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UPDATE: Police Capture MCCC Pre-trial Inmate Escapee

UPDATE: On August 28, 2020 at about 2:25 p.m. John Kahalehoe was apprehended at a residence in Waiehu.  He was taken into police custody for Escape in the Second Degree.  He was returned to Maui Community Correctional Center.


One pre-trial detainee escaped from the Maui Community Correctional Center (MCCC) this evening. 

Preliminary reports indicate 27-year old John Kahalehoe escaped from Dorm 2, scaled the fence and ran into a cemetery next to the facility. It happened around 7:10 p.m.  Staff chased him through the cemetery but lost sight of him in a construction area. Maui Police were called to assist in the search. A lockdown was ordered for Dorm 2 during the search and lifted at 8:25 p.m.   

Kahalehoe is 5’6” tall and weighs 150 lbs.  He has black hair and brown eyes. Kahalehoe is awaiting trial for Unauthorized Entry into a Motor Vehicle, Theft 2, Theft 3 Burglary 1, Promotion of a Dangerous Drug, Credit Card Forgery, and Criminal Property Damage. 

Kahalehoe faces an escape charge when found.  If you see him, call 911. 
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