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96th Maui Fair Pre-Sale Entry Ticket Dates

The Maui Fair has announced that pre-sale tickets are available at reduced prices from Monday, August 13 through Friday, September 21. Pre-sale Adult tickets are $7.00 ($10.00 at the gate), and child tickets (5-11 years old) are $3.00 ($5.00 at the gate).  Keiki four years old and younger are admitted free. Pre-sale tickets may be purchased at the following locations: …

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Maui Humane Society to Participate in National Clear the Shelters Day

The Maui Humane Society has announced that they will be participating in national “Clear the Shelters” Day on Saturday, August 18. As a result of the generous support of the Savitt Family Foundation, adoption fees will be waived on all dogs, cats and critters. More than 900 shelters nationwide will be holding adoption events on Saturday in an effort to …

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West Maui Hospital Foundation Seeks Financial Support

The West Maui Hospital Foundation has now been unsuccessful in two Municipal Bond Offerings to finance the West Maui Hospital due to the of lack significant community and governmental financial support. The Foundation needs this financial support from the West Maui Business Community, Maui County and State Government, Hospital Systems, and Providers to complete the construction of the West Maui …

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County Re-launches Junk Vehicles Disposal Assistance Program

The County of Maui Department of Environmental Management is re-launching the Junk Vehicles Disposal Assistance Program on September 4, 2018. Under this program, residents will be able to dispose of one vehicle per year at no charge. Owners will be required to register their vehicles as “Permanently Junked” with the Department of Motor Vehicles and Licensing and deliver their vehicles …

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Mobile forensics training key to cybercrime investigation

County of Maui police officers, principals and vice principals, and information technology personnel from the University of Hawaiʻi Maui College learned more about digital evidence found on mobile devices in July. The workshop on mobile forensics was led by cybersecurity and mobile forensics expert Karen L. Paullet at the UH Maui College campus. “Almost every case we have today has a mobile device involved, which has …

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Habitat Maui’s 11th Annual Build-a-Thon Focuses on Lahaina Homes

Habitat for Humanity Maui will be holding its 11th annual Build-a-Thon fundraiser on Friday, September 28 and Saturday, September 29 from 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. Participants will be working in the Kahoma Residential Subdivision in Lahaina, where Habitat Maui is building 10 single family homes. Participants are asked to have a personal goal of raising at least $100 in …

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Come fly a kite at the 3rd Annual Kite Festival

The public is invited to the third annual Kite Festival hosted by the Japanese Cultural Society of Maui on Saturday, Aug. 18, 2018, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Keopuolani Park Field #8, located right below the Maui Arts and Cultural Center. This event is free. Kite kits to decorate with colored markers will be available for a …

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Law Enforcement Rise Up for 17th Annual Cop on Top, Aug 16-18

Local law enforcement officers across the state are joining forces to raise awareness for Special Olympics Hawaii athletes. From Thursday through Saturday, August 16 -18, 2018, volunteer, off-duty law enforcement will perch atop 10-foot scaffolds, in front of Hawaii Walmart stores (except the Fort Street Mall location), and shopping centers around the state to collect donations for Special Olympics Hawaii. …

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Blessing marks first phase for new high school in Kihei

On July 27th, Goodfellow Bros., Inc. (GBI) held a private blessing on the site of the new high school in Kihei marking the beginning of the first phase of construction. “I was honored to be invited to participate in this special blessing,” said Senator Roz Baker. “GBI is unlike any other construction contractor – they believe in blessing their staff …

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Ludacris shows love for Maui Cookie Company

A Maui cookie company is getting a lot of love from world-famous rapper, Ludacris. That woman is Mitzi Toro, the owner of the Maui Cookie Lady. The Atlanta rapper performed at the Lost in Paradise Concert in Kapolei on Saturday and on Sunday, he booked a flight to Maui for Toro’s fresh-baked cookies. Ludcaris posted the whole thing on Instagram …

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