Maui News: Sources and Feeds

Maui News: Sources and Feeds

Maui News: Sources and Feeds

Maui News: Sources and Feeds

Maui offers a variety of ways to keep abreast of Maui news, including newspapers, TV, radio, social media and websites. Below is a list of resources and summaries of what they have to offer.  

Maui News

Maui News

Hawaii has multiple newspapers that are available online and some are even distributed via postal service. The publications cover news across the Hawaiian Islands, with the Maui News newspaper being rated as one of the most comprehensive sources for news and events in Maui. The first Maui News edition was printed on February 17, 1900, with daily publications, except Saturdays. To date, it reports on statewide news with a focus on local upcoming events, job listings, lifestyle, classifieds, sports news, and area updates. For the most current news and sports information, the Maui News publishes 7 days a week, is one of the most popular media choices for both residents and travelers, and is available online as well as mail delivery.

Maui Time

If you’re in search of a news source that delivers information pertaining to Maui entertainment, culture, arts, dining and events, check out the Maui Time website, which was established in 1997. A quick subscription will send you an email of all the interesting happenings in Maui. This is also available islandwide in print at many different coffee shops and restaurants.

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    Surfrider Foundation and Southwest Airlines Volunteers. Photo Credit Cadence Feeley  This Earth Day and during National Volunteer Week Hawaii you can join Love the Sea and Southwest Airlines at the Kahului Harbor this Saturday, April 24th at 7:30am at the end of N Pu‘unene Ave past First Hawaiian Bank next the Ocean for a small […]
  • by Tommy Russo
    Two Virtual Job Fairs Scheduled for Saturday, March 27th & Monday, March 29th The award-winning MauiTime, Maui’s locally owned newspaper serving the island for the past quarter-century, temporarily shuttered its doors last summer due to the pandemic.  “It’s great to be planning our relaunch,” says paper founder Tommy Russo. “Our biggest need is to hire […]
  • by Barry Wurst II
    During most years, I’d go to a movie theater about 70-times and, with home viewing included, watch and review hundreds of new films between January and December. In 2020, I went to the theater a total of 14 times.  I’ve been an advocate for the movie theater experience my whole life and remain firm about […]
  • by Tommy Russo
      In the sideways year 2020, many companies on Maui have been beyond challenged to keep their companies alive and serving their longtime patrons and fans. Yet, somehow, many of them have grown new roots, cracked open their collective coconuts and discovered creative ways to turn lemons into lemonade. In short, controlling their own destiny. […]
  • by Autumn Ness
    Small Farmers and Local Food Advocates Support a Maui County Department of Agriculture A message to you from Maui’s small farmers:  Please VOTE YES on the charter amendment to create a Maui County Department of Agriculture. By now, you’ve probably received the glossy postcard, seen the big banners or heard the radio ads asking you to […]

Maui Now

At, you can find up-to-the-minute details on current news, events, traffic, weather, dining, business, sports, and more. The website is entirely focused on providing present coverage directly related to Maui. They even send out text alerts for individuals who wanted to stay ‘in the know. You can also find snorkel and surf conditions as well.

  • by Wendy Osher
    The non-seasonally adjusted unemployment rate for Maui Island was 4.5% in June 2024, compared to 3.6% the previous month, and 3.0% at the same time in 2023. The data was included in a new report released from the Hawaiʻi Department of Business, Economic Development and Tourism. 
  • by Wendy Osher
    Hawaiian Electric has released an updated version of its Electrification of Transportation (EoT) Strategic Roadmap that includes specific actions the company plans to undertake through 2030 to support the rapidly expanding electric vehicle market. 
  • by Wendy Osher
    The County of Maui Department of Environmental Management Wastewater Reclamation Division is reminding customers that sewer user fees have increased by an average of 2% for Fiscal Year 2025, which started on July 1. The rate increase was approved by the County Council to ensure that the County of Maui’s wastewater system is financially self-supporting.
  • by Wendy Osher
    The 2024 Emma Farden Sharpe Hula Festival takes place on Saturday, Aug. 17, 2024, from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. at the Queen Ka‘ahumanu Center. The event features free keiki activities, workshops, Hawaiʻi made artisans and hula accompanied by Hawaiian music.
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    Moderate trade winds will continue over the next few days, with breezy to locally windy trades returning by early next week. A weak disturbance riding in on…

Maui also has a great resource for news on the county’s own website. The website has a large cross-section of important news for locals and visitors alike. It’s a great way to keep up with what the county is doing and how the projects affect locals and visitors alike.

Hawaii News Now

Comprised of K5, KHNL (NBC) and KGMB (CBS), Hawaii News Now (HNN) is the largest media organization and TV broadcasting network in all of Hawaii. It is a reliable resource for news, traffic, weather, sports, and events that are available on the website, social media, and phone apps.

Lahaina News

The Lahaina News is also a great source for information about what’s happening in Lahaina Town specifically. Here you would find more local-specific news related to schools, roads, utilities, and goings on in Lahaina.


Maui has quite a few radio stations to tune into your favorite music, where you can enjoy different genres of music including rock, country, pop, and Hawaiian music. However, if you want to tune into a station that provides the true sound of Maui as well as local news and area happenings, it would be 93.5 – KPOA. 


Akaku is a community-based media source that gives a voice to the Maui and Molokai residents with options to produce recordings as well as gain access to Maui Community Media TV channels. Whether you’re looking for local news, classes, and events or record your own video, Akaku is a valuable resource.

Maui News Summary

There is a wide selection of Maui media resources. Whether you are searching for dining options, a schedule of activities, real-time news and weather, or want to browse jobs or real estate, these sources will help you find what you’re looking for before, during, and after your visit to Maui.

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