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Island Air celebrates longer days with lower fares

Spring means longer days and more time under the beautiful Hawaiian sun. This spring, Island Air features special fares starting from $52 per person each way for tickets purchased only at www.IslandAir.com beginning Tuesday, March 10 through Thursday, March 12, 2015. The fares are valid for travel starting March 10 through May 21, 2015. With longer days, Kamaaina can take …

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Man dies in fatal crash on Old Haleakala Hwy

On Monday, March 9th, 2015 at about 7:28 PM, a single motor vehicle collision occurred on Old Haleakala Highway just below the intersection with Aeloa Road. The collision occurred as Unit 1, a gray Ford multi-purpose vehicle was heading mauka (east) on Old Haleakala Highway. The operator of the vehicle lost control of the vehicle, crossed left of center and …

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Kula Forest Reserve and Polipoli Scheduled to Reopen after Iselle Damage

When Hurricane Iselle stormed through the Hawaiian Islands in August 2014, it left a wide path of destruction in forests from the Big Island of Hawaii to Maui and all the way up the chain to Kauai. Hurricane force winds toppled trees in state forest and natural reserves and in some state Parks. Most of the damage was to stands …

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Early morning murder investigation ongoing in Kahului

On 03/09/2015, at about 4:35 a.m. Patrol Officers were assigned to 794 Makali’i Street in Kahului for an alleged Abuse case. A caller reported hearing a female screaming from the property. Upon officers’ arrival, they proceeded to a detached room located on the property. Within this one-bedroom shack they discovered the lifeless body of a 43 year old female laying …

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Exhausted hiker airlifted from the King’s Trail

At about 2:20 p.m. this afternoon, Wailea firefighters responded to an exhausted hiker near La Perouse bay, in south Maui. An 85-year-old man and part-time Kihei resident, was hiking on the King’s Trail with a female friend when he became exhaused and was unable to walk out on his own. Another hiker on the trail found the couple, then called …

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Maui shopped hard at Target’s soft opening

A few days have passed since the new Target store opening and it is still difficult to find a parking space close enough to the front doors. A Buzz feed post has gone viral locally on how to save when shopping at Target. For instance, Target has a schedule for when it marks a products price down. The schedule is …

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UPDATE: Police located missing Alzheimer’s resident

On 03/06/15, at about 03:36 p.m., Police were notified that Teresa THEISE (71), of Wailuku, went missing. THEISE has a history of Alzheimer’s. An Alzheimer counselor informed police that THEISE called her from the parking lot of the Maui Medical Center, Wailuku. Police conducted checks at the Maui Medical Center and her last known address, however, was unable to locate …

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All prisons holding visits today except one due to yesterdays inmate disturbance and on-going investigation

All prisons and correctional centers across the state are holding their regularly scheduled visits today (Sat) with the exception of Kulani Correctional Facility. Kulani visits have been cancelled due to the current lockdown and on-going investigation into Friday’s inmate disturbance at the facility. All scheduled Saturday visitors can reschedule for Sunday. Friday (3/6/15) evening, an inmate at the Kulani Correctional …

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Law Enforcement serves it up in the Outback for Special Olympics

Maui Police officers including Chief Tivoli Faaumu will be serving it up to fund raise and raise awareness for the Special Olympics on the evenings of March 6 and 7 at the Outback Steakhouse Restaurant in Kihei. During the “Tip a Cop” event, officers will be bussing tables and serving drinks donating all their tips to the program. The funds …

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State and Federal Officers Join Forces for Maui Outreach

Department of Land and Natural Resources (DLNR), Division of Conservation and Resources Enforcement (DOCARE) officers will be at Kihei Boat Ramp and Mala Ramp on March 14 & 15, 2015 from 8:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m. to help educate ocean users about humpback whales, monk seals, sea turtles, and other marine protected species. DOCARE officers will be joined by staff from the …

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