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  1. Federal judge considers delaying GMO hearingsRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 10, 2015 | The Honolulu Advertiser

    Monsanto worker Zenaida Arcala placed a pollination bag over a corn tassel in Kihei, Maui, where Monsanto cultivates experimental genetically modified crops. A federal judge on Tuesday said she would consider delaying proceedings for a lawsuit challenging Maui's ban on the cultivation of genetically modified organisms because of legislation that could affect the outcome of the case.

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  2. Rescue crews aid exhausted hiker in south MauiRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 7, 2015 | The Honolulu Advertiser

    A Maui Fire Department helicopter helped an 85-year-old man from a trail near La Perouse Bay in South Maui Saturday after he became exhausted and was unable to walk out on his own.

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  3. Maui sugar plantation still looking for biofuel cropRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 26, 2015 | The Honolulu Advertiser

    WAILUKU>> Hawaii's last sugar cane plantation wants to transition to growing plants for energy. But it hasn't found another crop that grows as well as sugar cane in a variety of soils or one that can stand up to Maui's strong winds.

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  4. Oregon man dies in apparent drowning off MauiRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 23, 2015 | The Honolulu Advertiser

    A 79-year-old visitor from Eugene, Ore., died in an apparent drowning in waters off Ulua Beach in Kihei, Maui, on Monday.

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  5. Maui medical marijuana users say the program has problemsRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 5, 2015 | The Honolulu Advertiser

    About 13,000 people in Hawaii have been issued cards that allow them to legally grow and use marijuana for medicinal purposes since the state's medical marijuana law was passed in 2000. WAILUKU >> Some Maui residents say it's too expensive to get marijuana for medical purposes and the laws governing the state's medical marijuana program are inconsistent.

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  6. BJ Penn arrested in Maui assaultRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 20, 2015 | The Honolulu Advertiser

    The retired mixed martial arts fighter from Hilo was released early Sunday morning pending an investigation, a Maui police spokesman said Monday. ~~ Former two-time UFC champion BJ Penn was arrested by Maui police late Saturday night after he was allegedly involved in a scrap outside a Kihei bar.

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  7. Woman must pay feds back $30,000Read the original story w/Photo

    Jan 5, 2015 | The Honolulu Advertiser

    WAILUKU>> A Maui homeowner was ordered to repay nearly $30,000 in welfare benefits that authorities said she received while working. Edelmira Salayes Araiza of Kihei was accused of collecting the benefits while also receiving income from her job as a grocery clerk, cleaning business and rental unit.

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  8. Maui woman ordered to repay welfare benefitsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 4, 2015 | The Honolulu Advertiser

    WAILUKU >> A 42-year-old Maui woman has been ordered to repay welfare benefits authorities say she received while working. Edelmira Salayes Araiza of Kihei was accused of collecting nearly $30,000 in welfare benefits while also receiving income from her grocery clerk job, cleaning business and rental unit.

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  9. Bomb squad destroys mortar round found off Kihei, MauiRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 28, 2014 | The Honolulu Advertiser

    A bomb squad from Oahu on Sunday safely blew up an 81-mm mortar illumination round discovered by a diver off Kihei, Maui. Maui police met with the explosive ordnance demolition team at 8:15 a.m. to coordinate the safe removal of the round, formally known as an M301A3.

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  10. Honolulu Star-Advertiser, Hawaii's news leaderRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 28, 2014 | The Honolulu Advertiser

    Lillian Eiko Anzai Dec. 5, 2014 Lillian Eiko Anzai, 80, of Pearl City, a homemaker, died in Pearl City. She was born in Honolulu.

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  11. Diver recovers suspected bomb in waters off Kihei, MauiRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 27, 2014 | The Honolulu Advertiser

    The diver made the discovery around 2:12 p.m, according to the Maui Police Department.

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  12. Men molested as teens sue state foster care systemRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 25, 2014 | The Honolulu Advertiser

    WAILUKU>> A lawsuit was filed against the state Department of Human Services on behalf of two boys the suit says were sexually assaulted while in foster care. The lawsuit claims department officials were negligent and should have known that Florentino Rios, now serving a 20-year prison term for sexual assault, was unfit to be a foster parent, the Maui News reported Tuesday.

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  13. 500 gallons of wastewater spills onto South Kihei RoadRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 20, 2014 | The Honolulu Advertiser

    About 500 gallons of wastewater overflowed into South Kihei Road Saturday due to a mechanical failure at the Kihei No. 5 pump station, Maui County said in a statement.

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  14. Hawaii Council votes to appeal ruling striking down GMO lawRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 19, 2014 | The Honolulu Advertiser

    Monsanto worker Zenaida Arcala placed a pollination bag over a corn tassel in Kihei, Maui, where Monsanto cultivates experimental genetically modified crops. KAILUA-KONA>> Hawaii County plans to appeal a federal judge's ruling invalidating a county law restricting genetically modified crops on the island.

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  15. Alcohol suspected in Maui crash that injured 40-year-old manRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 17, 2014 | The Honolulu Advertiser

    A two-car collision in Kahului sent a 40-year-old Kihei man to a hospital with life-threatening injuries overnight. At about 12:23 a.m. Wednesday, a 2006 Suzuki sedan, driven by the victim, traveled east on North Mehameha Loop, failed to yield at an intersection and was struck by 2015 Nissan sedan driven by a 65-year-old North Carolina visitor traveling south on Mokulele Highway.

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  16. Maui group wins ability to intervene in GMO caseRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 15, 2014 | The Honolulu Advertiser

    Monsanto worker Zenaida Arcala placed a pollination bag over a corn tassel in Kihei, Maui, where Monsanto cultivates experimental genetically modified crops. The authors of a new Maui law banning the cultivation of genetically modified organisms won standing on Monday to intervene in a federal lawsuit challenging the measure.

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  17. Congress to review genetically modified labelingRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 10, 2014 | The Honolulu Advertiser

    In this photo taken Sept. 10, Monsanto crew members Gerard Manuel, left, and Rommel Angale, right, counted corn sprouts in a field of test hybrids in a breeding nursery near Kihei.

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  18. Maui man charged with attempted murder of police officerRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 3, 2014 | The Honolulu Advertiser

    Maui authorities charged a 33-year-old Kihei man Wednesday with first-degree attempted murder for allegedly driving his car at a police officer and slightly injuring him south of Makena. Leeward Pagan was also charged with two counts of unauthorized control fo a propelled vehicle and unauthorized entry into a motor vehicle and third-degree theft.

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  19. Body found floating in water at Hookipa Beach Park identifiedRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 29, 2014 | The Honolulu Advertiser

    A Maui man who died Thursday after lifeguards pulled him from the water at Hookipa Beach Park has been identified as Eric Strohsacker from Kihei, Maui police said. Lifeguards found the 53-year-old man's body floating face down in water about 11:15 a.m. and tried to revive him on the beach.

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  20. Iconic Maui resort sold for more than $60MRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 28, 2014 | The Honolulu Advertiser

    WAILUKU >> The 54-year-old Maui Lu Resort sold for more than $60 million, a California commercial real estate firm said in announcing the closing of the sale. When the 28-acre Kihei property was sold to Tokyo-based Capbridge Group, and local subsidiary Capbridge Pacific LLC, terms of the sale were not disclosed.

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