Brothers Javin Michaelsen, 12, (foreground) and Gatlin Michaelsen, 10, zoom past each other while skimboarding at Makena’s Oneloa, or Big Beach, on Tuesday morning. The skimming was part of nonstop action on the beach for the boys from Spokane, Wash., and their three brothers. Dad Brandon Michaelsen said it was a great way to wear them out. “We love Maui,” he said.
Second photo: Gatlin Michaelsen, 10, ejects from his board Tuesday.
The Maui News / MATTHEW THAYER photos
Security stands guard outside the main gate at Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam on Wednesday. A U.S. sailor shot and killed two civilian Department of Defense employees at the Pearl Harbor shipyard before taking his own life, military officials said Wednesday. AP photo
Na Alii’s Kailia Purdy puts up a first-quarter shot against the Sabers’ Jordyn Luna.
Maui High’s Kayla Thornton heads upcourt against Na Alii’s Kreyajan Pahukoa.
King Kekaulike’s Namahana Kaeo-Young releases a shot Wednesday.
Maui High’s Kylenna Rieta and King Kekaulike’s Ashante Wong battle for rebounding position.
King Kekaulike High School’s TC Pahukoa shoots between Maui High’s Jordyn Luna (left) and Kylenna Rieta on Wednesday night during the first quarter of Na Alii’s 63-42 win at King Kekaulike Gym. The Maui News / MATTHEW THAYER photos
Talia Leauanae celebrates during the Seawolves’ sweep of Central Washington on Oct. 3.
Talia Leauanae is third on the University of Alaska Anchorage women’s volleyball team with 293 total digs over 78 sets. She and the Seawolves take on UC San Diego today in the NCAA Division II tournament. Alaska Anchorage Athletics / Skip Hickey photos
Kai Nishiki, president of West Maui Preservation Association, live streams the state Land Use Commission meeting Wednesday in Kahului. Nishiki volunteered “hundreds” of hours to negotiate a key settlement agreement with Pulelehua’s developer to increase affordable housing and rental units. The Maui News / KEHAULANI CERIZO photos
Attorney Bernie Bays represented 10 neighboring property owners who opposed the Pulelehua project. By the end of the state land board’s meeting Wednesday, the developer and Bays’ clients forged an agreement.
KELLY KING – Testifies support for project
Lance Collins, an attorney for Pono Power Coalition, cross-examines witnesses Wednesday in a contested case hearing involving the Paeahu Solar project. The first day of the contested case hearing was held Wednesday at the Maui Research & Technology Center in Kihei. The Maui News/MATTHEW THAYER photos
Maui Oceanview LP President Paul Cheng listens to testimony during Wednesday’s state Land Use Commission hearing about Pulelehua at the Maui Arts & Cultural Center. The developer managed to hammer out agreements with those opposed to his project. Sitting next to him is his attorney, Maui state Sen. Gil Keith-Agaran.
Hawaii Public Utilities Commissioner (from left) Leodoloff R. Asuncion Jr. and Chairman James P. Griffin and Commissioner Jennifer M. Potter (fourth from the left), along with PUC staff, listen Wednesday to testimony in a contested case hearing involving the Paeahu Solar project.
The damage to the Honokohau Stream ditch system from Hurricanes Lane and Olivia, shown in these photos, is in the process of being repaired by Maui Land & Pineapple Co., the company announced Wednesday.
These photos show Honokohau Stream ditch system before damage from two hurricanes in 2018. Maui Land & Pineapple Co. photos