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Program for men set at Camp Keanae The Maui ManKind Project will host a New Warrior Training Adventure from 5 p.m. Friday until 3 p.m. Sunday at YMCA Camp Keanae. MKP is dedicated to building a better humanity by supporting men in their pursuit of their personal missions, according to an ...

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• Space security. AMOS panelist Jana Robinson, space security program director for the Prague Security Studies Institute, said that China and Russia’s space partnership agreements with other nations appear “driven by a desire to gain influence or even take control of the nascent space ...

Old Makena Hotel coming down piece by piece

Demolition work continues at the old Makena Golf & Beach Club, formerly the Maui Prince Hotel. The concrete structure fronting Maluaka Beach is being methodically brought down and turned into recyclables by a crew from Northwest Demolition & Dismantling. A high-reach excavator tipped ...

Is there a doctor in the house on Maui?

Maui County currently has a shortage of 141 doctors, up slightly from the 139 in 2017, according to a recent Hawaii physician workforce survey by the University of Hawaii. At the moment, the county has no colon surgeon, no neurological surgeon, and no rheumatologist to handle arthritis, said ...

Last ex-officer in bribery scheme sentenced

The Maui News A former Maui Police Department sergeant has been ordered to pay a $2,000 fine for conspiring with others to bribe a witness who reported that money was stolen by another officer during a traffic stop. Walter “Kepa” Ahuna, 36, was placed on three years’ probation and ...

Kihei gym under construction

Masons add another course of cinderblocks to the South Maui Community Park Recreation Center earlier this month. The 34,000-square-foot facility is scheduled to be finished by the end of next March. The recreation center is scheduled to have two basketball/volleyball courts end-to-end, with ...

Council to discuss call for audit of DOE

The Maui News A resolution urging the state Office of the Auditor to conduct a performance and fiscal audit of the state Department of Education will be introduced at the County Council meeting Friday, Council Member Riki Hokama said. “Quality education for our keiki is of the utmost ...

Kahului man, 64, dies in crash

The Maui News A 64-year-old Kahului man died when the electric personal mobility device he was riding was struck by a tow truck on Dairy Road at the Maui Marketplace on Monday afternoon, police said. Van Tomita was in a marked crosswalk when he was struck by the 1992 Isuzu flatbed truck, ...

Kamehameha Schools alumni to meet

The Kamehameha Schools Alumni Association Maui Region and Kamehameha Schools Alumni Relations will hold a general membership meeting at 6:30 p.m. Wednesday in the Charles Reed Bishop Learning Center on the high school campus of Kamehameha Schools Maui in Pukalani. Pono Ma‘a, director of ...

Assessment complaints taken

Property owners have until Sept. 30 to file complaints of assessments of county properties. The county Board of Review will decide whether to include the complaints in reports to the mayor and County Council. The complaints should focus on instances where the finance director did not use ...

Court Disciplinary Board seeks member

The nominating committee of the Hawaii Supreme Court is seeking to fill a nonattorney position on the Disciplinary Board of the court. Applicants from all islands are invited to apply. The deadline to submit applications is Oct. 1. The term of this position will begin upon appointment and ...

Kapono jams with friends at MACC

Renowned Hawaiian entertainers Henry Kapono (left, first photo) and Brother Noland thrill the crowd with a rendition of “Big Ship” during a “Henry Kapono and Friends” concert at the Maui Arts and Cultural Center on Sunday afternoon. The concert featured new and longtime artists, such as ...

Flipping homes in prime time

David Rivera leads a crazy life. As if the 2001 St. Anthony High School graduate and his wife, Chenoa, weren’t busy enough buying rustic homes in Paradise, Calif. — as many as 13 at any given time — and remodeling them for resale while tending to their family of six, they had to take it ...

Retired Maui police captain inducted into hall of fame

Along with inspecting thousands of child car seats over the past two decades, Charles Hirata has lobbied for stricter laws aimed at protecting children riding in vehicles. His efforts were recognized last month when the retired Maui Police Department captain was inducted into the Child ...

Doctor says humans are not designed to consume animals

Most medical doctors advocating a whole-food, plant-based diet point to its health benefits in helping prevent common diseases like diabetes, high blood pressure and cancer. Dr. Milton Mills took a radically different approach during his talk at the Vegetarian Society of Hawaii presentation ...

Judge: Man earns probation, ‘second chance’

WAILUKU — A man who “earned a second chance” was placed on probation Tuesday for abusing and threatening his wife last year. Edward Iniba Sr., 32, said he went through drug treatment, graduated from parenting classes, obtained the equivalent of a high school diploma and got a job after ...

Waiehu man sentenced to one-year jail term

The Maui News WAILUKU — A man who was on probation when he broke into his girlfriend’s car and violated a court order for protection was sentenced to a one-year jail term. Kaulana Reinhardt, who is also known as Togi Reinhardt, 26, of Waiehu could be released from jail earlier to enter ...

Thief placed on probation to enter Drug Court program

The Maui News WAILUKU — A woman who could have faced prison was placed on probation in a shoplifting case so she can participate in the Maui Drug Court program of intensive treatment and supervision. Eryn Bass, 25, of Kihei was sentenced Sept. 6 after she pleaded no contest to a reduced ...

Crime Watch

THIS IS A LIST of residential burglaries, stolen vehicles and vehicle break-ins in Maui County reported to the Maui Police Department from Sept. 2 to 8. The list includes the majority of reports during the period and gives the approximate time of occurrence of the crimes. The information is ...

Lahaina school sets tsunami drill

King Kamehameha III Elementary School in Lahaina will conduct a tsunami evacuation drill at 8 a.m. Sept. 28. During the drill, traffic will be impacted from the intersections of Prison and Front streets, Shaw and Front streets, as well as the intersection of Honoapiilani Highway and Shaw ...