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Shark advisory due to decomposing baby whale

UPDATE at 1:40PM: Air One has spotted a couple more sharks in the Kanaha area. Therefore, State DLNR will keep waters closed until tomorrow morning. Post by MAUIWatch. Early this morning Ocean Safety officials located a decomposing 10 foot long baby whale, about 100 yards offshore of Kaa point, also known as “Kite Beach”, near Kahului airport in Kanaha. A …

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2nd Diana Ross Show on Maui!

Diana Ross will now hold 2 shows at the Maui Arts & Cultural Center’s Castle Theater. For presale tickets for the 1st show on Sunday, June 14th at 7:30 pm logon to link below and use presale code LEGEND4 to get your tickets early before it sells out: http://bit.ly/1Hcle4W For 2nd show tickets on Monday, June 15th at 7:30 pm. …

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“Ain’t Nobody” Like Chaka Khan In Concert

Singer-songwriter Chaka Khan’s is coming to Maui! Her career has spanned four decades, beginning in the 1970s as the frontwoman and focal point of the funk band Rufus. Often dubbed the “Queen of Funk,” she has won ten Grammys and has sold an estimated 70 million records worldwide, in the genres of R&B, jazz, funk, soul, disco, and contemporary gospel, …

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Diana Ross Concert On Maui Set For June 14th!

Living Legend and Grammy Award-winning Diana Ross will hold 2 concerts in Hawaii! Concerts will be held at the Blaisdell Arena in Oahu on June 13, and at the Maui Arts & Cultural Center’s Castle Theater in Maui on June 14. In 1970, Diana Ross performed her first solo concert in Massachusetts after leaving “The Supremes.” It took 45 years …

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Wastewater Overflow Occurs In Kahului

The County of Maui’s Department of Environmental Management reported that a wastewater overflow of approximately 100,000 gallons occurred on March 13, 2015 in Kahului, and was stopped by 7:45 a.m. The overflow was caused by an equipment malfunction at the Kaa Pump Station. Maui Electric power was lost at the pump station and County backup pumps failed to run. The …

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Suspect in murder case held on Million Dollar bail

On March 10, 2015 at about 12:15 p.m., Keoni Vinuya Tomas (25), of Kahului was formally charged for the offense of MURDER II. The arrest and charge stem from the investigation into the death of Kimberly Vinuya (43), his mother, also of Kahului. His bail is set at one million dollars ($1,000,000.00). Previous news release on this case- Click HERE. …

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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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