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10th Annual Keiki Tilapia Fishing Tournament set for May 11

Maui Electric and Kā‘anapali Golf Courses invite keiki to cast their poles at the 10th Annual Keiki Tilapia Fishing Tournament on Saturday, May 11, from 7:30 a.m. to 9 a.m., at the Kā‘anapali Golf Course Pond as a benefit for Maui United Way. This “tag and release” event is open to youths, ages two to 18 years old for a …

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Priority repairs to potholes in Upcountry and Central/South Maui

The Department of Public Works is continuing its priority repairs to potholes caused by recent heavy rains and flooding in the Makawao and Wailuku Districts. Pothole patching crews have been filling large potholes in the Upcountry area since Saturday, but ongoing wet weather conditions have made it difficult for workers to pave or use hot patch material. The Makawao District covers …

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Sky Divers Rescued after making water landing in Hana Bay

On Monday, February 18, 2019 at approximately 12:15pm Maui fire crews responded to a report of tandem sky divers in the ocean near Hana airport. Engine 7 (Hana) arrived on scene and met with a representative from Maui Sky Diving who provided directions to the sky divers. Hana Fire Ski 7 was launched and made contact with the sky divers …

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Southern Airways Acquires Mokulele Airlines

Southern Airways, operator of 600 weekly flights across 20 cities, has acquired Hawaiian-based Mokulele Airlines. The deal is Southern’s third in the last four years, firmly cementing itself as America’s fastest growing airline.   With established footprints in the Gulf South, the mid-Atlantic, and South Florida, Southern now adds Hawaii and California to its portfolio. Following the integration of the two …

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County Begins Damage Assessments, Recovery in Wake of Winter Storm

With a powerful winter storm passing north of the Hawaiian Islands, Maui County began assessing damage and recovery operations on Monday morning, Mayor Michael Victorino announced. “I ask all of our residents and visitors to remain cautious and vigilant, especially of any downed power lines that may still be energized and very dangerous,” Mayor Victorino said. “Debris remains on roadways …

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Ky-Mani Marley releases video statement about missed Lahaina Civic show

Maui reggae fans know Ky-Mani Marley, slotted to be the main headliner of this past weekend’s Bob Bash 2019 Festival, pulled a “no show” after admitting that he was misled by his tour manager that he was not paid by the show’s promoter. On February 10, he released a statement in response to the incident via Facebook Video.

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UPDATE: Winter Storm to Close Several Maui Parks

All South Maui parks as well as Baldwin and Kanaha beach parks will be closed Sunday due to a severe winter storm impacting the entire state. The following is an updated list of Maui County parks closed Sunday because of a severe winter storm impacting the state of Hawaii. In South Maui, all beach parks are closed. In other regions: …

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Registration Renewals Available at Wailuku Safeway Kiosk

Maui motorists have a new way to renew their vehicle registrations annually, the Department of Finance reported Friday while announcing the state’s first grand opening celebration of a self-serve kiosk next week. Now, instead of waiting in line at the Division of Motor Vehicles at the Maui County Service Center at the Maui Mall, car owners can visit a kiosk …

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