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AVID Provides Maui High Students A College Bridge

Maui High School has seen an increase in the number of students who go on to attend college. A big part of this success is due to the AVID program, which guides students who otherwise may not attend college. This feature is brought to you by a partnership between the State Department of Education and the MAUIWatch Community Network.

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Maui Students Shine in 808 Storytellers Competition

Maui District schools are proud to announce the winners of their annual Digital 808 Storytellers video competition. Each year, students compete in four categories: Animation, News, Public Service Announcements, and Short Films. This year the winners are: Maui Waena Intermediate School, H.P. Baldwin High School, King Kekaulike High School, and Maui High. Congratulations to all! To view the entries, visit …

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One Person in Custody Following Fatal QKC Stabbing

On Sunday, March 18, 2018 at about 3:15 p.m., police were assigned to the Queen Kaahumanu Shopping Center in Kahului for a report of a male victim that had just been stabbed. Witnesses reported a male suspect fleeing the area. Officers immediately made checks of the shopping center and surrounding streets, according to authorities. A male fitting the description of …

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Public School HĀ Initiative Explored at Pa’ia Elementary

HĀ Community Day at Pāʻia Elementary is an opportunity for the community to experience and celebrate the integration of Hawaiian language and culture in Hawaiʻi’s public schools. This feature is brought to you by a partnership between the State Department of Education and the MAUIWatch Community Network.

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Upcountry Teachers Participate in HĀ-BREATH Workshop

Recently, upcountry Maui public school teachers attended a workshop at the Maui Arts & Cultural Center. It was based around the state department of education’s “HA” initiative. Particular focus was put on Arts integration, but done with attention to the core components of “HA”, which are: Belonging, Responsibility, Excellence, Aloha, Total Well-Being, and Hawaii. This feature is brought to you …

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Students Get Hands on at Maui Science and Engineering Fair

84 students participated in the 59th Annual Maui County Regional Science & Engineering Fair, where they showcased their work to industry professionals on topics ranging from ocean acidification and stream quality to exoplanets and solar power. Finalists will represent Maui County in the 61st Hawaiʻi State Science & Engineering Fair in March. This feature is brought to you by a …

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Periods of snow expected for Haleakala

Snow is expected on Haleakala summit above 9,000 feet. Snow accumulations up to two inches, with localized higher amounts are possible. A Winter Weather Advisory for snow means periods of snow will cause travel difficulties. Abundant moisture moving over the area will combine with a potent disturbance aloft to bring periods of wintry weather to Haleakala Summit today. Additional snow …

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Flash flood warning issued for Maui

At 12:36 p.m., radar indicated heavy rain moving over Maui from the southeast. The heaviest rain is over southeast Maui with rainfall rates over 3 inches per hour. Flash flooding is expected to begin shortly. Locations in this advisory include the whole island of Maui. This warning may be extended if flash flooding persists. A flash flood watch is also …

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Heavy rains prompt Flood Advisory for Maui

At 6:33 a.m., radar indicated a band of moderate to locally heavy rainfall moving over Maui from the south. While most portions of Maui will be affected through mid morning, pockets of heavy showers with brief rain rates up to three inches per hour will be focused over leeward east Maui from Maalaea to Kihei to Makena, as well as …

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