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Stolen truck possibly linked to stolen ATM incident from the MACC

On 11/27/14, between 09:55 a.m. and 10:55 a.m., suspect(s) used a pick-up truck and stole an Automated Teller Machine (ATM) from the Maui Arts and Cultural Center in Kahului. Investigation revealed that the suspect(s) rammed, then pulled out the ATM from the south wall of the main entrance. The ATM contained an undisclosed amount of cash. Pieces of the passenger …

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UPDATE: Male, 53, found face down at Hookipa Beach Park

On November 27, 2014 at approximately 11:18 a.m. Wailuku Patrol Officers responded to a miscellaneous accident at Hookipa Beach Park. The male victim, 53 years of age from Maui, was found by Ocean Rescue personnel floating face down in the water. Ocean Rescue brought the victim to shore where cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) was initiated. Medics transported the victim to Maui …

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Fire crews rescue California visitor, 57, from Twin Falls

On 11/26/14 at 12:36 PM, Engine-2, Air-1 and Rescue-10 were dispatched to a mountain rescue at Twin Falls. On scene, Engine-2 firefighters were met by an area resident. The resident told the Engine-2 crew that the patient was on the trail just above the fourth waterfall. Engine-2 personnel took medical equipment with the stokes basket and began the hike to …

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Kahului robbery attempt with shots fired by BB gun leaves male victim injured

Police are investigating a Robbery I type case which was reported on 11/25/14, in Kahului. The investigation revealed a male victim (62), was approached at a bus stop, by an unknown adult male that demanded money, while brandishing a hand gun which was later determined to be a BB gun. The suspect then shot the victim several times. The victim …

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Judge Invalidates Partial Ban on GMO in Hawaii County

A federal judge has invalided Hawaii County’s partial ban on growing genetically engineered crops, dealing another blow to Hawaii’s growing movement against genetically modified organisms (GMOs). Judge Barry Kurren ruled Wednesday that Ordinance 13-121 is invalid because it is fully preempted by state law and partially preempted by federal law. The lawsuit, filed in June by several Big Island farmers and …

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60 y/o male from Wailuku critically injured while paddle boarding

On November 23, 2014 at 3:20 p.m. Wailuku Patrol Officers responded to a miscellaneous accident in Wailuku. The male victim, sixty years of age (60) from Wailuku, was not breathing. Officers initiated cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR). Shortly thereafter Medics and Fire personnel arrived on scene. Investigation revealed the victim sustained injuries while paddle boarding. The victim was later transported to the …

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Grand Jury indictment leads to arrest of male, 24, for sexual assault

On 11/21/14 at about 07:18 p.m., the suspect, Timothy L. Heauser-Caires (24); was arrested after a Grand Jury indictment warrant, for sexually assaulting a juvenile female in July of 2013. The incident was investigated by Detectives of the Maui Police Department and the warrant was issued for the following offenses: Sexual Assault I (4 counts) Assault III Bail was set …

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Coast Guard, Ocean Safety Rescue Kayakers On Molokini Crater

The Coast Guard and Ocean Safety rescued two kayakers trapped on Molokini Crater Monday. Watchstanders at Sector Honolulu Command Center received notification at 3:20 p.m. from Maui Fire Department of two kayakers who were beset by weather and were forced onto the rocks on Molokini Crater. After climbing to safety, the kayakers called 911 for assistance. A 45-foot Response Boat-Medium …

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