COVID-19 at a glance

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Latest developments: • State Department of Health on Friday reported 628 new confirmed and probable cases statewide, including 424 on Oahu, 110 on Hawaii island, 64 on Maui, nine on Kauai and 21 residents diagnosed out of state. • There have now been 45,245 confirmed and probable cases ...

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Alison Cohan to address Rotary club Alison Cohan will be the guest speaker at the Rotary Club of Kihei-Wailea’s virtual meeting at noon on Wednesday. Cohan is the director of The Nature Conservancy’s Maui Nui Forest Program. The Zoom room will open at 11:30 a.m. for fellowship, ...

Judge cuts water ‘take’ from E. Maui streams

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An Environmental Court judge has sliced the total amount of water East Maui Irrigation is allowed to divert from East Maui streams. First Circuit Judge Jeffrey P. Crabtree last week modified EMI’s water “take” from 45 million gallons a day to 25 mgd, effective immediately. The ...

Pet of the Week

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I am a 7-year-old senior that’s looking for a full food bowl and a soft place to nap. I don’t want lots of pets and baby talk, so an ohana with pet savvy adults that will respect my space would be ideal. My name is Smokey and after more than three months of waiting at the Maui Humane ...

Maui jail cluster has 18 cases; travel cases seen

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Eighteen COVID-19 cases have been reported in a cluster at the Maui Community Correctional Center, according to the state Department of Health. The cluster includes 16 cases associated with the Wailuku jail and two linked cases outside the jail, according to the weekly state cluster report ...

Publishers Weekly Best-sellers

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HARDCOVER FICTION 1. “The Last Thing He Told Me” by Laura Dave (Simon & Schuster) 2. “Black Ice” by Brad Thor (Atria) 3. “The Paper Palace” by Miranda Cowley Heller (Riverhead) 4. “The Cellist” by Daniel Silva (Harper) 5. “Not a Happy Family” by Shari Lapena ...