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Peake & Levoy is new Wharf manager

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Peake & Levoy, a commercial real estate services company, is the new manager of The Wharf Cinema Center in Lahaina, according to a news release Tuesday. Peake & Levoy now has more than 75 clients on Maui and manages approximately 1.6 million square feet of commercial space, the news ...

Car seat inspection set

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Free child car seat and booster seat inspections will be done from 10:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday in the parking lot of Maui Marketplace near the old Pier 1 on Dairy Road in Kahului. Those interested in having child car seats checked to see whether they’re properly installed should show up ...

Water service out in Waiehu area

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Some homes on Lower Waiehu Beach Road will be without water from 9:30 p.m. Wednesday to 5:30 a.m. Feb. 20 while work is done on waterlines in the area. Meters affected include those along Lower Waiehu Beach Road from Waiehu Beach Road to Alakai Street, including Kualoa Place and Pakele Place. ...

Mayor touts projects to come

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KIHEI — Standing in the brand new South Maui Community Gym, Mayor Michael Victorino highlighted more community facilities and improvements to come — from a commercial kitchen and fieldhouse on Lanai to the first repairs on the War Memorial Stadium parking lot in more than 50 ...

Monster ghost net still at large, somewhere in local waters

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There was no sign of the monster 50-foot-long, 70-foot-wide ghost net as volunteers last month scanned the seas around Maui by helicopter. But volunteers did spot two smaller ghost nets that weighed around 250 pounds total and were removed from the ocean, said Campbell Farrell, executive ...

Approvals sought for Lanai observatory

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Pulama Lana‘i wants to construct and operate a 25-foot tall observatory for stargazing at its Four Seasons Resort Lanai and is seeking approval from the Lanai Planning Commission. Lana‘i Resorts LLC, doing business as Pulama Lana‘i, is requesting Project District Phase 2 Development ...

10 years in prison ordered for crime spree, even in jail

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The Maui News WAILUKU — A 10-year prison term was ordered Tuesday for a Makawao man who knocked another man unconscious and stole his car, burglarized a home and drove stolen vehicles during a crime spree that continued even while he was in jail. Cy Ribucan, 24, agreed to the prison term as ...

ML&P to sell 46 acres at Kapalua for nearly $44M

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The Maui News Maui Land & Pineapple Co. reached an agreement to sell 46 acres at the center of its Kapalua Resort for nearly $44 million to Delaware limited liability company KCRMD LLC, according to financial filings. The purchase agreement has a due diligence period ending July 31 and ...

No sunrise visits today; Haleakala closed overnight

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The Maui News Haleakala National Park remained closed Tuesday, and reservations for sunrise viewing this morning have been canceled for a second straight day. The National Weather Service posted a winter weather advisory for the summit of Haleakala through 6 a.m. today, with a weakening cold ...

Man ‘doing donuts’ in Paia parking lot detained

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The Maui News WAILUKU — Bail was set at $10,000 for a man who was seen “doing donuts” in the Paia Bay parking lot and hit a police officer as he was being arrested Saturday morning, police reported. Armando Cardona, 25, of Kahului was charged with second-degree assault on a law ...

Police seek help to locate man

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The Maui News Police are asking for the public’s help in locating a 24-year-old man, who is believed to be homeless in the Wailuku area. Aidan Dungan was reported to have moved to Maui from Kauai in September. Family members reported last hearing from him in November. Dungan is ...

Local Briefs

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Live music, food at UH-MC ho‘olaule‘a University of Hawaii Maui College will mark the end of the makahiki season with a ho‘olaule‘a from 1 to 6 p.m. Saturday on the great lawn of the Kahului campus. The celebration will feature live music, food trucks, makahiki games, craft vendors ...

Corrections

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• Preliminary hearing. Heather Glennon, 46, is charged with second-degree murder in the killing of 51-year-old Christopher Flanagan. The charges were upheld in a preliminary hearing Monday. A subhead for the story that ran on Page A1 and continued on Page A4 on Tuesday had the wrong ...

Ram Dass remembered at ‘Celebration of Love’

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KAHULUI — Counterculture icon and spiritual leader Ram Dass, whose teachings are familiar to millions around the world, was remembered Monday afternoon at a “Celebration of Love” at the Maui Arts & Cultural Center’s Castle Theater. Dass, born Richard Alpert on April 6, 1931, in ...

Witnesses tell of beating death by vodka bottle

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WAILUKU — A woman hit a homeless man on the head with a bottle of vodka in an assault that continued after he collapsed on the ground in the McDonald’s parking lot in Lahaina last week, witnesses said. Testifying at a preliminary hearing Monday in Wailuku District Court, witnesses ...

Chance of snow, wintry weather shut down Haleakala

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The wintry weather conditions atop Haleakala continued Monday, forcing the closure of the national park in the early afternoon and the canceling of sunrise visits today. Power also was out overnight at the summit. There was snow at the peak of Haleakala on Monday and rain around the island ...

Power out overnight from Keanae to Nahiku

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The Maui News About 150 customers from Keanae to the Nahiku homestead area will be without power overnight Monday after a large tree fell and brought down six spans of power lines along a remote area of East Maui, Hawaiian Electric reported Monday afternoon. Current wet and windy weather ...

Repeat contenders eyeing runs for County Council seats

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Eight candidates have pulled papers to run for the Maui County Council, including two challengers in a wide-open Lanai residency seat and repeat contenders in Kahului and East Maui. Four incumbents also are signaling plans to defend their seats — Council Members Tamara Paltin (West Maui), ...

Molokai closer to having no new short-term rentals

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WAILUKU — Molokai is one step closer to having no short-term rentals on the island with the Maui County Council passing on first reading a bill to establish a zero permit cap. The council voted unanimously Friday to recommend passage of the bill, which requires a second vote for ...