First photo: Air One pilot Pete Vorhes of Windward Aviation fights a brush fire near Maui Electric Company’s new Ka’ono’ulu Substation in north Kihei on Monday afternoon.
Second photo: Avery Stelow, 5, climbs up for a better view while watching Monday afternoon’s brush fire with grandmother Becky Stelow in north Kihei.
The Maui News / MATTHEW THAYER photos
Council Vice-Chairwoman Keani Rawlins-Fernandez of Molokai said she believed the council’s action in setting a cap of zero short-term rental permits was legally sound.
Martha Vockrodt-Moran (left), who ran the arboretum at Pu‘u Mahoe started by her grandfather D.T. Fleming, accepts the Onipa‘a award for lifetime achievement alongside Lucienne De Naie, conservation chairwoman of the Sierra Club Maui Group, in February 2019. The Maui News / COLLEEN UECHI photo
Kihei Aquatic Center will be one of the Maui County pools that will be used by age-group swim clubs beginning this week. The Maui News / ROBERT COLLIAS photo
A Hawaiian Airlines jet makea a final approach to the runway at Kahului Airport last week.
A Hawaiian Airlines jet passes over idled rental cars on its approach to Kahului Airport on Wednesday morning. The Maui News / MATTHEW THAYER photo
Martha Vockrodt-Moran, who has run the D.T. Fleming Arboretum since 2000, has died. This photo was taken in May 2016 as she held a gathering and awards ceremony at the arboretum for volunteers, affectionately dubbed “native plant nerds.” Photo courtesy of Lucienne de Naie
Crews respond to a fire reported just after 6 p.m. Monday at the end of Piihana Road in Wailuku. LENIE LAWRENCE photo