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Update: MECO restores power to Kihei customers

Electrical service has been restored to all customers in the Kihei area. Thank you for your patience and understanding. If you are still experiencing an outage, please contact our Trouble Line at (808) 871-7777 or toll-free 1-877-871-8461 for Molokai and Lanai. Mahalo.   The Maui Electric Company would like to inform the public that the Kihei area is experiencing a …

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Idaho Man Airlifted After Fall in Makamakaole Gulch in Kahakuloa

Fire crews this afternoon airlifted an Idaho man after he was injured in a fall while hiking the Makamakaole Gulch in Kahakuloa. At 3:03 p.m. Friday, March 10, 2017, fire crews responded to mile marker 8 of Kahekili Highway for an injured male hiker. Wailuku firefighters arrived at 3:32 p.m. and learned from other hikers that the injured male was …

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Island Air launches Saver Fares for first and last flights

Island Air, the value leader airline in the Hawaiian Islands, is making it more affordable to travel interisland with the introduction of its “Hele Mai Saver Fare.” Starting immediately, travelers can save by booking the first and last flights of each of Island Air’s routes. Fares on the first and last flights will be $60* one way between Honolulu, Kahului …

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Man wanted in connection with Attempted Murder Case from Wailuku Incident

The Maui Police Department is asking for the public’s assistance in locating Samson K. Hill in connection to an Attempted Murder in the First Degree investigation that occurred on Monday, March 6, 2017 at the McDonald’s restaurant in Wailuku. Hill is described as 28 years old, 6′ tall and weighing 200 lbs. with brown eyes and hair. Hill is considered …

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New County Homeless Program Coordinator Named

The County of Maui Department of Housing and Human Concerns (DHHC) today announced the selection of David Nakama as its Homeless Program Coordinator. Nakama will lead Maui County’s new Homeless Program Division, the first of its kind in the state. Born and raised on Maui, Nakama studied at Weber State University in Utah and has a BA in Social Work …

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Fire Crew Assists Motorist Down Munro Trail

At 1:33 p.m. on Tuesday, March 7, 2017, Lanai firefighters assisted three individuals off of the Munro Trail, on the Lanaihale mountaintop. Firefighters responded after the female driver called for help, saying it was raining heavily and the dirt road was very muddy. Firefighters used a 4-wheel-drive vehicle to navigate up the Munro Trail and reached the two females and …

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Various areas of South Kihei Road are closed due to flooding

At around 3:20 this afternoon, Maui police officers responded to the area of South Kihei Road near Kaonoulu Road.  Upon arrival, they found the area completely flooded due to rain discharge from the current rain storms up country. South Kihei Road is CLOSED in the following areas: -South Kihei Road at Kaonoulu Road -South Kihei Road at Ohukai Road -South …

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