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Blackburn campaign to hold chow fun saleThe campaign of County Council candidate Joe Blackburn is holding a chow fun sale from 4 to 6 p.m. Feb. 26 with pickup at 104 N. Market St. in Wailuku.The chow fun bowl is $5.To order, call 442-6462 or 757-3045.Blackburn is seeking the Wailuku residency ...

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Nikhilananda seeks state House seatLongtime community activist Nick Nikhilananda has announced that he will seek the state House of Representatives District 13 seat, which includes East Maui, Molokai and Lanai.Nikhilananda, a Huelo resident, is running as a Green Party of Hawaii candidate.He ...

Regan campaign to hold St. Patrick’s Day event

The Friends of Keith Regan will hold a St. Patrick's Day celebration for the Maui County Council candidate on March 17 at the Maui Beach Hotel, according to an announcement.No-host cocktails will be at 5:30 p.m., with buffet dinner to follow at 6 p.m.Tickets are $100 per person, or $1,000 for a ...

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Maui County Council candidate Stacey Moniz will be holding a fundraiser from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Wednesday at the Hannibal Tavares Community Center in Pukalani.Moniz is running for the Pukalani-Kula-Ulupalakua residency seat being vacated by Council Member Gladys Baisa due to term limits.The cost ...

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A gingerbread house decorating contest for nonprofit organizations is being hosted by the Friends of Napua Greig-Nakasone for Council.Gingerbread homes will be dropped off to the organizations Nov. 30. The decorated homes will need to be dropped off at the Mayor Hannibal Tavares Community ...

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Kalua pig fundraiser set for WednesdayMaui County Council candidate Joe Blackburn will hold a kalua pig fundraiser from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Wednesday and 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Thursday, his campaign announced.Tickets may be picked up at Blackburn's office at the corner of Vineyard and North Market ...

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Council candidate to offer 'chow fun to go' today at corner of Vineyard and MarketMaui County Council candidate Joe Blackburn and Takamiya Market are sponsoring a free "chow fun to go" event from 4 p.m. today "until pau" at the corner of Market and Vineyard streets in Wailuku, according to an ...

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Blackburn offering free doughnutsThe Friends of Joe Blackburn and Nathan Nunuha will be giving away free doughnuts from 8 to 10 a.m. Thursdays at the corner of Vineyard and Market streets in Wailuku.Blackburn is running for the Wailuku-Waihee-Waikapu residency seat on the Maui County Council. ...

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The Friends of Joe Blackburn are giving away free pancakes from 8 to 10 a.m. Saturday at the old Gilbert's, 104 N. Market St. in Wailuku.People may drive by and get their pancakes to go at the corner of Market and Vineyard streets.The event is sponsored by the Friends of Joe Blackburn.

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New kalua pig sale for Joe BlackburnThe Friends of Joe Blackburn will host a kalua pig sale from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. July 27 and 28 in Wailuku.Kalua pig will be sold in one-pound containers for $8 each. Pickup will at 104 N. Market St.This is the second kalua pig sale the group is hosting, and ...

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The Friends of Joe Blackburn will be selling kalua pig for $8 a pound, as he plans another run for the Maui County Council's Wailuku-Waihee-Waikapu residency seat.Pickup for the kalua pig will be from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. July 1 and 2 at 104 N. Market St. in Wailuku or from 5 to 8 p.m. July 3, ...

Rockets triumph in Mexico City

MEXICO CITY (AP) - James Harden had 23 points and 10 assists and Dwight Howard added 22 points and 10 rebounds as the Houston Rockets beat the Minnesota Timberwolves 113-101 on Wednesday in the NBA's first regular-season game played south of the border since 1997.Howard, who missed the Rockets' ...

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Maui County Council candidate Ka'ala Buenconsejo has received endorsements from the International Longshore and Warehouse Union and the Hawaii Construction Alliance, according to an announcement from his campaign.The ILWU represents more than 8,500 Maui County residents working in the ...

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Democratic rally set for ThursdayDemocratic gubernatorial candidate David Ige, his running mate Lt. Gov. Shan Tsutsui, U.S. Sens. Brian Schatz and Mazie Hirono, and U.S. Rep. Tulsi Gabbard will attend a Maui County Democratic Party Grand Rally at 5:30 p.m. Thursday at the Ige-Tsutsui ...

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Aiona rally set Wednesday in WailukuA "Duke For Governor Rally" will be held from 5:30 to 8 p.m. Wednesday at the Velma McWayne Santos Community Center in Wailuku.The event will feature an opportunity to meet Republican gubernatorial candidate James "Duke" Aiona, eat Hawaiian food, and enjoy ...

Newcomer taking on incumbent mayor

* Editor's note - This is the first in a series of stories covering contested state legislative and Maui County seats leading up to the Nov. 4 general election._______________Mayor Alan Arakawa is trying to do what incumbents, including himself, have tried and failed to do since Mayor Linda ...

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Night with Mayor Arakawa event Friday"A Mabuhay Night with Mayor Arakawa" is set from 5:30 to 8:30 p.m. Friday at the Binhi at Ani Filipino Community Center in Kahului.The free event will include dinner, Filipino entertainment and door prizes, said the Friends of Alan Arakawa.For more ...

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Get-together event for Baker, McKelveyThe re-election campaigns of West and South Maui state Sen. Roz Baker and West Maui Rep. Angus McKelvey will hold a get-together with the candidates from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Oct. 16 at the Lahaina Jodo Mission.The event will feature barbecue hamburgers and ...

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Rotary Club to host mayoral candidatesMayoral candidates Alan Arakawa, the incumbent, and Tamara Paltin will be attending a candidates forum organized by the newly chartered Rotary Club of Lahaina Sunset at 5:30 p.m. Tuesday at the Royal Lahaina Resort's Ocean Terrace.The dinner meeting is open ...

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UH-MC group to host Tuesday forumThe Associated Students of University of Hawaii Maui College Student Government Council will be hosting an election forum from 4 to 9:30 p.m. Tuesday in the Pilina Building multipurpose room on the Kahului campus.The goal of the forum is to promote student ...