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Central Maui Nighttime Traffic Signal Repairs Scheduled

Drivers should exercise caution at the intersectionof Lono and Wakea avenues in Central Maui when traffic lights will not be fully operational due to signal work from 7 p.m. to 5 a.m. on Oct. 8 through Oct. 11, according to the county Department of Public Works. The nighttime traffic signal work will repair conductors. During this time, lights will be …

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The National EAS and WEA test will be held on the backup date of October 3rd

The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) in coordination with the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) will conduct a nationwide test of the Emergency Alert System (EAS) and Wireless Emergency Alert (WEA) on October 3, 2018. The test was originally scheduled for September 20, 2018 but due to ongoing response efforts to Hurricane Florence, the alert test was moved to the secondary …

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Haleakala National Park Sunrise and Cabin Reservation System Temporary Outage

Recreation.gov, the federal recreation, trip planning and reservations website used by many national parks, will not offer reservations services from Monday, October 1, through Thursday, October 4, 2018. Trip planning information will be available, but customers will not be able to book, change or cancel reservations for backcountry cabins or sunrise viewing at Haleakala National Park. During the temporary outage, …

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MPD’s 87th Recruit Class Graduates

A commencement was held at the Maui Beach Hotel’s Elleair Ballroom for the graduates of the Maui Police Department’s 87th Recruit Class on Friday. The five graduating members of the class were sworn in as police officers and took their oath of office. The graduates were: Randen Abafo, Iokepa Albino-Shamblin, Codie Chong, Lean Jeffrey Gumboc and Mitchell Navarro. Awards were given …

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Vehicle Collides with 13-Year-Old in Molokai Crash

Maui Police Department officers responded to a motor vehicle collision just before 9:30 p.m. on Tuesday near Farrington Avenue (480) near 260 Farrington Avenue in Kualapuu on Molokai. Police say the collision occurred as a white 1996 Jeep Cherokee traveling west-bound on Farrington Avenue collided with a pedestrian walking in the same direction along the roadway. The 27-year-old male operator …

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Heavy rains in West Maui prompt Brown Water Advisory

Heavy rain has resulted in stormwater runoff entering into coastal waters. The public is advised to stay out of flood waters and storm water runoff due to possible overflowing cesspools, sewer, manholes, pesticides, animal fecal matter, dead animals, pathogens, chemicals, and associated flood debris. Not all coastal areas may be impacted by runoff, however, if the water is brown stay …

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MCCC Gains Two New Adult Correctional Officers

The Department of Public Safety on Wednesday welcomed a new class of adult correctional officers at a graduation ceremony held at the Neal Blaisdell Center in Honolulu. Fifteen recruits graduated from Basic Corrections Recruit Class (BCRC) 18-02 training and will begin their careers as correctional officers in facilities across the state. BCRC is a 9-week training that includes 360 hours …

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