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Maui Police Search for Suspects in Armed Waiehu Terrace Robbery

At about 8:30 p.m. on Monday, three unidentified male suspects wearing hoodies, face masks and long pants entered the rear fenced yard of a residence on Maka’ala Drive in Waiehu during a reported birthday party. Maui Police Department officials say one of the suspects brandished what appeared to be a black shotgun and demanded money from the approximately 15 to …

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Search Warrant Leads to Arrests, Drugs, and More Than $16K in Cash

On Monday, officers from the Maui Police Department Vice Division Narcotics Unit executed search warrants on 33-year-old Bronsen Rodrigues at his residence located on Kauhikoa Road in Haiku. Also located at the residence was an adult female identified as 56 year old Leyette Rodrigues. As a result of the search, 582.70 grams (1.28 pounds) of crystal methamphetamine, $16,962.00 in United …

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Paramedics Save Former County Clerk’s Life in Las Vegas

A trip to Las Vegas almost turned deadly for a retired county clerk and councilman from Maui County. Danny Mateo and his family live in Maui. They were in Vegas celebrating his retirement after years of working as a councilman and county clerk in his hometown. He and his family were at the LINQ Hotel when things took a turn …

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Tradewinds return with more sunshine on the way

Trade winds are returning. ENE trades will fill in building to 10-25 mph by the afternoon.  There will be scattered trade showers to start the day, most of those will move into windward and mauka areas. Expect partly cloudy skies, with more sunshine for leeward sides by the afternoon. High temperatures will reach the low to mid 80s. 

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Upper low pressure continues to bring scattered rain to Maui

An upper low pressure center continues to bring scattered rains to Maui. High pressure will bring strong trade winds. East winds at 15-25 mph. This will result in heavier showers focusing on Windward and Mauka spots. Some clearing Sunday but still expect a few passing trade showers.

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Makawao Steak House Abruptly Closes its Doors

“For over 40 years, the Makawao Steak House has been the place for upcountry residents to enjoy home-style food,” a now-disconnected webpage from the restaurants most recent owner, Hoku Nui Maui, reads. In an 8 p.m. Facebook post on Monday the restaurant announced its closure. The post read: “After much deliberation, it is with great regret that we made the …

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New storm system expected to move over Maui County

Heavy rain and thunderstorms possible as a new storm system moves over Maui County. Scattered rains possible this morning into the afternoon. Isolated thunderstorms will be possible mainly in the morning hours. Highs in the middle 80s with south winds at 10-20 mph. Lingering rains possible on Halloween as moisture slowly clears east.

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