Kaua‘i Police Arrest Third Out-of-State Man for Violating 14-Day Quarantine

Once he is released from custody, police say Edwards will be required to either quarantine in proper accommodations, leave the island or face arrest for subsequent offense under the Governor’s order.
April 04, 2020

Burglary Arrest on Maui During Civil Emergency Becomes Class A Felony

Maui police arrested and charged a 37-year-old Maui man with three counts of Burglary of a Dwelling during a Civil Emergency and Habitual Property Crimes. Due to the County of Maui being in a Disaster Emergency Relief Period, the Burglary of a Dwelling offense becomes a class “A” felony. 
April 01, 2020

Surveillance Images Released in Lahaina Substation Burglary

Hawaiian Electric’s Maui County operations released surveillance images of a man who the company says, broke into its Lahaina Substation along Lahainaluna Road on Friday, March 27 around 7:20 p.m.
March 31, 2020

Maui Police Respond to Call Reporting Gunfire in Makawao, One Person in Custody

Maui police responded to a call this afternoon in which a caller reported hearing gunfire in a Makawao neighborhood.  Maui Police Lt. Audra Sellers tells Maui Now that one individual is currently in custody.
March 31, 2020

Maui Police: No Citations Yet Relating to Emergency Stay-at-Home Declaration

As of March 27, 2020, Maui Police Department has not issued any citations or had any arrests regarding the emergency declaration calling for stay-at-home orders.
March 27, 2020

With Less Cars on the Road, Maui Police Want Motorists to Slow Down

"We just need people to slow down.  There's so much less people on the road right now. Speeds have doubled.  If motorist continue doing this, tragedy will happen," said Lt. Hankins.   With law enforcement tied up with other concerns amid the COVID-19 pandemic, Lt. Hankins said, "I just don't feel it's right to focus on one particular area when we are dealing with this." 
March 25, 2020

Department of Public Safety Suspends ‘Non-Essential Programming’

In an effort to limit possible exposure to staff and inmates, all non-essential programming has been temporarily suspended.
March 23, 2020

10 Maui Men Arrested as Part of “Operation Keiki Shield 6”

Police say those arrested allegedly took "substantial steps" to meet up with those “minors” for the purpose of engaging in criminal sexual acts with them.  However, instead of minors, these offenders were actually met and arrested by law enforcement officers, police said.
March 23, 2020

Maui Crime March 8 – March 15: Burglaries, Break-ins, Thefts

Maui police responded to 7 burglaries, 5 vehicle thefts and 9 vehicle break-ins in Maui County over a seven day period from March 8 to March 15, 2020.
March 22, 2020

Department of Public Safety COVID-19 Procedural Updates

As part of the Department of Public Safety’s COVID-19 prevention efforts, Hawaiʻi correctional facilities are implementing enhanced screening at entry points.
March 21, 2020