MAUIWatch Staff

MAUIWatch Staff

Hawaiian Airlines cancels all Neighbor Island flights on Sunday due to Hurricane Douglas

Hawaiian Airlines is canceling all Neighbor Island flights on Sunday, in addition to select flights tomorrow evening between Honolulu and Maui and the Island of Hawaii, due to adverse weather expected from Hurricane Douglas. The airline is providing guests flexibility to change flights without fees and advising them to monitor their flight status at HawaiianAirlines.com/flight-status. For updates and information on …

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Hurricane Watch Issued For The Big Island And Maui County As Douglas Continues Track To The Islands

A Hurricane Watch has been issued for the Big Island of Hawaii and for Maui County, including Maui, Lanai, Molokai and Kahoolawe. Hurricane conditions are possible on the Big Island late Saturday night and Sunday, with tropical storm conditions possible by Saturday evening. Hurricane conditions are possible over Maui county Sunday, with tropical storm conditions possible beginning late Saturday night. …

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Second Day Of Record Covid-19 Cases In Hawai‘I

After a record number of new coronavirus cases on Thursday, today the Hawai‘i Dept. of Health (DOH) is reporting another single-day record of 60 new COVID-19 infections. The majority of the cases, like yesterday, are on the island of O‘ahu (58), with one case on Maui, and the other one is a Hawai‘i resident diagnosed out of state.  State Health …

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Hurricane Douglas has winds of 130 mph making it a Category 4 storm

Hurricane Douglas has winds of 130 mph making it a Category 4 storm. It’s moving west-northwest at 18 mph and is located about 1100 miles SE of the Maui. The current track brings Douglas near Maui County on Sunday morning then moving near Oahu and Kauai by Sunday night. The storm will weaken but possible strong tropical storm winds and …

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Highest One-Day Covid-19 Count Since Beginning Of Coronavirus Pandemic

50 cases in Honolulu, three (3) on Hawai‘i Island, and two (2) on Maui comprise today’s COVID-19 case count of 55 new positive cases. This is the highest number of cases reported on a single day since the Dept. of Health (DOH) began tracking cases in late February. The previous highest one-day count was on July 11, with 42 cases.  …

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Lahaina Man Charged in Big Beach Assault

The Maui Police Department has arrested a 30-year-old Lahaina man on a bench warrant in connection with an assault in the first degree and assault in the second-degree cases. Authorities say Kadeem Johnson was arrested on July 17 at about 2:43 p.m. Investigation reveals that on July 12 at approximately 5 p.m., three male victims were at Big Beach in …

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25th COVID-19 Death is O‘ahu Man

The Dept. of Health reports the death of an O‘ahu man, between 40-59 years-of-age as the state’s 25th death of a resident due to coronavirus. His death was reported late yesterday, and “all of Hawai‘i joins in extending condolences to the family and friends of this man, during this very difficult time,” said Health Director Dr. Bruce Anderson. This is the …

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Douglas Continues to Strengthen, Could Become a Major Hurricane On Thursday

There are no coastal watches or warnings in effect at this time. Douglas is expected to move near or over portions of the Hawaiian Islands this weekend, and there is an increasing chance that strong winds and heavy rainfall could affect portions of the state beginning on Sunday. Interests on the Hawaiian Islands should continue to monitor the progress of …

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MPD: Man Arrested After Threatening Kihei Police, Attempted Assault

On July 21, 2020 at about 8:51 a.m., 64-year-old Thomas Richter of Kihei, was arrested for Attempted Assault Against a Police Officer I, Terroristic Threatening I, Criminal Trespass I and Resisting an Order to Stop. Investigation reveals on July 21, 2020, Richter allegedly contacted Maui Police Department via telephone multiple times threatening to bomb the Kihei Police Station. Later on …

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