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February 8, 2016 Three-year-old Ari Davis (1st photo) cheers on his beloved Broncos at the Maui Arts & Cultural Center on Sunday afternoon after the Denver defense recovered a Carolina fumble to score a touchdown in... more »»

State-of-the-art bookmobile coming to Maui

February 8, 2016 Once a fixture across Hawaii, bookmobiles have all but disappeared from island roads as budget cuts have curbed services and vehicles have wore down beyond repair. more »»

Roadwork announced

February 8, 2016 Nighttime road repairs will continue this week on Kaahumanu Avenue, according to the state Department of Transportation, prompting alternating lane closures in both directions between Lunalilo Stree... more »»

Crime Watch

February 8, 2016 THIS IS A LIST of residential burglaries, stolen vehicles and vehicle break-ins in Maui County reported to the Maui Police Department from Jan. 24 to 30. more »»

County/In Brief

February 8, 2016 Construction could disrupt Lanai traffic Construction will begin today along Manele Road for installation of water utility improvements at Pulama Lana‘i’s Miki Basin Warehouse on Lanai. more »»

Dui Sentences

February 8, 2016 The following sentences for driving under the influence of intoxicating liquor occurred during the period of Jan. 28 to Feb. 4. The listings include the offender’s name, age, residence and charges. more »»

Pushing the limits

February 7, 2016 Peahi’s iconic surf spot, famously known as Jaws, produced what is believed to be the largest wave ever paddled into last month — a 60-plus-foot wave surfed by Oahu’s Aaron Gold, surfers said. more »»

County water director discusses options to meet Upcountry needs

February 7, 2016 Officials in Mayor Alan Arakawa’s administration are holding “high-level discussions” with Alexander & Baldwin officials about taking more water out of the Wailoa Ditch system for Upcountry customer... more »»

Opponents of Nahiku center want bridge and culvert repaired

February 7, 2016 Some Nahiku residents and their supporters are urging the county and state to fix a bridge and gulch culvert instead of constructing the proposed Nahiku Community Center, which appears to be on hold... more »»

Tax preparation help available

February 7, 2016 Angel Bonilla (left) of Haiku confers with Maui AARP Tax Aide Program volunteer Linda Tester while getting help preparing his taxes Wednesday at Kaunoa Senior Center in Spreckelsville. more »»

Man with long criminal history gets prison for multiple crimes

February 7, 2016 WAILUKU — A man with a criminal history spanning decades was sentenced Friday to a five-year prison term after being convicted of forging a check, possessing drugs and driving a stolen vehicle while... more »»

County / In Brief

February 7, 2016 Crews put out small brush fire Wailuku firefighters put out a 20-by-20-foot brush fire reported early Saturday on the makai side of Kahekili Highway near River Road in Waihee, Fire Services Chief... more »»

Cane burning suit to continue

February 6, 2016 WAILUKU — A legal attempt by a group seeking to halt cane burning by Hawaiian Commercial & Sugar Co. more »»

Appeals court to hear GMO moratorium case

February 6, 2016 The 9th Circuit Court of Appeals will hear arguments about whether to overturn a federal judge’s ruling last year that struck down a Maui County voter-approved moratorium on genetically modified... more »»

Injunction against work on Maalaea housing project issued

February 6, 2016 A 2nd Circuit judge Friday granted a preliminary injunction against further work on the 113-unit Ma‘alaea Plantation housing subdivision — with the developers announcing after the ruling that they... more »»

Witnesses describe car theft, assault

February 6, 2016 WAILUKU — A Canadian tourist testified she was terrified when a man got into the driver’s seat of her rental car while she waited for her husband to check into a Kihei hotel early Sunday. more »»

Council to travel to Lanai to discuss community plan

February 6, 2016 Maui County Council members approved a recommendation Friday to take the Lanai Community Plan update to Lanai for a public hearing March 12. more »»

15 apply for county’s 2 medical marijuana dispensary licenses

February 6, 2016 Fifteen companies — with notable officers including state Sen. J. more »»

County / In Brief

February 6, 2016 Man, 32, sought for attempted arson Police have issued an all-points bulletin for a 32-year-old Kahului man suspected of trying to set fire to Maui Oil Co. more »»

Man gets jail for violating restraining order

February 6, 2016 WAILUKU — A man who was on probation for twice abusing a woman when he violated a temporary restraining order she obtained last year was sentenced Tuesday to consecutive jail terms totaling two years. more »»

The final harvest begins

February 5, 2016 Work on the final harvest at Hawaiian Commercial & Sugar Co. continued late last month after the news of the end of sugar cultivation in Hawaii was announce. more »»



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Book Review 359: A Black Woman's Civil War Memoirs

February 3, 2016 A BLACK WOMAN’S CIVIL WAR MEMOIRS, by Susie King Taylor. 154 pages, illustrated. Markus Weiner paperback, $9. more »

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