Maui’s Own Senator J. Kalani English Introduces ‘Steven Tyler Act’ To Protect Poor Celebs In Hawaii From Evil Paparazzi

Credit Malia Zimmerman of Hawaii Reporter for breaking this one today: State Senator Kalani English, a Maui Democrat, introduced the Steven Tyler Act, which would make it a tort to invade the privacy of celebrities. The bill aims to “encourage celebrities to visit and reside in our …

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Wednesday, Feb. 6: Maui Economic Development Board’s innovation series presents Karin Frost

Maui Economic Development Board’s innovation series presents a conversation with Karin Frost, founder and chief design officer of ERGObaby Carrier Inc. With a BA in French and Danish, her dream of designing clothes eventually earned her a masters in design. Parenting magazine’s 20th anniversary issue …

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Wednesday, Feb. 6: Maui Economic Development Board’s innovation series presents Karin Frost

Maui Economic Development Board’s innovation series presents a conversation with Karin Frost, founder and chief design officer of ERGObaby Carrier Inc. With a BA in French and Danish, her dream of designing clothes eventually earned her a masters in design. Parenting magazine’s 20th anniversary issue …

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Wednesday, Feb. 6: @SEABURYHALL Philosophy Club Presents First Wednesday: What is Soul?

This Wednesday, the always interesting and informative Seabury Hall Philosophy Club will host a symposium in their First Wednesday series of debates. This month’s question: What is Soul? A panel of philosophers, religious leaders and scientists will discuss the existence of the soul from a …

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Going To The Toilet: Our Guide To Maui County Public Park Restrooms

By Anthony Pignataro Kohler, which has been making bathtubs and bathroom appliances since about 1883, has a new toilet that will quite possibly take your breath away. Called Numi, the toilet “marks a new standard of excellence in the bathroom,” according to the company. At first glance, …

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Eh Rude Driver Who Hates Handicapped People!

To the young woman in the white truck who sarcastically yelled, “That’s it; take your time” at me as I was crossing South Kihei Road at Lipoa Street: As it happens, I have a medical condition that sometimes makes every step painful for me, and …

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Bill would allow higher rates when water low

WAILUKU – The Maui County Council Water Resources Committee advanced a bill that authorizes the mayor and the director of the Department of Water Supply to declare “water shortages” and to impose higher rates for Maui County residents.

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Whale’s appearance no fluke

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Laser targets Coast Guard pilot over Maui

A Coast Guard aircraft practicing approaches into Kahului Airport on Monday night was forced to return to Oahu after being targeted by a green laser pointer.

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Ing: Ban smoking at beach

South Maui state Rep. Kaniela Ing has introduced a bill to outlaw smoking on all beaches in Hawaii.

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