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August 31, 2017

New Study: 72% of Maui Ocean Drownings are Visitors

New data shows that from 2007 – 2016, there were 873 drownings in Hawaiian waters, 690 or 79% were ocean related.
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August 22, 2017

Visitors Stranded by High Water Airlifted From “Bamboo Forest”

The 3 siblings reported hearing a rumbling sound, and then the stream flow rose rapidly. They were unable make it across the last stream on the Bamboo Forest..
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July 21, 2017

Flash Flood in Kailua Serves as Safety Reminder

Flash flooding of a river at an area often referred to as "Bamboo Forest" in the Kailua area of East Maui on Wednesday, prompted response from Maui firefighters
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April 20, 2017

Denver Woman Airlifted from Bamboo Forest Trail on Maui

The 29-year-old female visitor from Denver, Colorado was airlifted to a pasture near the Hāna Highway. She was unable to walk after she slipped on wet rocks...
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September 16, 2016

Portion of Pīpīwai Trail Closed Following Heavy Rains

The last 1/2 mile of the Pīpīwai Trail, including the viewpoint for Waimoku Falls in the Kīpahulu District of Haleakalā National Park in East Maui, is closed due to downed trees following heavy rains this week.
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August 24, 2016

Capobianco Trial: Witness Says He Never Gave Defendant a Ride to Work

Knight testified that he helped Capobianco find parts for his vehicle, but never drove him to work, as the defendant had claimed in a previous police interview.
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June 13, 2016

Man Airlifted After 30-Foot Fall at Bamboo Forest

The 41-year-old Haʻikū man was preparing to jump off of the waterfall on the Bamboo Forest Trail in Kailua when he lost his footing and fell to the pond below.
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May 24, 2016

Rescues Underway at Waimoku Falls & Pīpīwai Trail

Emergency crews are responding two separate reports involving injured hikers in the Kīpahulu area of Haleakalā National Park in East Maui.
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March 25, 2016

20 People Safe After Caught by Flash Flood at Hālawa Valley, Molokaʻi

Maui fire and rescue crews are responding to a swift water rescue at Halawa Valley on Molokai.
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February 02, 2016

New York Woman Airlifted After Injury on “Bamboo Forest” Trail

A visitor was airlifted from Kailua yesterday in the area often referred to as the “Bamboo Forest" trail after slipping on a rock and injuring her ankle in the stream.
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August 30, 2015

Three Hikers Airlifted, Stranded by Flood Waters at “Bamboo Forest”

Three people were airlifted to safety after becoming stranded by flood waters at the area often referred to as the "Bamboo Forest Trail" in the Kailua area of East Maui.
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August 26, 2015

Public Urged to Avoid Possible Flash-Flooding Areas

Officials with the County of Maui issued an advisory today urging hikers campers and other outdoor enthusiasts to avoid any areas where flash-flooding could occur.
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June 15, 2015

VIDEO: 13-Year-Old Boy Air Rescued From “Bamboo Forest”

A 13-year-old boy from Chattanooga, Tennessee fell nearly 15 feet onto jagged rocks below a waterfall at the area often referred to as the "Bamboo Forest" trail in the Kailua area of East Maui on Sunday.
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September 08, 2014

Visitor Airlifted After Fall at “Bamboo Forest” on Maui

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.”
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August 11, 2014

Visitor Airlifted in Mountain Rescue at “Bamboo Forest”

A visitor from Argentina was airlifted from the Kailua area of East Maui on Sunday after suffering injuries while hiking in the area often referred to as the “Bamboo Forest.”
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