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Halloween Enforcement net various arrest and citations

In an effort to keep our streets safe during the Halloween weekend, the Maui Police Department conducted multiple DUI Checkpoints on Halloween night to prevent and apprehend impaired drivers. Halloween rivals St. Patrick’s Day and New Years as the busiest night for the Traffic Section’s Vehicle Homicide Unit and DUI Task Force Unit. While large numbers of people were out …

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PHOTOS: 2014 Halloween on Front Street

October 31, 2014 the Halloween festivities kicked off in Lahaina Town.  The participants walked southbound on Front Street from Papalaua Street toward the Banyan Tree Park.  There were an estimated five hundred (500) participants; including children dressed in costumes, for the parade. Police estimated 30,000 people in attendance. Here are some photos shot by MW Field Production Manager, Jon Viloria. …

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Purchase of Land for Service Center, Paia Beach Park Expansion Made Official

Mayor Alan Arakawa officially signed the Maui County Service Center purchase agreement with Alexander & Baldwin earlier this week. This purchase will allow the Service Center to remain in Central Maui at the A&B Business Park II in Kahului even after the lease expires at the Maui Mall. The land purchase includes 30 acres of beachfront property between Baldwin Park …

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2014 Lahaina Halloween Crime Stats Net 4 Arrests

October 31, 2014 the Halloween festivities kicked off in Lahaina Town with the Keiki Parade at 4:30 p.m.  The participants walked southbound on Front Street from Papalaua Street toward the Banyan Tree Park.  There were an estimated five hundred (500) participants; including children dressed in costumes, for the parade. Upon completion of the Keiki Parade, Front Street remained closed to …

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Late night machete attack on Front Street leads to arrest

On 10/30/14 at about 11:28 p.m., Police responded to a fight involving two males at the intersection of Front Street and Lahainaluna Road. Police arrived at the scene and discovered two victims, an adult male and an adult female who were attacked with a machete by the suspect, Maamaloa Uhila (18) of Lahaina. Uhila fled the scene prior to police …

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Improved housing protection for Hawai‘i Medical Marijuana patients becomes law 11/1/14

The Medical Cannabis Coalition of Hawai‘i (“MCCHI”) (and allies) welcomes the enactment of Act 60, which, as of 11/1/14, voids provisions in Hawai‘i rental agreements that previously would have allowed eviction of a tenant based on their status as a registered patient with Hawaiiʻs medical marijuana program. Medical Cannabis Coalition of Hawai‘i and Drug Policy Action Group Executive Director Rafael …

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Morning NEWS & WEATHER Watch Update 10/31

Your daily news brief for October 31, 2014 with Dan Cooke, Hawaii News Now Puna Lave Flow update Homeless Stats Marijuana Candy Warning Hawaii Weather Photo: Mike Eddy If you would like your photos/images to be featured in our morning news updates, send them to [email protected] Click here to download our mobile app for your iOS and Android device.

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Dept. of Health Investigates Additional Measles Cases Confirmed On Maui And Kauai

The Hawaii State Department of Health (DOH) has confirmed four additional cases of measles on Maui and Kauai, bringing the total number of confirmed measles cases in these two separate clusters in Hawaii to seven. “We are very concerned. These additional cases are an example of how contagious this disease is and how quickly it can spread,” said Dr. Sarah …

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Maui Electric Wailuku Heights Substation Upgrade

As part of efforts to upgrade and modernize Maui’s electrical system, Maui Electric will be performing work at the Wailuku Heights Substation on West Alu Road throughout November, Monday to Saturday, from 7 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Please expect possible traffic delays on West Alu Road during this time. Electrical service to the area will not be impacted. The project …

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