The Maui Newshttp://www.mauinews.comTop Headlinesen-usFri, 27 Nov 2015 06:52:57 EDTFri, 27 Nov 2015 06:52:57 EDT's whale entanglement expert shares protection plans - In the last dozen years, Ed Lyman has helped free 22 humpback whales from entanglements, recovering buoys and more than 9,000 feet of fishing line that were once wound around the bodies of these majestic endangered species.Thu, 26 Nov 2015 00:00:00 EDTVoyagers near completion of Kauai canoe after 17 years, Hawaii (AP) - Three experienced voyagers from Kauai who set out nearly two decades ago to build the island's first long-distance Polynesian canoe in more than a century are almost ready to set sail.Thu, 26 Nov 2015 00:00:00 EDTOldest known seabird is back at Midway Atoll - Federal wildlife officials say the world's oldest known seabird has returned to Midway Atoll. The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service said Wednesday the Laysan Albatross named Wisdom was spotted at the remote island on Nov. 19.Thu, 26 Nov 2015 00:00:00 EDTOpponents ask high court to block Native Hawaiian vote count - Opponents of an election designed to be a significant step toward Native Hawaiian self-governance are asking the U.S. Supreme Court to block votes from being counted in what they argue is an unconstitutional, racially exclusive process.Wed, 25 Nov 2015 00:00:00 EDTMarines: Sandy conditions a factor in May crash (AP) - A hybrid aircraft that crashed in Hawaii this year, killing two Marines, flew in sandy or dusty conditions for an extended period before its engine stalled, the U.S. Marine Corps said Monday.Tue, 24 Nov 2015 00:00:00 EDT