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Cold front expected to bring scattered showers

Friday a front will linger bringing scattered showers.  Expect clouds early with some clearing late day.  High temperatures should reach the upper 70s to near 80. Trade winds out of the NE at 10-15 mph. Saturday expect sunny skies and dry weather.  Trade winds out of the E at 10-15 mph.

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Maui family seeks help in preparing for young girl’s double lung transplant

A move to Texas next week is bringing mixed emotions for a Maui teenager and her family. 17-year old Kamaile Paet has Cystic Fibrosis, and needs to undergo a double lung transplant.  Kamaile’s mother, Tiana Paet, explained her daughter has had the genetic disease, affecting her lungs and digestive system, since she was a baby.  Next week, her entire family …

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Big surf expected for North Shores

Friday, mostly dry conditions with light winds and highs in the lower 80s. Showers will favor windward areas mainly in the morning hours. Big Surf moves in for North Shores late Friday Night into Saturday.

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Nearly 2,000 businesses affected by Maui’s new foam container ban

On Maui, businesses are asking the county to delay its enforcement of the ban on foam containers.  Maui News reports that the ban also includes foam containers for noodles.  The ban went into effect on December 31st, but it wasn’t until two weeks before, that the law was clarified to include noodle cups.  The county estimates about 2,000 businesses are affected by …

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Police release body-cam video of a Wailuku officer-involved shooting

Police released the body-cam video Monday of an officer-involved shooting in Wailuku Sunday. The video shows officers firing on 26-year-old Kaulana “Toji” Reinhardt. According to police, he was wanted for an outstanding warrant and to avoid being pulled over in Wailuku, Reinhardt led police on a high-speed chase that ended in that shootout. “Throughout the investigation, we’d actually been receiving …

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Lingering rain expected for windward and upcountry areas

Friday, a cool start in the middle 60s then temperatures slowly warm to the lower 80s. Winds will decrease slightly but it’ll still be breezy at 10-20 mph out of the east. Most spots will be dry with a few lingering rains for windward spots. Higher rain chances next week as moisture levels increase. As of now it looks like …

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Cool and breezy weather expected to linger Thursday

Cool and breezy weather lingers Thursday. Temperatures slowly warm to near 80 in most spots Thursday. Winds will decrease some but still be breezy at 15-20 mph out of the northeast. Most spots will be dry with a few lingering rains for the Big Island. A High Surf Advisory is in effect until 6 p.m. Thursday for north facing shores.

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Maui family gets early Christmas gift

A Maui family getting an early Christmas gift Wednesday. Angela Brooks and her family received a 2012 Nissan Altima as part of Helping Hands Hawaii’s Adopt a Family Program. Angela is a single parent of three teenagers and a young child with disabilities. She had been renting a car to get to work. The donation was made possible by First …

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