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MAUIWatch Staff

MAUIWatch Staff

UPDATE: Vehicle accident expected to affect Pali traffic

At around 7:30 am, a 3 vehicle accident occurred on Honopi’ilani Hwy on the Maalaea side of the tunnel. Emergency services are responding to the scene. UPDATE @ 8:10 am– Police say they will be doing Contra-Flow in the area. Expect major traffic delays in the area. For our LIVE Traffic Map- CLICK HERE. This story is developing and will …

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Fernanda weakens to a depression east of Hawaii

At 5:00 PM, the center of Tropical Depression Fernanda was located 675 miles East of Hilo, Hawaii. The depression is moving toward the west-northwest near 9 mph and this motion is expected to continue through system dissipation on Monday. Maximum sustained winds are near 35 mph with higher gusts. Continued weakening is forecast until Fernanda dissipates on Monday. Large swells …

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DLNR: Statewide hearings to start on boating rule changes

The Department of Land and Natural Resources (DLNR), Division of Boating and Ocean Recreation (DOBOR) will hold public hearings statewide starting next week on proposed amendments to state boating rules. These amendments to Hawaii Administrative Rules (HAR) are being proposed to allow DLNR to better manage and facilitate boating and ocean recreation-related activities within State small Boat harbors and nearshore …

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Mumps: outbreak continues, including two on Hawaii Island and four on Kauai

The Hawaii State Department of Health (DOH) has confirmed 18 new cases of residents with the mumps, raising the total number of statewide cases this year to 172. Nine of the new cases of individuals are adults. Twelve of the cases are from Oahu, four are from Kauai and two are from Hawaii Island. DOH continues to stress the importance …

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State Partners to Provide Students with Cybersecurity Learning

Governor David Ige has announced a partnership between the State of Hawai‘i and SANS Institute to offer high school and college students the opportunity this summer to participate in a free online cybersecurity assessment and exercise called CyberStart. In coordination with the Hawai`i Departments of Education and Defense, University of Hawai`i, and the Office of Enterprise Technology Services, SANS Institute …

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Scam Jam Maui Teach Consumers to Fight Fraud in Wailuku August 9th

When it comes to scams, knowledge is power. Con artists are finding new ways to take your money, so consumers need to keep up with the latest scams and learn how to protect yourself and your family. That’s why AARP Hawai‘i, the FINRA Investor Education Foundation and other partners are presenting a Scam Jam event in Wailuku on August 9th …

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Water Quality Alert: Bacteria Advisory for Honolua Bay

The public is advised of a water quality exceedance of enterococci at Honolua Bay. Levels of 1184 per 100 mL have been detected during routine beach monitoring. The Department of Health Clean Water Branch provides beach monitoring and notification through its beach program. The advisory for this beach is posted because routine testing for enterococci indicate that potentially harmful microorganisms …

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Makawao Avenue Pavement Repairs to Begin Wednesday

The Department of Public Works, Highways Division advises motorists that pavement repairs to Makawao Avenue are scheduled to begin Wednesday, July 26 and continue through Monday, August 7, 2017. The work will affect traffic along Makawao Avenue between Eddie Tam Memorial Center and the Pukalani side of Laie Drive. The pavement repair work will take place Monday through Friday, weather-permitting, …

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Maui Mall and Blue Zones Project Present Ohana Bingo Bash

Hosted by Blue Zones Project®, OHANA BINGO BASH is coming to Maui Mall every Thursday in August from 5pm to 7pm.  Learn about ways to live longer, better, happier lives in Central Maui. Blue Zones Project is an initiative that will make small changes community-wide, making the healthy choice the easy choice. Join us in playing America’s favorite game for …

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