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April 7, 2016 Harbor prepared for dredging work Kahului Harbor navigation buoys were temporarily moved Wednesday to make way for dredging work by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, the U.S. Coast Guard announced. more »»

Maui 8th-grader wins state spelling bee, on to nationals

April 6, 2016 Maui 8th-grader Ameera Waterford made the most of her final year of spelling competition, correctly spelling “subjugate” to capture the state crown last Friday and earn a berth at the nationally... more »»

Longtime Maui journalist Youngblood dies at 73

April 6, 2016 Ron Youngblood was remembered Tuesday as a craftsman writer who elegantly captured Maui life and the spirit of its people, an intelligent blue-collar newsman who could turn a phrase, a mentor to... more »»

Humane Society to resume its 24/7 response to emergency calls

April 6, 2016 In response to the high volume of animal emergency calls, the Maui Humane Society revived its 24-hour, seven-day-a-week animal emergency response hotline on Monday to assist domestic animals and... more »»

Fire crews respond in Wailea

April 6, 2016 The Maui Fire Department’s Air One chopper rushes to make a water drop while fighting a Wailea brush fire Tuesday morning. The blaze was reported at 11:05 a.m. more »»

Pukalani man gets 20-year sentence for bank robberies

April 6, 2016 WAILUKU — A once “wonderful husband and provider” for his family was sentenced to 20 years in prison and ordered to pay about $20,000 in restitution Tuesday after robbing two banks and stealing two... more »»

Defendant’s Facebook posts show affinity for drugs, binge drinking

April 6, 2016 WAILUKU — A 2nd Circuit judge maintained $1 million bail Tuesday for a Pukalani man charged with the deaths of three men in an alleged drunken-driving collision last year, citing photos and videos... more »»

County/In Brief

April 6, 2016 Kihei high school still alive in budget The state Legislature’s Senate Ways and Means Committee has passed out its version of the state’s supplemental budget, and it includes $38 million for a new... more »»

Local Briefs

April 6, 2016 Book-signing, MHS benefit in Lahaina Laura Coffey, author of the best-selling book “My Old Dog: Rescued Pets with Remarkable Second Acts,” will be at Barnes & Noble in Lahaina from 1 to 4 p.m. more »»

Celebrating 150 years

April 5, 2016 Carl Kaupalolo (from left), Ted Awana and Timmy Paulokaleioku Bailey — members of the Royal Order of Kamehameha I, Kahekili Maui Chapter IV — remove the bones from two freshly cooked pigs at the Hal... more »»

Utility submits renewable energy plans to PUC

April 5, 2016 In 24 years, Maui island could be powered by 100 percent renewables, including solar, wind, hydroelectric and geothermal energy, according to updated plans submitted by Hawaiian Electric Cos. more »»

Bill providing more funds for KIRC still alive

April 5, 2016 Two bills that would give the cash-strapped Kaho‘olawe Island Reserve Commission a little more money this year are still alive as the state Legislature winds down to its final month. more »»

The art of kapa-making

April 5, 2016 Kapa makers Denby Freeland-Cole (left from foreground), Jamie Gentry, Lei Richmond and Lisa Schattenburg-Raymond beat plant material while making traditional Hawaiian cloth during a kapa makers... more »»

Ige seeks another $20 million for DHHL

April 5, 2016 HONOLULU — Gov. David Ige is asking lawmakers to give an additional $20 million to the Department of Hawaiian Home Lands over the next two years. Ige announced the funding request Monday. more »»

County/In Brief

April 5, 2016 Show to focus on proposed budget County Public Works Director David Goode and Environmental Management Director Stewart Stant will be guests on the Akaku TV show “Your County with Mayor Arakawa” at ... more »»

Cemetery cleanup an annual event

April 4, 2016 Daniel Ornellas uses a chain saw to clear haole koa trees from Kwong Fook Tong Cemetery in Waiehu on Saturday morning. Ornellas said that it was the sixth annual cleanup for the Chinese cemetery. more »»

Baldwin robotics team headed to world championship

April 4, 2016 Baldwin High School is headed to the world championship in Missouri after leading a three-team alliance to the regional title on Friday and Saturday at the 2016 Hawaii FIRST Robotics Competition. more »»

State announces Maui County roadwork

April 4, 2016 Manhole maintenance and pavement striping installations will prompt alternating lane closures in both directions on portions of Kaahumanu Avenue this week, according to the state Department of... more »»

Lawmakers look to ban ivory

April 4, 2016 HONOLULU — Cheryl Konrad has spent the last 35 years educating visitors to her Lahaina store about the centuries-old history of scrimshaw. more »»

Crime Watch

April 4, 2016 THIS IS A LIST of residential burglaries, stolen vehicles and vehicle break-ins in Maui County reported to the Maui Police Department from March 20 to 26. more »»



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