Juror questionnaires to be mailed out

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State juror questionnaires will be mailed to 235,000 residents, including 55,000 in Maui County, beginning Aug. 2. The annual questionnaires are used to help select potential jurors who may be eligible to serve in 2022. Anyone receiving a questionnaire has 10 days to complete and return it ...

Kahului Post Office to host passport fair

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The Maui News The Kahului Post Office will take applications for new passports during its weekend passport fair on Saturday, the U.S. Postal Service announced. The event will be held from 7 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Kahului Post Office at 138 S. Puunene Ave. More than 220 new passport ...

Vaccine required for hospital visitors

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Maui Memorial Medical Center on Monday began requiring hospital visitors to be fully vaccinated before entering the facility as COVID-19 cases increase across the county and the state. Exceptions to the new policy are for pediatric and obstetric patients as well as for Americans with ...

Brown water advisory canceled

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A brown water advisory from Honolua Bay to Kaanapali has been canceled, the state Department of Health announced Monday. The advisory had been issued July 19 after heavy rains sent stormwater runoff into coastal waters.

Hoolehua asked to conserve water

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Hoolehua Water System users are being asked to immediately reduce water usage by 25 to 50 percent after the state Department of Hawaiian Home Lands discovered a significant leak in the system’s 200,000-gallon water tank. The tank will be removed from service and a temporary bypass will be ...

Maui residents win in vaccine contest

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Two Maui residents have won grand prizes as part of the statewide COVID-19 vaccination incentive contest. Leah Hairston of Kihei won a $1,000 Merriman’s gift card, and Lois Nakamura of Lahaina won Zippy’s for a year. The 15 grand prize winners announced Monday also included 11 winners ...