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Competitors prepare to windsurf

October 30, 2014 Japanese professional windsurfer Masahiro Yoshitake prepares his sail for the opening day of competition at the Starboard Severne Aloha Classic on Wednesday morning at Hookipa Beach Park. more »»

Na Wai Eha stream flow compliance questioned

October 30, 2014 The Hawaii Commission on Water Resource Management announced Wednesday that required “in-stream flows” have been returned to required levels to Iao and Waikapu streams, but members of Hui O Na Wai... more »»

‘Demand for Maui is very good’

October 30, 2014 Maui’s spike in visitor spending for the first three quarters of 2014 — the only island to log double-digit increases compared to 2013 — reflects growing consumer confidence and the abundance of... more »»

Familiar faces in House District 10 contest

October 30, 2014 * EDITOR’S NOTE — This story is part of a series covering contested state legislative and Maui County contests leading up to Tuesday’s general electio. more »»

30K expected for Front Street Halloween bash

October 30, 2014 Revelers heading to Lahaina town for Halloween festivities Friday should be aware that there will be road closures, limited street parking and heavy traffic. more »»

County/In Brief

October 30, 2014 Cannon found in baggage at airport An unloaded cannon barrel was found in a passenger’s checked luggage at Kahului Airport on Oct. more »»

Say cheese — or pumpkins

October 29, 2014 (First photo) Ellye DePonte, 6 months, poses in a sea of pumpkins on Friday afternoon at Emmanuel Lutheran’s annual Pumpkin Festival in Kahulu. more »»

Big ag spends big to counter GMO initiative

October 29, 2014 The Citizens Against the Maui County Farming Ban raised more than $7. more »»

Super PACS spend heavily to promote Maui candidacies

October 29, 2014 Two super PACs have spent nearly a half-million dollars to independently support three Maui County Council candidates in the general election, according to state Campaign Spending Commission reports... more »»

Newcomer, veteran tangle in House District 8

October 29, 2014 * EDITOR’S NOTE - This story is part of a series covering contested state legislative and Maui County contests leading up to the Nov. 4 general election. more »»

OSHA issues fines in zip line fatality

October 29, 2014 Federal officials are citing inadequate safety measures as leading to the May 1 death of a 29-year-old Pi‘iholo Ranch Zipline employe. more »»

County/In Brief

October 29, 2014 Schools searched in threat investigation Maui High and Kahului Elementary schools were locked down at about 8:50 a.m. more »»

Guzman’s donations double Pontanilla’s

October 29, 2014 Council Member Don Guzman raised about $46,000 for the January-to-October reporting period, more than double his opponent, former Council Member Joe Pontanilla, in a competitive battle for the... more »»

Bail is maintained for suspect in abuse of child

October 29, 2014 WAILUKU — Bail was kept at $100,000 for a Kahului man charged with repeatedly sexually assaulting a child during an 18-month period. A Jan. 12 trial is set in 2nd Circuit Court for Robert Cramer, 4. more »»

Paddling, kayaking, canoeing for a cure

October 28, 2014 As part of Breast Cancer Awareness Month, the Hyatt Regency Maui Resort and Spa organized the inaugural Maui Paddle for a Cure to benefit Susan G. more »»

Upcountry: Same issues, different generations

October 28, 2014 * EDITOR’S NOTE - This story is part of a series of stories covering contested state legislative and Maui County contests leading up to the Nov. 4 general election. more »»

Deadline arrives for campaign spending reports

October 28, 2014 In one of Maui County’s most watched council races, incumbent Mike White spent $89,000 from August to October and had nearly $7,000 cash left on hand as the Nov. more »»

Thousands of marchers urge yes vote on GMO moratorium

October 28, 2014 More than 2,000 people marched through Kahului on Sunday in support of an initiative on the Nov. more »»

Funds to match private money, replenish sand at Kaanapali

October 28, 2014 Gov. Neil Abercrombie released $400,000, which will be matched by the same amount by the Kaanapali Operations Associations, to plan and design a beach renourishment project for Kaanapali Beach. more »»

Waterline work set for Kihei

October 28, 2014 Motorists are advised to follow signs and drive with caution at the intersection of Piikea Street and South Kihei Road on Wednesday because of waterline repair work from 8:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. more »»

Experts to discuss flood maps

October 28, 2014 The impacts of the revised Federal Emergency Management Agency flood maps on South Maui will be discussed from 6:30 to 8 p.m. today at Kihei Charter School. more »»



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Restating the Obvious

Stop the Ebola, er, malaria carriers!

October 31, 2014 First, all the people who have died of Ebola fever in history do not equal the number of Africans who die of malaria every 3 days or so. more »

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