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SNOW AT HALEAKALĀ, MAUI

Snow is expected on Haleakalā summit above 9,000 feet. Snow accumulations up to two inches, with localized higher amounts are possible.

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HI-SEAS Crewmember Transported to Hilo Hospital

A crewmember was taken to the hospital from the HI-SEAS dome at the 8,200-foot level of Mauna Loa at about 8 a.m. today.

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Flood, Thunderstorm Advisory Issued for Big Island

The National Weather Service has issued a Flood Advisory for Hawai‘i Island on Monday, Feb. 19, 2018, through 5:45 p.m. this evening.

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Missing Kayaker Rescued by Coast Guard off Maui

A 62-year-old woman is safely ashore after the Coast Guard rescued her off Maui early Monday morning.

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Rep. Ing Rips Lt. Gov.’s Conversion Therapy Stance

Rep. Kaniela Ing of Maui, who is running against Chin in the first congressional district primary, said Chin is flip-flopping now that he is running for Congress.

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Rep. Hanabusa’s Statement on Russians Charged With Meddling in U.S. Elections

Rep. Colleen Hanabusa issued the following statement after 13 Russian citizens and three Russian companies were charged with engaging in a multi-million dollar operation..

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Donkey Mill Annual Art Auction Approaches

The Donkey Mill Art Center is proud to announce its 11th Annual Art Auction to be held at BMW of Hawai‘i on Saturday, Feb. 24, 2018 from 5 to 8 p.m.

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H.N. Greenwell Store Museum Reopens

Kona Historical Society reopened the historic H.N. Greenwell Store Museum to the public on Monday, Feb. 5, 2018.

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Hawai‘i Red Cross Volunteers Deploy to American Samoa in Response to Gita

Two Hawai‘i Red Cross volunteers from the Big Island, Karen Kane and Susan Hicks, are deploying to American Samoa today to help with the Red Cross response to Tropical Cyclone Gita.

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Free Caregiving Workshop in Waimea

Talking to parents, children or other loved ones about caregiving is a tough, yet important conversation that many families don’t have until it’s too late.

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Hawai‘i Island Lane & Road Closures: Feb. 17-23

he State of Hawaiʻi Department of Transportation and the County of Hawaiʻi Department of Public Works have announced the following temporary road and lane closures.

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Hawai‘i Lt. Gov. Calls for ‘Conversion Therapy’ Ban

Lt. Gov. Doug Chin supports a bill to protect the LGBTQ community from damaging and discredited efforts to change their sexual orientation or gender identity...

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Astronomy Students Students Awarded Coveted Telescope Time

Maunakea Observatories staff awarded the 2017-18 school year winners of the Maunakea Scholars program.

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February 19, 2018 Weather Forecast

Winter Weather Advisory issued February 19 at 3:27AM HST until February 19 at 6:00PM HST by NWS Our weather team will bring you any urgent weather alerts or updates as they occur. Check our breaking news section for the latest. **Click directly on the images below to make them larger. Charts include: Maui County high/low... Read more »

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February 19, 2018 Weather Forecast

Flash Flood Watch issued February 18 at 2:58PM HST until February 19 at 6:00PM HST by NWS Our weather team will bring you any urgent weather alerts or updates as they occur. Check our breaking news section for the latest. **Click directly on the images below to make them larger. Charts include: Hawaii Island high/low... Read more »

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FLOOD UPDATES: Unstable Weather Across Hawai‘i Through Monday

A strong upper level trough approaching the state will produce unstable conditions that will generate heavy showers and thunderstorms.

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February 19, 2018 Surf Forecast

There are no marine alerts posted at this time. Our weather team will bring you any urgent weather alerts or updates as they occur. Check our breaking news section for the latest. Swell Summary Outlook through Sunday February 25: Moderate northwest swells will continue through early Tuesday. A longer period west-northwest swell arriving late Tuesday... Read more »

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February 19, 2018 Surf Forecast

There are no marine alerts posted at this time. Our weather team will bring you any urgent weather alerts or updates as they occur. Check our breaking news section for the latest. Swell Summary Outlook through Sunday February 25: Moderate northwest swells will continue through early Tuesday. A longer period west-northwest swell arriving late Tuesday... Read more »

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Hōkūle‘a’s Departure to Maui Delayed Due to Weather

If weather conditions improve, Hōkūleʻa will depart at 6 a.m. this morning (Monday, Feb. 19) and will arrive at Māʻalaea Harbor by Tuesday morning, Feb. 20.

