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Murder Investigation Underway For 56 y/o Victim At Maliko Gulch

On 12/11/14 at about 06:00 p.m., Wailuku Patrol Officers responded to Maliko Gulch in the area of Hana Highway (36) at mile post marker 10 for an unresponsive male victim, Derrick M.H. KUALAAU (56), of Maliko. Officers found KUALAAU with suspicious injuries and notified the Criminal Investigation Division. This case is still under investigation and no further information is available. …

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Davis, 39, from Molokai was arrested for Murder stemming from a May 2014 incident

On 12/12/14 at 11:10 a.m., Jeffrey Kalani Davis (39), from Kaunakakai, Molokai; was arrested on the strength of a Grand Jury Indictment for Murder II, Carrying or Use of a Firearm in the Commission of a Separate Felony, Ownership or Possession Prohibited of Any Firearm, and Place to Keep Pistol or Revolver. This indictment stemmed from an incident that occurred …

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Molokai Brush Fire Scorches 2 Acres in Kawela

On 12/11/14 at 2:14 PM, Kaunakakai, Hoolehua and Pukoo Fire fighters responded to the Kawela area / Uluanui Road for a report of a brushfire. Crews arrived to an area about 2 acres of brush, involved in fire. Air-1 flew in from Maui to assist fighting this fire. The fire was brought under control at 3:11 PM. Mop up operations …

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DLNR Arrest Four Men For Molokai Ocean Incident

Four Molokai men will face arraignment and hearings in Maui Circuit Court later this month after being arrested and charged for their roles in a confrontation between two groups of fishermen in Molokai waters. The investigation was conducted by Maui Police Department with the Department of Land and Natural Resources (DLNR) Division of Conservation and Resources Enforcement (DOCARE). On November …

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Police requesting the public’s assistance in identifying suspect for Fraudulent Use of Credit Card

Police are requesting the public’s assistance in identifying the male suspect pictured below, in connection with Fraudulent Use of Credit Card case at several locations. The male victim reported on November 4, 2014 the unknown suspect utilized his credit/debit card to make purchases at multiple locations including Office Max, Kahului; Amigos, Wailuku; Longs Drug, Wailuku; Walgreens, Wailuku; Safeway, Lahaina and …

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Orwig, 69, arrested for Negligent Homicide in Baldwin Ave crash

On 11/19/14 at about 5:03 p.m., Darrell W. ORWIG (69), of Makawao, was arrested on a warrant for Negligent Homicide II. The case stemmed from a motor vehicle crash that occurred on March 1st, 2014 along Baldwin Avenue just north of Kee Road, Makawao. The crash claimed the life of William LYON (55), of Makawao. On 11/19/14 at about 6:35 …

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Cayaban, 27, arrested for Robbery on Home Depot parking lot

On 12/04/14 at about 10:36 a.m., Kingston CAYABAN (27), of Haiku, was arrested and charged for ROBBERY I, ASSAULT II, UNAUTHORIZED ENTRY INTO MOTOR VEHICLE and KIDNAPPING, for an incident that was reported on 11/12/14. On 11/12/14 at about 08:03 p.m. the adult male victim reported he was parked within the Home Depot parking lot, Kahului. When the suspect later …

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Biotech Group Spent Historic $7M Against Maui GMO Farming Moratorium

A biotech group backed by Monsanto and Dow AgroSciences spent a record-breaking $7 million in its failed attempt to defeat a Maui County voter initiative that will temporarily ban genetically engineered farming — if it survives a legal challenge by the companies. Citizens Against the Maui County Farming Ban, a political action committee financed overwhelmingly by global seed companies Monsanto and …

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UPDATE: Structure Fire On Vineyard Street Cause $100k In Damages

On 12/6/2014 at 7:48 PM, Wailuku fire fighters responded to 2363 Vineyard Street, Wailuku, for a reported structure fire. Crews arrived on scene to a small 2 story structure. Fire was called under control shortly after fire units arrived on scene. No injuries were reported. Investigators on scene – investigation is ongoing. More information will released as it becomes available. …

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La Perouse Suspect Identified And Held On Million Dollar Bail

On 12/03/14 at about 10:15 a.m. Leeward Pagan (33) of Kihei, was formally charged for: Attempted Murder I, two (2) counts of Unauthorized Control of a Propelled Vehicle, Unauthorized Entry Into Motor Vehicle and Theft II. Bail was set in the amount of one million dollars ($1,000,000.00) He was also arrested for Resisting Arrest, Resisting Order to Stop Motor Vehicle, …

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