Maui

Maui’s Water Wars

Water can be a contentious subject, especially in East Maui, where streams have long been diverted for sugar. Now, a battle to restore these streams …

Hawaii

Brush fire closes Hana Highway; Homes evacuated

PHOTOS: Target opens at Ala Moana Center<p>PHOTOS: Target opens at Ala Moana Center<p>PHOTOS: Thousands walk in annual Susan G. Komen 'Race for the …

Honolulu

Flights to Hawaii This Winter Are on Sale Starting at $342 (Video)

Here's something good in 2017: Airfare to Hawaii has gotten cheaper. And now that winter is on its way, cheap flights to the Aloha State are looking …

Air Travel

Brush fire closes portion of Hana Highway; 5 homes evacuated

Five Haiku, Maui homes were evacuated tonight due to a brush fire, and others were threatened.<p>Maui firefighters battled two back-to-back fires today …

Hawaii

Maui’s first pot lab cleared to start operations

The state has certified Maui’s first medical marijuana laboratory to test the purity of the drug from Hawaii’s dispensaries, patients and …

Cannabis

Fun Downwinding on Maui's South Side

Finding glides in the Hawaiian channels is not hard to do. Riding them well is a different story. Successfully linking together bumps takes years of …

Travel

Above Average Rainfall Probable for Maui’s Wet Season

The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration issued a wet season rainfall outlook report for the state today, Tuesday, Oct. 17, 2017, for …

Weather

Maui Brewing Company to Aid California’s Fire Victims

Courtesy image<p>Maui Brewing Company, as part of Stone Brewing’s distributing division, Stone Distributing Co., will donate a portion of its sales …

Stone Brewing

UPDATE 1: Three Fires Spreading in Central Valley

Central Valley fire, Oct. 9, 2017, 3:30 p.m. PC: Emma Whitney<p>Central Valley fire, Oct. 9, 2017, 4 p.m. from Kula. PC: Kathy Lordan<p>Central Valley fire …

Hawaii

23 Incredible Things to Do in Maui

So you’ve got your tickets and are ready to visit one of the most beautiful islands in the world. There are so many things to do in Maui, that you …

Hawaii

Planning a fall road trip? Here are 6 of the most scenic roads in the US

Brisk temperatures, changing foliage and the absence of summer tourism make fall the perfect time for a road trip.<p>There’s something inexplicably …

Road Trips

Polulu Trail

On the north shore of the Island of Hawaii, a rough peninsula juts to the northwest as if reaching toward the Island of Maui and Haleakala National …

Backpacking

Speakers: Honor the culture and visitor experience will be enriched

Ramsay Taum, founder and president of Life Enhancement Institute of the Pacific, discusses how tourism needs to benefit local communities Wednesday …

Hawaii

Four Dead, Three Injured in Kā‘anapali Crash

A fatal motor vehicle collision occurred on Honoapi‘ilani Highway (30) just south of Keka‘a Drive in Kā‘anapali on Saturday, Sept. 30, 2017, at …

Toyota Camry

Two Arrested as Result of MPD Arcade Raid

SWIPE LEFT OR RIGHT<p><b>UPDATE: Oct. 2, 2017, 4:37 p.m.</b><p>The Maui Police Department confirmed through at press release that officers from the department’s …

Hawaii

4 killed, several injured after head-on car crash on Maui: authorities

Collision happened Saturday when pickup truck driver crossed painted median and slammed into sedan with five people in it, police say

Toyota Camry

Pono Life Sciences Gets Green Light to Begin Sales of Medical Cannabis

Pono Life Sciences Maui LLC is the third licensed medical cannabis dispensary in the state to begin selling medical cannabis to registered patients …

Cannabis

Two More Maui Tennis Teams Head to National Championships

Two tennis teams from Maui are heading to the 40-and-over 4.5+ level national championships in Alabama after winning state sectional championships.

Hawaii

Most Instagramable places in the United States National Parks

The United States has one of the world’s greatest system for protecting our natural resources. The national park system was started in 1872 when …

National Parks

Hawai‘i Volcano Update: Small Collapse on Lava Delta

Clear views at the ocean entry: A weak plume on Sept. 26 on the far (west) side of the delta provided great views of changes at the ocean entry. Over …

Hawaii

ACTION AT HO’OKIPA MAUI

<b><br>Aerial drone video of windsurfing action at Ho’okipa Maui, Hawaii on 9/8/17.</b><p>Aerial Video Maui captures some epic windsurfing action with a drone at …

Windsurfing

Maui: 3 fun hotels, from luxe to laidback

Wondering where to stay on Maui? Here are three possibilities that run the gamut from luxurious to surfer-chic.<p>1 Hotel Wailea, Kihei<p>With 72 secluded …

Travel

Maui man charged in attempted kidnapping case involving two girls

A Maui man has been charged with first-degree attempted kidnapping for an incident involving two young girls.<p>It happened on Tuesday, Sept. 19, at …

Crime

Big Isle to ban use of foam containers by food establishments

The Hawaii County Council passed a bill on Wednesday that will ban the use of polystyrene foam food containers by retail food establishments and …

Hawaii

5 Reasons to Visit Maui's Secret Painted Forest

Breathtaking waterfalls, lush rainforests, coastal views—the 65-mile Road to Hana on Maui has it all. Its possible travelers could get so wrapped up …

Travel

More affordable flights to Hawaii appearing at Bay Area airports

If it seems like flights from the Bay Area to Hawaii are getting cheaper, know that it's not just your imagination.<p>Alaska Airlines, which boasts more than 160 flights per week from a number of West Coast cities — including San Jose, San Francisco, and Oakland — is currently listing flights between …

Hawaii

Act Fast: Book 9,000 Membership Rewards-Points Flights to Hawaii

One of our favorite British Airways Avios sweet spots is 12,500 Avios for nonstop flights between California and Hawaii on American Airlines or …

Airlines

Man’s body found in Kipahulu District of Haleakala National Park

The National Park Service is investigating after a man’s body was found in the Kipahulu District of Haleakala National Park.<p>Park rangers, along with …

Hawaii

Hawaiʻi’s Licensed Medical Cannabis Dispensaries Weigh in On New Banking Solution

Hawaiʻi Educational Association for Licensed Therapeutic Healthcare or HEALTH has long been involved in seeking banking options for Hawaiʻi’s nascent …

Cannabis