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Late night brush fire scorches 1/4 acre in Wailuku

On Friday 11/7, at 9:22 PM, firefighters from Wailuku and the Kahului water tankers responded to reports of brush on fire in the area of Kahekili Hwy and Makaala Dr. Fire crews arrived at 9:34 PM and found about a 1/4 acre of grass and brush on fire in the old macadamia nut fields. It was next to an old …

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California woman charged with theft in two separate incidents on Lanai

On November 5, 2014 at about 12:48 a.m. Sally GRACIA (37), of Upland, California was arrested for THEFT II. Investigation revealed upon leaving the Four Seasons property; Lodge at Koele, she removed hotel items with an estimated value of $750.00. All of the stolen items were recovered and returned to the hotel. GRACIA was charged for THEFT II and later …

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Morning NEWS & WEATHERWatch Update 11/7

Your daily news and weather brief for November 7, 2014 with Dan Cooke, Hawaii News Now UH Basketball Update Home Depot data breach Hawaii Weather Photo: Andrew Shoemaker “Paddle Away” www.andrewshoemakerphotography.com 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 …

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Central Maui Baseyard Fire Burns Building Exterior With No Injuries

On Thursday 11/6 at 7:19 PM, Fire fighters responded to the Central Maui Baseyard, 2000 Mokulele Highway, for a report of a structure fire. Crews arrived at the Amazing Towing and Collision Specialist and came upon a fire to the rear of the building. The filtering system for a paint booth was involved and was quickly brought under control and …

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The GMO Initiative by the numbers

Political Analyst Dick Mayer compiled the following graphic/spreadsheet that illustrates a precinct by precinct breakdown of the vote. Very interesting analysis. The Yes vote had it just about everywhere except central Maui. (Click to enlarge) *These numbers have not been checked for accuracy. Click here to download our mobile app for your iOS and Android device.

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Majority of Voters on Molokai, Lanai Opposed Maui County GMO Ban

If it had been up to voters on Molokai and Lanai, the Maui County ballot initiative to prohibit GMO farming would have been rejected. The measure to ban the cultivation of genetically engineered crops until the county studies its health impacts squeaked by on Election Day despite majority opposition in two of the county’s three islands. Now that the bill …

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1,000 Votes: Maui GMO Farming Ban Squeaks By

A Maui County ballot initiative to temporarily ban genetically engineered crops narrowly passed Tuesday following one of the most heavily financed political campaigns in state history. The controversial measure pulled ahead late Tuesday, passing 50 percent to 48 percent — a difference of just 1,077 votes. It was a stunning turnaround after the measure was initially losing by 19 percent …

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Morning NEWS Watch Update 11/5

Your daily news and weather brief for November 5, 2014 with Dan Cooke, Hawaii News Now Election Update Tulsi activated with National Guard in Puna Hawaii Weather 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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Morning NEWS & WEATHERWatch Update 11/4

Your daily news & weather brief for November 4, 2014 with Dan Cooke, Hawaii News Now General Election Day Info HECO to approve Solar Connections Hawaii Weather 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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3 arrest made in stolen Maui Bus Pass selling scheme

A Department of Transportation personnel from the County of Maui reported that an unknown individual was selling stolen $4.00 Maui Bus Passes for $2.00 on-line. On 10/29/14 at about 11:45 a.m., members of the Crime Reduction Unit and Wailuku Patrol Division conducted an investigation into this incident. Officers were able to find the Maui Bus passes for sale on a …

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