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Cooking Fire Causes $50,000 in Damage to Kīhei Home

A 14-year-old boy was the only person at home and discovered the fire on the kitchen stove. He tried but was not able to extinguish the flames.

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Search Underway for Missing Kayaker off Maui

The Coast Guard launched the search for a 62-year-old woman who was kayaking in a pink kayak when weather separated her from a friend who was also kayaking.

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Baldwin and Hawai‘i Prep Make Tournament History as Boys Soccer Co-Champions

Baldwin and Hawaiʻi Prep make tournament history as the first neighbor-island teams to win a Division I championship in the 44 years of the tournament.

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Army Scheduled to Convoy From PTA to Kawaihae

The U.S. Army announces that soldiers are scheduled to convoy from Pōhakuloa Training Area to Kawaihae Docks on Monday, Feb. 19, 2018.

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IRS: Visits to Taxpayer Assistance Centers Require Appointments

The Internal Revenue Service is reminding taxpayers that IRS offices provide service by appointment.

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Household Hazardous Waste Collection Events

The County of Hawai‘i announces that Household Hazardous Waste (HHW) collection events will occur between 8:30 a.m. and 3:30 p.m.

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Obituary Notices: Feb. 11-17, 2018

Obituary Notices: Feb. 11-17, 2018

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Maui Obituary Notices: Week of Feb. 18, 2018

May they rest in peace. Maui Obituary Notices: Week of Feb. 18, 2018

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Military Convoys Scheduled: Feb. 22, 23 & 25

The U.S. Army announces that soldiers from the 871st Engineer Company are scheduled to convoy from the Hilo Army Reserve Forces Center to Pōhakuloa Training Area.

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KSBE Boys Soccer Team Wins Div. II State Championship

Congratulations to the KSBE Hawai'i Campus Boys Soccer Team for winning the 2018 Hawai'i State Div. II Championship

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February 18, 2018 Weather Forecast

Flash Flood Watch issued February 18 at 3:13AM HST until February 19 at 6:00PM HST by NWS Our weather team will bring you any urgent weather alerts or updates as they occur. Check our breaking news section for the latest. **Click directly on the images below to make them larger. Charts include: Maui County high/low... Read more »

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Rare Find in Maui Waters: Presumed Humpback Whale Placenta

Pacific Whale Foundation's Ocean Journey, on its first whalewatch of the day, came across the rarest of finds -- placenta in the water, presumed to be from a humpback whale.

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February 18, 2018 Surf Forecast

There are no marine alerts posted at this time. Our weather team will bring you any urgent weather alerts or updates as they occur. Check our breaking news section for the latest. Swell Summary Outlook through Saturday February 24: A series of small west-northwest swells are expected into Tuesday with surf remaining below advisory levels.... Read more »

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February 17, 2018 Weather Forecast

Flash Flood Watch issued February 17 at 3:18AM HST until February 19 at 6:00PM HST by NWS Our weather team will bring you any urgent weather alerts or updates as they occur. Check our breaking news section for the latest. **Click directly on the images below to make them larger. Charts include: Maui County high/low... Read more »

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February 17, 2018 Surf Forecast

There are no marine alerts posted at this time. Our weather team will bring you any urgent weather alerts or updates as they occur. Check our breaking news section for the latest. Swell Summary Outlook through Friday February 23: A series of small west-northwest swells are expected over the next several days. Resultant surf will... Read more »

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Ask the Mayor: Where Can I Get Info About Starting a Business?

I am thinking about starting my own business...

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Ask the Mayor Redux: How Many ‘Ohana Are Allowed On a Property?

How many ‘ohana units are allowed on a 1/2 of land in Maui County?

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Ask the Mayor: How Do I Make a Police-Related Complaint?

There are a lot of good police officers on this island who work very hard and are truly dedicated in their service in keeping our community safety. However...

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Maui Crime Feb. 4 – 10, 2018: Burglaries, Break-Ins, Thefts

Maui police responded to 30 burglaries, 15 vehicle thefts and 19 vehicle break-ins in Maui County over a seven day period from Feb. 4-10, 2018.

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Mai Poina: The Annexation Debates at MACC

The Maui Arts & Cultural Center will present "Mai Poina: The Annexation Debates" at the McCoy Studio Theater on Saturday, March 10

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Fire Exercises Scheduled at Kona Airport

The exercise is an annual requirement by the Federal Aviation Administration for the recertification of Fire and Rescue personnel.

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