Kahului Man Arrested in Attempted Murder Investigation

January 4, 2017, 1:44 PM HST · Updated January 4, 3:21 PM
Wendy Osher · 7 Comments

Tissie Henriksen

Maui police arrested a Kahului man in connection with an attempted murder investigation for a stabbing incident reported on Jan. 1, 2017.

Police say Tissie Henriksen, 58, of Kahului was arrested on Tuesday, Jan. 3, 2017.

Henriksen was charged with the offense of 2nd Degree Attempted Murder and his bail was set at $50,000.

Background Information:


One man was transported to the Maui Memorial Medical Center for wounds sustained in a stabbing incident early Sunday morning in Kahului.

The incident was reported at 12:19 a.m. on Sunday, Jan. 1, 2017, at the Kaʻahumanu Avenue, Puʻunēnē Avenue intersection.

Maui police Lieutenant Gregg Okamoto tells Maui Now that the incident was reported as an altercation between two males and was initially classified as an Attempted Murder case.

Authorities say that after one of the men was transported to the Emergency Room, it was determined that the injuries were found to be non-life threatening.  Police say the stabbing involved the use of an unknown object.

The other man fled the scene before police arrived.

Detectives with the Maui Police Department’s Criminal Investigation Division continue to investigate the incident.

Wendy Osher
Wendy Osher leads the Maui Now news team. She is also the news voice of parent company, Pacific Media Group, having served nearly 20 years as News Director for the company’s six Maui radio stations.

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