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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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Tazed Maui mayoral candidate gets jail time for evading arrest

2014 Maui Mayoral candidate Beau Hawkes, 34, was sentenced to a 30 day jail term on Monday for disregarding orders from police offers and driving away from a traffic stop last year. Judge Richard Bissen didn’t seem to buy any of Hawkes reasoning or excuses as he handed down his sentence. According to testimony at his trial in December, Hawkes …

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Duran arrested for Vehicular Homicide from 2014 crash

On Wednesday, March 4th, 2015 at about 8:20 AM Officers with the Vehicle Homicide Unit arrested Lawrence Duran (31) of Lahaina for a warrant following an indictment. Mr. Duran was arrested in connection with the fatal motor vehicle crash that occurred on Tuesday, March 18, 2014 on Honoapiilani Highway at the intersection with Shaw Street. The collision claimed the life …

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Hundreds Stood In Line At IHOP For Charity

Hundreds were in line today for free pancakes to celebrate a “Decade of Giving” with National Pancake Day at IHOP restaurants across the country including our very own IHOP at the Maui Mall. Guests were asked to consider leaving a donation for the Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals© or other designated local charities. IHOP’s Goal this year is $3.5 million for charity! …

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Maui Target Opens For Sure… March 4th

The door says open March 8th right? Well, the long awaited opening of Maui’s Target is confirmed to be on Wednesday March 4th, 2015 at 8AM. On Tuesday morning MAUIWatch was granted inside access to the store and and got you the most important piece of information, how much is the SPAM? We got that for you in our photo …

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Big Kahuna Owner Finds Big Kahuna Squid

The owner of Big Kahuna Adventures, Jeffrey King stumbled upon a large squid that washed up on shore at Charlie Young Beach in Kihei on Sunday. He told KHON2 News, “I have never seen a squid this big,” he said. “It was dead when I found it, but not dead for long.” When he picked it up, he said “it …

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