High temperature ties record for day
The 91 degrees logged Monday at Kahului Airport tied the record high for the day set in 1992, the National Weather Service reported.
Things should be a little cooler through Saturday with the return of easterly winds, 15 to 20 mph with higher gusts. High temperatures should be between 85 and 90 degrees with lows from 71 to 76 degrees.
Today through Saturday, windward and mountain areas are expected to be mostly cloudy with showers likely in the mornings. There may be scattered showers in the afternoons and evenings. Leeward areas should be partly cloudy with isolated showers, the weather service said.
Alamaha St. to be closed for work
Part of Alamaha Street in Kahului will be closed Thursday night while Department of Water Supply crews replace a broken water service line.
Traffic on Alamaha Street will be limited to local traffic only between Hanakai and Hanamau streets from 5 p.m. to midnight. Motorists are advised to follow signs and traffic control and to use alternate routes.
In addition, water will be off for customers at 296 and 312 Alamaha St. from 6 to 11:30 p.m. Affected customers are advised to store water for the evening if needed.
Customers should flush their waterlines for a short time Friday to ensure that no sediment has accumulated in their waterlines during the project.
Customers are requested to call the 24-hour service line (270-7633) only if a water emergency occurs.
Mayor's show to discuss festival
The upcoming Made in Maui County Festival will be discussed beginning at 7 p.m. today during "Your County with Mayor Alan Arakawa" on Akaku: Maui Community Television, cable Channel 54.
The program will be moderated by county Communications Director Rod Antone and will feature products and foods to be showcased at the festival, which is set for 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Nov. 8 at the Maui Arts & Cultural Center.
Scheduled guests include Economic Development Director Teena Rasmussen and Maui Chamber of Commerce President Pamela Tumpap.
Viewers may ask questions by calling 873-3430. The show will be retelevised at 7 p.m. on June 11, 18 and 25 on the same channel.
Free meals separate from PALS program
Children do not have to be enrolled in the PALS summer program to take advantage of free meals, Maui County said.
Free meals for children will be available at all county PALS sites on Maui and Molokai. The Summer Food Service Program is a federal program offered by the U.S. Department of Agriculture Food and Nutrition Service. The program is available in eligible areas to ensure that children receive nutritious meals. Youths 18 years or younger are eligible to receive a free meal weekdays from Monday to July 18.
Many children receive free or reduced-price meals during the school year, but many of these children do not get enough to eat when school is out. This program ensures that these children continue to grow and learn during the summer, the news release said.
Parents should note that meals are offered on a first-come, first-serve basis.
For more information, contact the local PALS site coordinator. If a site coordinator cannot be reached call Colette Baisa at 270-7403.
The PALS program begins today and runs through July 25.