More programs opening up for disabled residents

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PAIA — More than a year after the COVID-19 pandemic set in, La‘akea Village was busy again — masked clients picked beans with staff on the campus fields in Paia, while other clients and volunteers readied produce to be sold at their country store. The activity last month at La‘akea ...

Keanae road project wins annual competition

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The Maui Chapter of the Hawaii Society of Professional Engineers has selected the Keanae Road Safety Improvements project as the winner of its 2021 Project of the Year competition. Every year, the chapter facilitates the Project of the Year competition to help highlight infrastructure ...

Attempted assault charge is upheld against Makawao man

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WAILUKU — A felony threatening charge was dismissed, while an attempted assault charge was upheld against a man who was arrested after police responded to a report that he brandished a knife at a Wailuku restaurant. James Keliikupakako, 19, of Makawao was seen hitting the ground with a ...

Maui students advance in shoe design contest

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King Kekaulike High School students Samantha Scheidler, Kyla Becraft, Keira Arcangel, Kaylee Wade and Katheryn McCall recently advanced in the national Vans Custom Culture High School shoe design contest. Their shoe design was one of 50 submissions selected to advance in the contest. King ...

Regal Theaters back in business

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Kula’s Wendell and Pua Jeremiah pose after buying their tickets for “Wrath of Man” at Regal Cinemas at Maui Mall Friday afternoon. They were two of the first people through the door and said they were happy to see the theater back open. “My husband and I are retired for two years, so ...

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Rotary meeting to focus on ocean safety The Rotary Club of Kihei-Wailea will host Carol Wilcox as its guest speaker at its Zoom meeting at noon on Wednesday. Wilcox is a survivor of a snorkeling-related near-drowning. The Zoom room will open at 11:30 a.m. for fellowship. The Zoom meeting ID ...