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Tsutsui Ige’s running mate

August 10, 2014 Lt. Gov. Shan Tsutsui easily won the Democratic nomination for lieutenant governor Saturday night, outdistancing Oahu Sen. more »»

Arakawa to face Paltin in the fall

August 10, 2014 Mayor Alan Arakawa took his first step toward winning a third four-year term as mayor Saturday night, easily outpacing a field of five challengers in the primary election. more »»

Cochran in front despite super PAC support of rival

August 10, 2014 Council Member Elle Cochran was the top vote-getter in her West Maui residency race despite challenger Ka‘ala Buenconsejo having more than $100,000 in support from independent super political action... more »»

Schatz, Hanabusa Senate race too close to call

August 10, 2014 HONOLULU — U.S. Sen. Brian Schatz and U.S. Rep. Colleen Hanabusa are locked in a dead heat in Hawaii’s U.S. Senate Democratic primary election, with a race too close to call on election night. more »»

County voter turnout low; spike for walk-in, absentee

August 10, 2014 KAHULUI — Voter turnout at several polling locations in Central Maui on Saturday appeared down from the last election cycle, but absentee and walk-in voting in Maui County were up 34. more »»

‘All clear’ sounded — for now

August 9, 2014 Gusty winds from Tropical Storm Iselle downed buildings, trees and power lines, blocking roads and cutting off power in areas of Maui County, even as the county avoided a direct hit from the storm,... more »»

Damage heavy at Ulupalakua Ranch

August 9, 2014 Ulupalakua Ranch was “smashed” by Tropical Storm Iselle on Friday morning, with “well over a hundred trees” crashing down on buildings, fences and water systems and causing hundreds of thousands of... more »»

Single-family home sales jump in July

August 9, 2014 While Maui County home prices climbed last month, July saw more home sales than any other single month in the last year, according to statistics released Wednesday by the Realtors Association of Maui. more »»

2014 Election: Low island voter turnout is forecast

August 9, 2014 Two longtime Maui political observers don’t expect a high voter turnout at the polls today, even as Tropical Storm Iselle fizzled and polling places are expected to open from 7 a.m. to 6 p.m. more »»

Project aims to speed rebuilding when necessary

August 9, 2014 If Tropical Storm Iselle had caused widespread damage to homes or property, officials and agencies would have encouraged owners to graphically document the damage with photos. more »»

Man gets jail over driving drunk again

August 9, 2014 WAILUKU — A man who was “drunk as a skunk” when he was arrested for drunken driving last year was sentenced Aug. 1 to a 30-day jail term. more »»

Life gets back to normal with storm’s passing

August 9, 2014 As Tropical Storm Iselle passed, life in Maui County slowly returned to normal Friday. The Queen Ka‘ahumanu Center reopened at 11 a.m., and the Maui Bus returned to service at 3 p.m., officials sai. more »»

Calm before the storm

August 8, 2014 As Hurricane Iselle began to wreak havoc on the Big Island on Thursday night, Maui County was bracing for the storm’s arrival, expected at 9 p.m. and with its greatest impact early this morning. more »»

Big Island receives first taste of hurricane

August 8, 2014 HONOLULU — Barely holding on to hurricane strength, Iselle’s outer edges brought rain and wind to Hawaii Island on Thursday as it approached landfall, poised to become the first hurricane or tropica... more »»

Shelters already accepting people

August 8, 2014 About 60 people had signed into the Hawaii Red Cross emergency shelter at the Baldwin High Gym as of 6 p.m. Thursday, volunteers said. more »»

Closures & Postponements

August 8, 2014 This is a list with some details for closures, cancellations and postponements announced as Hurricane Iselle approached in Maui County. more »»

Molina aims to regain former seat

August 8, 2014 On Saturday, two-term Maui County Council Member Mike White will face off against three other candidates, including former Council Member Mike Molina, who has come out swinging. more »»

Tsutsui running his first statewide race

August 8, 2014 Shan Tsutsui is trying to make political history this election year by becoming the first Mauian elected as lieutenant governo. more »»

Bail revoked for man charged in Scott slaying

August 8, 2014 WAILUKU — A man charged with murder in the disappearance of a missing pregnant woman is being held without bail, after a judge Thursday granted the prosecution’s request. more »»

Man alleged to have pulled gun

August 8, 2014 A Kihei man was arrested Wednesday for using a handgun to threaten another person after they argued over an incident involving a vehicle being scratched, police said. more »»

 
 

 

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