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UPDATE: Vehicle accident expected to affect Pali traffic

At around 7:30 am, a 3 vehicle accident occurred on Honopi’ilani Hwy on the Maalaea side of the tunnel. Emergency services are responding to the scene. UPDATE @ 8:10 am– Police say they will be doing Contra-Flow in the area. Expect major traffic delays in the area. For our LIVE Traffic Map- CLICK HERE. This story is developing and will …

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Water Quality Alert: Bacteria Advisory for Honolua Bay

The public is advised of a water quality exceedance of enterococci at Honolua Bay. Levels of 1184 per 100 mL have been detected during routine beach monitoring. The Department of Health Clean Water Branch provides beach monitoring and notification through its beach program. The advisory for this beach is posted because routine testing for enterococci indicate that potentially harmful microorganisms …

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State still owes $32.6 million to pay off Hawaii Superferry expenses

Eight years after the Hawaii Superferry shut down, the State Office of the Auditor says Hawaii must pay $32.6 million in expenses for the ship that once traveled between islands. In a detailed report, state auditor Leslie Kondo says the Hawaii Superferry won’t be paid off until 2028. The report estimates the total amount of debt accrued by the Hawaii …

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Windsurfer Brought to Shore Unresponsive off Kanaha Beach Park in Kahului

Just before 2:00 p.m. on Tuesday, July 18, 2017, ocean safety lifeguards at Kanaha Beach Park in Kahului observed a kite boarder towing someone in towards shore about 500 yards out from the beach and responded. Ocean safety personnel launched their rescue watercraft from the beach and made contact with the kite boarder and a 75-year-old male in tow. Lifeguards …

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19 medals stolen from Iolani swimmers on Maui

Shattered glass meant shattered dreams for 14-year-old Jon Reiter Not long after Reiter and his sister hauled in medal after medal at a swim competition in Kihei someone hauled off with everything inside their rental car including those medals. “I was very astonished we walked up to the car and all the glass on the ground and it was very …

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MPD Investigates Gun Incident in Kihei

The Maui Police Department is investigating a gun incident that was reported in Kihei Wednesday morning. According to MPD officials, a maintenance worker reported that at about 9:30 a.m. he was walking along a vacant property behind the Salvation Army on Hale Kuai Street in Kihei when he was confronted by an unknown male who pointed a handgun at him …

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Update: Κ»Iao Valley State Monument now expected to reopen in August 2017

β€˜Iao Valley State Monument is now not expected to reopen until early August 2017, as the Department of Land and Natural Resources (DLNR) continues work to complete repairs to make the park safe for public visitation following major flooding and damage in late 2016. It remains closed until further notice for public safety reasons. Interim slope stabilization in the β€˜Iao …

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Kihei man arrested for selling drugs to minors at Makena Park

Maui Police Department Juvenile Crime Prevention Division officers received information that a 57 year old male, identified as Francis Oliveto of Kihei, was supplying minors at Makena State Park with marijuana, marijuana concentrate and marijuana edibles. On July 17, 2017 at about 8:20 a.m., officers from the Juvenile Crime Prevention Division, Vice Division and a special agent from Homeland Security …

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Makawao Art Gallery robbed of valuable Ni’ihau shell lei collection

Cassanovas Maui posted via its Facebook page, an image of a person that broke into the Maui Hands Art Gallery in Makawao and stole a valuable collection of necklaces from Ni’ihau. “Keep an eye on easy deals on shell necklaces.”, the post said. The store’s owner is offering a generous reward for information leading to the recovery of the stolen …

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