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Saturday, November 18, 2017

Black Friday Specials, Deals and Hours on Maui

Maui Now breaks down all the deals and hours for Thanksgiving and Black Friday across Maui

‘Īao Valley State Monument to Re-Open Nov. 22, Ahead of Schedule

ʻĪao Valley State Monument will reopen on Wednesday, Nov. 22, 2017, following completion of a second phase of slope stabilization to the stream areas in the park that were damaged by a massive flood event in September 2016. The park was originally expected to reopen by Dec. 16, 2017.

Mayor Seeks Removal of Water Director, Dave Taylor

Maui Director of Water Supply Dave Taylor has been placed on paid administrative leave while Mayor Alan Arakawa seeks his removal as head of the department.

Maui Jim Maui Invitational Brings Luck to Winners

45 teams have gone on to the Sweet 16, 19 have appeared in the Final Four and seven have won the national championship, including last year’s winner and NCAA champion North Carolina.

Interstellar Object Discovered with Maui Telescope Gets Hawaiian Name: “ʻOumuamua”

The interstellar object that was discovered last month with the Pan-STARRS 1 telescope atop Haleakalā on Maui, now has a name -- ʻOumuamua.

Update: Police Investigate Unattended Death Near Kahului Elementary

The investigation stems from the discovery of a lifeless body of an adult male, found near the campus of Kahului Elementary School at 6:46 a.m. on Friday, Nov. 17, 2017.

Police Investigation Underway at Kahului Elementary

"As you can imagine the school is working on what is a police investigation," DOE officials tell Maui Now. The department will be issuing a parent letter once more information is made available.

Winds Weakening Today for Maui County

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Unanimous Vote to Keep Rent Affordable at Front Street Apartments

A resolution has passed in committee supporting hundreds of Front Street Apartment tenants in their efforts to keep their rents affordable and avoid eviction.

Hale Makua Health Services Hires New Kahului Administrator

Teana Kahoʻohanohano has been hired as Administrator of Hale Makua Kahului, Maui’s largest skilled and intermediate nursing home, rehab center and...

Maui Researchers Delve into Future Satellite Catalog

More than 20,000 man-made objects are routinely tracked; however, commercial space activity is expected to grow exponentially over the next few decades...

Swells Trending Down, New Advisory Swell Soon

Swells are trending down overall today and into the weekend. On Sunday a reinforcing northerly swell is forecast to begin filling in...

DOH to Conduct TB Testing at Lihikai Elementary, Possible Exposure

The DOH says it's notifying parents and staff of Lihikai Elementary School on Maui of possible exposure to tuberculosis at the school.

2.2% Hawai‘i Unemployment Rate, Lowest on Record

Here on Maui, the unemployment rate was even lower with Maui Island reporting a 1.9% unemployment rate for October, down from the 2.4% rate in September and the 2.9% reported at the same time last year.

Maui Songwriters Festival Official Kick Off

The 3rd annual BMI Maui Songwriters Festival gets underway with the official kick-off party on Nov. 30th at Fleetwood's on Front Street in Lahaina, Maui.

Hawaiian Airlines CEO to Retire

Mark Dunkerley, president and chief executive officer of Hawaiian Airlines, announced he will retire in March 2018.

Dive Float Found Off Launiupoko, Maui

The US Coast Guard is seeking the public’s help identifying the owner of an adrift dive float found approximately three miles off Launiupoko, Maui, Thursday.

Hawai‘i Lawmakers Call on Trump to Address Gun Safety

Hawaiʻi lawmakers sent a letter to President Trump and Congressional leaders urging them to "take meaningful action" to address the country’s gun laws.

A November to Remember at Makawao Third Friday

Those in attendance can enjoy free entertainment, food trucks and booths, art and crafts, a keiki zone and local shopping and dining.

Windy Conditions Continue Today

Windy conditions expected through Thursday with winds weakening Friday and Saturday. Windward and mauka spots will get some scattered...