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Flags to Fly at Half-Staff to Honor Virginia Beach Mass Shooting Victims

At the direction of the President of the United States, Governor David Ige has ordered that the United States flag and the Hawai‘i state flag will be flown at half-staff at the State Capitol and upon all state offices and agencies as well as the Hawai‘i National Guard in the State of Hawai‘i, beginning immediately until sunset, June 4, 2019. …

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Man Found Unresponsive in Palikea Stream

Maui Fire Department personnel responded to the Ohe`o Bridge along the Palikea Stream on Thursday night for a report of a man injured from jumping off a 45-foot bridge into a pond below. MFD personnel located the man about 15-feet under water. He was brought to shore and carried up a steep path to waiting medics. Authorities say the 44-year-old …

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MFD Battles Blaze on Molokai

The Maui Fire Department battled a brush fire in the area of Paniolo Camp on Molokai on Thursday. MFD officials say firefighters responded to a 2:21 p.m. alarm and had the fire extinguished by 3:54 p.m. The weather was clear with 10 mph trade winds. No injuries were reported in the incident and the cause of the fire is undetermined.

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Maui County Addresses Homeless Encampments at Kanaha Beach Park

The County of Maui departments of Parks and Recreation, Environmental Management, Public Works and Housing and Human Concerns collaborated with the Maui Police Department to address homeless encampments and public health/safety concerns Thursday morning at Kanaha Beach Park. County officials implemented its Compassionate Action Plan on Thursday, May 30, in response to the encampments and concerns at Kanaha Beach Park. …

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Missing Maui Woman rescued by search teams

At around 4:15 this afternoon, search and rescue teams have located Amanda Eller. Per the official FindAmanda social media page, she has spoken to her father and has been med-evac’ed to Maui Memorial Medical Center. This report is preliminary and are awaiting more updates from the Maui County Police Department and the Eller Family.

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TAXWatch: A Threat to Judicial Independence

When we learn about our three branches of government, we’re usually told that the legislative branch makes the laws, the executive branch carries them out, and the judiciary branch interprets them.  Each branch serves as a check and balance on the other two. The legislative branch also has the power to raise money, for example by imposing taxes, and the …

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Maui Electric Aerial Line Inspections Set for Maui, Moloka‘i

Maui Electric Company will be using a helicopter to perform routine power line inspections on Maui and Moloka‘i on Monday, May 13, from 8 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. The date and locations are subject to change depending on weather. Routine aerial inspections of Maui Electric’s equipment, including electrical lines, poles and substations, are necessary to maintain stable and reliable electrical …

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A-Ron’s Film Rewind Presents: The 35th Anniversary – The Natural (1984)

A-Ron’s Film Rewind Series Takes You Back To 1984 To Celebrate The 35th Anniversary Of The Best Baseball Film Ever Made As The Legendary Robert Redford Proves He Is “The Natural” Baseball films are as beloved as the sport itself. While there have been many films about America’s favorite pastime: “Field Of Dreams”, “Bull Durham”, “For Love Of The Game” …

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A-Ron’s Movie Reviews: Avengers End Game

Directors Anthony & Joe Russo Does Whatever It Takes To Bring 21 Movies and 11 Years Of Marvel’s Infinity Saga To A Breathtaking, Emotional & Three Hour Epic Climax In “Avengers: EndGame”.  It was May 2nd, 2008 and Robert Downey Jr was about to make the biggest comeback in Hollywood history (after having years battling drugs and alcohol), giving him …

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