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Maui Police Ask for Public’s Help Locating Missing Man

The Maui Police are asking for the public’s assistance in locating Paulson “Skip” “Skippy” Macomber. According to authorities he was last seen by his family in 2007. He was known to be homeless somewhere on Maui. HPD officials say he was reported missing by his family on August 9, 2019. Macomber is 59-years-old and was last known to have black …

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Maui County DOT Launches New Campaign to Ride the Maui Bus

The County of Maui Department of Transportation is launching a social media campaign to encourage residents and visitors to ride its new buses, which are now easier to catch and track using the Maui Bus App. The Maui Bus App, which can be downloaded on the Apple Store or Google Play, provides riders the location of the closest bus stop, …

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Kapu Aloha Unity March To Take Place Saturday

In a demonstration of the strength of unity through Kapu Aloha, a public march in support of the protection of Mauna Kea and in solidarity with kia`i, or protectors, will take place on Saturday, August 10 in Kahului. Marchers will gather at the War Memorial Stadium at 8:30 a.m. and following pule and oli, will walk from the stadium to …

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The Donut Boy Visits Maui Police

The Maui Police Department was visited today by Tyler Carach an 11-year-old boy from Florida who is out on a mission.  Over the past 3 years, Tyler has gone to police departments throughout the nation to pass out donuts to thank every officer in America.  Tyler’s mother, Sheena Carach, said “Tyler began a mission to thank every Police Officer in …

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Search Continues for Missing San Diego Woman

The Maui Police Department continues its investigation into the disappearance of Khiara Henry of San Diego, California.   Henry was reported missing on July 26 by family. The last confirmed sighting of Henry was on July 21 when she rented a car in Kahului. Her car was later found in the Waianapanapa Park area. Police and community search efforts in the …

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Three Rescued at Red Sand Beach

The Maui Fire Department responded to an ocean rescue on Sunday at Red Sand Beach in Hana. Initial reports noted that five victims were in distress, however, upon arrival two individuals had already exited the water. Two adult males and a 10-year-old boy remained in the water about 150-200 yards offshore. One of the adults was rescued by a firefighter …

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Flash Flood Watch Issued as Flossie Expected to Bring Heavy Rainfall

Moisture associated with Tropical Cyclone Flossie moving into the islands from the east, along with an upper-level trough just northwest of the state, will provide the ingredients for heavy rainfall and possible flooding issues for Maui. As the moisture moves westward, the Flash Flood Watch may need to be expanded to other islands as well. The National Weather Service has issued a Flash Flood Watch for Maui Island, …

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UPDATE: Police recover Missing Man’s Body

On August 2, an investigation was initiated by the Maui Police Department to locate Craig Michael Pitt who was reported missing. On August 3, search efforts in the Bamboo Forest area of Hana Highway were initiated by Police and Fire Personnel. The Police Department’s search dog, Jack, and the Fire Department’s Air 1 Helicopter were both utilized in the search. …

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