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Google Designates Lahaina As Hawaii’s 2014 eCITY

Google has named Lahaina as the 2014 eCity for the State of Hawaii. The eCity Awards recognize the strongest online business communities in all fifty states. The businesses in these communities are embracing the web to find new customers, connect with existing clients and fuel their local economies. Lahaina joins the ranks of America’s leading cities in the digital economy. …

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Island Air waives reservation change fees ahead of ANA

Island Air advises its passengers that the Hawaiian Islands may be subject to significant tropical storm conditions beginning Friday evening, October 17, and extending through Sunday evening, October 19. To check on time status please visit our Flight Status page. Island Air will waive reservation change fees for guests who need to change their travel plans. Guests who are ticketed …

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State Insurance Commissioner urges residents to review insurance in face of potential natural disasters

As Tropical Storm Ana moves closer to the state, Hawaii Insurance Commissioner Gordon Ito urges residents to review their homeowner’s and hurricane insurance policies, and identify who to contact to file a claim. Homeowners should also familiarize themselves with the type of insurance they have and what is covered under each policy. “As we saw with residents we met with …

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Hawaiian Air waives flight changes in preparation for ANA

Effective immediately, guests holding tickets for travel on Hawaiian Airlines flights from October 16 through 19, 2014 will be permitted one-time reservation change with waiver of change fee provided that: Ticket was issued on/before October 15, 2014 Affected flight(s) is/are scheduled for travel on October 16-19, 2014 Change must be made prior to departure time of originally scheduled flight and …

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Male suspect, 22, indicted by Grand Jury in Maui Marathon incident

On 10/14/14 at about 07:35 p.m., Rustyn Wesley PAJIMOLA-AIU, 22 years old of Kahului, was arrested on a Grand Jury indictment for the following offenses. Assault in the Second Degree Reckless Endangering I Operating a Vehicle Under the Influence of an Intoxicant Total bail was set at $50,000.00 These charges stemmed from the Maui Marathon incident that occurred on 09/21/14 …

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Driver succumbed to his injuries from Sunday’s collision in Haiku

On Sunday, October 12, 2014 at about 4:06 PM, a Motor Vehicle Collision occurred when the operator of a black Jeep wrangler lost control of his vehicle. The operator traveling Makai direction on West Kuiaha Road failed to negotiate a right curve in the road and collided into a tree. On Tuesday October 14, 2014 at 9:49 AM the operator …

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Super PACs Wade Into Local Races, and Voters Are Left in the Dark

As independent groups continue their efforts to influence Hawaii elections by flooding airwaves with ads about ballot issues and stuffing mailboxes with fliers about candidates, voters are mostly left in the dark about who is spending the money and where it’s coming from. These political action committees last filed finance reports with the state Campaign Spending Commission in August, which …

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Proposed Cesspool Rule Change Could Have Big Cost & Impact

The State Department of Health Wastewater Branch announced an extension on the comment period on its proposed changes to its Wastewater Rules, in particularly how they relate to CESSPOOLS. The deadline is now moving from October 2 to October 17 for written comments. It also announced that it will now accept testimony at a public meeting to be held Oct. …

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MPD seeks assistance identifying suspect in Kihei theft case

On Monday, September 29th, 2014 the male suspect entered an open business in Kihei and stole items from within. The suspect male is described as being a “Local” male, 25 to 35 years of age, short dark hair, about 5’8”-5’9”, 185 lbs., wearing light colored plaid shorts & a gray T-shirt. This male also had tribal tattoos on both arms. …

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GoPro thief, 23, wanted by police for theft at Kihei surf store

On 09/22/14 at about 03:00 p.m., a male later identified as Devin FERREIRA was observed entering the Hi Tech Surf Sports store in Kihei. FERREIRA is seen on surveillance video walking around the store looking at merchandise before exiting shortly thereafter. At Approximately 03:12 p.m., FERREIRA is again seen on video walking back into the store, this time followed by …

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