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Stolen Toyota Tacoma suspect leads Police into the cane fields

On 11/29/2015 at approximately 10:09 pm. Mauro CASTILLO Jr. (38) of Haiku, was arrested for ROBBERY I, KIDNAPPING, FELON IN POSSESSION OF A LOADED FIREARM, FELON IN POSSESSION OF AMMUNITION, UNAUTHORIZED CONTROL OF A PROPELLED VEHICLE, PLACE TO KEEP LOADED FIREARM, RESISTING AN ORDER TO STOP, and RECKLESS DRIVING. The arrest stemmed from the incident reported earlier on 11/29/15 at …

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Reinhardt charged with First Degree Attempted Murder

On November 30, 2015, Kaulana Reinhardt (23) of Waiehu was formally charged for the following offenses from Lahaina District: Attempted Murder in the First Degree Reckless Driving Resisting an Order to Stop a Motor Vehicle His bail was set at $500,400.00 On November 29, 2015 at about 2:35 p.m., Wailuku Dispatch reported Kaulana Reinhardt (23), of Waiehu, was in possession …

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Paraglider walks away from hard landing above Lahainaluna “L”

Firefighters this afternoon responded to a report of a paraglider crash landing in the hills above the Lahainaluna at 2:22 p.m. The fire department helicopter that was at a brushfire in Kahikinui was dispatched to the scene. Lahaina firefighters arrived at the Lahainaluna football field to interview the caller at 2:47 p.m. Two students from Lahaina Intermediate School witnessed a …

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Fire Rescue Crews rescue stranded hikers in Ukumehame and Kula

First Mountain Rescue On Sunday 11/29/15, at 5:47 p.m., firefighters in West Maui, were called to search for two hikers lost on the Lahaina side of the Lahaina Pali Trail. Emergency dispatchers were able to locate their position by the hikers’ cell phone and placed them about ½ mile north of the Ukumehame firing range. Lahaina firefighters spoke to the …

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UPDATE: Kahikinui brushfire scorches 15 acres

As of 5:30 p.m. this afternoon, the Kahikinui brushfire has been deemed 90% contained, with no active fire around the fire’s perimeter. There still may be smoldering spots within the blackened areas, but when crews left the scene at dusk, there were no signs of smoke. Firefighters will conduct fire patrols of the area during the night, looking for any …

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Woman threatens man with Machete, arrested

On 11/27/15 at about 4:02 p.m., Phoenix Stone (55) of Makawao was arrested and charged for Robbery in the First Degree and Terroristic Threatening in the First Degree. The arrest stemmed from an incident that was reported earlier on 11/27/15 at about 12:00 a.m. The male victim (40), also from Makawao, reported that Stone threatened him with a machete while …

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Suspect with stolen truck leads Police on chase around the island

On November 29, 2015 at about 2:35 p.m., Wailuku Dispatch reported Kaulana Reinhardt (23), of Waiehu, was in possession of a stolen silver colored vehicle. Reinhardt had struck a Lahaina Police Officer’s vehicle and fled towards the Pali Tunnel. Reinhardt was also wanted on several outstanding all-points bulletins for the offenses of Robbery in the first degree, Burglary in the …

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UPDATE: Police Located Missing Person

Update: Missing Person Margarita Dumot has been located and is in good health. Thank you for your assistance! On November 29, 2015 at about 6:45 p.m., Magarita Dumot (75) of Lahaina was reported missing by a family member. She was last seen at her Lahaina residence at about 12:00 p.m. Dumot has left home before but is usually at one …

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Honeymooners rescued off North Kihei

On Saturday 11/28/15, at 4:29 p.m., firefighters were called to rescue two standup paddle boarders in distress off of South Maui. At 4:40 p.m., Kihei firefighters met with witnesses at the Sugar Beach Resort in North Kihei. A female paddle boarder was having trouble making it back to shore, when her husband borrowed a bystander’s paddle board and went out …

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Standup paddle boarder rescued in waters off of Honokowai

At 10:33 a.m. Saturday morning, firefighters and ocean safety personnel responded to two standup paddle boarders in distress offshore of Kaanapali Shores Place, in West Maui. Resort security patrolling the area called it in after watching them struggle to make any progress against the wind. Lahaina firefighters arrived on the beach fronting the Maui Kai Resort at 10:41 a.m. Witnesses …

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