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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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Over a century- the FLOW is back in Iao

In the words of John Cruz, “From the mountain to the ocean, from the windward to the leeward side.” In this case from the valley at Iao to the ocean side is what happened as the Wailuku Water Company made its first attempt to comply with a settlement agreement. According to the state Department of Land and Natural Resources today …

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DLNR includes Waikamoi extension in State’s Natual Area Partnership Program

The Department of Land and Natural Resources (DLNR) has included a recent 3,721-acre addition to The Nature Conservancy’s (TNC) Waikamoi Preserve into the State’s Natural Area Partnership Program (NAPP). The DLNR’s Division of Forestry and Wildlife offers the program to encourage partnerships for conservation across landowner boundaries. There are over 30,000 acres currently enrolled in the program statewide. The innovative …

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Male, 26, in near fatal accident with tree 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 and lone occupant of the vehicle was traveling down West Kuiaha Road. He failed to negotiate a right turn in the roadway and collided into a tree. The operator of the …

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