Archive for the ‘Local News’ Category

Interview with Brant Sersen and Jason Rogel of Splinterheads

Tuesday, June 23rd, 2009

On Friday night, the movie "Splinterheads" was screened underneath the stars at the Celestial Cinema for the 10th annual Maui Film Festival. More »

Maui Hotel Room Prices Falling

Monday, June 22nd, 2009

Hawaii hotel room prices keep falling compared to room rates a year ago. More »

Willie K to play free gig at Lahaina Cannery Mall

Thursday, June 18th, 2009

Lahaina Cannery Mall will be hosting a special night of free music with the one and only Willie K on Monday, June 22. The intimate performance, dubbed “A Night with Willie,” begins at 7 p.m. More »

North Korea May Launch Missile at Hawaii

Wednesday, June 17th, 2009

According to the New York Times through a Japanese newspaper, North Korea may plan on firing a ballistic missile at Hawaii in July. More »

Kamehameha Day Parade

Monday, June 15th, 2009

On Saturday in Lahaina town, Front Street was reserved for floats and people celebrating Kamehameha day. More »

Help Send Mauians to 2009 National Spearfishing Championships

Wednesday, June 10th, 2009

In August of this year,’s and Maui’s own, Kimi Werner, will go to Malibu to defend her Women’s national spearfishing title. More »

Hawaii Visitor Spending Down 12.3 percent for April

Thursday, May 28th, 2009

Visitor arrivals to the Hawaiian islands dropped slightly in the month of April, but visitor spending fell by a big 12.3 percent compared to April of 2008. More »

Breaking News: Conserve Water on Friday Night

Thursday, May 21st, 2009

A Press Release from Maui County states there will be low water pressure expected in Lahaina friday night due to overnight work:


Low Water Pressure Expected in Lahaina Friday Night Due to Overnight Work

LAHAINA, Maui, Hawaii- Due to work on the first phase of the Honoapiilani Highway Realignment Project in Lahaina, customers in Lahaina town may experience low water pressure between 10 p.m. Friday, May 22 and 5 a.m. Saturday, May 23, 2009. Customers are asked to conserve water during the work period, which involves the tie-in of a 16-inch water transmission line by contractors.

DWS customers are asked to call the 24-hour service line (270-7633) only if a water problem occurs."

Source: Press Release Maui County.

Meeting Planned for Maui Recycling Center

Wednesday, May 20th, 2009

An informational meeting to discuss a proposed site for a West Maui Recycling and Redemption Center will be held Wednesday, May 27, 2009 at 6:30 p.m., the County of Maui Department of Environmental Management announced yesterday. More »

Kama’aina Page

Tuesday, May 12th, 2009

Yesterday, we were pleased to announce the release of our newest feature to, our Kama’aina Page. More »