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UPDATE: Police have located Charles Kahunanui

UPDATE: Charles Kahunanui has been located in good health. We appreciate your help. Click here to download our mobile app for your iOS and Android device Police are requesting your assistance regarding Missing Person, Charles Kahunanui. A family member reported Kahunanui missing after he failed to return home on October 3, 2015. Kahunanui lives in Lahaina and frequents Lahaina town …

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Road Closure: Honoapiilani Hwy

Honoapiilani Hwy – 30 from Papalaua St to Hinau St is CLOSED Due to a vehicle accident involving a Maui Electric pole, the highway will be closed in both directions until further notice. Maui Electric is estimating the time at 10:00 am. Witnesses say the accident involved an ambulance colliding into the utility pole. No further details are available at …

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DOH cites Companies and the County for Air Permit and Pollution Violations

The Hawaii State Department of Health (DOH) Clean Air Branch has issued Notices and Findings of Violations and Orders (NOVOs) against seven companies, three agencies and an individual for violations that occurred from 2012 to 2014. Kauai Humane Society was cited for late submittals of monitoring reports on its 150 lb/hr pathological waste incinerator located at 3-825 Kaumualii Hwy. in …

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Power restored to customers in Makawao, Waiehu following heavy rains

Maui Electric crews have restored electrical power to customers in Makawao and Waiehu following heavy rains that caused trees to fall on overhead power lines last night. At approximately 8:40 p.m., about 1,910 customers in Makawao lost service when a tree fell on lines along Baldwin Avenue. Crews were dispatched to repair the lines and power was restored to all …

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Police request the public’s assistance in locating Thomas Warren Hansen

Police are requesting assistance in locating Missing Person, Thomas Warren Hansen. On 10/3/2015 Hansen was reported missing by a family member, after being unable to make contact with him. The last reported phone contact with Hansen was on 9/20/2015. Hansen lives on a boat moored off of Mala Wharf, Lahaina. He is known to frequent the Lahaina town area. He …

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Statewide Bleachapalozza Held Today

Hawaii’s unprecedented coral bleaching event this fall prompted dozens of new volunteers to receive training today by the Eyes of the Reef Network (EOR), to spot and report coral bleaching on their local reefs. Billed as Bleachapalozza, today’s statewide training was intended to increase the number of trained volunteers in the water, documenting and reporting bleaching to the network. On …

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County Events on Molokai Canceled Due to Anticipated Weather Conditions

Due to anticipated weather conditions, several County of Maui events scheduled to be held on Molokai this week have been canceled until further notice. All of the following events were to have taken place on Molokai on Monday, October 5, 2015. They include: – the Maui County Community Budget meeting – the Maui County Community Development Block Grant application workshop …

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5-year Maui Police Veteran Arrested for Theft

On 10/01/15, at approximately 6:38 p.m., Anthony Maldonado (26) of Makawao was placed under arrest for the offense of Theft in the Second Degree. Maldonado has been a sworn police officer with the Maui Police Department with just under five years of service. He was released pending further investigation. In addition, an Administrative Investigation was initiated and the he was …

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Coast Guard responds to unmanned dingy near Mala Warf

The Coast Guard is responding to a report of an unmanned 8-foot white dingy found near Mala Warf, Thursday. Anyone with information regarding the ownership of this boat is asked to contact the Coast Guard Sector Honolulu Command Center at 808-842-2600. Watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector Honolulu received a call from Hawaii Fire Department at 2:30 p.m. reporting the situation. …

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