The Maui Newshttp://www.mauinews.comTop Headlinesen-usFri, 18 Apr 2014 12:09:03 EDTFri, 18 Apr 2014 12:09:03 EDT alternative at hand yet for cane burning - HC&S - Hawaiian Commercial & Sugar Co. is researching options that could possibly end the need to burn the leaves off its sugar cane crop before harvest.Thu, 17 Apr 2014 00:00:00 EDTCouncilors advance a MAUIWatch settlement Maui County Council committee recommended Wednesday to authorize a settlement of a federal lawsuit in which county administration officials were alleged to have violated an employee's First Amendment right to free speech in a case involving the...Thu, 17 Apr 2014 00:00:00 EDTPolice lieutenant: Cluster of fatalities all 'avoidable' light of Tuesday's hit-and-run death of a pedestrian in Kihei - the sixth traffic fatality in Maui County in the last 11 days - the commander of the Maui Police Department's Traffic Section said Wednesday that "all of them could have been...Thu, 17 Apr 2014 00:00:00 EDTBlood donor eligibility is expanded Blood Bank of Hawaii has expanded its donor eligibility in time for its blood drive on Maui next week. The dates, times and locations of blood drives on Maui follow: * Tuesday, 9:15 a.m. to 3:15 p.m., King Kekaulike High School, Pukalani.Thu, 17 Apr 2014 00:00:00 EDTCounty/In Brief tackle brush fire in Kihei Maui County firefighters on Wednesday battled a stubborn 2-acre brush fire on the south side of Kaonoulu Street below Piilani Highway in Kihei, fire officials said. Firefighters received the alarm at 12:46 p.Thu, 17 Apr 2014 00:00:00 EDT