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Flash Flood Watch Extended

The National Weather Service has extended the Flash Flood Warning for the island of Maui until 7:30 p.m. A Flash Flood Warning means that flooding is occurring or will develop quickly. This warning may be extended if flash flooding persists. At 4:13 p.m. radar indicated heavy rain continuing over the slopes of the West Maui Mountains and windward slopes of Haleakala from Paia …

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Southern Airways Acquires Mokulele Airlines

Southern Airways, operator of 600 weekly flights across 20 cities, has acquired Hawaiian-based Mokulele Airlines. The deal is Southern’s third in the last four years, firmly cementing itself as America’s fastest growing airline.   With established footprints in the Gulf South, the mid-Atlantic, and South Florida, Southern now adds Hawaii and California to its portfolio. Following the integration of the two …

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Maui Electric Working to Restore to Power in Haiku, Olinda and Piʿiholo

Maui Electric crews are continuing restoration efforts in parts of Upcountry including Haiku, Olinda and Piʿiholo this morning to bring approximately 455 customers back online. Customers in ʿIao Valley are also experiencing a power outage after a large tree came down on power lines. Additional damage assessments and repairs are being made to electrical equipment brought down by storm impacts …

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County Begins Damage Assessments, Recovery in Wake of Winter Storm

With a powerful winter storm passing north of the Hawaiian Islands, Maui County began assessing damage and recovery operations on Monday morning, Mayor Michael Victorino announced. “I ask all of our residents and visitors to remain cautious and vigilant, especially of any downed power lines that may still be energized and very dangerous,” Mayor Victorino said. “Debris remains on roadways …

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Haleakala National Park Summit District Closed Due To Winter Storm

The National Park Service has closed the Summit District of Haleakalā National Park to all visitation due to snowy and icy road conditions and power outages throughout the District. This closure will remain in effect at least through 9 am Monday, February 11, 2019, with no sunrise visitation allowed. The Summit District will be reopened when condition improve. Closures will be implemented to protect …

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Ky-Mani Marley releases video statement about missed Lahaina Civic show

Maui reggae fans know Ky-Mani Marley, slotted to be the main headliner of this past weekend’s Bob Bash 2019 Festival, pulled a “no show” after admitting that he was misled by his tour manager that he was not paid by the show’s promoter. On February 10, he released a statement in response to the incident via Facebook Video.

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UPDATE: Winter Storm to Close Several Maui Parks

All South Maui parks as well as Baldwin and Kanaha beach parks will be closed Sunday due to a severe winter storm impacting the entire state. The following is an updated list of Maui County parks closed Sunday because of a severe winter storm impacting the state of Hawaii. In South Maui, all beach parks are closed. In other regions: …

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Registration Renewals Available at Wailuku Safeway Kiosk

Maui motorists have a new way to renew their vehicle registrations annually, the Department of Finance reported Friday while announcing the state’s first grand opening celebration of a self-serve kiosk next week. Now, instead of waiting in line at the Division of Motor Vehicles at the Maui County Service Center at the Maui Mall, car owners can visit a kiosk …

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