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Bill may allow more veterans on disability to get tax relief

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Some property tax relief could be coming for Maui County residents and severely disabled veterans as a County Council committee unanimously advanced two bills for tax relief to the full council on Wednesday. One of the bills that the council’s Budget, Finance and Economic Development ...

COVID-19 at a Glance

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KAUAI: New cases: 254 • Total cases: 15,662 • Average cases: 32 • Positivity rate: 21.1% OAHU: New cases: 3,783 • Total cases: 214,416 • Average cases: 491 • Positivity rate: 19% MAUI: New cases: 624 (613 on Maui, 10 on Molokai, 1 on Lanai) • Total cases: 37,024 (35,119 on ...

Grants open to farmers and ranchers impacted by feral animals

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The Maui News Lokahi Pacific is accepting grant applications from Maui County farmers and ranchers for a $1.5 million assistance program to help with crop damage and other impacts from axis deer and other feral animals, the county announced Wednesday. Farmers and ranchers can receive a ...

New deputy director of Planning Department sworn in

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The Maui News Jacky Takakura was sworn in as the new deputy director of the county Department of Planning on Wednesday after former Deputy Director Jordan Hart was moved to chief of the department’s Zoning Administration and Enforcement Division. “I am honored and humbled to be part of ...

Fourth of July fireworks on sale through Sunday

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The Maui News The Maui Fire Department is reminding residents to follow instructions and use common sense while setting off Fourth of July fireworks, which will be on sale through 8 p.m. Sunday. Permits aren’t required for consumer fireworks such as sparklers, snakes and cylindrical or ...