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Maui Police Commission Begins Process for New Chief Selection
May 19th, 2014 · Comments Off · Comments Via Facebook (0) · Featured, Maui News
 

The Maui Police Commission released information today saying it is moving forward in fulfilling its responsibility to appoint the next Chief of Police, following Chief Gary Yabuta’s announcement on Friday that he is retiring from the post.


Maui Police Chief Gary Yabuta, photo by Wendy Osher.
Yabuta to Retire as Maui Police Chief for Federal Job
May 16th, 2014 · 8 Comments · Maui News
 

Maui Police Chief Gary Yabuta will be retiring from his post as the top administrator for the Maui Police Department and taking on employment at the federal level.


U Drive U Text U Pay. Logo courtesy National Transportation Safety Board. Image/graphics by Wendy Osher.
U Drive U Text U Pay: Distracted Driving Enforcement, April 10-15
April 10th, 2014 · 7 Comments · Comments Via Facebook (0) · Featured, Maui News
 

The Maui Police Department will be aggressively enforcing distracted driving violations as part of the national “U drive. U text. U pay.” campaign, which runs from today through April 15th.


Pictured left to right: Kye Haina, Maile Sur, Daisy Draper, Dr. Charles Soma, Jaylin Kekiwi, Destinee Murray. Photo Credit,  Nagamine Photo Studio, Inc.
Maui Students Win National Contest on Distracted Driving
April 7th, 2014 · 2 Comments · Comments Via Facebook (0) · Featured, Maui News
 

The award comes as the nation observes distracted driving awareness month, and the Maui Police Department launches a five day campaign of increased enforcement planned to run from April 10-15, 2014.


Maui Police Department, file photo by Wendy Osher.
Maui Police Undergo Process for Re-Accreditation
April 3rd, 2014 · Comments Off · Comments Via Facebook (0) · Maui News
 

The Maui Police Department first achieved accreditation status 18 years ago on August 3, 1996. It undergoes the process of re-accreditation every three years to maintain its standing.


U Drive U Text U Pay. Logo courtesy National Transportation Safety Board. Image/graphics by Wendy Osher.
Maui Police to Enforce Distracted Driving Laws in April
March 27th, 2014 · 15 Comments · Comments Via Facebook (0) · Featured, Maui News
 

The Maui Police Department will be aggressively enforcing distracted driving violations as part of the national “U drive. U text. U pay.” campaign, which runs from April 10 to 15, 2014, department officials announced.


Maui police meeting. Photos/graphics by Wendy Osher.
Maui Police Town Hall Meetings Planned
March 7th, 2014 · 1 Comment · Comments Via Facebook (0) · Maui News
 

The Maui Police Department announced a schedule of upcoming Town Hall Meetings in rural locations within Maui County.


Kīhei Police Station. Photo by Wendy Osher.
PHOTOS: New Two-Level Police Station Opens in Kīhei
December 5th, 2013 · 24 Comments · Comments Via Facebook (0) · Featured, Maui News
 

A blessing was held on Thursday morning for the new Kīhei Police Station, which houses a detective bureau, a criminal investigation division, a training division, uniform services and executive offices.


MPD 75th Recruit Class Graduation. Recruit Jonathan Honda receives the prestigious Oustanding Recruit Award, presented by Maui Police Chief Gary Yabuta. Photo by Wendy Osher.
VIDEO: 14 Join MPD in 75th Recruit Graduation
March 23rd, 2012 · 1 Comment · Comments Via Facebook (0) · Featured, Maui News
 

The department’s Outstanding Recruit Award went to Jonathan Honda for presenting the most consistent achievement in the areas of training, leadership, judgement, attitude and service to others.


Maui Police Chief Gary Yabuta, photo by Wendy Osher.
Maui Police Chief Yabuta Gets Positive Evaluation
March 15th, 2012 · 6 Comments · Comments Via Facebook (0) · Maui News
 

Of special note was Chief Yabuta’s oversight of the new Kihei police station process, and a robust recruiting and training program.


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