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Wali’s rains keep crews busy

July 21, 2014 Heavy rain from post-tropical cyclone Wali closed several roads, caused power outages and a triggered a brown-water advisory for all of Maui County on Sunday, officials said. more »»

Hana students create child care center from classroom

July 21, 2014 The Hana community plans to open its first toddler and infant center this coming school year to assist young families and provide financial security and self-sufficiency to their live. more »»

Visiting Texan dies snorkeling

July 21, 2014 A 50-year-old Austin, Texas, man died Sunday morning while snorkeling with a group at Molokini Crater, Maui police said. The victim was identified as Mark Strickert. more »»

Scarce hospital funding topic of planned meeting

July 21, 2014 A public meeting to discuss a plan to address an anticipated $13 million budget shortfall for state hospitals, including Maui Memorial Medical Center, will be held at 5 p.m. more »»

DUI Sentences

July 21, 2014 The following sentences for driving under the influence of intoxicating liquor occurred during the period of July 14 to 18. The listings include the offender’s name, age, residence and charge. more »»

‘A celebration of Bailey’

July 20, 2014 FIRST PHOTO: Mele Fong and husband Richard Tom, the Hawaiian Serenaders, perform Saturday during the Maui Historical Society’s “A Celebration of Bailey” at the Bailey House Museum in Wailuku. more »»

‘It is my time’

July 20, 2014 WAILUKU Although Maui police got a murder indictment in the high-profile missing woman case involving Carly “Charli” Scott, Maui police Chief Gary Yabuta said “it’s not over yet. more »»

Many rentals operating without a permit

July 20, 2014 Only a 10th of all short-term vacation rentals currently being marketed in Maui County are legal, according to the Maui County Planning Department. more »»

Economic benefit of Haleakala falters in ’13

July 20, 2014 The number of visitors to Haleakala National Park and the spending and jobs supported by those visitors dropped significantly last year due to the 16-day government shutdown in October, a National... more »»

Taking break from heat of fire

July 20, 2014 FIRST PHOTO: A two-story house on Kihei’s Oe Street is a burned shell Saturday morning, a day after a fire believed to have been sparked by fireworks left a family of 14 homeless. more »»

Family of 14 loses Kihei home, vehicles to blaze

July 19, 2014 KIHEI — A family of 14 was homeless Friday afternoon after their five-bedroom Kihei home went up in flames in a violent fire that included several vehicles exploding. more »»

Weaker Wali is plenty wet, on its way

July 19, 2014 Wali was downgraded from a tropical depression to a post tropical cyclone Friday afternoon, but the system’s remnants, expected to reach Maui County this evening, still will carry lots of moisture... more »»

County / In Brief

July 19, 2014 Kahului man accused of abusing member of his family while children were present A Kahului man remained in custody Friday after being arrested Monday for physically abusing a family member in front o... more »»

Man gets 20 years in rape; he had been found unfit

July 19, 2014 WAILUKU — More than eight years later, a former taxicab driver was sentenced Friday to a 20-year prison term for raping a Lahaina woman who was his passenger in 2006. In a January 2010 trial, David T. more »»

Ground broken at Maui Waena

July 19, 2014 Groundbreaking for a new classroom building at Maui Waena Intermediate — many years late — was held Friday at the Kahului public school. more »»

Man convicted in shooting is found with drugs and gun

July 19, 2014 WAILUKU — A man convicted of manslaughter in a 1996 shooting in Olinda was arrested Thursday after police reported finding methamphetamine, marijuana and a loaded revolver while searching him and hi... more »»

New case of cat virus found in Kahului

July 19, 2014 A new case of deadly feline panleukopenia has been confirmed outside of the Upcountry area where the initial cases were found in late May, the Maui Humane Society announced Friday. more »»

Bal a regents vice chair

July 19, 2014 Eugene Bal III of Maui was elected Thursday to one of two vice chairperson positions on the University of Hawaii Board of Regents. The chairman will be Randolph G. more »»

Designer creations to be on display

July 18, 2014 (First photo) Isabella Betwee, 11, is guided through a two-plyer maneuver by Hui No‘eau Visual Arts Center instructor Julie Matheis while creating her own designer necklace Wednesday afternoon durin... more »»

NTSB probe of Molokai crash nears completion

July 18, 2014 The National Transportation Safety Board is close to completing its investigation into a 2011 helicopter crash on Molokai that killed four passengers and the pilot, according to its website. more »»

Soccer campgoer shows off her moves

July 18, 2014 Tiare Amorin, 8, puts a soccer move on Sebastian Baskerville, 9, (left) and Ronan Oelbaun, 10, as YMCA Soccer Camp instructors Tara Tesoro, 17, and Jorden Nasciemento-Takitani, 15, look on Tuesday... more »»



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K.I.S.S. (Keep It Stupid, Simple)

July 21, 2014 So, Gene Simmons becomes (I believe) the first Mauian to be the subject of the Washington Post's truth squadding, for his claim that the 1% pay 80% of the taxes and half the population pays no taxe. more »

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