Lahaina Man Named as Suspect in Maui Bank Robbery

November 10, 2017, 9:35 PM HST · Updated November 10, 10:18 PM
Wendy Osher · 54 Comments

Background image by Steve Aheong. Suspect image of Stephen M. Silva courtesy Maui Police Department.

A suspect wanted in connection with a bank robbery in Lahiana on Friday afternoon remained at large at last report. Maui police say they are looking for 55-year-old Stephen M. Silva, who they have named as a suspect.

The incident was reported at around 12:35 p.m. on Friday, Nov. 10, 2017 at the Lahaina branch of First Hawaiian Bank located at 215 Papalaua Street.

Police say an unknown male walked into the bank, handed a teller a note and demanded money. No weapons were seen by the teller at the time.

Police say the teller gave the man $1,200 in various bills and the suspect then fled the scene.


Police say they identified Silva as a suspect through their investigation. Silva, who is a resident of Lahaina, is described as approximately 5’10” tall, weighing 180 pounds with brown hair and green eyes.

Anyone with information on the whereabouts of Silva is asked to call the Maui Police department at (808) 244-6400 or 9-1-1 in an emergency. The public is advised not to approach or to try to detain Silva.

Suspect surveillance image of Stephen M. Silva courtesy Maui Police Department.

Wendy Osher
Wendy Osher leads the Maui Now news team. She is also the news voice of parent company, Pacific Media Group, having served more than 15 years as News Director for the company’s six Maui radio stations.

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