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Island Air Offers $59 Fare Sale

Island Air is kicking of 2015 with promotional fares starting from $59 per person each way for tickets purchased only at www.IslandAir.com beginning Tuesday, Jan. 13 through Thursday, Jan. 15, 2015. The fares are valid for travel starting Jan. 13 through March 12, 2015. Kamaaina can take advantage of these special fare deals to schedule time with neighbor island family …

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Police continue to investigate the disappearance of Moreira Monsalve

January 12, 2015 marks the one year anniversary on the disappearance of Ms. Moreira “Mo” Monsalve, a 47 year old female resident from Wailuku. The Maui Police Department has offered the following information regarding this in-depth, ongoing investigation. Thus far, no arrests have been made in connection with this case. However, Police Detectives consider Mr. Bernard Brown a Person of …

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Early morning fire in Haiku consumes structure

At approximately 3:42 this morning, Maui Fire crews from Paia, Makawao, and Kahului were dispatched to 180 Kahiapo Place, Haiku to the report of a structure fire in progress. Upon arrival, fire crews discovered a two-story, single-family residential structure on fire. Fire crews were able to contain the fire to the structure of origin, however the structure was a total …

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BRIEF: Anticpiated announcement of HPH as private partner for Maui hospital

Wes Lo is scheduled to announce the selection of Hawaii Pacific Health as the proposed private partner for MMMC today Jan 9 at 3 pm in the Maui hospital auditorium. This event is a local follow up to a similar event held in Honolulu this morning. According to the press release the meeting will provide an overview of the accomplishments …

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Molokai car crash victim flown to Oahu for treatment

On January 7, 2015 at about 7:40 a.m., a 35 year old female, of Kaunakakai, was driving westbound on Kamehameha V Hwy. She observed her ex-boyfriend (38), also of Kaunakakai, in another vehicle, approaching from the rear at a high rate of speed. The vehicles collided. As a result of this incident the female sustained minor injuries, was treated and …

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Subway to open at Queen Ka’ahumanu Center

Queen Ka‘ahumanu Center, Hawaii’s largest shopping center outside of O‘ahu, announces the grand opening of SUBWAY, one of the fastest growing franchises in the world. The restaurant will be located in the Queen’s Market food court, and will open to the public on Tuesday, January 13, 2015. The newly opened branch will feature SUBWAY’s all-new signature Metro décor and made-to-order …

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PHOTOS: Removal of sail boat off Front Street

A 45-foot sail boat, Kanua Kai, ran aground atop the reef fronting the Cheeseburger in Paradise Restaurant on Front Street in Lahaina, Maui. DOBOR worked with the owner and the boat’s insurer to remove this vessel. DLNR was involved in this vessel removal to assess and mitigate any reef damage caused by this grounding. Here are a few images of …

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Fire on Laalo St. does extensive damage to Lahaina Home

MFD personnel from Lahaina & Napili fire stations were dispatched at approximately 4:33 PM to a report of a structure fire at 853 Laalo Street, Lahaina. On arrival, fire crews discovered the main section of a 2200 sqf residential structure on fire. The fire was contained to the main portion of the home that housed 6 separate tenants. One of …

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Maui Electric working to restore less than 100 remaining customers

Maui Electric restoration crews continued to make significant progress today as less than 100 customers remain without power in pockets of Maui, including the upper Olinda area, as of 4:30 p.m. today. In East Maui, Keanae to Nahiku customers are expected to be brought back online by later this evening. In Upper Olinda and Piiholo, customers can expect an extended …

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Fierce And Fast Winter Storms Grounds Boats Across The State

The Department of Land and Natural Resources (DLNR) and several of its divisions responded to reports of at least six vessels adrift or grounded, as a result of a short, but severe winter storm on Jan. 2 and 3. A 75-foot, 84-ton sailing ketch, Hawaii Aloha ran aground in the wave zone fronting the Four Seasons Hualalai Resort on Hawaii …

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