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State Attorney General David Louie informed Governor Neil Abercrombie this afternoon that the appointment of attorney Peter T. Cahill as Judge to the Circuit Court of the Maui Second Circuit was made two days late. 

“The appointment of a judge has to be made within 30 days of the Judicial Selection Commission forwarding the list of applicants to the Governor,” stated Attorney General Louie.

Governor misses deadline on appointing Maui judge

State Attorney General David Louie informed Governor Neil Abercrombie this afternoon that the appointment of attorney Peter T. Cahill as Judge to the Circuit Court of the Maui Second Circuit was made two days late. “The appointment of a judge has to be made within 30 days of the Judicial Selection Commission forwarding the list […]

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Mayor Alan Arakawa and former mayors Charmaine Tavares and James “Kimo” Apana with Mufi Hannemann (front)

Maui Mayors Arakawa, Tavares and Apana endorse Hannemann for Congress

Three County of Maui chief executives—Mayor Alan Arakawa and former mayors Charmaine Tavares and James “Kimo” Apana—today announced their endorsement of former Honolulu mayor Mufi Hannemann, Democratic candidate for Congress for Hawaii’s 2nd District. Also present at the press conference was Maui County Council Member Gladys Baisa, who is serving as an honorary co-chair of […]

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UH Maui College writing project taking application for Summer workshop

Those who complete the Invitational Summer Institute become teacher consultants whose job it is to provide motivation and leadership in the teaching of writing within their communities. Teachers can earn five Department of Education credits after they complete a classroom inquiry project.

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Hawaii and Maui counties work with Coast Guard to coordinate rescue missions

The Coast Guard signed a memorandum of agreement with Maui and Hawaii Counties to improve coordination and maintain consistent interoperability during search and rescue missions Thursday (Feb 2).

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The Department of Human Services (DHS) and its Benefit, Employment and Support Services Division (BESSD) have launched their Business Processing Re-engineering Project (BPRP) on Maui and the Hawaii Island.  Residents who apply for public assistance programs (food stamps, cash, Medicaid), and the eligibility workers that process their applications, are reporting significant improvements in timeliness.

Dept of Human Services updates processing system

The Department of Human Services (DHS) and its Benefit, Employment and Support Services Division (BESSD) have launched their Business Processing Re-engineering Project (BPRP) on Maui and the Hawaii Island. Residents who apply for public assistance programs (food stamps, cash, Medicaid), and the eligibility workers that process their applications, are reporting significant improvements in timeliness.

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The National Weather Service in Honolulu has issued a High Surf Advisory for East facing shores of Kauai, Oahu, Molokai, Maui and the Big Island through 4 p.m. Saturday (Oct 15). Strong Northeasterly winds, due to an approaching front moving down from the North, will cause rough wind generated surf.

High Surf Advisory issued for East facing shores until 4 p.m. Saturday (Oct 15)

The National Weather Service in Honolulu has issued a High Surf Advisory for East facing shores of Kauai, Oahu, Molokai, Maui and the Big Island through 4 p.m. Saturday (Oct 15). Strong Northeasterly winds, due to an approaching front moving down from the North, will cause rough wind generated surf.

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Full results of the races at Hanakao‘o Beach on Maui Saturday (August 6).

Results of the 2011 HCRA state canoe race championship on Maui

Full results of the races at Hanakao‘o Beach on Maui Saturday (August 6).

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Konawaena is the top Big Island school in the girls events taking fifth place while Hawaii Prep boys took seventh place honors at the state track and field championship on Maui Saturday (May 7). Full event results.

Final results of the HHSAA State Track and Field Championships on Maui

Konawaena is the top Big Island school in the girls events taking fifth place while Hawaii Prep boys took seventh place honors at the state track and field championship on Maui Saturday (May 7). Full event results.

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It all came down to the final round of competition with Maui High pulling out a victory over Waiakea High to claim the title of champion at the 18th annual Hawaii Science Bowl on January 29.

Waiakea places second as Maui wins the 18th annual Hawaii Science Bowl in final round

It all came down to the final round of competition with Maui High pulling out a victory over Waiakea High to claim the title of champion at the 18th annual Hawaii Science Bowl on January 29.

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Volcano Watch: Kilauea activity update for week of Nov. 25

Volcano Watch: Kilauea activity update for week of Nov. 25

(Activity updates are written by scientists at the U.S. Geological Survey’s Hawaiian Volcano Observatory.) A breakout on the coastal plain that began Wednesday, Nov. 24, reached Kalapana Gardens subdivision and destroyed one residence on Saturday, Nov. 27. Just two days later, a vigorous breakout above the pali diverted lava out of the tube system that […]

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Maui records 4.7M earthquake

Maui records 4.7M earthquake

Karin Stanton | Hawaii 24/7 Editor Seismologists have recorded a 4.7 magnitude earthquake off the southwest coast of Maui at 6:34 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 23. The jolt was reported felt on Maui and Molokai. That quake was followed by a 3.3 magnitude temblor 16 miles west of Hawi at 6:51 p.m. No tsunami expected. — […]

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A Beaked Whale was rescued on Maui and brought to Big Island Monday (Aug 16) to the Hawaii Cetacean Rehabilitation Facility to recuperate.

Beaked Whale rescued on Maui, brought to Hilo facility to recuperate

A Beaked Whale was rescued on Maui and brought to Big Island Monday (Aug 16) to the Hawaii Cetacean Rehabilitation Facility to recuperate.

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Volcano Watch: Should Maui residents be concerned about lava flows?

Volcano Watch: Should Maui residents be concerned about lava flows?

(Volcano Watch is a weekly article written by scientists at the U.S. Geological Survey’s Hawaiian Volcano Observatory.) Molten lava flows downhill. This simple fact has spurred many residents on the Island of Hawaii, where Kilauea Volcano has been erupting for more than 27 years, to think about the likelihood of an eruption occurring upslope of […]

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U.S. Coast Guard Sector Honolulu command center watchstanders here received a mayday call at about 1 a.m. Friday and are asking for assistance determining if anyone is in distress.

Watchstanders reported the one-time mayday call gave no position or vessel description. The distressed mariner only stated, “Mayday, we’re going down.”

U.S. Coast Guard seeks help with distress call

U.S. Coast Guard Sector Honolulu command center watchstanders here received a mayday call at about 1 a.m. Friday and are asking for assistance determining if anyone is in distress. Watchstanders reported the one-time mayday call gave no position or vessel description. The distressed mariner only stated, “Mayday, we’re going down.”

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