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County Preparations Continue for Ana’s Stormy Weather

In advance of the anticipated effects of Tropical Cyclone Ana, the County of Maui Dept. of Parks and Recreation has announced that all County parks and recreational facilities will be closed beginning Saturday, Oct. 18, 2014. County campgrounds will be closed beginning Friday, Oct. 17. Camping permits issued for Friday and Saturday nights are canceled. The reopening of parks and …

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Lui Hokoana confirmed as Chancellor of UH Maui College

Lui Hokoana has been confirmed unanimously by the Board of Regents to be the University of Hawai‘i Maui College’s chancellor. The confirmation for the next chancellor for UH Maui College was approved by the full Board of Regents at its October 16th meeting. Lui K. Hokoana started his higher education career at the University of Hawai‘i (UH) in 1991 and …

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Island Air suspends select flights due to Ana.

ALL airline operations are suspended on Sunday, October 19, 2014. The following flights are suspended Saturday, October 18, 2014: Honolulu > Lanai Lanai > Honolulu Honolulu > Kahului Kahului > Honolulu Flt. 340 dept. 2:30pm Flt. 349 dept. 3:30pm Flt. 410 dept. 11:50am Flt. 411 dept. 1:02pm Flt. 314 dept. 4:30pm Flt. 315 dept. 5:30pm Flt. 452 dept. 12:57pm Flt. …

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Google Designates Lahaina As Hawaii’s 2014 eCITY

Google has named Lahaina as the 2014 eCity for the State of Hawaii. The eCity Awards recognize the strongest online business communities in all fifty states. The businesses in these communities are embracing the web to find new customers, connect with existing clients and fuel their local economies. Lahaina joins the ranks of America’s leading cities in the digital economy. …

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Island Air waives reservation change fees ahead of ANA

Island Air advises its passengers that the Hawaiian Islands may be subject to significant tropical storm conditions beginning Friday evening, October 17, and extending through Sunday evening, October 19. To check on time status please visit our Flight Status page. Island Air will waive reservation change fees for guests who need to change their travel plans. Guests who are ticketed …

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State Insurance Commissioner urges residents to review insurance in face of potential natural disasters

As Tropical Storm Ana moves closer to the state, Hawaii Insurance Commissioner Gordon Ito urges residents to review their homeowner’s and hurricane insurance policies, and identify who to contact to file a claim. Homeowners should also familiarize themselves with the type of insurance they have and what is covered under each policy. “As we saw with residents we met with …

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Hawaiian Air waives flight changes in preparation for ANA

Effective immediately, guests holding tickets for travel on Hawaiian Airlines flights from October 16 through 19, 2014 will be permitted one-time reservation change with waiver of change fee provided that: Ticket was issued on/before October 15, 2014 Affected flight(s) is/are scheduled for travel on October 16-19, 2014 Change must be made prior to departure time of originally scheduled flight and …

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Male suspect, 22, indicted by Grand Jury in Maui Marathon incident

On 10/14/14 at about 07:35 p.m., Rustyn Wesley PAJIMOLA-AIU, 22 years old of Kahului, was arrested on a Grand Jury indictment for the following offenses. Assault in the Second Degree Reckless Endangering I Operating a Vehicle Under the Influence of an Intoxicant Total bail was set at $50,000.00 These charges stemmed from the Maui Marathon incident that occurred on 09/21/14 …

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Driver succumbed to his injuries from Sunday’s collision in Haiku

On Sunday, October 12, 2014 at about 4:06 PM, a Motor Vehicle Collision occurred when the operator of a black Jeep wrangler lost control of his vehicle. The operator traveling Makai direction on West Kuiaha Road failed to negotiate a right curve in the road and collided into a tree. On Tuesday October 14, 2014 at 9:49 AM the operator …

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