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New MPD Officers and Emergency Dispatchers Graduate

On February 5, 2016 members of the Maui Police Department’s 82nd Recruit Class and four Emergency Service Dispatchers were honored in a graduation ceremony at a luncheon held at the King Kamehameha Golf Course, Waikapu. Twenty (21) Recruits completed eight months of intense physical and academic training before graduating and receiving their badges. (Back row) Sergeant John Foster, Officer Jacob …

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Maui Electric Announces $30,000 Endowment Fund for Sustainable Science Management Program

Maui Electric Company announced that it has established the Maui Electric Company Sustainability Scholarship Endowment fund through a grant from the Hawaiian Electric Industries (HEI) Charitable Foundation for students enrolled in the Sustainable Science Management (SSM) program at University of Hawai’i Maui College. Maui Electric President Sharon Suzuki presented a check for $30,000 to Chancellor Lui Hokoana during a ceremony …

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Maui couple changing lives one “Smile” at a time

This is a love story that began in Boston and is continuing on Maui. The tale of a Maui girl who left the island for college and met her future husband. Together this duo is bringing advancements in the field of dentistry to a whole new level. This is none other than the story of Maui’s own, Dr. Kelly Kawahara …

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ARTWatch: Rachael Ray Au Hoon’s U’i Gallery

The art of Rachael Ray Au Hoon is both a richly colorful tapestry of personal expression and a vital tribute to Hawaiian culture. Her work has been present island wide, from the walls of the Bamboo Grill, the Paia Mercantile, Maui Pack and Ship and the Whaler’s Village Museum, to name just a few. Now, Au Hoon has been commissioned …

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Habitat for Humanity Maui receives $5,000 donation from HomeStreet Bank

Habitat for Humanity Maui recently received a $5,000 donation from HomeStreet Bank. Lisa Carillo, Loan Officer at HomeStreet Bank, presented the donation check to Sherri Dodson, Executive Director for Habitat for Humanity Maui. Habitat for Humanity Maui will utilize the contribution to continue to build new homes and renovate substandard and unsafe housing on Maui and Lanai. Habitat Maui is …

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Staff Shortage Affects Refuse Pickups in Haliimaile and Paia

The County of Maui Dept. of Environmental Management, Solid Waste Division, announced that due to a staff shortage, a residential refuse collection route in the Haliimaile and Paia areas was not picked up today. All missed pickups are expected to be completed tomorrow, January 8, 2016. AFFECTED AREAS IN THE HALIIMAILE AREA ARE: AKAAKA ST ALAMUKU STAOIKI ST HALIIMAILE RDHIILANI …

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Joint Emergency Response drill scheduled in Kula

Members of the Maui Police Department and Department of Education will be participating in a one (1) day, Joint Agency Emergency Preparedness Exercise. The exercise will be conducted on Tuesday, January 5, 2016, at the Kula Elementary School located at 5000 Kula Highway in Kula, from approximately 7:30 a.m. until 9:30 a.m.

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50-Meter Pool at Kihei Aquatic Center to Close for Structural Repairs

The 50-meter pool at the Kihei Aquatic Center will close on January 4, 2016, for Phase 1 of structural repairs and renovations. The pool is expected to reopen June 30, 2016. The training pool and locker rooms at the facility will remain open throughout a majority of the duration of the repairs. Global Specialty Contractors, Inc. will be performing the …

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2nd Annual 2015 MAUIWatch Christmas House

This 2015 MAUIWatch has seen the most festive, unique and colorful homes on Maui and here is a few we feel that stood out and made our cut! Mahalo for being so friendly and exited when seeing us. See you next year! Congratulations for this year featured homes and Mele Kalikimaka! (Click to Enlarge) Click here to download our mobile …

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