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  1. 4,000-gallon sewage spilled reported at Lahaina plantRead the original story w/Photo

    18 hrs ago | The Honolulu Advertiser

    The Maui County Department of Environmental Management reported a 4,000-gallon sewage spill Friday at the Lahaina Wastewater Reclamation Facility on North Honoapiilani Highway. The overflow was due to a mechanical failure at the plant headworks building, officials said in a news release Tuesday.

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  2. Molokai ferry wants to operate 'as needed'Read the original story w/Photo

    Sunday May 24 | The Honolulu Advertiser

    WAILUKU >> Sea Link of Hawaii withdrew last week its petition to reduce its twice-daily ferry route between Molokai and Maui and intends to submit a new petition to run the ferry only on an "as-needed" basis, according to company President and Senior Capt. Dave Jung.

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  3. Ship with ailing travelers departsRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday May 9 | The Honolulu Advertiser

    The ship arrived in Honolulu on Monday from San Francisco and stopped at Kauai, Hilo and then Lahaina on Thursday. ~~ The cruise ship Star Princess, with 4,000 passengers and crew members, left Lahaina on Thursday night following a four-day visit during which about 30 passengers were quarantined in their cabins because they suffered from symptoms of norovirus, a state transportation official said.

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  4. 30 quarantined with norovirus on ship that docked in LahainaRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 8 | The Honolulu Advertiser

    In this December 1, 2014 file photo, a Star Princess cruise ship is docked behind the Aloha Tower in Honolulu Harbor. The cruise ship Star Princess, with 4,000 passengers and crew members, left Lahaina Thursday night following a four-day visit where about 30 passengers had to be quarantined in their cabins because they suffered from symptoms of norovirus, a state transportation official said.

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  5. Skywatch: First of 2 Lahaina Noons to shine down on HawaiiRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 26, 2015 | The Honolulu Advertiser

    This phenomenon is unique to the tropics; so, like seeing the Southern Cross, Hawaii is the only state where you can experience the overhead sun. ~~ This phenomenon is unique to the tropics; so, like seeing the Southern Cross, Hawaii is the only state where you can experience the overhead sun.

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  6. 10 Maui Police Department officers test body camerasRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 19, 2015 | The Honolulu Advertiser

    Ten officers volunteered to use the cameras that fit on uniforms or sunglasses in an experiment that began April 6, said Police Chief Tivoli Faaumu. A body camera program likely would be "more positive than negative," he said.

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  7. Man who killed 5 in Maui crash banned from driving for lifeRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 16, 2015 | The Honolulu Advertiser

    WAILUKU >> A Maui man will be prohibited from driving for the rest of his life as part of a plea deal in a crash that killed five of his friends and relatives. Under a plea agreement reached with prosecutors, five counts of manslaughter against Libert Kuuipo Qalivere were reduced to first-degree negligent homicide.

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  8. Maui County Council seeks subsidy for Molokai ferryRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 8, 2015 | The Honolulu Advertiser

    WAILUKU>> Maui County Council members have taken a first step toward subsidizing the Molokai-to-Maui ferry to keep it afloat. The council Tuesday adopted a resolution calling on Mayor Alan Arakawa to submit a budget amendment appropriating $500,000 for the ferry.

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  9. Hawaii investigates Maui boatyard's storage businessRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 5, 2015 | The Honolulu Advertiser

    LAHAINA, Hawaii >> The state has started an investigation into a Lahaina boatyard's practice of collecting storage fees from boaters near the Mala boat ramp. The Department of Land and Natural Resources is investigating whether the owner of the Mala Boat Yard is allowed to collect rent from boaters under his revocable month-to-month lease with the state, The Maui News reported.

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  10. Lahainaluna High School boarding program to continueRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 18, 2015 | The Honolulu Advertiser

    WAILUKU >> The Lahainaluna High School boarding program that began 179 years ago will continue next school year, despite declining enrollments and reductions in programs and funding in recent years, according to a state Department of Education official. "There has not been any official discussion of the discontinuation of boarding at Lahainaluna," said department spokeswoman Donalyn Dela Cruz in an email Monday.

