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Maalaea Wild Fire Photo Gallery

On July 2 2016, MAUIWatch received multiple reports and photography on the Maalaea Wild Fire that snarled traffic and caused major evacuations. Here is the gallery of photos that were sent in by our MAUIWatch supporters.

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Maui Team Wins Pinto League State Tournament

The Maui All-Stars “A” Team won the 2016 West Zone Baseball Pinto Hawaii Region Coach Pitch Championship on Tuesday, July 5, with a final score of 6-3 against the Mililani All-Stars “A” Team. The Maui “A” team went undefeated in the tournament, held at the Central Oahu Regional Park. The tournament ran from July 1 – 5, 2016 where 10 …

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Maui Electric reminds customers to call 811 before digging

Maui Electric Company reminds customers to call 811 before doing any excavation work at home. This national number will connect you to the Hawaii One Call Center (also available by calling 1-866-423-7287). This free service can help to locate or mark any underground utility lines – including electric, gas, water, sewer, telecommunications, and cable. Customers should call the Hawaii One …

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Maui’s Mile Lei of Aloha Heals Orlando

Today the blessings with the mile long lei started with a presentation at the Pulse night club. Then they continued to the Orlando Medical Center two blocks down where many other memorials are placed. They concluding event at the Dr. Phillips Performing Arts Center.

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Governor signs bill to appropriate funds for restoration, preservation projects on Kahoolawe

Gov. David Ige today signed HB 2034 (ACT 72) that provides funding for the Kaho‘olawe Island Reserve Commission for clean-up, restoration and preservation projects on the island. Kaho‘olawe was used as a bombing range for years. Today, the island remains littered with unexploded ordnance and was found to have extensive erosion and other ecological problems. However, the island is also …

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8th Annual Keiki Tilapia Fishing Tournament set for September 4

Maui Electric and Kā‘anapali Golf Courses invite keiki to cast their poles at the 8th Annual Keiki Tilapia Fishing Tournament on Sunday, September 4, from 7:30 a.m. to 9 a.m., along Kā’anapali’s 18th fairway as a benefit for Maui United Way. This “tag and release” event is open to youth ages two to 18 years old with a registration fee …

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The Girls Scouts of Hawaii recognizes 14 Gold Award recipients

On Saturday, June 11, 2016 the Girl Scouts of Hawaiʻi recognized 14 scouts as recipients of the Girl Scout Gold Award – the highest honor a member of the organization can achieve. The prestigious Girl Scout Gold Award recognizes a scout’s commitment to excellence as she develops skills and values to meet present and future challenges in her life. To …

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Amateur Radio “Field Day” June 25 Demonstrates Science, Skill, and Service

Members of the Maui Amateur Radio Club(MARC) will be participating in the national Amateur Radio Field Day exercise, on Saturday, June 25 in a field between the Hana Highway and the ocean, just past Ho’okipa Beach Park. Field Day, an event started by the Amateur Radio Relay League (ARRL) in 1933, is the largest emergency communication event in the world. …

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Hawaiian Airlines Introduces First Class Auction Upgrade

Hawaiian Airlines today announced the launch of Bid Up by Hawaiian Airlines, a new auction upgrade service allowing guests to elevate their in-flight experience by bidding on available First Class seats when traveling between Hawai‘i and North America. “We’re extremely excited to introduce Bid Up to our guests,” said Miranda Scott, managing director –travel products for Hawaiian Airlines. “We understand …

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U.S. Citizenship, Immigration Services Information Sessions Scheduled

The U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) field office will be conducting outreach and information sessions on Maui June 22-23, 2016 in partnership with the County of Maui Immigrant Services Division. All sessions will include basic information regarding different immigration processes and services, along with time for questions and answers. The schedule and locations are as follows: Wednesday, June 22, …

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