Maui Crime Stoppers Looking for Arsonist(s) Who Set Vehicles Ablaze Sunday

September 30, 2019, 3:39 PM HST · Updated October 1, 12:01 PM

Maui Crime Stoppers is asking for the public’s help in identifying the suspect or suspects who set a number of abandoned vehicles on fire Sunday.

According to Maui police two of the vehicles set on fire were abandoned and two others were owned by a business. One vehicle was reported stolen.

The first vehicle fire was reported at 5:51 a.m. along Piʻilani Highway, mile marker #17 in Kanaio. Police described the vehicle only as “old” and “abandoned.”

The second vehicle fire was reported at 6:07 a.m. on the shoulder of Hāna Highway near mile marker #9 at Hoʻokipa Park. Police describe this vehicle as also abandoned.


The third and fourth vehicles fires were set at 9 p.m. at 365 Lehuakona Street. Police said these vehicles were two old out-of-service Maui Linen box trucks.

The fifth vehicle fire was reported at 9:43 p.m. in the reservoir area off Waiʻale Road across from Waikapū Gardens. Police said this vehicle was stolen prior from an upcountry address.

Anyone with information is asked to call Maui Crime Stoppers at 242-6966. All calls are anonymous.

Maui Crime Stoppers plays cash rewards in the sum of 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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