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MPD seeks assistance identifying suspect in Kihei theft case

On Monday, September 29th, 2014 the male suspect entered an open business in Kihei and stole items from within. The suspect male is described as being a “Local” male, 25 to 35 years of age, short dark hair, about 5’8”-5’9”, 185 lbs., wearing light colored plaid shorts & a gray T-shirt. This male also had tribal tattoos on both arms. …

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GoPro thief, 23, wanted by police for theft at Kihei surf store

On 09/22/14 at about 03:00 p.m., a male later identified as Devin FERREIRA was observed entering the Hi Tech Surf Sports store in Kihei. FERREIRA is seen on surveillance video walking around the store looking at merchandise before exiting shortly thereafter. At Approximately 03:12 p.m., FERREIRA is again seen on video walking back into the store, this time followed by …

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Over a century- the FLOW is back in Iao

In the words of John Cruz, “From the mountain to the ocean, from the windward to the leeward side.” In this case from the valley at Iao to the ocean side is what happened as the Wailuku Water Company made its first attempt to comply with a settlement agreement. According to the state Department of Land and Natural Resources today …

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DLNR includes Waikamoi extension in State’s Natual Area Partnership Program

The Department of Land and Natural Resources (DLNR) has included a recent 3,721-acre addition to The Nature Conservancy’s (TNC) Waikamoi Preserve into the State’s Natural Area Partnership Program (NAPP). The DLNR’s Division of Forestry and Wildlife offers the program to encourage partnerships for conservation across landowner boundaries. There are over 30,000 acres currently enrolled in the program statewide. The innovative …

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Male, 26, in near fatal accident with tree in Haiku

On Sunday, October 12, 2014 at about 4:06 PM, a Motor Vehicle Collision occurred when the operator of a black Jeep wrangler lost control of his vehicle. The operator and lone occupant of the vehicle was traveling down West Kuiaha Road. He failed to negotiate a right turn in the roadway and collided into a tree. The operator of the …

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2014 General Election Ballot Questions

People have asked. We have answered. The unbiased, straight up view of your 2014 General Election Ballot Questions for Maui County as it will appear (click images to enlarge): The five proposed constitutional amendments will appear in the same order as listed below on all ballots, statewide; followed by the respective county proposed amendments. H.B. 420, H.D. 1, CON AMEND …

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Police identify man that was pulled from waters below Scenic Lookout

On 10/11/14 at about 8:44 a.m, First Responders responded to the Scenic Lookout off of Honoapiilani Highway for a vehicle submerged in the ocean that was found by divers. Within the vehicle was an adult male victim identified as Donald Craig Clary, 50 years old from Kihei. The victim was pronounced dead at the scene. Preliminary investigation revealed the vehicle …

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Body recovered from vehicle submerged below Scenic Lookout

Firefighters from Wailuku and Kahului, along with an Ocean Safety rescue ski, and the Air 1 rescue helicopter recovered a body from a vehicle found submerged in the ocean below the Scenic Lookout off of Honoapiilani Highway. Firefighters received the call at 8:44 AM for a vehicle that went off the cliff and was partially submerged in the water, with …

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Hokoana Recommended New University of Hawaii Maui College Chancellor

Lui Hokoana has been recommended to the Board of Regents to be the University of Hawai‘i Maui College’s chancellor. The selection of the next chancellor for UH Maui College is subject to final approval by the full Board of Regents at its next meeting on October 16, 2014. Lui K. Hokoana started his higher education career at the University of …

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Police ask for assistance with Waiehu Golf Course Break-in

The Maui Police Department is requesting assistance: Sometime between 09/24/2014 at 1:30 p.m. and 09/25/2014 at 4:00 a.m., unknown offender(s) cut the fence door of the maintenance storage unit of the Waiehu Golf Course. The offender(s) entered the storage unit and stole a red, 1999 Toro Workman utility cart. During their escape, the offender(s) drove through the golf course fence …

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