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  11. Lahaina man charged in 2014 fatal crashRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 4, 2015 | The Honolulu Advertiser

    A 31-year-old Lahaina man was charged Wednesday in connection with a fatal one-car crash in 2014 on Honoapiilani Highway in Lahaina. Lawrence Duran was charged with first-degree negligent homicide, operating a vehicle under the influence of an intoxicant, inattention to driving, and not having no-fault insurance.

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  12. Women survive 80-foot fall in car off Maui cliffRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 17, 2015 | The Honolulu Advertiser

    Three women from Sweden survived an 80-feet fall when their car overturned and fell over the side of Maui's Kahekili Highway on Monday. The Maui Fire Department said the accident occurred at 10:20 a,m.

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  13. Pacific Whale Foundation vessel freed from grounding near Lahaina HarborRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 4, 2015 | The Honolulu Advertiser

    Two days after running aground near the channel entrance to Lahaina Harbor, a Pacific Whale Foundation vessel returned to mooring area Wednesday afternoon. The 65-foot vessel Ocean Discovery, used in dinner cruises, went aground near the channel entrance to harbor Monday afternoon.

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  14. Police ID Lahaina man who died after being pulled from oceanRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 4, 2015 | The Honolulu Advertiser

    Maui police on Wednesday identified the 46-year-old Lahaina man who died last month after being pulled from the ocean.

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  15. Lahaina beats Honolulu as top romantic dining cityRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 4, 2015 | The Honolulu Advertiser

    The former whaling port of Lahaina has been named the 10th-most romantic city for dining in the U.S., by users of online reservation site OpenTable.com. Topped by Atlantic City, New Jersey, the list was created using three variables including the percentage of restaurants rated "romantic" according to OpenTable diner reviews; the percentage of tables seated for two; and the percentage of people who dined out for Valentine's Day last year, according to an OpenTable statement.

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  16. Dinner cruise catamaran grounded in Lahaina Harbor channelRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 3, 2015 | The Honolulu Advertiser

    Pacific Whale Foundation officials were working Tuesday afternoon to have their dinner cruise catamaran removed from the reef close to Maui's shoreline. The 65-foot vessel was entangled on a buoy near the Lahaina Harbor channel entrance and went aground on the north side of the harbor channel, according to an emergency call made at 3:35 p.m. Monday.

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  17. Whale foundation boat runs aground near Lahaina HarborRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 2, 2015 | The Honolulu Advertiser

    Lahaina firefighters and Ocean Safety personnel responding to a 3:35 p.m. emergency call found the Ocean Discovery on the north side of the harbor channel and aided the crew in securing anchor lines to prevent the vessel from drifting further to shore.

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  18. Hawaii restaurants among OpenTable's Most RomanticRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 28, 2015 | The Honolulu Advertiser

    Two destination restaurants on Oahu and one each on Maui and Hawaii island are among the OpenTable.com 2015 Diners' Choice Award winners for the Top 100 Most Romantic Restaurants in America. This year's list, presented alphabetically as usual, includes Gerard's Restaurant Maui, in Lahaina, La Mer at Halekulani and Michel's at the Colony Surf on Oahu, and 'Ulu Ocean Grill and Sushi Lounge at Kaupulehu, on Hawaii island.

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  19. Maui County cited again for misuse of injection wellRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 28, 2015 | The Honolulu Advertiser

    In May, U.S. District Judge Susan Oki Mollway ruled that wastewater discharges into two of four injection wells in Lahaina violated the Clean Water Act. On Friday, Mollway ruled that the discharges into the remaining two injection wells are also illegal without a permit.

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  20. Judge finds Maui County breaking law with Lahaina wastewaterRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 27, 2015 | The Honolulu Advertiser

    A federal judge says Maui County is violating the Clean Water Act by releasing partially treated wastewater into wells close to Lahaina's coast. U.S. District Court Chief Judge Susan Oki Mollway ruled Friday the county released wastewater through injection wells numbered 1 and 2 without a permit.

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