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Pieces of Lahaina’s past get a much-deserved cleaning

LAHAINA - With a click, the small vacuum whines to life before slowly being dialed down to the perfect power level: just enough to lift dirt and dust off, but not too strong that the surface being cleaned is damaged. This attention to detail carries throughout the work to protect and preserve ...

Councilwoman Tamara Paltin wants to continue working on solutions

WEST MAUI - West Maui County Councilwoman Tamara Paltin said she is seeking reelection "because with the wisdom, experience and relationships I have built up over this first term in office, I will be able to do more to help our residents and continue to focus on county level solutions ...

Lahaina leader Sne Patel running for West Maui council seat

LAHAINA - The State of Hawaii Primary Election ballot (Aug. 8, 2020) is in your hands; it is time to vote. On this side of the Pali, the political prize is the West Maui County Council seat. On the 2020 ballot, there are three worthy candidates battling for the win, and Sne Patel is one of ...

Rep. McKelvey focused on helping people continuing to struggle

LAHAINA - With unimaginable challenges facing our community, Tenth House District Rep. Angus McKelvey believes his experience and record of success "puts Lahaina in the best position possible to ride out the storm as best we can."Democrats McKelvey and Leonard K. Nakoa III will face off in the ...

BOE approves Aug. 17 start date for public school students

HONOLULU - The Hawaii State Board of Education (BOE) took action on July 30 to approve an Aug. 17 start date for Hawaii State Department of Education (HIDOE) students.With consensus from the labor unions representing school staff, the delay allows for nine additional days of staff training ...

Nava wants to improve life in Maui County as the West Side’s councilman

LAHAINA - Focusing on creating jobs, increasing workforce and affordable housing, and expanding public transportation, Rick Nava is running for the West Maui seat on the County Council.With citizens voting by mail for the Aug. 8 Primary Election, Nava is competing against incumbent Councilwoman ...

Lahainaluna Administration Team explains plans for the first weeks of school

LAHAINA - The Lahainaluna High School Administration Team of Jeri Dean, Ian Haskins, Denise Tabbada and Ilima Greig-Hong last week sent a letter to students and parents outlining the first two weeks of school, followed by the five weeks of Period 1 class. The message below has also been posted ...