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Man Rescued from Waters of Near Hamoa Beach

The Maui Fire Department responded to an ocean rescue on Monday. Fire officials say the incident occurred at “sandbar” near Hamoa Beach in Hana. Fire and EMS crews responded to the scene to reports of a 38-year-old man who was seen floating face down in the water about 50 feet from the shore. Another individual who was believed to be …

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Visitor Swept into Surf in Hana

The Maui Fire Department responded to a report of a distressed swimmer about 150-feet offshore at Koki Beach in Hana on Wednesday morning. Crews arrived on the scene to find a 37-year-old victim from Oakland, Calif. supporting himself with a rescue tube that was swam out to him by a bystander. Two fire personnel members assisted the victim onto the …

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East Maui Electronics and Heavy Metal Event

The County of Maui Department of Environmental Management will operate a Hana Metals and Electronics Recycling Event for East Maui residents every day from May 30 to June 1, 2019 at 8 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. at the Hana Landfill. Metal items accepted include large appliances, up to 15 auto tires, auto batteries, propane tanks and scrap metals. Appliances accepted …

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Hana Single-Vehicle Crash Under Investigation

On Tuesday, September 11 at approximately 9:50 p.m., Hana Patrol Officers were assigned to investigate a Motor Vehicle Crash which occurred in Hana. The crash occurred as a black Toyota Matrix 4DSD, traveling south on Hana Highway, crossed left on center and collided into a tree on the opposite shoulder of the roadway. The operator of the vehicle, a 21-year-old …

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Hana’s Only Gas Station to Close Through May 25

Maui County officials say that Hana’s only gas station has informed them that an extended closure is anticipated as the business changes out their fuel pumps. The closure will begin on Wednesday and last through May 25. A Maui Oil fuel truck will be available from 8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., a daily four hour window, during the 10 tens …

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Haleakala National Park Changes Entrance Fees to Address Infrastructure Needs & Improve Visitor Experience

The National Park Service (NPS) announced today Haleakalā National Park will modify its entrance fees to provide additional funding for infrastructure and maintenance needs to enhance the visitor experience. Starting June 1, 2018, the Tri Park Annual Pass will go from $30 to $50, to align with other national parks that have similar visitation. The Tri Park Annual Pass allows …

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Crews Recover Body of Oahu Man from East Maui Stream

At 1:51 p.m. on Wednesday, March 7, 2018, emergency crews in East Maui responded to mile marker 21 on the Hana Highway for a person that fell into a pond and did not resurface. At 2:26 p.m. firefighters arrived at West Wailua Iki Stream in Wailua and learned that a 27-year-old male had fallen into the pond while taking photos …

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Hana DWS Customers Asked to Conserve Water Due to Pump Failure

Maui Electric Company is working on restoring electricity in the Koali area of Hana.  Due to the lack of electricity, the booster pump in the Koali area is not functioning.   The Department of Water Supply is requesting that all consumers in the area conserve water until 10 a.m. Thursday morning.  Call the 24-hour service line at 270-7633 if a water-related problem occurs or if …

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Assistance Sought in IDing Recovered Body

The Maui Police Department and the National Park Service are requesting the public’s assistance in identifying a male individual recovered in the Kipahulu area of Hana in September. Maui Crime Stoppers officials say the adult body is of a Caucasian male, in the age range of late 20’s to early 30’s and about 5-foot-10. Weight, eye color and hair color …

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