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  1. Maalaea brush fire 30 percent containedRead the original story

    Sunday Jul 3 | The Honolulu Advertiser

    A massive brush fire that has burned some 4,700 acres in Maalaea since Saturday was about 30 percent contained as of this evening, according to the Maui Fire Department. Some two dozen MFD personnel and a dozen firefighters from the State Forestry Division spent much of today dousing hot spots from where the fire started near the intersections of Kuihelani Highway and Honoapiilani Highway to the Ukumehame area.

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  2. Firefighters battling Maui fire that has consumed 6,000 acresRead the original story

    Saturday Jul 2 | The Honolulu Advertiser

    A large brush fire that forced the closure of Honoapiilani Highway this afternoon continued to burn out of control this evening in South Maui. The fire burned about 6,000 acres by about 6 p.m., and firefighters were focusing on knocking down hotspots to reopen Honoapiilani, said Maui Fire Department spokesman Edward Taomoto.

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  3. Man apparently drowns in Lahaina HarborRead the original story

    Thursday Jun 30 | The Honolulu Advertiser

    He was found floating face-down in the harbor about 4:15 p.m. Tuesday, Maui police said Thursday.

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  4. Maui firefighters battle brushfire in OlowaluRead the original story

    Jun 25, 2016 | The Honolulu Advertiser

    Maui fire crews battled a brush fire that broke out at around 9:50 a.m. the Maui Paintball field near the Honoapiilani Highway in Olowalu today. Lahaina firefighters arrived at the scene at around 10:07 a.m. and found about 1-1/2 acres of grass and brush on fire.

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  5. Cause of Maui brush fire eludes investigatorsRead the original story

    Jun 23, 2016 | The Honolulu Advertiser

    Maui fire investigators have not been able to determine the cause of a brush fire that so far has scorched 30 acres in West Maui's Ukumehame subdivision. However, investigators believe that it started near a group of homeless encampments discovered in the brush.

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  6. Bidding process reopens for Hawaii's massive school air conditioning projectRead the original story w/Photo

    May 31, 2016 | The Honolulu Advertiser

    The Department of Education has reopened its request for contractors to prequalify to bid on cooling projects, including the installation of air conditioners atpublic schools, as part of the state's $100 million initiative to cool 1,000 classrooms this year. The Department of Education has reopened its request for contractors to prequalify to bid on cooling projects, including the installation of air conditioners at public schools, as part of the state's $100 million initiative to cool 1,000 classrooms this year.

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  7. Memorial service to honor skydiver who died in crashRead the original story

    Mar 22, 2016 | The Honolulu Advertiser

    April 28, 2016 Norma Wailani Young, 67, of Kaneohe, a licensed practical nurse at the Queen's Physician's Building III, died in Kailua. She was born in Lahaina.

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  8. 12 isle restaurants make top 100 list for al fresco diningRead the original story

    May 25, 2016 | The Honolulu Advertiser

    Out of more than 20,000 restaurants in 50 states and the District of Columbia, 12 Hawaii restaurants scored well enough among five million OpenTable.com users to make it among the site's 100 best restaurants for al fresco dining.

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  9. Kayaker rescued off Ukumehame in West MauiRead the original story

    May 22, 2016 | The Honolulu Advertiser

    Around 1:13 p.m., a kayaker called 911 for help saying he couldn't make it back to shore and was about a half mile away from Ukumehame. Firefighters arrived at 1:30 p.m. and located the kayaker about 300 yards off Papalaua State Wayside Park with offshore winds up to 30 mph.

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  10. Strong winds break sailboat loose from mooring in LahainaRead the original story

    Apr 7, 2016 | The Honolulu Advertiser

    The Coast Guard is coordinating the salvage and removal of a 20-foot sailboat that broke its mooring when strong gusty winds buffered Mala Boat Harbor in Lahaina Wednesday. The sailboat ended up wedged into the corner of the old Mala Wharf pier structure and the rock breakwater protecting the boat launch ramp.

