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19 hrs ago | County of Maui

Wastewater Overflow Occurs In Kaanapali

WAILUKU, Maui, Hawai`i - The County of Maui's Department of Environmental Management reported that a wastewater overflow of approximately 275 gallons occurred on August 25, 2014 in the vicinity of Kaanapali Parkway.

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Related Topix: Kaanapali, HI, Wailuku, HI

Mon Aug 25, 2014

KPUA-AM Hilo

Maui seeks ideas for Patsy Mink's old high school

Maui officials are looking for ideas on how to repurpose a high school campus that was once home to Congresswoman Patsy Mink, the valedictorian for 1944.

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West Hawaii Today

SNAP reimbursement deadline extended for Maui County and Hawaii Island

The federal Food and Nutrition Services, which administers states' Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Programs formerly known as food stamps, has extended Hawaii's reimbursement deadline for food spoiled during Tropical Storm Iselle.

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Fri Aug 22, 2014

Maui News

No tsunami after 4.1 quake off Lanai

A 4.2 magnitude earthquake was recorded southwest of Molokai early Friday morning, which was felt by some Maui County residents, according to the U.S. Geological Survey's Hawaiian Volcano Observatory on the Big Island.

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Related Topix: Tsunami, Natural Disasters, Earthquake, Geology, Science, Maunaloa, HI

County of Maui

Mayor's Office Asking for Proposals for Old Maui High School

The Mayor's Office of Economic Development announced today the release of an open Request For Proposal to use and repurpose the campus of Old Maui High School .

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Thu Aug 21, 2014

County of Maui

High Surf Notification 01 - High Surf Advisory

The National Weather Service has issued a HIGH SURF ADVISORY for SOUTH FACING SHORES of MAUI COUNTY, in effect until 6:00 p.m. Friday.

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Related Topix: Surfing, Outdoor Recreation, Sports, Swimming

The Honolulu Advertiser

Tropical moisture brings enhanced showers to Hawaii

This composite satellite image taken Thursday morning shows a batch of rain clouds, mostly over Maui County.

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Related Topix: Weather, Honolulu, HI, Ookala, HI, Hilo, HI

Wed Aug 20, 2014

County of Maui

Decisions Scheduled for Lahaina Sign Design Guidelines

WAILUKU, MAUI, Hawai'i - The Maui County Cultural Resources Commission will continue its discussion - and possibly approve - proposed revisions to the design guidelines for signs in the Lahaina Historic Districts at its next meeting on Thursday, September 4, 2014.

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Related Topix: Lahaina, HI, Wailuku, HI

Tue Aug 19, 2014

County of Maui

New Format Planned for This Year's Community Budget Meetings

Mayor Alan Arakawa and his administration will host a series of community meetings in September and October to receive comments and suggestions from the public regarding the proposed budget for the Fiscal Year 2015-2016.

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Related Topix: Kaunakakai, HI

Washington Times

Lahaina Harbor improvements focus on pedestrians

A plan to revitalize the area around Maui's Lahaina Harbor will focus on pedestrians, with improvements to sidewalks, lighting, benches and native plants, organizers said.

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Related Topix: Lahaina, HI, North America Travel, Travel, Hawaii Travel

Mon Aug 18, 2014

West Hawaii Today

Nearly 20 apply to be next Maui police chief

The number of qualified applicants may change after reviews are done, said Commission Chairman Roger Dixon.

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The Honolulu Advertiser

Maui County police nab 19 allegedly intoxicated drivers

Maui County police arrested 19 allegedly intoxicated motorists over the weekend, as part of a national campaign to keep drunken drivers off the road.

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Related Topix: Lahaina, HI, Kihei, HI

Fri Aug 15, 2014

West Hawaii Today

Big Island unemployment rate down in July

The Big Island's unemployment rate decreased in July while the statewide unemployment rate held steady for the fourth straight month, according to the state Department of Labor and Industrial Relations.

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Related Topix: Law, Employment / Labor Law, Hawaii County, HI, Kauai County, HI

Wed Aug 13, 2014

Business Journal

Maui planners give OK to Krausz Cos. plan for Downtown Kihei

The Maui Planning Commission is recommending the Maui County Council approve a plan by the Krausz Cos.

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Related Topix: Kihei, HI

KITV-TV

Tips on filing insurance claims after house damaged

With Iselle bringing big time damage to the Big Island and Maui County, many are wondering just how to go about filing an insurance claim.

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Tue Aug 12, 2014

Business Journal

Maui to open renewable energy center aimed at helping startups

Maui County has recently finished building a renewable-energy center aimed at helping startups in the industry as part of a wider effort to help it become more energy efficient while incorporating more renewable energy components for its economic development board, a top official told PBN.

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Related Topix: Renewable Energy (Green Energy), Alternative Energy, Energy

Maui News

Transit role considered for threatened train

The effort to save West Maui's historic Sugar Cane Train has taken a new turn as Maui County Transportation Director Jo Anne Johnson Winer looks at using the popular tourist attraction as a transit rail system as well.

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Related Topix: North America Travel, Travel, Hawaii Travel, Lahaina, HI, Kaanapali, HI, Maalaea, HI, Kapalua, HI

Mon Aug 11, 2014

County of Maui

Chair's 3 Minutes: Council authorizes funds for affordable-housing projects

Thanks to recent County Council action, more affordable housing units may soon become available on Maui.

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Related Topix: Lahaina, HI, Wailuku, HI, Kihei, HI, Honolulu, HI

County of Maui

Maui Electric restores power to all customers

Maui Electric crews restored power to all customers by 6:15 p.m. yesterday when a remaining 39 customers in Olinda and Piiholo were brought back online.

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County of Maui

High Surf Notification #07 - 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 p.m. today.

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Related Topix: Surfing, Outdoor Recreation

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