8 Vehicle Break-ins on Maui Dec. 18 to 24, 2011

December 29, 2011, 3:07 PM HST · Updated December 29, 4:55 PM

On Thursday, 12/22/11, at 9:55 a.m., a vehicle break-in was reported near Kaukahi Street and Makena Road at the Polo Beach Access Parking Lot. File photo by Wendy Osher.

By Wendy Osher

There were a total of eight vehicle break-ins reported on Maui over a seven day period between December 18 and 24, 2011.

There were two incidents each in Kahului, Lahaina, and Wailea; and one incident each in Kihei, and Paia.

Types of vehicles involved in the various island incidents included: 3 Jeeps, 1 Honda Accord, 1 Honda Civic, 1 Dodge Charger, 1 Chevy Cobalt, and 1 Chrysler Town & County.

A complete run-down of incidents is listed below:


  • Thursday, 12/22/11, 1:48 a.m.:  Hukilike Street.  1996 White Honda Accord.
  • Wednesday, 12/21/11, 7:10 p.m.:  Kaahumanu Avenue at the Queen Kaahumanu Shopping Center.  2010 White Dodge Charger.


  • Sunday, 12/18/11, 10:15 a.m.:  South Kihei Road at the Mana Kai.  2010 White Chevy Cobalt.


  • Sunday, 12/18/11, 11 a.m.:  Olowalu Road at Olowalu Landing near Mile Marker 15.  2012 Silver Jeep four-door.
  • Tuesday, 12/20/11, 7:30 a.m.:  Olowalu Road on the makai side of the roadway.  2010 Light Blue Chrysler Town & Country.


  • Wednesday, 12/21/11, 7 p.m.:  near Baldwin Avenue and the Hana Highway at the Paia Municipal Parking Lot.  2011 Silver Jeep Wrangler.


  • Tuesday, 12/20/11, 3 p.m.  Makena Road at Big Beach.  2011 Silver Jeep Wrangler.
  • Thursday, 12/22/11, 9:55 a.m.:  near Kaukahi Street and Makena Road at the Polo Beach Access Parking Lot.  1993 White Honda Civic.

*** The information is provided as a service to the public, as a way to heighten community awareness of police response in respective communities.



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