Maui Fire Dept Promotes Martin to Asst Chief of Support Services

February 27, 2014, 5:27 PM HST · Updated February 27, 7:01 PM

Valeriano Martin.

Valeriano Martin.

By Maui now Staff

Maui Fire Department Chief Jeffrey Murray today announced the promotion of Valeriano Martin to assistant chief of support services.

Assistant Chief Martin began his firefighting career more than 20 years ago in 1990 as a fire fighter with the Federal Fire Department on Oʻahu,

Early in his career, he also worked with the Honolulu Fire Department at Wahiawa, Waialua, Sunset Beach and Kalihi Fire Stations.


Fire officials say AC Martin relocated to Maui in 1999 and began work at the Nāpili Fire Station before an eight year stint in the Fire Prevention Bureau.

More recently Martin served the department as battalion chief in Lahaina for the last four years. During his service as BC, Martin was responsible for the 3rd watch on Molokaʻi, Lānaʻi and West Maui.

Chief Martin has an associate’s degree in fire science from Honolulu Community College and a BA in public administration from the University of Hawaiʻi West Oahu.


He has been married for 24 years and has three adult children.



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