No signs of foul play after corpse discovered in Kahana
Police said there were no signs of foul play in the death of a 40-year-old woman whose body was found in ground cover along a walkway on the mauka side of Kahana Manor early Thursday.
Police were called to the complex at 4:04 a.m. after a resident on his way home from work found the woman, said Lt. Chad Viela of the Lahaina Criminal Investigation Division.
He said the woman, who was a resident of the complex, had no observable injuries.
An autopsy was pending. The death remained under investigation.
Waterline break shuts down service to the Kukui Mall
A break in a 12-inch waterline on South Kihei Road cut water service to an area near the Kukui Mall on Friday afternoon, said Jacky Takakura, administrative officer with the county Department of Water Supply.
The break occurred on South Kihei Road between Waimahaihai Street and Halelani Place, she said. Later, the water shutdown was extended from Waimahaihai Street to Keala Place.
Crews were working on repairing the broken line, and water service was expected to be returned to the mall by 9 p.m. Friday.
Traffic near Kukui Mall was limited to a single lane of traffic, alternating north and south, she added.
Takakura said the mall's Consolidated Theaters and Local Motion store remained open, despite the waterline break, but restaurants needed to close.
West Maui Skate Park closure extended over the weekend
The closure of the West Maui Skate Park for repairs will be extended through this weekend, the county Department of Parks and Recreation announced Friday.
The park will reopen Monday.
The county is repairing grouting and cracks in the park's bowl and coping, the bowl's top, the county said.
Trolling to be allowed off Kahoolawe on two weekends
The Kaho'olawe Island Reserve Commission has announced that trolling will be allowed for permitted vessels today and Sunday as well as Oct. 27 and 28.
All vessels are required to register annually with the commission before entering the reserve during designated trolling dates. Operators of registered vessels must file catch reports with the commission any time they fish in the reserve, whether fish are caught or not.
A $25 permitting fee will be applied to the required registration process.
Packets also are available at the Division of Boating and Recreation at 210 Imi Kala St., Suite 205, in Wailuku.
Waiohuli association will host hike on property this morning
The Waiohuli Undivided Interest Lessees Association will host a hike on its 400-acre homestead property and historic preservation area from 8 to 11 a.m. today, according to an announcement.
Hikers should meet at 7:45 a.m. on Keanuhea Street. Call 276-2713 for directions.
The event will be followed by a potluck community meeting of association members.
Wailuku workshop will focus on 11 charter amendments
Eleven proposed amendments to the Maui County Charter will be reviewed and discussed from 11 a.m. to noon Thursday during a community workshop at the MEO Family Center.
Maui Economic Opportunity Inc. and the Maui County Committee on the Status of Women will host the workshop, which is aimed at providing a better understanding of the amendments on the Nov. 6 general election ballot.
Participants are asked to bring a brown-bag lunch. Bottled water will be provided.
The center is at 99 Mahalani St. in Wailuku.
Those planning to attend the workshop are asked to RSVP by Monday by sending email to Debbie Cabebe at email@example.com or by calling 249-2990.