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Maui County Mulls An Agreement Between Police And US Immigration Agency Ludwig Laab/Civil Beat/2021

Maui County Mulls An Agreement Between Police And US Immigration Agency

The Maui Police Department said the proposal is about resources for fighting crime, and they’re not involved in enforcing immigration laws.

How A Maui Solar Farm Reached An ‘Unprecedented’ Deal With Neighbors Doug Murray/FPL

How A Maui Solar Farm Reached An ‘Unprecedented’ Deal With Neighbors

Advocates say the agreement between a renewable energy company and a community group in West Maui could be a model for resolving disputes.

New Police Chief Wants To Import Successful Las Vegas Programs To Maui Screenshot

New Police Chief Wants To Import Successful Las Vegas Programs To Maui

John Pelletier wants to use community policing programs and revamping oversight of use-of-force incidents to improve relations in Maui.

Maui Police Plan New ‘Citizen’s Academy’ Ludwig Laab/Civil Beat/2021

Maui Police Plan New ‘Citizen’s Academy’

An initial class of 10 participants is expected to begin in January.

Molokai Residents Riled By Possible Gate To Block Vehicles From Beach Courtesy: Molokai Properties Limited/2021

Molokai Residents Riled By Possible Gate To Block Vehicles From Beach

Molokai Ranch has been at odds with residents over land access before. This time, however, the ranch says it’s considering the step to protect a prized natural resource.

Raucous Roosters Are Invading Neighborhoods On Lanai Cory Lum/Civil Beat

Raucous Roosters Are Invading Neighborhoods On Lanai

Residents say an influx of roosters is laying bare an age-old spat over two sometimes conflicting hallmarks of country life: agriculture and peace and quiet.

Las Vegas Police Captain Selected As Final Candidate For Maui Police Chief Screenshot

Las Vegas Police Captain Selected As Final Candidate For Maui Police Chief

John Pelletier still needs to make it through pre-employment investigations before being appointed as the police chief.

Who Is Killing The Monk Seals On Molokai? Courtesy: Todd Yamashita/2021

Who Is Killing The Monk Seals On Molokai?

At least two of the six endangered seals found dead on Molokai so far this year were killed by humans.