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Adult Correction Officer Recruitment Ends Today

The Department of Public Safety is looking to fill Adult Correction Officer (ACO) vacancies on Oahu, Hawaii, Kauai and Maui. The recruitment opened in late September on the Department of Human Resources and Development (DHRD) jobseekers webpage and will end Saturday, October 11 at midnight. There is still time to apply! To qualify, you must meet all of the requirements …

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Two unrelated abuse cases out of Lanai lead to arrest

On Thursday, September 11, 2014, at about 2:04 P.M., Blair BOUCHER (45 year old female from lanai) got into a heated argument while intoxicated, with the victim; who is her 92 year old grandmother. The argument turned physical when BOUCHER pushed her grandmother within the residence causing injuries. The victim was transported to the Lanai Hospital where she was treated …

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New Anti-GMO PAC Forms After Biotech Group Spends $820,000 on TV Ads

More than a month after the launch of an expensive TV campaign to persuade voters to reject a Maui County ballot initiative to temporarily ban genetically engineered crops, the Hawaii Center for Food Safety has formed a new group called the Coalition for Safer, Healthier Maui to campaign in favor of the measure. The group, which is made up of …

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Police seeking the public’s help in identifying male suspect in Kihei

The Maui Police Department is requesting assistance: On Friday, September 5th, 2014 between 11:00 p.m. and 12:30 p.m. a male suspect unlawfully entered a Kihei residence and stole items from within. Among the items stolen were credit cards. The suspect utilized the credit cards on a shopping spree in the Kihei area. MPD is seeking the public’s assistance in identifying …

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FBI renews efforts to locate missing sisters from Mariana Islands

Vida G. Bottom, Special Agent-in-Charge of the Honolulu Office of the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI), is seeking the public’s help in providing information regarding missing children Faloma and Maleina Luhk, who disappeared from the U.S. territory of Saipan in the Northern Mariana Islands on May 25, 2011. The girls were ages 10 and 9 at the time of their …

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Transformer fire on Wakea Ave causes Central Maui outages

Around 9:40 this morning, reports of power outages through out central Maui were being reported as traffic signals at major intersections tied up morning traffic. MECO crews are currently working on gradual restoration of power to affected customers in Wailuku and Kahului. UPDATE: At approximately 9:40 a.m., an estimated 11,000 customers lost power in parts of Kahului, Wailuku, Waiehu, Waikapu, …

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Wailuku Water Company to release water in ‘Iao Stream

On Monday, Oct. 13, 2014 at 9 a.m., Wailuku Water Company will begin releasing 10 million gallons of water per day into ʻIao Stream pursuant to the April 2014 Settlement Agreement in the Na Wai ‘Eha Contested Case. The Agreement involved Hui o Na Wai ‘Eha, Maui Tomorrow Foundation, the Office of Hawaiian Affairs, Hawaiian Commercial and Sugar Company, Wailuku …

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Maui Electric aerial line inspections for Maui County on October 20, 21, 22

Maui Electric Company will be using a helicopter to perform routine power line inspections throughout Maui County, including Lāna‘i and Moloka‘i, on October 20, 21 and 22. With weather permitting, the inspections are scheduled from 8:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. on: Monday, October 20: Lāna‘i and Moloka‘i. Tuesday, October 21: Kahului to Hāna to Haleakalā. If time and weather permits, …

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UPDATE: Suspect Jacobs Duy, 26, has been charged for Attempted Murder II

On October 4, 2014 at about 9:04 p.m. Jacobs Khoi Duong Duy (26), of Lahaina was arrested for Attempted Murder II, after investigation revealed that he stabbed a 64 year old female, Lahaina resident. On October 5, 2014 at about 07:25 p.m., Jacobs Khoi Duong Duy was charged for the offense of Attempted Murder II. Bail is set at $250,000.00. …

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Voter Registration Deadline is October 6

If you are registering to vote, your application must be postmarked to the County Clerk by October 6. DOWNLOAD: Voter Registration & Permanent Absentee form with instructions Who May Register to Vote? You may register to vote if you are: A citizen of the United States of America; A legal resident of Hawaii; and At least 18 years of age. …

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