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Campaign launched to recall mayor

A group of residents has launched a campaign to recall Maui County Mayor Michael Victorino over concerns with COVID-19 vaccine mandates, the administration’s transparency during the pandemic and other grievances that include water needs and housing issues. Organizers are seeking to collect ...

COVID-19 at a Glance

Latest developments: • State Department of Health on Sunday reported 163 new confirmed and probable cases statewide, including 93 cases on Oahu, 40 on Hawaii island, eight on Maui, 12 on Kauai, and 10 residents diagnosed out of state. • There have now been 83,351 confirmed and probable ...

Hookipa regulars shoot the breeze!

Longtime Hookipa Beach Park regulars Joe Moepono (right) of Makawao and Uncle Doug Sigler of Haiku talk story Tuesday morning while a soft rain falls outside the pavilion. Moepono said he has been coming to Ho‘okipa for “about 35 years,” dating back to when he and his brother used to ride ...

Molokai residents benefit from Nareit Hawaii Community Giving Initiative grant

The Maui News Three Molokai families will benefit from a $75,000 grant awarded to Molokai Baptist Church by the Nareit Hawaii Community Giving Initiative last week, the largest grant ever awarded for the church’s Aloha in Action Program to support home refurbishment and building projects ...

Expert to speak at virtual seminar on leader training

A free, two-day virtual Volunteer Leader Training Seminar next month will feature ìinternationally renownedî guest speaker Tobi Johnson, who will speak about community building and keeping connections with off-site or remote work volunteers. The Department of Housing and Human Concerns ...