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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 »»

Waiehu man gets 18-month jail term in hit-and-run fatality

June 29, 2016 WAILUKU — A Waiehu man with five prior convictions for driving without a valid license was sentenced Tuesday to a year and a half in jail in the deaths of a mother of two children in a crash about... more »»

Hawaiian Dredging Co. awarded bid for next Lahaina bypass section

June 29, 2016 The contract for construction of the next phase of the Lahaina bypass, a 2.7-mile stretch that runs from Hokiokio Road toward Launiupoko, has been awarded to Hawaiian Dredging Co. more »»

Local Briefs

June 29, 2016 Free balloon demo at Wailuku library Artist and entertainer Riki Inzano will present “Balloonology,” a free demonstration and introduction to balloon twisting, at 2 p.. more »»

County / In Brief

June 29, 2016 Lahaina Cannery Mall sold again U.S. Realty Partners has acquired the Lahaina Cannery Mall, the California-based real estate company said Friday. more »»

Murder trial begins

June 28, 2016 WAILUKU — After being questioned by police about the disappearance of his pregnant ex-girlfriend, murder suspect Steven Capobianco was “jittery” and “out of sorts” when he showed up at work later... more »»

Former Mayor Elmer F. Cravalho dies

June 28, 2016 Elmer F. Cravalho, who served as Maui County chairman and mayor for 12 years, died Monday afternoon under hospice care after a long illness. He was 90 years old. more »»

Testifiers compare change of governance to Brexit

June 28, 2016 With some using Brexit as a cautionary tale of rushing a vote, dozens of testifiers made their case to a Maui County Council committee on Monday on a new form of county governance, which could be... more »»

Man arrested with stolen backpack

June 28, 2016 A 27-year-old man was arrested after he was caught with a police officer’s backpack that was taken from the front passenger seat of a police car Saturday morning in Paia, police said. more »»

 
 
 

 

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