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Sue D. Cooley Stadium not ready for commencement ceremony

May 23, 2015 Despite long-held wishes of some graduating seniors and school officials, Lahainaluna High School’s commencement ceremony will not be held in the school’s new Sue D. more »»

Ex-Civil Air Patrol pilot gets fine for forgery

May 23, 2015 WAILUKU — A former Kihei Civil Air Patrol pilot and Hawaii vice wing commander who forged a document to give himself credentials to fly youths was ordered to pay a $2,000 fine and denied a chance to... more »»

Candidates consider court action over new HSTA election

May 23, 2015 A King Kamehameha III Elementary School teacher and two Oahu high school instructors, who say they were rightfully elected to the top leadership posts of the 13,500-member Hawaii teachers union,... more »»

Souki calls out Ethics Commission over rules

May 23, 2015 House Speaker Joe Souki, who represents Central Maui, is taking the state Ethics Commission to task for what he calls a “dismaying pattern over the past several years” of the agency’s staff “trying... more »»

Celebrating Filipino culture at the Barrio Fiesta

May 23, 2015 FIRST PHOTO: Reigning and former Barrio Fiesta queens and members of their court wait their turn to enter the opening procession of the 46th Barrio Fiesta at War Memorial Complex in Wailuku on Frida... more »»

Fallen veterans to be honored at festival

May 23, 2015 A veterans memorial service will be part of today’s activities at the 46th Barrio Fiesta at the War Memorial soccer field in Wailuku. The service will begin at 9:30 a.. more »»

Four Mauians part of team deployed to Guam

May 23, 2015 Four Maui men were part of a 25-person Hawaii Disaster Medical Assistance Team that returned from a federal deployment to Guam this week. more »»

Public hearing on proposed budget Tuesday

May 23, 2015 A public hearing on the proposed Maui County fiscal budget that takes effect July 1 will be held at 9 a.m. more »»

Average price of gas up slightly statewide

May 23, 2015 Southern California gas prices continue to top Hawaii and Wailuku averages this week in the AAA Hawaii Weekend Gas Watch. The Hawaii average price for regular unleaded was $3. more »»

Man gets jail, probation for unprovoked bar attack

May 23, 2015 WAILUKU — With his attorney saying a man was working full time, helping care for his newborn child and participating in anger management treatment, he was placed on four years’ probation for an... more »»

DOT moves to shore up highway

May 22, 2015 LAHAINA — The state Department of Transportation hopes emergency funds from the federal government will help make shoreline repairs to the Olowalu section of Honoapiilani Highway, but residents... more »»

Staff and program cuts possible for Kahoolawe

May 22, 2015 Laying off half of its staff and periodically closing the Kahoolawe base camp may be in the future for the Kaho‘olawe Island Reserve Commission. more »»

UH tuition hikes for undergrad residents get shaved

May 22, 2015 Tuition increases for University of Hawaii Maui College resident undergraduate students have been reduced from 7 percent to 5 percent for the 2015-16 and 2016-17 academic years, UH officials... more »»

Bicyclists conduct silent ride to remember slain Kihei cyclist

May 22, 2015 Bicyclists are invited to join a “Ride of Silence” from Kahului to Kihei and back Saturday to commemorate Kihei cyclist Karl Hagen, who was killed when he was struck by a pickup truck on Piilani... more »»

Hospice Maui breaks ground

May 22, 2015 Hospice Maui broke ground on its five-bed Hale Ho‘olu‘olu in Wailuku on Thursday morning with hopes of opening in a year the facility that will care for terminally ill people in their final day. more »»

Memorial Day brings special events, hours

May 22, 2015 The Maui County Veterans Council will sponsor a Memorial Day ceremony, starting at 9:30 a.m. on Monday, at the Maui Veterans Cemetery in Makawao. more »»

DUI checkpoints, added enforcement for Monday holiday

May 22, 2015 Police will set up DUI checkpoints and step up enforcement of speeding, cellphone and seat belt laws for the Memorial Day weekend. more »»

Firefighters airlift hiker out of Iao in second rescue in a week

May 22, 2015 For the second time this week, firefighters Wednesday rescued a hiker in Iao Valley State Park. A Wailuku fire crew, responding to a 3:57 p.m. more »»

Washington hiker airlifted from Bamboo Trail after knee injury

May 22, 2015 A female hiker who injured her knee while on the Bamboo Trail in Kailua on Thursday was airlifted to safety by the Maui Fire Department’s Air One helicopter, fire officials said. more »»

Maui’s Hamoa Beach again makes Dr. Beach’s top 10 list

May 22, 2015 HONOLULU — Hamoa Beach, a 1,000-foot strip of salt-and-pepper colored sand nestled along Maui’s eastern shore, made the annual top 10 list of U.S. more »»



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May 22, 2015 So, shades of Jim Bakker, it turns out that not all the sanctimonious naysayers are on the up and up. more »

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