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Maui Electric to Hold Silent Auction for Retired Vehicles

Maui Electric’s Fleet Department will hold a silent auction for its retired vehicles on Wednesday, June 12, from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., on the front lawn of Maui Electric’s Kahului parking lot located at 210 W. Kamehameha Avenue and Wakea Avenue. More information on the retired vehicles, the bid form, and guidelines for the auction can be viewed by …

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Haiku Warrant Leads to Commercial Promotion of Marijuana Arrest

Maui Police Department Crime Reduction Officers executed a search warrant at a residence off Hana Highway in Haiku on Wednesday. As a result of the search, 76 marijuana plants, over a gram of processed marijuana, and drug paraphernalia were recovered. Police say two juveniles were also found in the house during the search. Officers arrested 51-year-old Harry Pahukoa III for …

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Fatality in the Kīpahulu District of Haleakalā National Park

Late in the evening of May 30, 2019, Maui Fire Department, Maui Police Department, and the National Park Service responded to a report of an injured person in the Pools of ‘Oheʻo in the Kīpahulu District of Haleakalā National Park. After a coordinated search effort, responders recovered the victim in the pools. The victim was pronounced dead on the scene.

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Two Arrested in Kihei Cockfight Raid

On Saturday, May 25, 2019 at about 5 p.m. members of the Vice Gambling & Morals Unit raided a cockfight being held off of Kaimana Road near the Hawaiian Cement baseyard in Kihei. About one hundred people were watching a cockfight in progress. Two men were each holding a gamecock fitted with fighting paraphernalia. Arrested were 23-year-old Travis Tolentino of …

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Mina ʻOhana Speaks Out About Missing Hiker Noah ‘Kekai’ Mina

Father Vincent, mother Irene, and sister Kahanulani have issued the following statement regarding Noah “Kekai” Mina. “We are so very sorry that Kekai has passed from this realm, he meant the world to us as a son, brother and friend. We find solace that he was found, and ask all those that extended their hearts and love to Kekai and …

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Crews Fight Lahaina House Fire

Today at 10:03 am, Fire crews responded to a structure fire on Kuhua Street in Lahaina. The fire was located on the second floor of a two story multi-family residence. Crews quickly knocked down the fire and confirmed that there were no occupants within. PC: MFD No injuries were reported and the cause of the fire is still under investigation. …

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Missing Hiker’s Body Found Below Mauna Kahalawai

In the early morning hours of Wednesday, May 29, a crew of searchers aboard a helicopter spotted the body of missing hiker Noah “Kekai” Mina. Mina was found about 300 feet below a fall line in the summit region of Mauna Kahalawai. Recover efforts are currently underway. The family would like to thank the community for their prayers and support …

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Eller search team moves to find missing Maui man Noah Kekai Mina

Searchers fresh from finding Amanda Eller, are now looking for 35-year-old Noah Kekai Mina, who went missing Monday morning at around 8 a.m. while hiking in Iao Valley. His father, Vincent Mina, says he had gone up to meet his son, and couldn’t find him. He called the police later that morning. Vincent says Noah Kekai hikes in Iao Valley regularly and …

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Video: Rescued Woman Amanda Eller Speaks From Hospital

Via the Findamanda Facebook Page: “From the hospital, Amanda’s Message of Appreciation and Love to all of you.” According to the post, “This will be the only statement given by Amanda for a few days while she recovers. Her date and time of hospital release is unknown. She is so incredibly grateful for the coverage that you have given this …

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