Mr. Melvin R. Johnson Jr. was arrested for Operating a Vehicle Under the Influence of an Intoxicant In a recent Maui Police Department press release: Mr. Melvin R. Johnson Jr. was arrested for Operating a Vehicle Under the Influence of an Intoxicant on 07/04/2020 at 7:59 pm. Mr. Johnson is a 25-year veteran with the Maui Police Department and currently assigned to the … [Read more...] about Maui Detective Melvin R Johnson Arrested for OUI 4th of July
The Maui Humane Society (MHS) will be opening their shelter in the safest possible manner to welcome the public back in a limited capacity, by appointment only. The shelter has been closed to the public for ten weeks with staff working in teams on two-week rotations to ensure health and safely. The shelter remains closed for general animal viewing and the public are … [Read more...] about Maui Humane Society – Virtual Services by Appointment
Mahi Pono director of community relations Tiare Lawrence told a politically active local businessman in January that there would be “a lot of money available” if he ran against South Maui State Representative Tina Wildberger in this year’s election. The businessman recently confirmed the conversation to MauiTime, but asked that his name not be used in print. The phone call … [Read more...] about Mahi Pono Plays Politics: What’s the end game?
I sat watching this year’s King of the Air competition on Youtube, barely comprehending how these athletes attached to kite above and board below, were flying so high in the air, flipping around doing insane maneuvers and dropping back on to the water. It was fascinating, and terrifying at the same time. Maui’s own homegrown kite surfer Jesse Richman took the first place at … [Read more...] about Jesse Richman Wins King of Air and Spreads Stoke on Maui
[Editor’s note of caution: Tinder stories get saucy. Due to sensitive content, names have been changed.] “Who doesn’t like to shop?” said Cara, 25 and doe-eyed, twisting her strawberry ringlets into braids before her date. “It’s Tinder, it’s easy.” She dabbed her essential oil before scanning me, “and it’s been a while, I can tell. You need to open up your … [Read more...] about Millennial Dating on Maui: A 2020 Tinder memoir