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Scenic Selfie

July 1, 2016 South Korean visitors Jung Hwan Hwang and Hyesung Choi pose for a selfie while stopping on Crater Road after visiting Haleakala National Park on Saturday morning. more »»

Report: Maui homeless numbers have flattened

July 1, 2016 Maui County had a homeless population of 1,145 people on Jan. more »»

Central Maui wants to become a Blue Zone

July 1, 2016 Central Maui is seeking to become one of a handful of certified Blue Zone communities in the U.S. more »»

Independence Day closures announced

July 1, 2016 Federal, state and county offices will be closed Monday in observance of Independence Day. more »»

Invasive Species Committee names new manager

July 1, 2016 Adam Radford takes over as the new manager of the Maui Invasive Species Committee today. more »»

County/In Brief

July 1, 2016 Man found in water off Lahaina dies A 23-year-old man was pronounced dead after he was pulled from the ocean Tuesday afternoon at Lahaina Harbor, police said. He was identified as William Sage Lane. more »»

Cattle chasers set ’em up on first day of rodeo

July 1, 2016 Young “cattle chasers” Tru DePonte (from left), 10, Lukela Wong, 11, and Makalei Stone, 10, herd roping stock from a holding pen at Oskie Rice Arena on the opening day of the 61st annual Makawao... more »»

MCCC looking for a few female guards

July 1, 2016 The Department of Public Safety is looking for women interested in becoming correctional officers at the Maui Community Correctional Center in Wailuku. more »»

Maui Medical Group adds five health care practitioners to staff

July 1, 2016 Maui Medical Group announced last month that it has hired five new health care practitioners for its Maui offices. more »»

School names regional director

July 1, 2016 Pukalani resident Venus Rosete-Medeiros has been named Maui County regional director for Kamehameha Schools. The newly created position is part of the Community Engagement & Resources Group. more »»

Jurors hear tapes of defendant’s interviews with police

June 30, 2016 WAILUKU — In interviews with police detectives two days after his pregnant ex-girlfriend was reported missing, murder suspect Steven Capobianco said he last saw her the night she drove him past... more »»

County-manager idea shelved, for now

June 30, 2016 Maui County’s 2016 bid for a county manager form of government has been shelved. more »»

Fireworks permits go on sale

June 30, 2016 The sale of Fourth of July fireworks began Wednesday and runs through 8 p.m. Monday, the Fire Department announced. A fireworks permit is required for firecrackers. more »»

With no money to fund them, recycling programs to end

June 30, 2016 Beginning Friday, several county-sponsored recycling programs for scrap metals, household batteries and paint will end. more »»

Telescope protester apologizes to his people, not court or state

June 30, 2016 WAILUKU — A University of Hawaii Maui College assistant professor would not apologize Wednesday to a Wailuku District Court judge for protesting last July against the Daniel K. more »»

County / In Brief

June 30, 2016 Neighborhood park to open in Kihei A small neighborhood park with a comfort station in the Ke Alii Kai II subdivision in Kihei opens Friday, the county Department of Parks and Recreation said. more »»

M’M, M’M good!

June 29, 2016 Jasmine Manu (first photo) serves up samples of her award-winning Portuguese bean soup after defending her title as champion in Saturday’s Po‘okela Church Portuguese Soup Contes. more »»

Paia-born Cravalho was county’s first mayor

June 29, 2016 Maui County’s first mayor, Elmer F. Cravalho, was born in the old Paia Hospital on Baldwin Avenue, the fifth of eight children. more »»

Citing nothing left in the budget, council rejects homeless bills

June 29, 2016 WAILUKU — Despite taking no action Tuesday on several of Mayor Alan Arakawa’s bills seeking funding for homeless programs and temporary shelters, council Budget and Finance Committee Chairman Riki... more »»

Detective: Capobianco was not a suspect during his first interview

June 29, 2016 WAILUKU — Murder suspect Steven Capobianco wasn’t suspected of committing a crime and volunteered to take a polygraph test when he was first interviewed by a police detective about the disappearance... more »»



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