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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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Increased Public Access in Haleakalā National Park to Begin May 27th

The National Park Service (NPS) is following guidance from the White House, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), and state and local public health authorities, as it begins to increase recreational access and services. The NPS is working service-wide with federal, state, and local public health authorities to closely monitor the COVID-19 pandemic and is using a phased approach to increase access on a park-by-park basis.   …

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Man Dies After Motorcycle Crash in Ma’alaea

At approximately 1:21 p.m. on Monday, a motor vehicle collision occurred on Honoapiilani Highway at the intersection of Kapoli Street in Maalaea. Investigation reveals a 2006 Harley Davidson motorcycle traveling southbound on Honoapiilani Highway attempted to execute a left turn from Honoapiilani Highway onto Kapoli Street.   Preliminary investigation reveals the motorcyclist failed to yield the right of way to …

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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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Man Hospitalized Following Wild Pig Collision

At approximately 7:41 p.m. on Saturday, a collision occurred on Maui Veterans Highway, .3 Miles North of Maui Central Base Yard.   Maui Police Department officials report that a preliminary investigation reveals that a 2013 Kymco Motor Scooter was traveling North on Maui Veterans Highway headed towards Kahului when the operator of the motor scooter did not observe a wild …

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Maui Police Make Arrest in Lahaina Murder Case

Updated at 8 p.m. on May 22. At about 5:01 p.m. on May 21, 61-year-old David Richard Stevens, of the Lahaina area, was arrested for Murder in the Second Degree.  The following day at about 5:30 p.m., Stevens was formally charged for Murder in the Second Degree.   His bail is set at $500,000.  Stevens remains in police custody. The …

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Second Phase of DMV Reopening Announced

The County of Maui Department of Finance announced today the second phase of reopening of its Division of Motor Vehicle and Licensing offices for limited walk-in services beginning Tuesday, May 26, 2020. All DMVL locations will be open for limited services from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. “This marks more progress in renewing service to Maui County motorists,” Mayor Michael …

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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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Maui County Set to Re-Open In-Person Table Service June 5

In accordance with Gov. David Ige’s eighth supplemental emergency proclamation, the counties of O‘ahu, Maui and Kaua‘i are allowing medium-risk businesses and operations to re-open. Kaua‘i Mayor Derek Kawakami today issued Emergency Rule #10 which allows the immediate re-opening, with restrictions, of public and private pools, places of worship, outdoor tour activities, salons and barbershops, all cleaning and construction work, …

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