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Pondering life after Makena

May 24, 2016 During their 23 years of employment, Sandy Taniguchi and Evelyn Moreno have touched the lives of almost every guest at the Makena Beach & Golf Resort. more »»

Jury selection begins in ‘Charli’ Scott murder trial

May 24, 2016 WAILUKU — As jury selection began Monday in the trial of a man charged with murdering his pregnant ex-girlfriend, the prosecution said the defendant hadn’t joined in her excitement about the... more »»

Four county restoration projects honored

May 24, 2016 The Historic Hawai‘i Foundation is recognizing four Maui County projects for historic preservation honors during its 42nd annual Preservation Honor Awards ceremony Friday in Honolulu. more »»

Lei-making for Memorial Day graves set for Friday

May 24, 2016 A community lei-making event will be held from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Friday on the front lawn of the Kalana O Maui building in Wailuku. more »»

Council committee mulls charter amendment proposals

May 24, 2016 A Maui County Council committee recommended two proposed charter amendments and deferred three others Monday, as members began the task of whittling down nearly 20 proposals for November’s general... more »»

Maui Sports Authority to close with rest of stores

May 24, 2016 Sports Authority at Maui Marketplace in Kahului is expected to close as the national retailer shutters all 460 of its stores. The Englewood, Col. more »»

County/In Brief

May 24, 2016 Clark named new PR directer for MVB Carol Clark has been named the new director of public relations for the Maui Visitors and Convention Bureau. more »»

FDNY to recognize 3-year-old Haiku boy

May 23, 2016 Trucker Dukes, a Haiku boy known for his ongoing battle with a deadly form of cancer, will be sworn into one of the most storied fire departments in the world as an honorary firefighter at the end o... more »»

2 Molokai graduates receive prestigious scholarships

May 23, 2016 Of all the anxieties that often come with college — moving away, choosing a major, living with roommates — there’s one thing new Molokai High School graduates Kea‘a Davis and Sabrina Curtis won’t... more »»

Roadwork announced

May 23, 2016 Traffic signal improvements will cause alternating lane closures on Kaahumanu Avenue this week, according to the state Department of Transportation. more »»

County/In Brief

May 23, 2016 Kula man dies after motorcycle crash A motorcyclist was killed in a single-vehicle crash Saturday evening in Kula, according to police. Kula resident Robert Phillips J. more »»

Dui Sentences

May 23, 2016 The following sentences for driving under the influence of intoxicating liquor occurred April 12 to May 13. The listings include the offender’s name, age, residence and charges. more »»

Crime Watch

May 23, 2016 THIS IS A LIST of residential burglaries, stolen vehicles and vehicle break-ins in Maui County reported to the Maui Police Department from May 8 to 14. more »»

Tournahaulers: HC&S’ behemoths are on a crash course with extinction

May 22, 2016 * Editor’s note: “The Last Harvest” is a series chronicling the various aspects of Hawaiian Commercial & Sugar Co.’s final harvest as it shuts down at the end of the year after a 145-year run. more »»

Court asked to allow work on transfer of hospitals

May 22, 2016 Hawaii’s attorney general is asking the 9th Circuit Court of Appeals to lift or change an order issued Tuesday that suspended work to transfer Maui County’s three public hospitals from the state to... more »»

At the wheel of a Tournahauler

May 22, 2016 My most vivid memory from the first day I drove a Tournahauler has nothing to do with rumbling down a cane haul road. It was watching a cattle egret swallow a rat nearly as big as itsel. more »»

Crews help stand-up paddler back to shore

May 22, 2016 Maui County lifeguards and firefighters were dispatched Saturday morning to help a stand-up paddleboarder possibly in distress offshore of Kahana, Fire Services Chief Edward Taomoto reported. more »»

A skill for all generations

May 21, 2016 Waianae nurse Esther Ross crafts a ti leaf lei in the maile tradition Friday afternoon along Lower Beach Road in Kahului using materials gathered in Hana. more »»

Council OKs first reading of budget

May 21, 2016 The Maui County Council passed the fiscal year 2017 budget on first reading Friday, with changes that included eliminating biodiesel fuel taxes and reappropriating housing funds originally targeted... more »»

Capobianco’s alleged words to be allowed as evidence in trial

May 21, 2016 WAILUKU — Murder suspect Steven Capobianco’s alleged statements to co-workers about “getting away with murder” and “killing again” might be presented as evidence in his upcoming trial, under a... more »»



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Where were you in 1960?

May 23, 2016 A Bloomberrg in Brief story led me to the attavhed trade graph. The story is irrelevant to me and, probably, most or all of my readers, but the graph was a stunner. more »

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