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‘Good’ treat to beat the heat

September 18, 2014 FIRST AND SECOND PHOTOS: To cool off on a hot Kihei afternoon, California visitors Abhishek Nishra (left) and Ankita Shukla share a shave ice at Ululani’s Hawaiian Shave Ice on Wednesday. more »»

Suitable meeting place being eyed, commission says

September 18, 2014 WAILUKU — The Maui Police Commission will meet at the Lahaina Civic Center next month, as a search continues for a more accessible location outside a secured area of the Wailuku Police Station to... more »»

4 handles missing in car death, police say

September 18, 2014 A 4-year-old girl who died after being found unresponsive in a car last month was locked in the sedan that had all four windows rolled up and all four inside door handles missing, according to police. more »»

Groups not pleased with ballot wording

September 18, 2014 Neither the SHAKA Movement nor the Citizens Against the Maui County Farming Ban are happy with the wording of the hotly contested ballot initiative that, if passed, would temporarily ban farming of... more »»

County/In Brief

September 18, 2014 Probe nets arrests, recovery of property Police recovered two stolen vehicles and other stolen property and arrested three Kihei residents in an investigation into the theft of beachgoers’ belonging... more »»

Infant, toddler center to serve Hana community

September 18, 2014 Hana’s first licensed infant and toddler center, serving youths from 6 weeks to 4 years old in a classroom at Hana High & Elementary School, will be blessed Tuesday and should be operating in a mont... more »»

Bail $23,100 in alleged officer dragging

September 18, 2014 Bail was set at $23,100 for a Kahului man who fled from police on a moped Monday, dragging an officer more than 45 feet, police said. more »»

Enforcement part of child safety week

September 18, 2014 Maui police will be doing enforcement to see that children as well as other occupants are properly secured in vehicles this week as part of Child Passenger Safety Week. more »»

Throwing water on a hot day

September 17, 2014 PHOTOS: Stand-up paddle boarder Brian Crespin dumps water warmed by the sun over his head after a South Maui surf session Tuesday morning. Molokini set a background for his morning in the ocean. more »»

Panel rejects Guzman ethics charge

September 17, 2014 The Maui County Board of Ethics said that the “facts are insufficient” to support a claim that Council Member Don Guzman violated the Maui County Code of Ethics when he allegedly notarized a former... more »»

Opening of high school in Kihei now put at 2020

September 17, 2014 KIHEI — The start date for construction on the long-awaited Kihei high school has been pushed back at least a year, and officials now say the school may not open until 2020 or later. more »»

20 years in prison for sexual assault

September 17, 2014 WAILUKU — A Makawao man with a prior conviction for child sexual assault was sentenced Tuesday to prison terms totaling 20 years for sexually assaulting a developmentally disabled woma. more »»

Lahaina train group given more time

September 17, 2014 It appears that a group being formed to save and revive the Sugar Cane Train has more time to submit a letter of intent to railroad owners Robert and Kim Butler of Nebrask. more »»

Record rainfall recorded at Kahului Airport on Monday

September 17, 2014 A record rainfall of 0.62 inches was set at Kahului Airport on Monday, the National Weather Service reported. The rainfall breaks the old record of 0.37 inches set in 1992. more »»

Motorcyclist, 27, who crashes into vehicle in Wailuku dies

September 17, 2014 A 27-year-old Kahului man died Tuesday morning after the motorcycle he was riding crashed into a Hyundai sedan as it was turning left at the intersection of Honoapiilani Highway and Kehalani Parkway... more »»

Regent candidates forwarded

September 17, 2014 The University of Hawaii Board of Regents’ Candidate Advisory Council has forwarded three names to Gov. Neil Abercrombie to fill an interim Maui County seat on the board, according to an announcement. more »»

Skies aflame

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County/In Brief

September 17, 2014 DHHL to discuss extending leases The Department of Hawaiian Home Lands will host a series of public meetings to discuss a new rule that would allow the department to extend the term of certain... more »»

Hula competition held on Maui

September 16, 2014 FIRST PHOTO: With a blur of pu‘ili, or split bamboo, Washington state halau Ke‘ala ‘O Kamailelauli‘ili‘i performs “Kunihi Ka‘ena Holo I Ka Malie” with kumu hula Kamaile Hamada on Saturday afternoon... more »»



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