COVID-19 at a glance

Local News

Latest developments: • State Department of Health on Friday reported 134 new confirmed and probable cases statewide, including 70 cases on Oahu, 34 on Hawaii island, seven on Maui, six on Kauai, one on Molokai and 16 residents diagnosed out of state. • There have now been 83,020 confirmed ...

Pet of the Week

Community News

Bubber and his friends need to get out of the shelter as soon as possible. See, when the shelter gets full, anxieties go up. There’s always somebody making noise, always new roommates and so much hustle and bustle that there’s hardly any opportunity to relax. This takes its toll on the ...

Music, prizes and messages highlight virtual senior fair

Local News

Entertainment, exercise breaks and prize giveaways drew about 400 virtual participants to the 48th Maui County Senior Fair, held virtually for the second year in a row due to the pandemic. Emceed by Kathy Collins, the two-hour-long Senior Fair was available live via Zoom, on MEO’s Facebook ...

Reaching out to all of Maui Nui

Community News

Most of you know our main Kahului campus. You may not know we serve three smaller communities — Hana, Lana‘i and Moloka‘i — with outreach centers. They were established in the early ’80s with SkyBridge and HITS (Hawai‘i Interactive Video Service) which, back then, were amazing new ...

Funds to help nonprofit restore West Maui forest

Local News

Malama Kahalawai has received a $31,000 donation from Hawaiian Electric to restore an Olowalu stream corridor with native Hawaiian plants and trees. The project, funded through Hawaiian Electric Industries Charitable Foundation, involves the seeding, propagating, planting and monitoring of ...

Publishers Weekly Best-sellers

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HARDCOVER FICTION 1. “State of Terror” by Clinton/Penny (Simon & Schuster/St. Martin's Press) 2. “The Wish” by Nicholas sparks (Grand Central Publishing) 3. “The Lincoln Highway” by Amor Towles (Viking) 4. “Cloud Cuckoo Land” by Anthony Doerr (Scribner) 5. ...