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UPDATE: Vandals in Haiku caught on tape arrested

UPDATE: The Maui Police Department Wailuku Patrol Division and elements of the Juvenile Crime Prevention Division have been investigating an Unauthorized Entry Into A Motor Vehicle case, where video footage was posted all over social media. With the assistance of the public and through investigation, several juvenile males were identified in this case. Three (3) male juveniles have been arrests …

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Sunglasses thief caught on tape in Lahaina

MAUIWatch received surveillance footage of 2 Guccis glasses being stolen from the Solstice Sunglass Maui Outlet store on Friday Septepmber 18 at around 7PM. The value of the stolen items are estimated to be worth around $500. People in the area were able to ID the suspect but the case is still still under investigation. The creator of the video …

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Lahaina tip jar thief caught on tape

The owner of Localboys Shave Ice on Front Street, Lahaina sent us this video where two local males seem to coordinate the theft of the stores tip jar. The female employee who was working at the time was described as a single mother with children who is struggling to pay her bills. The suspects get her to turn her back, …

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Drone captures escape from Maui flash flood

Renee Lusano captured the dramatic and life threatening rescue from a waterfall hike called “Commando”. She posted with this video: “None of the shots once the river started flooding were intentionally captured or composed. I only operated the drone to keep it high and nearby as I fled to higher ground. I nearly crash landed and lost my bearings several …

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Viral Video: Stunt rider rides waves with dirtbike

DC presents Robbie “Maddo” Maddison’s “Pipe Dream,” giving the world a chance to witness history being made as Maddo rides his dirt bike on the powerful and iconic waves of Tahiti. From his helmet to motocross boots, Maddo was dressed for FMX when he took his dirt bike into the unchartered saltwater terrain of the Pacific Ocean in French Polynesia. …

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Surfer fights off shark attack during competition in South Africa

Pro surfer and 3x world champ Mick Fanning fought off a great white shark during the #JBayOpen final and somehow walked away with just a bit leash. Thankfully he is OK, competition has been suspended and this is certainly one of the craziest scenes to play out during a LIVE sports broadcast. The aftermath interview: Mick shark story. Exclusive interview …

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VIDEO: Police are requesting your assistance, Disorderly at “The Triangle” case

On July 12th, 2015, sometime after midnight, MPD received numerous calls reporting a large group of individuals (estimated at least about 100 people) acting in a Disorderly manner in and around the vicinity of the Kihei Kalama Village (aka; “The Triangle”). Security on site also reported a 34 year old adult male was reported lying on the ground unconscious near …

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Costco shoplifter caught in parking lot by Maui citizens

On July 9, 2015 at about 2:45 PM ordinary citizens stepped up to stop a thief from Costco fleeing the store with two camera between the Costco and K-Mart parking lot. Police later showed up on scene to make the arrest. Mahalo to those that assisted and to the Maui Police Department. All suspects are innocent until proven guilty in …

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New show on Discovery features local fishermen and divers

This new series follows the only commercial fishermen in the world who fish from a kayak…alone. With only a paddle, these brave Hawaiian men and women venture out to catch some of the most desirable fish in the sea. They must rely on brute strength to pull in 500 pound Marlin, Tuna, Mahi Mahi and Ono. However, the battles on …

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Maui resident says goodbye to Skin Wars Show

SPOILER ALERT! Rachel said her goodbyes last week, but left us with some stories. Check it out! New episode of SKIN WARS NEXT Wednesday 9/8c on GSN. Television’s first-ever body painting competition show and GSN’s most watched original series ever, SKIN WARS seeks to find the most skillful, accomplished and versatile body painter in America. In its second season, twelve …

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