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Capobianco sentenced to life in prison for murder of pregnant ex-girlfriend

Steven Capobianco stood before Second Circuit Judge Joe Cardoza on Friday afternoon to be sentenced for the murder of his ex-girlfriend Carly “Charli” Scott, who was last seen in February 2014. Capobianco was convicted on December 28, 2016, and was denied a new trial on March 6. In January the jury gave the judge latitude to sentence Capobianco to life …

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Waihe‘e Ridge Trail closes for final stage of improvements and observation platforms

The popular 2.5 mile Waihe‘e ridge trail that climbs the windward slope of the west Maui mountains is again closed through April 7 to allow completion of improvements for increased public safety through surface improvements, drainage upgrades, and vegetative management. The trail parcel is owned and operated by the Department of Land and Natural Resources (DLNR), Division of Forestry and …

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Lyft Launches On Maui

Today Lyft, the fastest growing rideshare company in the U.S., is launching on Maui bringing its affordable, reliable rides to the Valley Isle. The Maui launch is part of the company’s nationwide expansion to 25 new markets, which include Hawaii Island and Kauai. Lyft has been operating on Oahu since 2014. In the last three months, Lyft has launched in …

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Nakalele robbery suspect turns herself in, bail set at $39K

On Wednesday, March 22, 2017 at about 4:30 p.m., 19 year old Ashely Ramos of Lahaina turned herself in to police. Ramos was wanted in connection to a Robbery investigation that occurred on March 15, 2017 at Nakalele Point in Lahaina. Ramos was arrested and charged for the offense(s) of Robbery in the First Degree, Unauthorized Entry into a Motor …

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Lahaina RadioShack Among 500 Stores To Be Closed

RadioShack has announced the closing of more than 500 stores around the country. The company is closing 552 stores, including the one in Lahaina. According to the Radio Shack website, the Sprint Store at this location will remain open. That’s more than the 200 previously announced, according to a release from Radio Shack.

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Chang’s Beach reopened after a Unexploded Ordnance found

Navy EOD along with DOCARE arrived on scene at approximately 3:15 pm.  The object was deemed old and very deteriorated so it was not moved far for safety reasons.  It was moved to a sand beach approximately 75 yards north of 4950 Makena Road.  It was identified as possibly a 1940’s WW II mortar round.  It was buried in the …

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KMart to close Maui’s Dairy Road Store

MAUIWatch can confirm that the island’s only KMart is closing. KMart sent a statement to MAUIWatch, We are making the difficult, but necessary decision to close the Kmart store at 424 Dairy Road in Kahului. The store will close to the public in mid-June. Until then, the store will remain open for customers. The store will begin its liquidation sale …

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Experience the Ohana Table at the Sheraton Maui

“Could you please pass the potatoes?” Sounds like home doesn’t it? Thinking back, those moments when you can share a meal, share a moment and share memories together are the ones that mean the most. “My favorite food is the food my mom makes,” Executive Sous Chef Chris Lederer of the Sheraton Maui Resort & Spa said. “Passing food to …

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