Ryan Apa (right) and Bobo Salcedo of Apply-A-Line LLC position thermal plastic tape Wednesday afternoon while installing the traffic lines for the new culvert bridge on South Kihei Road near Sugar Beach in Kihei. The lining is one of the last steps before re-opening the road. Maui County officials say final inspections are scheduled for today, and the bridge is expected to be open to traffic Friday afternoon.
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Charlie Jencks, representing Honua‘ula Partners, answers questions from members of the Maui County Council’s Land Use Committee on Wednesday. The committee recommended approval of Honua‘ula’s request to move some or all of 250 affordable units from the Kaonoulu Light Industrial Subdivision in north Kihei to the planned Honua‘ula development. The Maui News / COLLEEN UECHI photo
It’s definitely a bigger step, definitely a bigger stage. It didn’t necessarily mean that I had to be better at the moment, because we all know that we’re all good. It’s the reason why we’re here. — Nawae Kaupe
Nawai Kaupe has made six starts in the Washington Huskies 18 games so far this season, all wins. She has smacked three home runs and has four RBIs.
Nawai Kaupe is greeted at home plate after hitting one of her three home runs this season.
Maui High graduate Nawai Kaupe eyes a ball while batting for the University of Washington Huskies in a recent game. University of Washington photos
Traffic backs up Wednesday near the southern terminus of Piilani Highway. Undeveloped land south of the nearby Maui Meadows subdivision is slated for the 670-acre, master-planned Honua‘ula development. The Maui News / MATTHEW THAYER photo