Maui Crime Stoppers Offering Up to $1000 for Information Regarding Recent FiresSeptember 3, 2019, 11:14 AM HST · Updated September 5, 7:14 AM 29 Comments
Maui Crime Stoppers is asking for information from the public regarding the fires that have taken place across the island this summer.
The latest fire was in Kaanapali Monday (Sept. 2) evening. Witnesses reported that fire was on the median of the Honoapiʻilani Highway near Kāʻanapali Parkway around 5:30 p.m. Responding crews sprayed foam to control the fire and the incident resulted in partial lane closures
A day before on Sunday(Sept. 1) there was a 100 acre brushfire which quickly swept from Hana Highway before Hansen Road toward South Maui.
Prior to that were a number of Maui brush fires dating back to July. Some cases which have been solved by MPD and others which are still active investigations.
Here are a list of fires as compiled by Maui Now and the Maui County Department of Fire & public Safety:
– August 23, brush fire starts above the Maui Country Club in Spreckelsville and burns 200 acres before being contained across from the Kaunoa Senior Center.
– August 25: Fire fighters are busy through the evening putting out a compost fire at Maui EKO Compost. No homes or property was threatened during this incident.
– September 1: Two small brushfires in one day, one brush fire located along Hana Hwy fire near Hookele and Pulehu roads. Then later along Honoapiʻilani Highway near McGregor Point.
If anyone has any information regarding any fire they are encouraged to call Maui Police Department
non-emergency 244-6400. Anyone wishing to remain anonymous is asked to call Maui Crime Stoppers 242- 6966.
Maui Crime Stoppers pays cash rewards in the sum up to $1,000 for information leading to the arrest and indictment of people responsible for felony crimes; the recovery of stolen property or seizure of illegal drugs in felony cases or the capture of felony fugitives.
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