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6 Cool Kula Spots to Check Out on Maui

Island Air Kula, Maui

In the middle of Maui you’ll find Kula, a lush expanse of rolling hills and pastures that stretches up-country toward the cloud capped peak of Haleakala. This is where you’ll want to head to escape the heat and the bustle of Kihei and Wailea. In addition to its lush natural beauty, Kula is known for kickstarting the farm-to-table movement in …

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UPDATE: MECO restores power to the Kahului area following emergency work

UPDATE at 8:37PM: Power has been restored to all customers in the Kahului area after emergency work was conducted in the area. Thank you for your patience and understanding. About 258 customers in the Kahului area of Moali St. and parts of W. Lanai, W. Kauai, Niihau and Molokai Hema will be experiencing a power outage from 7 p.m. to …

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DMVL Call Center Now Open 8 a.m.-4 p.m. – Kahului DMV office closed indefinitely due to storm damage

The County of Maui Department of Finance announced that a call center has been established after the Division of Motor Vehicles and Licensing (DMVL) service center in Kahului has been closed indefinitely due to flooding and rain damage. The public may call 270-7363, and dial “0” for the next available customer service representative. The DMVL call center will have the …

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Free Disaster Preparedness Classes in April on Moloka`i

Maui Civil Defense Agency will host Community Emergency Response Team (CERT) training at Moloka`i High School in Ho`olehua. CERT is a training program that prepares people to help themselves, their family, and their neighbors in the event of a disaster. During a disaster, emergency service personnel may not be able to reach everyone right away. CERT volunteers provide critical support …

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Maui Docare to hold weekend talk story sessions at the Kahului Harbor

Enforcement officers with the Department of Land and Natural Resources, Community Fisheries Enforcement Unit (CFEU) will be at the Kahului Boat Ramp on Sunday, March 20, 2016 from 8:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. to help educate fishers about Hawaii’s fishing laws. Information on Maui-specific rules for uhu or parrot fish species and goat fish species such as kumu, moano kea, …

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A portion of Vineyard Street to CLOSE down due to water service line repair

On Thursday, March 17, 2016, between the hours of 8:30 am and 12:30 pm, the Department of Water Supply will be repairing a water service line on Vineyard Street, between North Church Street and North High Street. During this time, the east bound lane will be closed to through traffic, however, motorists will be able to exit from Maui Medical …

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Sports Enthusiasts Celebrate Opening Of New Central Maui Complex

The demand for playing time for local softball and baseball teams just got a little easier with the opening of the first phase of the Central Maui Regional Sports Complex. Lt. Governor Shan Tsutsui, Maui Mayor Alan Arakawa, and DLNR Deputy Director of Water Commission Jeffrey Pearson were among community leaders who threw the ceremonial “first pitches” during an opening …

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MPD Graduates’s 6th Crisis Intervention Class

On March 11, 2016, under the tutelage of Dr. Dara Rampersad, the sixth Crisis Intervention Team (CIT) Training was completed. The week long course was held by the Maui Police Department. Among the officers and from the Maui Police Department, participants included personnel from the Federal Park Service, Maui Memorial Medical Center Security, Maui Medical Center Molokini Nurse, private security, …

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2016 Great American Cleanup To Focus on Community-Driven Litter Pickups

The environmental nonprofit Mālama Maui Nui announced today the launch of the 2016 Great American Cleanup campaign, set to run March 19-April 30 throughout Maui County. The Great American Cleanup is the country’s largest community improvement program that engages more than 4 million volunteers and participants across the nation to take action in their local communities to create positive change …

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Central Maui Regional Sports Complex Opening March 12

The public is invited to attend the grand opening of the first phase of the Central Maui Regional Sports Complex on Saturday, March 12. To kick off the grand opening, there will be a 2016 Maui Girls Softball Association season opener starting at 8 a.m., followed by official opening ceremonies at 10 a.m. The park is located at the end …

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