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Island Air announces it’s “Buy 3 and Get 1 Free” holiday promotion

Ready to take a neighbor island vacation with the family or visit relatives and friends for the holidays? Now is the time to take that long overdue trip, and book tickets with Island Air’s limited-time holiday promotion, the Pā‘ina Pass – “buy three, get one free”. Starting Monday, November 28 through Saturday, December 3, 2016, customers are able to make …

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DOH School Flu Vaccination Consent Forms Due Dec. 16

The state’s annual school-located vaccination program, Stop Flu at School, will be offering free flu vaccine to elementary and middle school children at public, private, and charter schools statewide. Vaccination clinics will be held in January and February 2017. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has recommended the nasal spray flu vaccine should not be used during the …

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Police request assistance in the identification of vehicle in video related to Wailuku break in

The Maui Police Department is requesting assistance in identifying a vehicle and/or it’s owner that is involved in an Unauthorized Entry into Motor Vehicle investigation. On November 15, 2016 at about 4:40 p.m., two unknown person(s) unlawfully entered a vehicle which was parked unattended within the dirt parking lot of Home Maid Bakery located at 1005 Lower Main Street in …

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Refrigerant Leak Prompts Hazardous Materials Response

At 9:40 p.m. Saturday Nov. 26, Kahului firefighters responded to a hazardous materials leak at Island Grocery Depot on Amala Place in Kahului. Firefighters initially were called out to a fire alarm activation, but after meeting with a representative from the business, crews learned that the employee discovered some sort of foggy cloud or smoke within the building. The business …

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Boat Grounds onto Keawakapu Beach Saturday

At 3:47 p.m. on Saturday, Nov. 26, South Maui firefighters and ocean safety personnel assisted the owner of a private 24 foot motor boat after it ran aground on Keawakapu Beach. Wailea firefighters were on scene at 3:51 p.m. and found the boat beached and the occupants trying to keep the boat from washing higher onto the sand. Three adult …

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UPDATE: High Winds knock out power in Central Maui

At about 11:28 a.m. today, during a period of gusty winds, approximately 1,330 customers in the Kahului area experienced a power outage. All customers were restored by 12:12 p.m. After crews inspected the power lines in the area, it is suspected the high winds caused the lines to “swing short” or come into contact with each other along Papa Avenue. …

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Pedestrian found dead on shoulder after hit-and-run on Pulehu Rd.

On Friday, November 25, 2016 at approximately 7:54 p.m., a motor vehicle collision occurred at Pulehu Road south of Hookele Street in Kahului. The collision occurred as a vehicle traveling on Pulehu Road collided into a pedestrian walking near the east shoulder of the roadway. The vehicle involved fled the area. The pedestrian sustained fatal injuries and was found dead …

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Shark Sighting Closes Beaches in South Maui Wednesday

At around 10:50 a.m. on Wednesday, Nov. 23, ocean safety lifeguards temporarily closed several beach parks in Kihei because of a shark sighting at Kamaole Beach Park I. Lifeguards were alerted by standup paddle boarders who exited the water on the south end of Kamaole Beach Park I. The group witnessed five hammerhead sharks about 6 feet in length, circle …

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DHHL Lifts Water Usage Restrictions for Moloka’i Residents

Effective immediately, the Department of Hawaiian Home Lands (DHHL) is lifting the water usage restriction for Molokaʻi residents who receive their potable water from the Hoʻolehua reservoirs. The Hawaii State Department of Health (DOH) completed the microbiological and chemical testing of the Hoʻolehua water system and has determined that it is safe to resume normal water usage and consumption. “We …

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