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Summer PALS to serve free meals

Maui County’s Summer PALS program will provide free meals at sites on Maui and Molokai while school is closed for summer break, the county announced Monday. Many children in Maui County receive free or reduced-price meals during the school year but do not get enough to eat when school is ...

Jail time, probation ordered for man who forced his way into home

The Maui News WAILUKU — A man who was “out of control” when he forced his way into his grandmother’s house last year was sentenced Thursday to a one-year jail term as part of four years’ probation. Keone Long, 34, who gave no local address, had pleaded guilty to first-degree ...

A bountiful harvest

Produce from Waihee’s DMC Plants and Produce is on display during Saturday’s Maui AgFest and 4-H Livestock Fair at War Memorial Complex in Wailuku. A good crowd attended the annual event held by the Maui County Farm Bureau. Activities included the Maui Legacy Farmers Pancake breakfast, the ...

Applicants sought for South Maui Community Plan Advisory Committee

The Maui News Applications for the South Maui Community Plan Advisory Committee are now being accepted through June 30 by the Planning and Sustainable Land Use Committee. Nine of the CPAC’s 13 members will be appointed by the council, while four will be appointed by the mayor, according ...

Town hall on mosquito birth control project set for Thursday

The Maui News A virtual town hall meeting on plans to use mosquito birth control to save endangered Hawaiian honeycreepers will be held from 6 to 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Maui County Council Member Kelly Takaya King announced. Members of the Birds, Not Mosquitoes partnership will give a short ...

Na Kamehameha Pa‘u Parade returns to Lahaina June 18

The Maui News The 2022 Na Kamehameha Commemorative Pa‘u Parade and Ho‘olaule‘a, known for its decorated riders on horseback celebrating the islands’ first monarch, will return to Lahaina town on June 18. This year’s theme is “E Ola Ka Mo‘i Kamehameha — Long Live King ...