The whale, described as a sub-adult humpback, had a braided line running through its mouth, and was trailing about 120-feet of line and a pair of bouys, according to officials with the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Association.
Between 2000 and 2013, the number of permits processed annually in Maui County increased 351.4%, the number of firearms registered soared 516.2%, and the tally of firearms imported surged 487.4%, according to the report.
Update: Clifford Spencer, 63, of Kahului succumbed to the injuries he sustained related to this crash and died while at Maui Memorial Medical Center. This is Maui County’s fourth fatality this year, as compared to four at the same time last year.
Maui police say they responded to 30 burglaries, 14 vehicle thefts, and 16 vehicle break-ins in Maui County over a seven day period, between March 23 and 29, 2014. The complete list of locations affected and times in which the incidents occurred are as follows:
The beach cleanup was held on Sunday, March 30, and comes as the Maui County Council considers a bill on first reading this Friday that seeks the creation of Tobacco-Free Zones at all Maui County parks and beaches.