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Plane goes down near Halawa Falls, Moloka’i

Maui Fire Department units: Engine 4, Engine 9, Engine 12, and Rescue 10 aboard Air 1 responded to a report of a Cessna type aircraft down on the island of Molokai near Halawa Falls at the 3000 ft elevation. They were confirmed 4 people on-board. Maui Medevac also had 1 unit on scene. A Coast Guard aircraft was also dispatched …

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Near Fatal Pedestrian Accident In Napili Closes Roadway

On Wednesday, January 14th, 2015 at about 4:41 PM, a Motor Vehicle Collision occurred at the intersection of Hanawai Street and Napilihau Street in Lahaina. The collision occurred as a 2010 Toyota sedan was making a left turn from Napilihau Street onto Hanawai Street. The Toyota failed to yield the right of way to a pedestrian who was walking east …

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Island Air Offers $59 Fare Sale

Island Air is kicking of 2015 with promotional fares starting from $59 per person each way for tickets purchased only at www.IslandAir.com beginning Tuesday, Jan. 13 through Thursday, Jan. 15, 2015. The fares are valid for travel starting Jan. 13 through March 12, 2015. Kamaaina can take advantage of these special fare deals to schedule time with neighbor island family …

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Police continue to investigate the disappearance of Moreira Monsalve

January 12, 2015 marks the one year anniversary on the disappearance of Ms. Moreira “Mo” Monsalve, a 47 year old female resident from Wailuku. The Maui Police Department has offered the following information regarding this in-depth, ongoing investigation. Thus far, no arrests have been made in connection with this case. However, Police Detectives consider Mr. Bernard Brown a Person of …

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Early morning fire in Haiku consumes structure

At approximately 3:42 this morning, Maui Fire crews from Paia, Makawao, and Kahului were dispatched to 180 Kahiapo Place, Haiku to the report of a structure fire in progress. Upon arrival, fire crews discovered a two-story, single-family residential structure on fire. Fire crews were able to contain the fire to the structure of origin, however the structure was a total …

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BRIEF: Anticpiated announcement of HPH as private partner for Maui hospital

Wes Lo is scheduled to announce the selection of Hawaii Pacific Health as the proposed private partner for MMMC today Jan 9 at 3 pm in the Maui hospital auditorium. This event is a local follow up to a similar event held in Honolulu this morning. According to the press release the meeting will provide an overview of the accomplishments …

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Molokai car crash victim flown to Oahu for treatment

On January 7, 2015 at about 7:40 a.m., a 35 year old female, of Kaunakakai, was driving westbound on Kamehameha V Hwy. She observed her ex-boyfriend (38), also of Kaunakakai, in another vehicle, approaching from the rear at a high rate of speed. The vehicles collided. As a result of this incident the female sustained minor injuries, was treated and …

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Subway to open at Queen Ka’ahumanu Center

Queen Ka‘ahumanu Center, Hawaii’s largest shopping center outside of O‘ahu, announces the grand opening of SUBWAY, one of the fastest growing franchises in the world. The restaurant will be located in the Queen’s Market food court, and will open to the public on Tuesday, January 13, 2015. The newly opened branch will feature SUBWAY’s all-new signature Metro décor and made-to-order …

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PHOTOS: Removal of sail boat off Front Street

A 45-foot sail boat, Kanua Kai, ran aground atop the reef fronting the Cheeseburger in Paradise Restaurant on Front Street in Lahaina, Maui. DOBOR worked with the owner and the boat’s insurer to remove this vessel. DLNR was involved in this vessel removal to assess and mitigate any reef damage caused by this grounding. Here are a few images of …

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Fire on Laalo St. does extensive damage to Lahaina Home

MFD personnel from Lahaina & Napili fire stations were dispatched at approximately 4:33 PM to a report of a structure fire at 853 Laalo Street, Lahaina. On arrival, fire crews discovered the main section of a 2200 sqf residential structure on fire. The fire was contained to the main portion of the home that housed 6 separate tenants. One of …

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