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Governor announces that pre-travel testing will begin Oct. 15

HONOLULU — Gov. David Ige yesterday announced a new leadership team that will oversee the state’s public health response to COVID-19 and the pre-travel testing program for COVID-19, which will start Oct. 15. Pre-travel testing enables travelers to avoid a mandatory 14-day quarantine if ...

UHMC students win 2020 AAS International CanSat Competition

KAHULUI — The Agdeppa family, residents of Lahaina and throughout Maui, are proud of Arthur Agdeppa, a student at University of Hawaii Maui College (UHMC), for his role as leader of Team Onipa‘a in the college’s Engineering Technology Program. UHMC sent two teams to the American ...

Our Kupuna launched to fill a need in the community

WEST MAUI — Gabe Amey, founder and director of Our Kupuna, is concerned about Hawaii’s elderly. “During the deadliest global pandemic our generation has ever seen, I asked myself, ‘How can I help?’ ” said Amey. “This service is that answer. Our Kupuna was developed to serve ...

Malama Maui Nui to launch Get the ‘Drift and Bag It!’

KAHULUI — “Get the Drift and Bag It!” is an annual cleanup campaign hosted by Malama Maui Nui in partnership with the Ocean Conservancy that seeks to empower Maui Nui residents in their environmental stewardship of our island community. This year, the campaign will take place from Sept. ...

Appointments required for September’s Go Green Recycling

LAHAINA — Go Green Recycling is a monthly, appointment-required, bulky-item recycling event hosted by Malama Maui Nui for residents of West Maui. This month’s event will take place on Saturday, Sept. 19, at the new location. Visit www.MalamaMauiNui.org/GoGreen for new location ...

Island investors come together to save Lahaina’s Kohola Brewery

LAHAINA - In a time of shut downs, canceled events and Maui institutions going out of business, there is a bright spot here in Lahaina.Kohola Brewery has always had a passionate local and Mainland following. When the devastation of the pandemic hit the islands, this small, independent brewery ...

State releases updated unemployment insurance information

HONOLULU - The state Department of Labor and Industrial Relations (DLIR) last week announced updated unemployment insurance claims information, including paying $2,918,251,462 and 2,874,671 weeks claimed since the onset of the COVID-19 Pandemic on March 1, 2020."We are still experiencing a ...