A Maui Marine is among the contestants featured in a new reality show, Maximum Warrior. US Marine Corps Platoon Sergeant “Mike S.”, is originally from Maui, and currently stationed at Camp Pendleton, CA.
Former governor Linda Lingle said she wants to become America’s point person for tourism, if elected to the US Senate in 2012–that’s one of the issues that surfaced during her speaking engagement on Monday (October 17) with the Maui Chamber of Commerce.
The Department of Defense today confirmed the death of a soldier from Schofield Barracks, Hawai’i. Staff Sgt. Houston M. Taylor, 25, of Hurst, Texas, died Oct. 13, in the Kunar province of Afghanistan.
Maui police are seeking the public’s help in identifying a vehicle and driver that fled the scene of a fatal collision early this morning with pedestrian near Launiupoko. Maui police say 19-year-old Failagi Vite Laloulu of Kahului died at the scene as a result of the crash.
Maui Firefighters are on the scene of a brush fire that was reported at 1:32 p.m. along the Honoapiilani Highway in Maalaea. The fire burned an estimated four acres of brush along the Honoapiilani Highway between the Kuihelani Highway and North Kihei Road.