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Victims ejected after collision on Makani Road, Makawao

On Monday, July 27th, 2015 at approximately 10:54 PM, a Motor Vehicle Collision occurred at Makani Road and Pau Hana Road, Makawao. The collision occurred as a Toyota Tundra pickup truck, traveling north on Makani Road, lost control around a turn and overturned on the roadway, ejecting two of its rear seat passengers. An (18) year old male, who was …

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Man charged with manslaughter after one punch incident in Paia

26 year-old David (DJ) Homalon Jr. has been charged with manslaughter after an altercation he had with a Haiku man near Mana Foods in Paia last Thursday. The victim, 45-year old Fabian Martinez, was rushed to Maui Memorial Medical Center after Homalon punched him, only once, which caused him to fall and hit his head on the roadway. Martinez died …

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Police release Joint Agency Emergency Preparedness Exercise Schedule

Members of the Maui Police Department and Department of Education (DOE), will be participating in Joint Agency Emergency Preparedness Exercises. The exercise will commence on Monday, July 27, 2015, at the Maui High School, located at 660 South Lono Avenue, Kahului, from 8:00 a.m. until 11:00 a.m. Monday, July 27, 2015, at the Waihee School, located at 2125 Kahekili Hwy., …

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Police to conduct Active Shooter Exercise at Maui High School

Please be advised that the Maui Police Department will be utilizing the Maui High School campus for an Active Shooter Exercise on Monday, July 27, 2015 from 8:00am -11:00am. Officers will be in full gear and will have several of their emergency response vehicles parked at the school during the exercise. The training will include simulated gunfire and shouting. The …

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Man rescued from La Perouse Bay unharmed

At 4:56 a.m., fire personnel from Wailea and rescue personnel from Kahului were dispatched to a report of a boat on the rocks near La Perouse Bay. A search of the area was done by personnel on shore and by jet ski. A 20 foot fishing vessel was discovered on the rocks near La Perouse Bay by the jet ski …

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Sailboat runs aground off Lahaina coast

On Sunday 7/26/15 at 3:08 PM, personnel from Engine 3, Ladder 3, and Jet Ski 3 responded to a report of a boat that had broken off its mooring in waters fronting 505 Front St. Upon arrival emergency crews found a 30 foot sailboat run aground on the reef just inside the wave break. It was confirmed that no one …

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Maui Police Department’s 81st Recruit Class Graduation

On July 24, 2015 members of the Maui Police Department’s 81th Recruit Class were honored in a graduation ceremony at a luncheon held at the King Kamehameha Golf Course, Waikapu. Twenty (20) Recruits completed eight months of intense physical and academic training before graduating and receiving their badges. The new officers are: Officer Vavi Domingo, Officer Keola McKee, Officer Michael …

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Old Wailuku Pool Closed Due to Bad Leak

The Department of Parks and Recreation has closed the Old Wailuku Pool due to a leak. Park staff noticed the leak yesterday (July 23) and measured a seven inch water loss over a 12 hour period. It is estimated if the pool continues to lose water at that rate it will be drained empty within seven days. Old Wailuku Pool …

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Missing Molokai man found on Lanai

At 12:12pm today, fire crews were called to assist in a search for a missing Molokai man. Firefighters from Engine 4 (Kaunakakai), Engine 12 (Puko’o), and Rescue 10 aboard Air 1 responded. Ground crews on Molokai were advised that there was a possibility the missing party may have launched a small sailboat from the shoreline fronting the Puko’o Canoe Shack. …

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Golf cart caught on fire at Pukalani Golf Course driving range

At approximately 7:04 PM on July 22, firefighters from Station 5 (Makawao) responded a report of a fire at Pukalani Golf Course’s driving range. Firefighters from Station 5 (Makawao) arrived at 7: 11 PM and found a golf cart fully-involved with fire on the driving range. The fire was extinguished without incident. Prior to the arrival of firefighters, a golf …

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