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8 hrs ago | 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

15 hrs ago | County of Maui

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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Related Topix: Agriculture, Science

Yesterday | County of Maui

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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Yesterday | County of Maui

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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Related Topix: Fire

County of Maui

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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Fri Apr 11, 2014

The Honolulu Advertiser

Sewage plant revetment opposed

The state Board of Land and Natural Resources is scheduled to hold a public meeting Friday to consider issuing a conservation district use permit for a 1,100-foot rock revetment to the west of an existing revetment to prevent erosion.

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Related Topix: Kahului, HI

County of Maui

Power outage in the Island of Lanai

Maui Electric Company would like to inform the public that the Island of Lanai is experiencing a power outage.

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Thu Apr 10, 2014

County of Maui

Evening meeting scheduled for water rates and fees

The Budget and Finance Committee has scheduled an evening meeting on Tuesday, April 15 at 6 p.m. in the Council Chamber, 200 S. High Street in Wailuku, to receive input from residents on the proposed water rates and fees in the Fiscal Year 2015 Budget, Committee Chair Mike White announced today.

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Related Topix: Wailuku, HI

KITV-TV

Speed a factor in deadly Kihei motorcycle crash

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Related Topix: Kihei, HI

The Honolulu Advertiser

Petition filers seek anti-GMO initiative

Shaka Movement spokesman Mark Sheehan said volunteers have collected more than the 9,600 signatures required to place the Maui County initiative on the general election ballot.

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Wed Apr 09, 2014

County of Maui

High Surf Notification #03 - High Surf Advisory

The National Weather Service has continued the HIGH SURF ADVISORY for EAST FACING SHORES of MAUI and MOLOKAI, in effect until 6:00 a.m. Wednesday.

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County of Maui

Public input sought Tuesday on county rates and fees

WAILUKU, Hawaii The Budget and Finance Committee will consider the proposed Fiscal Year 2015 county rates and fees at its meeting tomorrow, April 8, at 10 a.m., Council Chair Gladys Baisa announced today.

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Related Topix: Wailuku, HI, Kahului, HI

Tue Apr 08, 2014

County of Maui

Road Closed - East Kamehameha Ave between Hobron Ave & Alamaha St. Kahului

Road Closed - East Kamehameha Ave between Hobron Ave & Alamaha St is closed due to a unexploded ordinance - Explosive Ordnance Disposal Specialist are responding - The Department of Motor Vehicles and the back parking lot of the Maui Mall has been closed

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Related Topix: Kahului, HI

The Honolulu Advertiser

Man turning in explosives to police causes evacuations in Maui

Police have evacuated the Maui County Service Center in Kahului because of suspected explosive devices in one of the vehicles in the center's parking lot.

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Related Topix: Kahului, HI

KITV-TV

Over 11,000 signatures gathered for moratorium on GMO companies

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Related Topix: Agriculture, Science

Mon Apr 07, 2014

Washington Times

Bill increasing counties' hotel tax share advances

State lawmakers are advancing a bill that would increase the portion of hotel taxes that go to Hawaii's counties.

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Related Topix: Wailuku, HI, Kauai County, HI, Hawaii County, HI

Sun Apr 06, 2014

Maui News

Takin' in the ag festival

FIRST PHOTO: Bree Toma, 5, sits tall in the saddle while visiting the Makani Olu Ranch livestock display Saturday.

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Related Topix: Waikapu, HI

Fri Apr 04, 2014

County of Maui

Council urges state legislators to increase TAT revenue to counties

The Maui County Council today adopted Resolution 14-45, urging the state legislature to pass House Bill 1671 to increase transient accommodations tax revenue to the counties, Councilmember Mike White announced.

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Related Topix: Kauai County, HI, Hawaii County, HI, Honolulu, HI

The Honolulu Advertiser

Pacific Biodiesel closes Maui plant after 18-year run

Pacific Biodiesel has closed its central Maui production plant that was the nation's longest continually operating commercial biofuel processing facility, the company announced Friday.

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Related Topix: Biofuel, Alternative Energy, Renewable Energy (Green Energy), Energy, Puunene, HI

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