Maui police responded to 15 burglaries, 19 vehicle thefts, and 22 vehicle break-ins in Maui County over a seven day period, between Aug. 31 to Sept. 6, 2014. Of the 19 vehicle thefts, 6 vehicles have since been recovered.
A 60-acre brush fire in Puʻukoliʻi was called 100% contained and under control at 6:20 a.m. on Wednesday, Sept. 10, 2014. Maui fire officials say crews will continue conducting mop up operations through out the day.
“The mayor and I agree that an immediate priority is to make our parks such as Kanahā Beach Park and Kalama Park more family-friendly and a better experience for all. We will also be looking at ways that we can work together to better communicate with the public,” said Faaumu.
Maui residents will have an opportunity to recycle their old computer and equipment at a free recycling event from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Saturday, Sept. 13, 2014, at the Goodwill Store and Donation Center located at 250 Alamaha Street in Kahului.
VIP Cash n’ Carry in Kahului is re-branding itself after 28 years in business to Island Grocery Depot. The company also announced the addition of a second location, with plans to expand to Lahaina in the Spring of 2015.
A 30-year-old female visitor was airlifted from the the Kailua area of East Maui on Monday, Sept. 8, after suffering injuries in a fall while hiking in the area often referred to as the “Bamboo Forest.”