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Facebook launches test of new “Reactions”

Today Facebook announced that they are launching a test of Reactions — a more expressive Like button. The Like button has been a part of Facebook for a long time. Billions of Likes are made every day, and Liking things is a simple way to express yourself. According to a recent post by CEO Mark Zukerberg: For many years though, …

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Coach Shiraishi Pool to Close Saturday for Maintenance, Deep Cleaning

The Dept. of Parks and Recreation announced that the Coach Spencer Shiraishi Memorial Pool in Kahului will be closed Saturday, Oct. 10, 2015 for maintenance and deep cleaning. Wailuku, Kokua and Sakamoto Central pools will be open from 9:00 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. for public swim. The department apologizes for the inconvenience and thanks the public for their understanding during …

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Man Dies from Self Inflicted Gunshot on Molokai

On 10/05/15 at about 3:57 in the afternoon a 911 call was received by a Molokai resident reporting that a male had accidentally shot himself with a gun on Kulawai Loop in Kaluakoi. Molokai emergency personnel responded to the scene which is located on the west side of the island. The male was treated at the scene by Maui Fire …

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UPDATE: Police have located Charles Kahunanui

UPDATE: Charles Kahunanui has been located in good health. We appreciate your help. Click here to download our mobile app for your iOS and Android device Police are requesting your assistance regarding Missing Person, Charles Kahunanui. A family member reported Kahunanui missing after he failed to return home on October 3, 2015. Kahunanui lives in Lahaina and frequents Lahaina town …

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Road Closure: Honoapiilani Hwy

Honoapiilani Hwy – 30 from Papalaua St to Hinau St is CLOSED Due to a vehicle accident involving a Maui Electric pole, the highway will be closed in both directions until further notice. Maui Electric is estimating the time at 10:00 am. Witnesses say the accident involved an ambulance colliding into the utility pole. No further details are available at …

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DOH cites Companies and the County for Air Permit and Pollution Violations

The Hawaii State Department of Health (DOH) Clean Air Branch has issued Notices and Findings of Violations and Orders (NOVOs) against seven companies, three agencies and an individual for violations that occurred from 2012 to 2014. Kauai Humane Society was cited for late submittals of monitoring reports on its 150 lb/hr pathological waste incinerator located at 3-825 Kaumualii Hwy. in …

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Power restored to customers in Makawao, Waiehu following heavy rains

Maui Electric crews have restored electrical power to customers in Makawao and Waiehu following heavy rains that caused trees to fall on overhead power lines last night. At approximately 8:40 p.m., about 1,910 customers in Makawao lost service when a tree fell on lines along Baldwin Avenue. Crews were dispatched to repair the lines and power was restored to all …

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Police request the public’s assistance in locating Thomas Warren Hansen

Police are requesting assistance in locating Missing Person, Thomas Warren Hansen. On 10/3/2015 Hansen was reported missing by a family member, after being unable to make contact with him. The last reported phone contact with Hansen was on 9/20/2015. Hansen lives on a boat moored off of Mala Wharf, Lahaina. He is known to frequent the Lahaina town area. He …

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Statewide Bleachapalozza Held Today

Hawaii’s unprecedented coral bleaching event this fall prompted dozens of new volunteers to receive training today by the Eyes of the Reef Network (EOR), to spot and report coral bleaching on their local reefs. Billed as Bleachapalozza, today’s statewide training was intended to increase the number of trained volunteers in the water, documenting and reporting bleaching to the network. On …

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