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Makawao Man Arrested After Piʻiholo Road Shooting

Shooting Investigation at Piʻiholo. Maui Now graphic. [1]

Shooting Investigation at Piʻiholo. Maui Now graphic.

By Maui Now Staff

Maui police have arrested a Maui man in connection with a shooting incident reported on Piʻiholo Road in Makawao on Saturday, Feb. 28, 2015.

Police say Edward Richard Hunter Hazuka III, 22, of Makawao, was arrested and charged with first degree reckless endangering at around 10:10 p.m. on Saturday.

A police investigation revealed that Hazuka III was allegedly confronted at his property by three males.  Police say he was armed with a shotgun and discharged one round during the incident.

According to police reports, shotgun pellets ricocheted and struck the three males, causing minor injuries.

All three males refused treatment at the scene.

Police say Hazuka III was being held in lieu of $1,000 bail at last report.

Edward Richard Hunter Hazuka III. Photo courtesy Maui Police. [2]

Edward Richard Hunter Hazuka III. Photo courtesy Maui Police.