during a robbery attempt Tuesday night in Kahului, police said. The shooting was reported at about 7:45 p.m. more »»

$150,000 bail in manslaughter case

November 27, 2014 WAILUKU — With the prosecution saying a defendant had been found to be a danger to the community, a judge kept bail at $150,000 for a Wailuku man facing manslaughter and other charges for a vehicle... more »»

High-fives for fan, team

November 26, 2014 Arizona fan Jessica Todd of Tucson, Ariz. more »»

Supply and demand to blame for beefy prices

November 26, 2014 Beef prices have skyrocketed on Maui over the past month, with popular cuts increasing by as much as 60 percent at local markets. more »»

Groups to give a holiday meal — all welcome

November 26, 2014 Hale Kau Kau in Kihei and Hard Rock Cafe in Lahaina will offer free lunches for the homeless and the hungry on Thanksgiving Day. Hale Kau Kau, a nonprofit group based at St. more »»

Obama: ‘Forever grateful’ to late Patsy Mink

November 26, 2014 Patsy Takemoto Mink, who grew up in the plantation camps of Hamakuapoko and rose to become the first Asian-American woman elected to the U.S. more »»

Cleverly crafted recyclables

November 26, 2014 (First photo) Lisa Rodrigues puts up plaques with witty sayings, such as “I laughed so hard tears rolled down my legs,” at her sister Carrie Sakamoto’s craft booth at the Ben Franklin Winter Craft... more »»

Scenic highway, ‘coastal corridor’ gain protection

November 26, 2014 A total of 15 acres of open space along Hana Highway on the Kipahulu side of Hana town have been placed in conservation in an agreement between the landowners and the Hawaiian Islands Land Trus. more »»

Man hurt while paddleboarding

November 26, 2014 A 60-year-old Wailuku man was transported to Maui Memorial Medical Center in critical condition Sunday afternoon after sustaining injuries while paddleboarding, police said. more »»

Wilma, Wildcats have a great day

November 25, 2014 First photo: Arizona mascot Wilma dances with cousins Grady Rawls, 2, (left) and Zelda Genovese, 3, during Monday’s 72-53 win over Missouri on the opening day of the EA Sports Maui Invitational at... more »»

Stores will follow trend of opening early for holiday

November 25, 2014 Maui stores will follow the “Black Friday” trend across the nation and open on Thanksgiving Day, with some retailers accepting customers before the turkey is fully thawed and others before the... more »»

Holiday season also a time for creative thieves

November 25, 2014 The FBI reminds shoppers to beware of cybercriminals using “aggressive and creative ways” to steal money and personal information this holiday season. more »»

County decides to can recycling project

November 25, 2014 Maui County announced that its pilot “3 Can Plan” curbside recycling project in Kihei will end Feb. 1 after a 2¢year run. more »»

Park something to bark about

November 25, 2014 After nearly a decade, Upcountry pooches and their owners finally will see their dream of the Upcountry Dog Park become reality in late spring, volunteers and county officials said. more »»

 
 

Community Pride at Kanaha Beach Park November 28, 2014

native plant and garden maintenance; 8-10 a.m. Register at volunteer trailer across from canoe hale via first major park entry. Wear sun protection; supplies, refreshments provided. Email volunteerkanaha@gmail.co. more »

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Restating the Obvious

The real deal on immigration

November 24, 2014 E.J. Dionne of the Washington Post has written a lucid, thoughtful, well-informed and entirely wrong-headed column on immigration. It's so thoughtful you should read it anyway. more »

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