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Maui County Alleges This TV News Reporter Crossed A Line In Covering A Case Of Police Misconduct Ludwig Laab/Civil Beat/2022

Maui County Alleges This TV News Reporter Crossed A Line In Covering A Case Of Police Misconduct

Maui County has subpoenaed Hawaii News Now’s chief investigative reporter Lynn Kawano as part of a case involving a former police officer previously convicted of a child sex offense.

Maui Lawsuit Seeks New County Council Election For Wailuku Marina Riker/Civil Beat/2022

Maui Lawsuit Seeks New County Council Election For Wailuku

The lawsuit alleges that hundreds of uncounted ballots could have swayed the outcome of a race decided by 513 votes.

Maui Trout Farmer Is Closing Up Shop After A Rough Year Marina Riker/Civil Beat/2022

Maui Trout Farmer Is Closing Up Shop After A Rough Year

Kulahaven Farms is now running into one of the most common obstacles for Hawaii’s food producers — land. But the owner hopes to find new land to make a fresh start.

Two Hawaiian Men Are Found Guilty Of Hate Crime In White Man’s Beating AP Photo/Jennifer Sinco Kelleher/2022

Two Hawaiian Men Are Found Guilty Of Hate Crime In White Man’s Beating

Local attorneys say they’ve never heard of the federal government prosecuting Native Hawaiians for hate crimes before this case.

The State Just Cracked Down On This West Maui Water Company Marina Riker/Civil Beat/2022

The State Just Cracked Down On This West Maui Water Company

Olowalu Water Co. was accused of taking more water than it was allowed from a stream, a rule that’s aimed at protecting fragile natural ecosystems.

Victorino Is The Latest Maui Mayor To Not Win A Second Term Tim Wright/Civil Beat/2022

Victorino Is The Latest Maui Mayor To Not Win A Second Term

After 1998, three consecutive mayors failed to win re-election. Political analysts say a combination of factors led to Richard Bissen’s huge win last week.

As Brush Fire Spreads, Launiupoko Residents Told To Be Ready To Evacuate Maui Fire Dept. Facebook

As Brush Fire Spreads, Launiupoko Residents Told To Be Ready To Evacuate

The brush fire in West Maui scorched an estimated 1,200 acres and was 40% contained as of Wednesday.

Maui County: Richard Bissen Wins Big In The Race For Mayor Marina Riker/Civil Beat/2022

Maui County: Richard Bissen Wins Big In The Race For Mayor

Voters across Maui, Molokai and Lanai made significant changes to the makeup of their local government.