Maui police have since arrested Jackobs Khoi Duong Duy, 26, of Lahaina on suspicion of second degree attempted murder. Police say Duy remains in custody, but has not been formally charged as of Sunday morning, Oct. 5.
Police described the suspect as local, with a tribal diamond shaped tattoo running along the outside of his right arm. Police say the man is approximately 5 feet 5 inches tall, in his 30’s, weighing 240 pounds, with medium brown colored skin, and bald with patches of black hair.
A new infestation of little fire ants has been confirmed in a large forested area of Nāhiku in East Maui. Authorities say the infested area covers at least 20 acres along the Hāna Highway, according to initial estimates.
The state Department of Land and Natural Resources has closed beaches from Maluaka to La Perouse Bay in South Maui due to a shark sighting reported on Tuesday afternoon, Sept. 30, 2014. Beaches in the area will remain closed until 4 p.m.