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TSA Finds Cannon Barrel in Maui Traveler’s Luggage

A canon was found in the checked bag of a United Airlines passenger traveling to SFO on 10/20/14 at approximately 9:00 p.m. The cannon wasn’t loaded. The TSA says the airline made separate arrangements to transport the item for the passenger and the passenger was cleared to fly. Click here to download our mobile app for your iOS and Android …

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Morning NEWSWatch Update 10/28

Your daily news brief for October 28, 2014 with Dan Cooke, Hawaii News Now Puna Lave Flow update TSA Finds Cannon Barrel In Checked Bag on Maui Baby wipe recall issued Elton John comes to Hawaii Hawaii Weather Photo: Mike Eddy Click here to download our mobile app for your iOS and Android device.

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Morning NEWSWatch Update 10/27

Your daily news brief for October 27, 2014 with Dan Cooke, Hawaii News Now Puna Lave Flow update Schatz/Cavasso latest poll results Hawaii Weather Photo: Julia Wurst “Makena Sunset” Click here to download our mobile app for your iOS and Android device.

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IMAGES: SHAKA Movement organizes Anti-GMO march

The SHAKA Movement held a GMO March on Sunday October 26 that began at the War Memorial Stadium parking lot.  Here are some images of the event: (Click to enlarge) Photos: Jon Viloria/ MAUIWatch Click here to download our mobile app for your iOS and Android device.

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UPDATE: Male visitor, 80, dies in accident at Black Rock

On Sunday 10/26 at 12:08 PM, Firefighters and Ocean Safety Personnel, responded to 2605 Kaanapali Parkway for a missing swimmer. A search began for the male, 80 years of age, last seen just north of Black Rock, approximately 20 feet off the pier. The male was found by two surfski paddlers about 100 yards from shore, who yelled for help …

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Halloween Themed Cane Fields? Not quite.

A few messages came in to the Command Center about the orange substance seen on the soil of cleared cane fields. I tried to brush it off at first but they kept coming. My guess is the hot topic of GMO’s has raised the awareness of “anything looking funny on the ground” to the concern of the average person. Some …

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KŪʻĒ FOR NĀ WAI ʻEHĀ RALLY

Hundreds gathered in full force on Friday along the Wailuku Stream on Market Street to rally in protest for Nā Wai ʻEhā. People of all ages chanted and cheered with numerous well-crafted signs conveying their message of wanting accountability and connectivity to Mauiʻs streams. As many participants said, “Mauka to makai, itʻs the only way we will survive!” The passionate …

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The struggle for the flow of Na Wai Eha

Apparently sometime last week unknown figures covered the lowest drain in Iao stream, reportedly with a plastic tarp. The drain, which can be seen from the bridge on Market Street in Wailuku, creates a disruption in the flow of the river from mountain to sea. The drain feeds the river underwater, and has it re-emerge several hundred feet down stream …

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DLNR continues to monitor yet another shark sighting at Waipuilani Park

This morning around 7:00 AM, fishermen reported seeing a 6′ Tiger shark within the waters fronting the tennis courts at Waipuilani park. DOCARE officer’s were dispatched and are on scene. Waterborne patrols are being conducted by the Ocean Safety personnel on jet ski. The fishermen stated that the shark was observed approximately 10 to 20 yards from shore in murky …

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Early morning fire causes limited damage to structure on Hookele Street

On Friday 10/24 at 4:09AM, firefighters responded to a report of a brush fire off of Hookele Street in Kahului early this morning. It turned out to be a homeless camp area just behind HGP (Hawaii Growers Products). About 300 sq. ft. of homeless camp items (tents, clothing, portable cooking supplies. shopping carts, and misc. items) were found burning. The …

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