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Motorcycle crash victim recieving treatment in Oahu after medevac

A Maui man is receiving treatment in Oahu after he sustained severe injuries during a motorcycle accident on Maui Saturday. Watchstanders at the Coast Guard Joint Rescue Command Center Honolulu received a request from Maui Memorial Hospital regarding the transport of the 37-year-old man. A Coast Guard flight surgeon was briefed and recommended a medevac based on the patient’s condition. …

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Police complete sketch of kidnapping suspect

The Criminal Investigation Division was able to obtain a sketch of the suspect in the Attempted Kidnapping of a 10 year old boy in Pukalani. The adult male suspect is described to be approximately 5 feet 5 inches tall, in his 30’s, 240 pounds, with medium brown colored skin, bald with patches of black hair. The suspect is described as …

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Piilani Hwy closed in early morning vehicle fire

Piilani Highway was closed early this morning at around 2:15AM due to a single vehicle fire fronting Blackie’s Shell Station. The road was reopened at 3:38AM. View images: Click here to download our mobile app for your iOS and Android device.

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UPDATE: GM-NO FAIR: Fairground or Battleground?

It’s supposed to be a “Fab Fair” this year as the Maui Fair kicks off as it always has for the last 92 years. However, fighting the “Fab” this year is the hotly contested issue of GMO’s (Genetically Modified Organisms) which is on the ballot in the upcoming General Election. Everyone knows this right? What’s the big deal? Our message …

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Dept of Health Rules Out Honolulu Ebola Case

The Hawaii State Department of Health (DOH) has determined that the individual in isolation at a Honolulu hospital who was reported to the department as a possible Ebola case yesterday does not meet the criteria for testing. The individual is no longer under evaluation for possible Ebola infection. “The hospital acted in the best interests of the community, with an …

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Police investigate kidnapping attempt in Pukalani

According to a Maui Police Press Release, on 09/26/14 at about 2:51 PM, a 10 year old boy reported that an unknown adult male grabbed his arm while he was walking in the Pukalani area and told the boy, “come here”. The boy was able to break free and run away. Police responded and canvased the area, however, was not …

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Veterans designation available for drivers license/State ID

The Hawaii Department of Transportation (HDOT) in cooperation with the counties of Hawaii, Honolulu, Kauai, and Maui are pleased to announce that a veteran designation will be available for Hawaii driver’s licenses, state ID’s, and instruction permits effective October 1, 2014. Persons who served in any of the uniformed services of the United States and received a discharge other than …

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Get ready for the “STOP OR GET STOPPED” Campaign

The Maui Police Department’s Traffic Division would like to advise our community of an upcoming traffic enforcement campaign and ask for their voluntary compliance in regards to all traffic laws. Members of the Maui Police Department Traffic Section will be conducting an enforcement campaign focused on motorists who disregard stop signs and red traffic signal lights. Officers will also focus …

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Brush fire scorches an area near Kuau Beach Place

At 5:17PM. Engine-2 and Engine-5 were dispatched to a brush fire at Tavares Bay, off Kuau Beach Place. Crews arrived to an area approximately 30′ by 50′ of cane grass and light shrub brush burning. The fire was brought under control by 5:35PM and called extinguished at 6:10PM. The cause of the fire was undetermined after investigation with no injuries …

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What Farming Ban? The Maui GMO Initiative, herbicides and the Rainbow Papaya

Recently, a well-funded political action group named the “Citizens Against the Maui County Farming Ban,” or CAMCFB, has been very vocal in the local Maui county community, leaving many Maui residents wondering what exactly the “Farming Ban” is. A non-profit group, the organization has propagated multiple TV commercials and has sponsored a news letter signed by local Maui figures, calling …

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