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Governor signs bill to preserve, create, affordable housing on Maui

Gov. David Ige signed SB 2293 at a bill signing ceremony on Maui, that aims to create more affordable housing on the Valley Isle, while keeping existing apartments affordable. The new law enables the state’s Board of Land and Natural Resources to preserve the affordable rentals at the Front Street Apartments by requiring the Hawai‘i Housing Finance and Development Corporation …

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Queen Ka’ahumanu Center announces support of National Military Appreciation Month and Memorial and Armed Forces Day activities

Queen Ka’ahumanu Center dedicates the month of May in support of our United States Military. In honor of our United States Military, selected Queen Ka’ahumanu Center merchants will offer special discounts, promotions and/or added value to all active military personnel with valid military identification now through May 31, 2018.  A list of participating merchants is available at and the …

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Debbie Walsh Named COO of Maui Health System

Maui Health System on Friday announced that veteran health care executive Debbie Walsh has been named Chief Operating Officer of Maui Health System.  Debbie brings more than 20 years of community hospital leadership and hospital operations experience to Maui. She assumed the new position at Maui Health System this week. “I am excited to join the Maui Health System team and …

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DOH: High Bacteria Detected Count at Cove Park

The Hawai`i Department of Heath is advising the public of water quality exceedance of enterococci at Cove Park, Maui. Levels of 2005 per 100 mL have been detected during routine beach monitoring. The DOH Clean Water Branch provides beach monitoring and notification through its beach program. The advisory for this beach is posted because testing for enterococci indicate that potentially …

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Hawaiian Airlines Daily Maui to San Diego Flights Begin

Hawaiian Airlines on Wednesday began its new daily non-stop flights between Maui’s Kahului Airport (OGG) and San Diego International Airport (SAN). Flight HA38 departs OGG daily at 12:40 p.m.with a 9 p.m. arrival at SAN. The return flight HA37, departs SAN at 7 a.m. and arrives at OGG at 9:55 a.m. Hawaiian, which launched the new service with wide-body Boeing 767 aircraft, plans to operate the …

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Big Island Eruptions are a Reminder for Emergency Preparedness

The recent eruptions and seismic activity on the Big Island and the possibility for a local tsunami, are a current reminder for Maui County residents to be prepared for emergencies and disasters. Maui County officials issued a community message on Friday morning reminding residents to be informed about local hazards that could affect your home.  Among the suggestions are making a …

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