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Police Seek Help Locating Man Reported Missing

The Maui Police Department is requesting the public’s assistance in locating 27-year-old Kody Genovia who has been reported missing by his family on the mainland. Authorities say Genovia last had contact with his family in February/March 2020.  He was last known to be residing in the Wailuku area.   Genovia may be operating a green Mini Cooper.   Police say …

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DNA Sample Connects Suspect to Cold Case Murder

The Maui Police Department reports that DNA recovered from a blood sample found near evidence in a 2000 sex assault and murder has been connected to the suspect Anthony Moreno. On December 5, 2019, at about 9 a.m., officials with the Palm Beach Sheriffs Marine Unit in Palm Beach Florida arrested Moreno for the 2000 rape and murder of Kimberly …

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MFD Extinguishes Kamaaina Road Blaze

The Maui Fire Department quickly extinguished a brush fire along Kamaaina Road and Maui Veterans Highway on Thursday. Crews arrived on the scene following an 11:32 a.m. alarm to find the blaze moving rapidly due to steady tradewinds in the area. MFD officials say the fire was under control by 11:50 a.m. and was deemed fully extinguished by 1:36 p.m. …

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Gov. Signals Intent to Extend Quarantine on Transpacific Travel

Governor David Ige was joined by all four county mayors during Thursday’s Community Connection session to discuss the reopening of businesses and activities in the state and counties. The leaders of the state answered public and media questions on what residents could expect in the coming weeks and months as Hawai‘i continues its fight against COVID-19. Viewers asked where and …

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Man Sought in Wailuku Robbery Case

The Maui Police Department is requesting the public’s assistance in identifying the unknown male who is wanted in connection to a robbery case. Authorities say the incident took place at a Wailuku business on May 25. The male is described as Caucasian, between 5-feet-10-inches and 6-feet-3-inches, and is between 200 and 230 pounds. He has brown hair and brown eyes. …

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Mayor: Broad Re-Opening of Businesses and Services to Begin June 1

Mayor Michael Victorino announced on Tuesday that the broad re-opening of businesses and services with health and safety guidelines will begin on Monday, June 1, in Maui County. The County’s proposed rules and re-opening date have been sent to the Governor and Attorney General’s Office for review and approval. The rules include health and safety modifications that businesses are required …

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DOH: Three Days – Zero Coronavirus Cases

During an afternoon news briefing Gov. David Ige called the Memorial Day weekend, “A great weekend in the fight against COVID-19. Including today, we have had three days in a row with no new cases. Zero.” He thanked everyone for their efforts which have resulted in Hawai‘i leading the nation in controlling the coronavirus outbreak. The governor again encouraged people …

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Only One New Case of COVID-19 Reported Statewide Over Memorial Day Weekend

On Saturday, DOH reported one (1) new case of coronavirus on Maui. On Sunday and Monday there have been no new cases. Hawai‘i COVID-19 Counts as of 12:00 noon, May 25, 2020 Island of Diagnosis New Cases Reported since 2/28/2020 (including new cases) Total Released from Isolation* O‘ahu 0 414 389 Hawai‘i 0 81 79 Maui 0 116 103 Kaua‘i …

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DOH Issues Guidance to Restaurants, Retail food Markets, and Food Manufacturers

After being prohibited from offering dine-in service for the past two months, Hawai‘i restaurants will now gradually begin to reopen their doors to customers, aligning with the state’s Roadmap to Recovery and Resilience. To further guide the food service industry, the Hawai‘i Department of Health (DOH) has developed detailed guidance on safe practices for reopening. The DOH issued recommendations for …

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