Heavy equipment operators work Thursday afternoon on the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers project to repair 4,000 linear feet of Wailuku levees damaged by flooding of Wailuku River in September 2016. Repairs to the flood control project will start near Imi Kala Street and continue to the outlet of the stream at the ocean. Work on critical aspects of the repairs is planned to be completed by March 1.
The Maui News / MATTHEW THAYER photo
The overall wahine award winner in the Hula O Na Keiki 2017 was Brianna Wehileimamoleihiwahiwaonaaliiokohala Lim-Ryder, 14, of Halau Kawehileimamoikawekiuokohala. The event was held Friday and Saturday at the Ka‘anapali Beach Hotel. Photo courtesy of Zane Mathias and the Ka‘anapali Beach Hotel
Retired scientist and toxicologist Joe DiNardo discusses misconceptions surrounding sunscreen use and why he thinks a ban on certain products would be effective. The Maui News COLLEEN UECHI photo