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Hawai`i Experts Attend Maryland ASTMH Meeting to Discuss Rat Lungworm Disease

The Hawai`i Department of Health has been working collaboratively with the Governor’s Joint Task Force on Rat Lungworm Disease to better provide widespread education about the risks associated with this debilitating disease and how to prevent it, as well as address issues around diagnosis and treatment. This week, a contingent of Task Force members are attending the American Society of …

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Kahului man killed in Pali car crash on Honoapi’ilani Highway

On Monday, November 6, 2017, at approximately 2:58 p.m., a Motor Vehicle Collision occurred on Honoapiilani Highway (30) near mile-marker 8 in Maalaea. The collision occurred as a white 2006 Toyota Tacoma pickup truck traveling north-bound on Honoapiilani Highway, veered off the roadway onto the mauka side shoulder and collided into the guardrail. The Toyota pickup truck then returned to …

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Accident shuts down Pali on Honoapi’ilani Highway

Honoapiilani Highway (30) is closed to traffic in both directions at mile-marker 9 due to a motor vehicle accident. A second vehicle reportedly went over the guardrails as well. Emergency crews are on scene. Motorists should expect delays and plan accordingly. No estimate on how long until the road reopens. Latest UPDATE: CLICK HERE.

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Flags at Half-Staff in Honor of Sutherland Springs Victims

At the direction of the President of the United States, Governor David Ige has ordered that the United States flag and the Hawai‘i state flag will be flown at half-staff starting on Monday, Nov. 6, 2017 at the State Capitol and upon all state offices and agencies as well as the Hawai‘i National Guard in the State of Hawai‘i. The flags will …

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Kihei woman dies in fatal Wailea crash

On Sunday, November 5, 2017 at approximately 07:07 p.m., a Motor Vehicle Crash occurred on Wailea Alanui Drive north of Malukai Lane in Wailea. The crash occurred as a blue 2006 Toyota Tacoma pickup truck, traveling north-bound on Wailea Alanui Drive, collided into the raised curb on the makai-side shoulder while negotiating a right curve in the roadway. The vehicle …

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Kaniela Ing to Announce Run for Higher Office

Kaniela Saito Ing will hold a press conference to officially announce his 2018 candidacy for higher office according to a media release sent Sunday. The press conference is scheduled for 11 a.m. Monday, November 6 at Morning Glass Coffee in Honolulu. According to documents filed with the Federal Election Commission, Ing’s camp filed a “statement of organization” to form “Kaniela …

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Police Release Halloween Roadway Safety and Enforcement Results

On Tuesday, October 31, 2017, the Maui Police Department conducted enhanced traffic enforcement to include DUI checkpoints throughout Maui County in an effort to keep our community safe during the Halloween festivities. Statistically, Halloween rivals St. Patrick’s Day and New Year’s as the busiest night for our Traffic Section’s Vehicle Homicide Unit. These are the results of there enforcement efforts: …

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Legislation would establish max resale price formula to encourage affordable housing

A bill has been introduced to the Maui County Council to require housing be kept affordable for an extended period through deed restrictions, Councilmember Elle Cochran announced today. The bill would amend the county’s residential workforce housing policy and conditions for the use of county affordable housing fund money. Maui County Code currently allows affordable homes to be sold at …

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Rep. Ing to Trump During Hawaii Visit: “Aloha Means Goodbye”

State Representative Kaniela Saito Ing will join “Resistance” groups on November 3rd 4:00pm and at the Hawaii State Capitol to send a message to President Donald Trump, who will be visiting various O‘ahu sites before embarking on his trip to Asia. Ing will be holding a sign that reads “Aloha means goodbye.” Ing explains: “Aloha is a Hawaiian value rooted …

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Man dies in single-vehicle crash in Wailuku

On Thursday, November 2, 2017 at approximately 03:23 a.m., a Motor Vehicle Collision occurred on Waiehu Beach Road west of Kealii Drive in Wailuku. The crash occurred as a gray 2004 Ford Ranger pickup truck was traveling east on Waiehu Beach Road when it veered off the roadway and onto the makai shoulder, colliding into a metal light pole. After …

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