Breaking News

News

MCCC furlough inmate Gregory Anthony fails to return

Maui Community Correctional Center (MCCC) work furlough inmate Gregory Anthony failed to return from work at his scheduled return time of 7 p.m. Maui Police were notified of the failure to return. Anthony is 26-years old, is 5’10” tall and weighs 170 lbs.  He has blond hair and blue eyes. He is serving time for Theft 2, Credit Card Theft, …

Read More »

Report: Hawaii Is 2019’s 3rd Worst State for Nurses

With National Nurses Week kicking off May 6, the personal-finance website WalletHub today released its report on 2019’s Best & Worst States for Nurses. In order to help new nursing graduates find the best markets for their profession, WalletHub compared the relative attractiveness of the 50 states and the District of Columbia across 21 key metrics. The data set ranges …

Read More »

Southwest Airlines launches interisland service

Southwest Airlines launched its new interisland service over the weekend. Its first interisland flight landed in Honolulu from Kahului at 7:41 Sunday morning. Several flights are offered between the two destinations each day. The airline expanded to the islands with flights from Oakland, California to Honolulu last month. It’s expected to expand interisland service in the coming weeks with flights …

Read More »

Van Crashes into Swimming Pool in Lahaina

At 9:07 am this morning, Maui firefighters responded to reports of a van that crashed into the swimming pool at the Lahaina Roads Apartments. Engine 3 from Lahaina responded. On scene, fire personnel found a white Ford van fully submerged in the pool. The single occupant of the vehicle was already out of the pool and in good condition with …

Read More »

Wailuku Man Dies in Sunday Motorcycle Crash

On Sunday, April 28, 2019 at approximately 08:10 p.m., a Motor Vehicle Crash occurred on Wailea Alanui Drive south of Wailea Ike Drive in Wailea. The crash occurred as the operator of a maroon 2007 Yamaha motorcycle failed to negotiate a right bend in the roadway. The motorcycle struck the center median and the operator was ejected. The operator was …

Read More »

Hikers Rescued from Iao Valley State Park

Maui Fire Department rescue personnel assisted stranded hikers on Sunday afternoon. Responding to a 2:39 p.m. call, Wailuku firefighters arrived to find hikers at Iao Valley State Park. The group, visiting from the mainland, started out the hike but two could not return due to rising waters. Firefighters were able to run a rope system and provide life jackets to …

Read More »

MFD Responds to Injured 70-Year-Old at Kamaole Beach

Maui Fire Department personnel responded to a report of an injured 70-year-old woman on Saturday. MFD responded to the 7:38 a.m. call to assist a lifeguard at Kamaole Beach Park I, who was tending to the woman who injured her knee in the surf while entering the water. The injury was serious enough for the female to be transported to …

Read More »

Search warrant execution turns up drugs, weapons and one arrest in Haiku

On Thursday, April 25, 2019, the Maui Police Department Crime Reduction Unit executed a search warrant at a residence in Haiku. As a result of the search, officers recovered crystal methamphetamine, marijuana, drug paraphernalia, three handguns, one rifle, ammunition, and a butterfly knife. A 47-year-old male, Benjamin Inciong from Haiku, was arrested. He was charged with the offenses of Felon …

Read More »

10-Year-Old Injured in Bodyboarding Accident at DT Fleming Beach

Maui Ocean Safety Officers responded to a water accident at DT Fleming Beach around 9:50 a.m. on Thursday. A 10-year-old female was reportedly bodyboarding when she was thrown from a wave in the one to two foot shorebreak. The officers assisted the victim by taking precautionary measures for a possible spinal injury. She was then transported by Medics to Maui …

Read More »