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Finesse, hitting hard both a part of the game

October 25, 2014 (First photo) Lahaina Intermediate School 7th-grader Glendalyn Rigor, 12, makes a flying tackle during Thursday afternoon’s football clinic for Boys & Girls Clubs of Maui members hosted by the... more »»

Fresh ideas, unfinished business in Kahului race

October 25, 2014 * EDITOR’S NOTE — This story is part of a series of stories covering contested state legislative and Maui County contests leading up to the Nov. 4 general election. more »»

Invasive stink bug noticed at UH-MC

October 25, 2014 An invasive stink bug with the potential to cause damage to leafy vegetable crops was discovered in a student garden at the University of Hawaii Maui College last week, the state Department of... more »»

Cochran denies former staffer’s dismissal claim

October 25, 2014 Maui County Council Member Elle Cochran is disputing statements made on social media by a former employee, alleging that she fired him because of his participation in mandatory National Guard... more »»

Most certificates, degrees ever go to UH students

October 25, 2014 The University of Hawaii awarded 11,278 degrees and certificates in 2013-14, a 12.8 percent increase over the previous year and the most awarded in UH’s history, the university reported last week. more »»

Keeping the water pressure on

October 25, 2014 University of Hawaii Maui College Hawaiian Studies students and their teacher hold signs in a Hui O Na Wai Eha rally Friday evening on Wailuku bridg. more »»

County/In Brief

October 25, 2014 Wailuku, Kahului on healthy towns list University of Hawaii Maui College and Wailuku-Kahului were ranked 48th in Best Value Schools’ “50 Healthiest College Towns” in America for college students... more »»

Woman convicted of habitual DUI gets probation

October 25, 2014 WAILUKU — A woman who gave up her car, went into treatment and moved to another community after her fourth arrest for impaired driving has been placed on five years’ probation. more »»

Walking it forward

October 24, 2014 A Makawao man, sometimes rain drenched and overheated, persevered through Hurricane Ana and other trials to complete his 12-day, 165-mile trek around Maui to raise funds for gifts and activities for... more »»

Budget for staff up 17% under Arakawa

October 24, 2014 Mayor Alan Arakawa has increased the annual budget for his administrative staff by 17 percent over the four years he’s been in office. more »»

Bites ‘experimental,’ a test for food items — shark researcher

October 24, 2014 Sharks seem to take “experimental” bites out of things to see if they are edible, which may help explain three surfboard/paddleboard shark bite incidents off Maui in the past week, said a shark... more »»

Newcomer up against a two-term incumbent

October 24, 2014 * EDITOR'S NOTE - This story is part of a series of stories covering contested state legislative and Maui County contests leading up to the Nov. 4 general election. more »»

Case of measles pops up on Maui; 2 more on Kauai

October 24, 2014 One of three recently confirmed cases of measles in the state occurred on Maui, the state Department of Health reported. more »»

Anti-GMO march, presentations slated

October 24, 2014 An anti-genetically modified organism march and a series of presentations on the GMO ballot initiative have been scheduled and organized this and next week by the SHAKA Movement, the group behind th... more »»

County/In Brief

October 24, 2014 Jodo Mission celebration kicks off today Wailuku Jodo Mission Centennial Celebration gets underway with a series of events today and Saturday. more »»

A century of faith

October 23, 2014 WAILUKU — Wailuku Jodo Mission — a Buddhist temple that has served generations of Maui residents within its iconic white walls — will celebrate its 100th birthday on Friday. more »»

Campaign finance complaints dismissed

October 23, 2014 The Hawaii Campaign Spending Commission on Wednesday dismissed two complaints filed by a Paia political activist, one against a nonprofit industry trust fund and the other against a related super... more »»

Veteran candidates vie for East Maui council seat

October 23, 2014 * EDITOR'S NOTE - This story is part of a series of stories covering contested state legislative and Maui County contests leading up to the Nov. 4 general election. more »»

Shark encounter causes no injuries

October 23, 2014 Maui County’s third shark encounter in a four-day period Wednesday led state officials to warn oceangoers of the dangers of activities in runoff and murky water. more »»

Application forms for deer hunting to be available until Nov. 21

October 23, 2014 Application forms for the 2015 Lanai axis deer hunting season are available from the state Department of Land and Natural Resources, Division of Forestry and Wildlife. more »»


Alcoholics Anonymous October 26, 2014

two groups welcome everyone: Club 449 gay/lesbian group, 7:30 a.m., Kalama Park bandstand, 1900 block of South Kihei Road; and We Agnostics (no prayers), 10 a.m., 131 S. Kihei Road by the Maui Bridge Club; call 874-0214. Also, Maui Sunset group, 5-6 p.m. more »


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Restating the Obvious

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October 20, 2014 On my birthday a couple weeks ago, I had dinner with a friend whose birthday is one day later, and she quizzed me about why I am not a Catholic any more. more »

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