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  11. Breezy, cloudy conditions cool isles; wind advisory in effectRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 6, 2016 | The Honolulu Advertiser

    A wind advisory is in effect until 6 a.m. Thursday for portions of Maui County and the Big Island. According to the National Weather Service, strong high pressure building north of Kauai and a stalled front over the Big Island will result in windy northeasterly tradewinds across the advisory areas.

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  12. Should ivory be banned in Hawaii?Read the original story w/Photo

    Mar 27, 2016 | The Honolulu Advertiser

    In this March 7, 2016 photo, ornaments and jewelry carved out of tiger and whale teeth as well as elephant ivory sit at the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service office in Honolulu. All of the items were seized by the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service from across the U.S. Hawaii lawmakers seem poised to ban the sale of ivory to help stop elephant poaching halfway across the world, despite objections from local businesses and artists.

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  13. Hilo Hattie to open store inside Maui DiversRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 22, 2016 | The Honolulu Advertiser

    Hilo Hattie up until early last year had seven stores in Hawaii, but has closed four stores since then including its flagship location on Nimitz Highway in Iwilei. Local retailers Hilo Hattie and Maui Divers are expanding their partnership in a bit of a role reversal with Hilo Hattie slated to open a store within the Maui Divers Jewelry Design Center in Honolulu.

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  14. 2 Kahului residents charged with robbing Lahaina bankRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 18, 2016 | The Honolulu Advertiser

    Maui authorities charged a 50-year-old man and a 24-year-old woman, both from Kahului, with first-degree robbery for allegedly robbing a bank in Lahaina, police said today. Michael Soto and Sandra Kahikina were arrested March 10 for allegedly robbing the Territorial Savings Bank in Lahaina.

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  15. UH schedules public meetings to discuss proposed tuition hikesRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 15, 2016 | The Honolulu Advertiser

    The University of Hawaii has scheduled a series of statewide public meetings to present its proposals for raising tuition over three years, starting with the 2017-18 academic year. UH officials say the proposed increases, up to 2 percent annually, are intended to fund deferred maintenance at UH-Manoa and the UH community colleges and establish a reserve fund for UH-West Oahu and UH-Hilo.

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  16. Maui airport getting new entranceRead the original story

    Mar 14, 2016 | The Honolulu Advertiser

    WAILUKU>> Kahului Airport is getting upgrades that officials hope will boost tourism as the economy-driving sugar industry is phased out of production. Workers are spending the coming months finishing a cellphone lot and breaking ground on a $350 million rental car facility, among other Kahului Airport improvements, the Maui News reported.

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  17. Maui airport gets upgrades amid economic shift from sugarRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 13, 2016 | The Honolulu Advertiser

    The Maui News reports workers are spending the coming months finishing a cell phone lot and breaking ground on a $350 million rental car facility, among other Kahului Airport improvements. WAILUKU>> Maui airport is getting upgrades that officials hope will boost tourism as the economy-driving sugar industry phases out of production.

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  18. Investigators seek cause of Lahaina brush firesRead the original story

    Mar 2, 2016 | The Honolulu Advertiser

    Maui fire investigators are trying to determine the cause of two separate brush fires which were reported Tuesday in Lahaina at an area frequented by homeless campers in Waihee. Firefighters arrived at 8:33 a.m. and found a 20-by-30-foot strip of grass on the makai side of the highway on fire.

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  19. Lahaina gas station fire blamed on electrical faultRead the original story

    Feb 19, 2016 | The Honolulu Advertiser

    An electrical fault is blamed for a fire that caused $7,500 worth of damage to the second floor of building at a Lahaina gas station. The fire was reported just after 3 p.m. Wednesday at a gas station on the corner of Kapunakea Street and Honoapiilani Highway in Lahaina.

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  20. Maui firefighters rescue kayakers, paddleboardersRead the original story

    Feb 2, 2016 | The Honolulu Advertiser

    Maui firefighters assisted two visitors from North Dakota and two others from Canada in two separate water-related rescues Monday. The first occurred around noon when a kayak with a Fargo, North Dakota couple overturned at the Kahana Outrigger hotel on Lower Honoapiilani Road in Lahaina.

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