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Wind Notification #02 - Wind Advisory

The National Weather Service in Honolulu has continued the WIND ADVISORY for MAUI COUNTY, in effect until 6:00 p.m. Monday.

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Sat Apr 19, 2014

The Honolulu Advertiser

High winds expected over Oahu, Maui County, Hawaii island from Sunday

A high-wind advisory has been issued for Sunday and Monday for Oahu, Lanai, Maui, Kahoolawe and the Big Island.

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National Public Radio

Hawaii Is Genetically Engineered Crop Flash Point

You can trace the genetic makeup of most corn grown in the U.S., and in many other places around the world, to Hawaii.

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Related Topix: Hawaii, Agriculture, Science, Genetics, Medicine, Weather, Natural Disasters, Drought, Entomology

Brandon Sun

Hawaii, a critical spot for modern US corn, becomes flash point in genetic engineering debate

You can trace the genetic makeup of most corn grown in the U.S., and in many other places around the world, to Hawaii.

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Fri Apr 18, 2014

County of Maui

Press release: Committee to receive real property tax valuations for FY2015

For Immediate Release: April 18, 2014 Press Release by: Councilmember Mike White, Chair Budget and Finance Committee WAILUKU, HAWAII The Budget and Finance Committee will discuss revenue projections on the county's largest revenue source, real property taxes, on Monday, April 21 at 9 a.m., Committee Chair Mike White announced today.

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Examiner.com

Fairmont Kea Lani long-time chef Tylun Pang wins well-deserved award

Having sampled his fine cuisine recently it's not hard to believe that Executive Chef Tylun Pang of The Fairmont Kea Lani and Ko Restaurant won the coveted Lifetime Achievement Award at Sunday's 2014 'Aipono Dining Awards.

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Related Topix: Life, Food, Dining

Business Journal

Lanai commission defers action on Ellison's desalination plant

The Lanai Planning Commission met this week for the first time since the fatal crash in February of a Maui Air charter plane that killed two Maui County planning employees , and voted to defer action on billionaire Larry Ellison 's proposed multimillion-dollar water desalination plant.

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Thu Apr 17, 2014

County of Maui

Motorists Urged to Slow Down, Drive Safely and Put Away Phones

WAILUKU, Maui, Hawai`i - Managing Director Keith Regan, Acting Mayor while Mayor Alan Arakawa is traveling out-of-state, today joined the Maui Police Department in urging motorists to slow down, drive safely and sober, and to put away cell phones while driving.

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County of Maui

"Outstanding Older American" Nominees Announced

The Maui County Office on Aging today announced the ten nominees who will be honored at the 46th Annual Outstanding Older American Awards ceremony on Tuesday, May 6, 2014.

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Related Topix: Lahaina, HI, Kahului, HI

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High Surf Notification #07 - High Surf Advisory

The National Weather Service has EXTENDED the HIGH SURF ADVISORY for EAST FACING SHORES of MAUI and MOLOKAI, now in effect until 6:00 p.m. to-day.

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Wed Apr 16, 2014

County of Maui

Council to consider renaming Kahului Pool and Upcountry field after youth mentors

The Maui County Council will consider legislation to name the Kahului Pool and Upcountry field after youth mentors at its meeting on Tuesday, April 22, at 9 a.m., Councilmember Don S. Guzman announced today.

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County of Maui

Wells Street Sidewalk Improvements

Construction of new concrete sidewalk, concrete curbs, and concrete ramp; Reconstruction of Asphalt Concrete Pavement along the new sidewalks; Installation of roadway pavement striping;Reconstruction of asphalt concrete parking lot; Installation of parking lot pavement striping; and other incidental items.

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Maui News

Fire chief seeks delay in ocean safety transfer

Maui County Council members expressed dismay Tuesday morning when Fire Chief Jeff Murray asked for a delay until July 2015 for the long-anticipated transfer of beach lifeguards to the Maui Fire Department.

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Related Topix: Fire, Paia, HI

Maui News

Competitors come to blows at Scout-O-Rama

First Photo: Pack 9 Webelos Scout Shawn Kurt , 10, huffs and puffs his way to a win over Pack 808 Tiger Scout Brayden Uemae, 6, in a Rain Gutter Regatta race during Boy Scouts of America Maui County Council's Scout-O-Rama on Saturday.

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Tue Apr 15, 2014

County of Maui

Memorial Fund Established for Victims and Families of Lana'i Airplane Crash

WAILUKU, Maui, Hawai'i - A "Maui County Remembers" memorial fund has been established by Pulama Lana'i to provide financial assistance to the families of those who perished or were injured in the Lana'i plane crash on February 26, 2014.

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Related Topix: Wailuku, HI, Air Accidents

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Chair's 3 Minutes: Working to improve Maui County's resiliency

It's an apt time to reflect on the current "Resilient Counties" initiative of the National Association of Counties , and to assess what is being done locally to enhance our community's resiliency.

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Wind Notification #05 - Wind Advisory

The National Weather Service has EXTENDED the WIND ADVISORY for LANAI and KAHOOLAWE, in effect until 6:00 p.m. Tuesday.

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County Offers Free Fitness Classes for Seniors in West Maui

The Maui County Office on Aging will sponsor its awarding-winning "EnhanceFitness" classes at Kaunoa's West Maui Senior Center beginning Monday, April 21. EnhanceFitness is an evidence-based fitness program designed to be safe and effective for seniors with a wide range of physical abilities.

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Mon Apr 14, 2014

County of Maui

Community Emergency Response Team (CERT) training on Molokai in May

April 14, 2014 -- Local government prepares for everyday emergencies, however during a disaster, the number and scope of incidents increases dramatically and professional first responders may not be immediately available in all areas.

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Public Works Commission

Maui County Ordinance #4078, enacted on November 1, 2013 consolidated the responsibilities of the Traffic Safety Council, Commission on Naming Streets, Parks and Facilities, the Subdivision Engineering Standards Committee, and the Maui County Outdoor Lighting Standards Committee into one board called the Public Works Commission .

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