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UPDATE: Maui fire crews respond to a reported brush fire in Olowalu

At approximately 10:00 a.m. this morning MFD crews responded to reports of a brush fire in the Olowalu area (north of Olowalu Store). Upon arrival, crews found an active brush fire behind a Paintball Field north of Olowalu Store. The fire quickly spread up the hillside, and through dry brush and kiawe. At one point the fire threatened some farm …

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West Maui Hospital Foundation Seeks Financial Support

The West Maui Hospital Foundation has now been unsuccessful in two Municipal Bond Offerings to finance the West Maui Hospital due to the of lack significant community and governmental financial support. The Foundation needs this financial support from the West Maui Business Community, Maui County and State Government, Hospital Systems, and Providers to complete the construction of the West Maui …

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Surfer Rescued off Kahana Tuesday

At 5:06 p.m. on Tuesday, emergency crews in West Maui responded to reports of a lone surfboard adrift 200 yards offshore of the Kuleana Condominium on Lower Honoapiilani Road. When firefighters got there at 5:17 p.m., someone had already gone out and retrieved the surfboard. Crews later learned that the person who recovered the board was not the owner, and …

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Lahaina Gateway Center hosts free a concert on Mother’s Day

Lahaina Gateway is proud to announce that residents and visitors alike are welcome to come shop at the center on Sunday May 13th from 11AM-1PM and experience a performance by Elua Kane and Aumakua Productions completely free of charge. This performance is in conjunction with the Maui Gift and Craft Fair that happens every Sunday from 9AM – 2PM. The …

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Denver Woman Pulled from West Maui Waters

At 12:14 p.m. on Friday, emergency responders were called to an adult female being pulled from the water at Kapalua Bay in West Maui. When police officers arrived at 12:24 p.m. bystanders on the beach, including a vacationing physician were performing CPR on the woman. Paramedics and firefighters arrived soon after and continued advanced life-saving efforts. The woman was eventually …

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Water Break Forces Closure of Lower Honoapiilani Road in West Maui

Lower Honoapiilani Road in West Maui is partly closed due to an 8-inch waterline break, according to officials. The road is open to local traffic only (one lane) from Napilihau Street to Hoohui Road, and completely closed in front of Kahana Sunset. Motorists are advised to use alternate routes and follow traffic control. In addition, customers in the area are …

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Rep. Angus McKelvey to boycott the Honoapiilani Highway blessing set for Sunday

Rep. Angus L.K. McKelvey (West Maui, Mā‘alaea, North Kīhei) has sent a letter to Gov. David Ige and the State Department of Transportation (DOT) spelling out why he will not attend a Blessing Ceremony for the Honoapiilani Highway Realignment project set for this Sunday, April 15. The letter, addressed to Kevin K. Fujii at the DOT Air Protocol Office, reads: …

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Fire Burns West Maui Home

At approximately 11 a.m. on Saturday, fire crews from the Napili and Lahaina Fire Stations responded to a report of a structure fire at 3 Bermuda Place in the Kahana Ridge subdivision. The first fire crew was on-scene within minutes and discovered a two-story, single-family residence with heavy smoke coming from the vent openings of the roof. Flames could be …

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Fire Crews Respond to Structure Fire in Napili, Fire Fighting Efforts Underway

At around 10:45 a.m., multiple emergency 911 calls came into the Emergency Dispatch Center regarding a structure that was on fire on Bermuda Place in Napili.  Multiple fire units and police officers were scrambled to the scene. At around 11 a.m. this morning, crews from the Napili Fire Station and Lahaina police officers arrived and confirmed the fire and begun …

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MFD Ocean Safety Storage Room Broken Into at DT Fleming

Sometime between 3 a.m. and 3:30 am on March 6, the DT Fleming’s lifeguard storage was broken into by multiple unknown parties causing the alarm to sound. Official tell MAUIWatch, that the thieves stole invaluable life saving tools and equipment from the MFD Ocean Safety storage room, including an all-terrain vehicle. The thieves are allegedly suspected to be driving a …

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