Breaking News

KITV Island News

Upper level trough expected to bring potential heavy showers

Wednesday, highs in the middle to upper 80s. An upper level trough will bring the potential for heavy showers with possible isolated thunderstorms especially on windward facing shores.  Some rains will make it to Central/West Maui as well. Thursday, expect a repeat performance with higher than normal rain chances. Friday, clouds and showers will favor windward areas as we return …

Read More »

Eller search team moves to find missing Maui man Noah Kekai Mina

Searchers fresh from finding Amanda Eller, are now looking for 35-year-old Noah Kekai Mina, who went missing Monday morning at around 8 a.m. while hiking in Iao Valley. His father, Vincent Mina, says he had gone up to meet his son, and couldn’t find him. He called the police later that morning. Vincent says Noah Kekai hikes in Iao Valley regularly and …

Read More »

Death doula accused of coaching a Maui woman out of her estate and assets

The children of Fay Block are taking self-proclaimed death doula Heather Parsons to court. Attorney Lyle Hosoda filed a civil lawsuit today on behalf of Block’s son and daughter. He told KITV he hopes to recover the money they lost when Block allegedly gave Parsons the estate before she passed away. “To me that’s just wrong,” Hosoda said. The court documents say in 2016 Block executed a …

Read More »

Southwest Airlines launches interisland service

Southwest Airlines launched its new interisland service over the weekend. Its first interisland flight landed in Honolulu from Kahului at 7:41 Sunday morning. Several flights are offered between the two destinations each day. The airline expanded to the islands with flights from Oakland, California to Honolulu last month. It’s expected to expand interisland service in the coming weeks with flights …

Read More »

Mokulele Airlines Announces New Service to Lana’i

Mokulele Airlines has announced its first new route in Hawaii since Southern Airways acquired it earlier this year. Twice daily service between Kahului and Lana’i City will begin on June 17, bringing the number of Hawaiian cities served by Mokulele to nine, which is more than any other air carrier.   Mokulele Airlines was founded in 1994 by Hawaii native …

Read More »

St. Anthony hit by vandals for second time in a month

For the second time in three weeks, Saint Anthony’s Church in Wailuku on Maui was vandalized. It happened overnight and Sunday was Easter Sunday, one of the most important holidays in the Catholic culture. Some of the damage included writing on the walls and scattered debris. “It baffles me that people would come and trash our chapel because our chapel is …

Read More »