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Kahului Man Dies in Motorcycle Crash on W. Kuiaha Road

On Monday at approximately 6:10 p.m., a Motor Vehicle Collision occurred on West Kuiaha Road north of Nahe Road in Haiku. The crash occurred when a black 2017 Harley Davidson motorcycle traveling north on West Kuiaha Road, drifted onto the right shoulder and collided into the guardrail. The operator of the motorcycle was ejected and struck the guardrail and the …

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Family, friends identify victims in deadly Molokai plane crash

Family and friends have the identified the two individuals involved in Sunday’s plane crash on Molokai as Lynn and Bill Vogt. The family said in a statement: “We appreciate all the love and support from everyone who knew them. We are grieving heavily right now, and hope that people will respect our privacy during this difficult time.” Lynn was a …

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Road Closure Announced for Portion of Pulehu Road

The County of Maui Department of Public Works, Highways Division, today announced a road closure for Pulehu Road between Hookele Street and Hansen Road, effective Wednesday, Dec. 13 through Friday, Dec. 15 between the hours of 7:30 a.m. – 3:30 p.m. The closure is required for the application of a thin overlay as part of the division’s pavement preservation program. …

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UPDATE: Plane Crash on Moloka’i Leaves No Survivors

Updated at 5:07 p.m. to include Maui Fire Department release. At around noon on Sunday Molokai firefighters located the crash site and wreckage of a small private aircraft that went down late Sunday morning 4 miles west of the Molokai Airport. Crews did not find any survivors and confirmed two fatalities from within the aircraft. Emergency crews received the call …

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Man arrested in Kahului gas station robbery

On Friday, December 8, 2017 at about 10:20 p.m., a male walked into the Hele Gas Station located at 243 Puunene Avenue in Kahului. The male held a dangerous instrument in his hand and demanded cash from an employee. Another employee called for help and the male grabbed that employee before hanging up the phone. Police arrived and detained the …

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Community Meeting Set to Discuss Hanakaoo Park Lifeguards

The Department of Fire & Public Safety will be holding a community meeting in Lahaina on Tuesday, Dec. 12. The department would like to hear community input to a proposed relocation of the Hanakaoo Beach Park lifeguard tower to an area about a mile north in the vicinity of Puu Kekaa, more commonly known as Black Rock, on Kaanapali Beach. …

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Hana Man in Custody For Attempted Murder

At about 5:30 p.m., Thursday, officers from the Hana Patrol Division arrested 36 year old Shaun Nishida of Hana.  Nishida was wanted for allegedly stabbing another male the day before in Lahaina. Nishida was arrested for the offense of Attempted Murder in the Second Degree.  He is currently being held without bail. On Wednesday at about 10:50 p.m., police were dispatched to …

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MPD Arrest Suspect in Drug Investigation

On Wednesday, officers from the Lahaina Patrol Division executed a search warrant at a residence on Kai Hele Ku Street in Lahaina. As a result of the search, officers found an indoor marijuana grow and recovered 200 marijuana plants.  Officers also seized 15.66 grams of marijuana concentrate, cocaine, methylenedioxymethamphetamine (MDMA) or ecstasy, xanax pills and U.S. currency. One adult male was …

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Police Open Attempted Murder Case After Stabbing Incident in Olowalu

On Wednesday, December 6, 2017 at about 10:50 p.m., police were dispatched to the shoreline area of Honoapiilani Highway near the recycling & refuse center in Olowalu. Two males had gotten into a fight and one male stabbed the other. The suspect then got into his vehicle and fled the area prior to police arrival. The victim, a 45 year …

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Flags to Fly at Half-Staff for Pearl Harbor Recognition

In anticipation of a presidential proclamation recognizing National Pearl Harbor Remembrance Day on Thursday, Dec. 7, the United States flag and the Hawai‘i state flag will be flown at half-staff at the State Capitol and upon all state offices and agencies as well as the Hawai‘i National Guard in the State of Hawai‘i, on Dec. 7, until sunset. A White House notification …

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