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TJ MAXX looking for workers on Maui

TJ MAXX is opening on Maui! Coordinators needed for Kahului. Are you looking for an exciting career in fashion? TJ Maxx will soon be opening on Maui and they are looking for you! Positions are: Merchandise Coordinator: • Responsible for establishing and executing merchandising plans and priorities. • Ensures fresh flow of merchandise from backroom to sales floor. • Ensures …

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Half acre burned in Haiku

At 4:47 p.m. this afternoon, fire crews responded to a brushfire on Honopou Road in Haiku. Emergency dispatchers received multiple calls from area residents of lots of heavy smoke and flames seen. Paia firefighters arrived at 5:06 p.m. and discovered a field of light grass and ferns burning about 150 feet from a shed structure. With the help of Makawao …

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Medical Marijuana Bill Passes Final Reading In House

On the last day of the 2015 regular session, the House passed on final reading HB321, CD1, which creates a statewide distribution system for medical marijuana and establishes the parameters for individuals and entities to apply to set up the dispensaries. “There are an estimated 13,000 qualifying patients throughout the state who are desperately looking to find a safe, reliable …

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MPD responds to Hit and Run allegations

Maui Police have issued the following statement in response to Hit and Run allegations in a Hawaii News Now story: On Sunday, May 3, 2015 at approximately 8 p.m. a female operator reported that she was rear ended while stopped at a red light on Hana Highway at the intersection of Kamehameha Avenue. She described the vehicle as a silver …

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Maui cop accused in hit and run

KAHULUI, MAUI (HawaiiNewsNow) – A Maui hit and run victim said she memorized the license plate of the car that hit her Sunday night, and our sources say the car belongs to an undercover cop. The Maui Police Department is denying any involvement, but won’t release the police report to the victim and they wouldn’t give us a copy of …

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UPDATE: Pedestrian in fatal Hana Hwy. accident identified

On Wednesday May 6th 2015 at 4:10 PM, a motor vehicle collision occurred on Hana Highway in the area of milepost 2.1. The collision occurred when a black 2012 Hyundai Santa Fe multi purpose vehicle that was traveling east on Hana Highway within the right outer lane, veered right onto the east bound shoulder of the roadway. The vehicle veered …

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Woman Rescued Near Koki Beach in Hana

At 1:08 p.m. this afternoon, firefighters and police responded to a woman clinging to rocks in the ocean near Koki Beach in Hana. The Hana fire crew arrived about 10 minutes later and spotted the woman holding onto rocks about 30 feet from the shoreline. Air 1 was dispatched because of large surf and rough ocean conditions. Firefighters walked down …

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7 Hikers Airlifted From Commando Trail

At 1:56 a.m. this morning firefighters received a call for seven hikers possibly lost on the Commando Trail in East Maui. The parent of one of the hikers reported her son overdue after finding the son’s car still parked at the trailhead. Paia firefighters and a Kahului rescue, aided by an East Maui Irrigation employee, found the group about a …

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UPDATE: Eleven displaced by Kahului structure fire

At 11:16 a.m. this morning firefighters responded to a 2 alarm residential structure fire on Kea St. in Kahului. Kahului firefighters arrived at 11:23 a.m. and found the single-story residence on Kea St. fully engulfed by flames. Fire crews went to a defensive strategy and began protecting neighboring homes from igniting. The home next door caught on fire but firefighters …

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Lawmakers Advance Medical Marjuana Dispensaries Bill For Final Reading

House and Senate conferees today advanced a bill that would create medical marijuana dispensaries throughout the state. The measure now goes to both chambers for a full floor vote. If passed, the bill will be sent to the Governor for his signature, veto or passage without his signature. HB321, CD1 closely aligns with recommendations of a task force commissioned by …

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