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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 »»

Assault conviction leads to five-year sentence

October 23, 2014 WAILUKU — A five-year prison term was ordered for a Kihei man who was convicted of assaulting a man whose jugular was cut during a dispute over drugs two years ag. more »»

County/In Brief

October 23, 2014 Walk-in absentee voting underway Walk-in absentee voting for the general election opened up Tuesday on Maui and Moloka. more »»

It all begins with the mangoes

October 22, 2014 Ajee Guerrero slices green mangoes at the fruit stand at Yee’s Orchard on Thursday afternoon in Kihei. more »»

For council candidates, a civil race to Nov. 4

October 22, 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 »»

Affordable housing project goes forward

October 22, 2014 Ground was broken Tuesday on Lokahi Pacific’s 16-unit Mokuhau Subdivision in Happy Valley, one of the few 100 percent affordable residential subdivisions that have been built in Central Maui over th... more »»

Maui drops to No. 3 in best-island survey

October 22, 2014 Twenty-one was just not to be. Conde Nast Traveler named Palawan in the Philippines as its top island in the world in its 27th Readers’ Choice Awards, supplanting Maui, which has been No. more »»

Bail doubled for man held in neighbor’s knifing

October 22, 2014 WAILUKU — Saying the defendant posed a danger, 2nd Circuit Judge Peter Cahill doubled bail to $500,000 for a man charged with second-degree attempted murder in the stabbing of a neighbor at a... more »»

Bail maintained for man who allegedly struck crowd

October 22, 2014 WAILUKU — A Kahului man had a blood-alcohol level that was measured at more than four times the legal limit when he allegedly drove a sedan through a crowd at the Maui Marathon starting line at Quee... more »»

 
 

Upcountry Farmers Market October 25, 2014

produce from several dozen vendors, 7-11 a.m., Saturdays behind football field, Kulamalu Town Center, Pukalani. Accepting SNAP/EBT benefits, 7-10 a.m. For information, email info@upcountryfarmersmarket.com; see www.upcountryfarmersmarket.com. more »

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Local News Poll

  1. The ballot initiative is clearly written.
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Restating the Obvious

Seeing the light

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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