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Emergency Response Plans Activated by Maui Electric as Olivia Nears

Maui Electric is moving crews and equipment where needed as Tropical Storm Olivia approaches the islands, and wants customers to know they should prepare for storm-related power outages. Due to impending storm conditions for the safety of customers, Maui Electric’s Customer Service and Engineering offices at 210 W. Kamehameha Ave. will be closed to customers on Wednesday, Sept. 12. To …

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Festivals of Aloha inspires love of the land

From September thru October join the Festivals of Aloha in celebrating the Hawaiian culture. On Maui don’t miss the 17th Richard Ho’opi’i Falsetto Contest at the Ritz Carlton Kapalua September 8 and Aloha Friday with Uluwehi Guerrero and Hālau Kauluokala at Queen Ka‘ahumanu Center September 21. Enjoy an evening on Lana’i and return with a courtesy Festivals of Aloha ferry …

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DOH: Events planned statewide to raise awareness during National Suicide Prevention Awareness Month in September

The Hawai‘i Department of Health (DOH) Emergency Medical Services and Injury Prevention System Branch (EMSIPSB) in partnership with the Prevent Suicide Hawai‘i Task Force is hosting a series of community events across the state for National Suicide Prevention Month in September. Events aim to raise public awareness about the topic of suicide and the impact of suicides in Hawai‘i as …

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Maui Humane Society Open 7 Days A Week Starting September 2nd

The Maui Humane Society animal shelter in Puunene will be open seven days a week starting this Sunday, September 2. The shelter has previously been closed on Sundays but will now be open daily from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. The shelter, located off of Maui Veterans Highway (formerly Mokulele Highway) between Kahului and Kihei, will be closed only five …

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County Plans Community Meeting at Lahainaluna

A community is being planned by the County of Maui on Wednesday, August 29 at the Lahainaluna Cafeteria from 5:30 p.m. to 7 p.m. The meeting will to be to discuss emergency measures and future county actions with those affected by Tropical Storm Lane and the west side fires. The Mayor’s Office, along with Maui Civil Defense Agency, the Department …

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Habitat Maui Available to Help Hurricane Victims Repair and Rebuild

Habitat for Humanity Maui is available to help those impacted by Hurricane Lane through it’s “A Brush With Kindness” program, which provides assistance with repairing homes in substandard condition. This can include repairs needed due to damage from high winds (such as roof repair), leaky or broken windows, flood damage, or – if deemed necessary, a full tear-down and rebuild …

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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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