Over the past two weeks, while police were actively participating in the “Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over” campaign, officers with the DUI Task Force issued more than 60 citations to motorists for violating the “Move Over Law,” according to Maui police Sergeant Nick Krau.
Maui police arrested two Waiehu men on bench warrants following a drug investigation by the Department’s Crime Reduction Unit. Chester Mahuna, 59, was arrested and charged with first degree Methamphetamine Trafficking and was being held in lieu of $100,000 bail.
Maui police responded to 24 burglaries, 10 vehicle thefts, and 17 vehicle break-ins in Maui County over a seven day period, between August 17 to 23, 2014. Of the 10 vehicle thefts, five vehicles have since been recovered.
Hospice Maui is proposing the development of a five-bedroom care facility adjacent to its existing offices on Mahalani Street. The organization anticipates that full hospice care in the proposed facility with room and board would cost less than a third of the cost associated with hospitalization.
The woman was charged for an incident in which she allegedly kicked the front door to the palace, causing significant damage to an antique Victorian period etched glass panel within the door that was appraised at $100,000.
An 18-year-old Kula man was medevaced to the Maui Memorial Medical Center with life threatening injuries following a single-vehicle collision on the Piʻilani Highway just south of Upper Kanaio Road near Ulupalakua.