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Hawaii Closes Beach On Maui After Large Mask-Less Parties Courtesy: Department of Land and Natural Resources

Hawaii Closes Beach On Maui After Large Mask-Less Parties

The state Department of Land and Natural Resources said the parties at Puu Olai beach included nude people dancing in drum circles.

Maui Voters Say Yes To Stricter County Council Term Limits Bryan Berkowitz/Civil Beat

Maui Voters Say Yes To Stricter County Council Term Limits

Voters were deciding on council races and several charter amendments.

Maui Voters Will Decide On New Ag Dept, Managing Director And More Nathan Eagle/Civil Beat

Maui Voters Will Decide On New Ag Dept, Managing Director And More

Seven proposed county charter amendments are on the ballot this fall.

Proposed Detonation of World War II-Era Bombs at Molokini Angers Activists Flickr: Forest and Kim Starr

Proposed Detonation of World War II-Era Bombs at Molokini Angers Activists

State and federal agencies have been planning to dispose of the bombs since last year.

Maui Council Has Figured Out How To Do Virtual Meetings Right Screenshot

Maui Council Has Figured Out How To Do Virtual Meetings Right

Maui County Council is using a live videoconferencing system for its council sessions.

Hawaii Supreme Court Hears Maui Water Case In A Historic Online Session

Hawaii Supreme Court Hears Maui Water Case In A Historic Online Session

The Hawaii Supreme Court is weighing long-standing disagreements over stream water diversion in East Maui.

US Supreme Court Rules Against Maui In Major Clean Water Case Nick Grube/Civil Beat

US Supreme Court Rules Against Maui In Major Clean Water Case

UPDATED: The decision averted what many environmentalists feared was a gutting of the Clean Water Act.

Maui Mayor Reports Cluster Of Hospital Workers Infected With COVID-19 Cory Lum/Civil Beat

Maui Mayor Reports Cluster Of Hospital Workers Infected With COVID-19

Mayor Mike Victorino said it wasn’t clear how many patients the 15 infected Maui Memorial Medical Center employees had come in contact with.

Hawaiian Language Makes A Comeback In Hana’s Schools — And Homes April Estrellon/Civil Beat

Hawaiian Language Makes A Comeback In Hana’s Schools — And Homes

The establishment of a popular Hawaiian immersion program several years ago has had an impact on the broader community, says the Hana High & Elementary principal.