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Gas tax change considered as highway funds fall

February 22, 2015 HONOLULU — Hawaii lawmakers are pushing a plan that could increase the fuel taxes that drivers pay at the pump. more »»

Lanai shipping increases by double digits

February 22, 2015 Lanai “is the story of 2014” for cargo shipments, which rose 28.6 percent in 2014 compared to the previous year, interisland shipper Young Brothers reported last week. more »»

Safety video now showing at Kahului Airport

February 21, 2015 An ocean safety video nearly a decade in the making has finally debuted at Kahului Airport with a goal of stemming the growing number of ocean-related deaths — including three Monday in Maui waters. more »»

DeCoite sworn in as representative

February 21, 2015 Molokai’s Lynn DeCoite was sworn in Friday as the new 13th District House member, replacing Mele Carroll, who resigned earlier this month for health reasons and died Wednesday. Gov. more »»

Tasty offerings

February 21, 2015 FIRST PHOTO: Chef Adam Tabura, owner of the Spice Rack Hawaii, talks about his line of spices Wednesday afternoon with Jeanne Skog, president and chief executive officer of the Maui Economic... more »»

MPD reports 28 disciplinary actions in 2014

February 21, 2015 Two Maui Police Department officers who were fired last year are contesting the disciplinary actions, according to a report submitted to the state Legislature. more »»

John Colson named executive director of Kihei Charter School

February 21, 2015 Kihei Charter School has hired John Colson as its new executive director to oversee management of the growing South Maui school. Colson, who was officially hired Jan. more »»

Mayor’s Small Business Awards nominees announced

February 21, 2015 The nominees for the 2015 Mayor’s Small Business Awards were announced Friday by the Mayor’s Office of Economic Development and the Maui Chamber of Commerce. more »»

County / In Brief

February 21, 2015 Brush fire shuts down highway About 2 acres burned in a brush fire near Honolua Bay that closed about a mile of Honoapiilani Highway while firefighters fought the blaze Friday, a fire official said. more »»

Grants

February 21, 2015 Foundations and entities who contributed recently to Maui County community nonprofits and others are as follows: A total of 13 Hawaii public schools and educational organizations were recently... more »»

Maui Lu Resort comes down

February 20, 2015 The Maui Lu Resort is being torn down to make way for a 388-unit, time-share development on 28 acres in north Kihe. more »»

Ige names DeCoite to open House seat

February 20, 2015 Those who have worked with Lynn DeCoite, the Molokai resident who was named Thursday to assume the House District 13 seat left vacant by the late Mele Carroll, describe her as a hardworking farmer,... more »»

Maiava sentenced to 15 days in jail for assault

February 20, 2015 WAILUKU — National Football League free agent linebacker Kaluka Maiava was ordered to turn himself in Monday to serve a 15-day jail term for assaulting a man at a Kihei bar two years ago. more »»

Man gets year in jail for fatal crash

February 20, 2015 WAILUKU — A driver who told police he reached down to adjust the radio volume when he crossed into the oncoming lane to cause a fatal crash was sentenced Feb. 12 to a one-year jail term. more »»

County/In Brief

February 20, 2015 Free child car seat inspections Saturday Free child car seat and booster seat inspections will be done from 10:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. more »»

Crime Stoppers

February 20, 2015 Maui police are asking for public help to identify whoever set a home on fire in December in Makawao Ranch Acres. At 6:25 a.m. Dec. more »»

MPD veteran Hankins promoted to lieutenant

February 20, 2015 Maui Police Department veteran William Hankins has been promoted to lieutenant and assigned as commander of the Hana Patrol District. His promotion took effect Monday. more »»

 
 
 

 

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