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Piilani Highway to see lane closures, lower speeds in some areas

Ongoing roundabout construction in Kihei will force a full closure of Piilani Highway between Kaonoulu Street and Piikea Avenue from 9:30 p.m. Monday through 4:30 a.m. Tuesday to reset the traffic control, the state Department of Transportation announced Friday. Drivers, including first ...

Woman arrested for alleged DUI in crash

WAILUKU — A woman was arrested for allegedly driving under the influence of a drug after a collision Thursday night in Kahului. Kelsea Dorris, 23, of Wailuku was charged with third-degree promotion of a dangerous drug, fourth-degree promotion of a harmful drug, operating a vehicle under the ...

Repairs cause water outage in West Maui

Two hundred customers and 30 fire hydrants were without water service on Friday afternoon while the county Department of Water Supply conducted repairs to a mainline in Lahaina. The affected area began at Lower Honoapiilani Road between Napilihau Street and Kapalua Place and also included Hui ...

Renewable energy push paced by rising costs

Molokai resident Todd Yamashita sets his grocery list according to his electric bill. “On Molokai, especially with inflation, we expect to pay more for everything, a certain percent more,” Yamashita said. “The hardest part though now, for me and my family, is the electric bill is the ...

‘Bans Off Our Bodies’ rally to be held Saturday in Kahului

A "Bans Off Our Bodies" rally in support of Planned Parenthood and the protection of reproductive choice will be held from 10 a.m. to noon on Saturday in Kahului, according to a news release. The rally will take place on the sidewalk facing West Kaahumanu Avenue in front of the former Sears ...