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Libraries to close for Memorial Day holiday

All public libraries and library support offices will be closed May 28-30 in observance of the Memorial Day holiday, the Hawaii State Public Library System announced. Makawao Public Library will be open from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. on May 27, one of three libraries statewide with special hours ...

A rally for body autonomy

A crowd of about 420 people gathers for a “Bans Off Our Bodies” rally to advocate for abortion access and reproductive freedom, an event that followed a nationwide response to leaked information regarding the Supreme Court’s draft opinion overturning Roe v. Wade and the constitutional ...

UH-Maui marks graduation with restrictions lifted

Graduating from the University of Hawaii Maui College on Saturday meant the world to graphic design student Mark Cabalse. “This graduation, especially, is a huge milestone, not only for me, but for my family because I am a first-generation college student,” said Cabalse, who is one of ...

Man who caused fatal crash ordered to enroll in college classes

A 23-year-old man was ordered to enroll in college classes and take time to reflect on life and death, as he was sentenced for negligent homicide in a collision that killed another driver nearly three years ago. The requirements were imposed as part of one year’s probation for Kahului ...

A reprieve from drought conditions

A stalk of tiny flowers sprouts from a Kihei succulent after recent rains brought the area a brief but welcome reprieve from drought conditions.