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Visitor Rescued After Falling Down a Cliff at Red Sand Beach

At 4:02 p.m. on Monday, Maui Fire Department firefighters were called to report of a female who had fallen down a cliff at Red Sand Beach (Kaihalulu) in Hana. A fire crew and an ambulance from Hana responded, along with the rescue company from Kahului who responded via the department’s Air 1 helicopter. Upon their arrival, firefighters found the patient …

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Missing MCCC Pre-Trial Detainee Troy Diego Arrested

The Maui Police Department has confirmed that Troy Diego was arrested at 2 p.m. on Monday. He is the second of two pre-trial detainees who escaped from the Maui Community Correctional Center on Sunday.   The other inmate, Barret Paman, turned himself in to MPD, shortly after 3 p.m. on Sunday. According to the Department of Public Safety, it is believed …

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Ex-Maui inmate gets $10K in sex assault lawsuit settlement

A former inmate who alleges Hawaii officials didn’t protect her against a guard convicted of sexual assault is settling a lawsuit for $10,000. The woman’s attorney, Myles Breiner, says she reluctantly accepted the nominal amount because the state attorney general’s office successfully argued to a judge that the state is immune from a federal lawsuit that doesn’t adequately raise constitutional …

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