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“Witness statements, photographs, and video recordings that show the offense that can be authenticated by one or more witnesses are sufficient when officers arrive on the scene,” according to police. As a reminder, consumer fireworks can only be legally ignited from 9 p.m. on New Year’s Eve to 1 a.m. New Year’s Day. Since being sworn into office two weeks ago, Maui Police Chief John Pelletier said he keeps getting asked about fireworks. He addressed the matter during the Mayor’s press briefing on Wednesday afternoon. “Realize this: We want you to celebrate. There’s some incredible things that were fought for. There’s some people who paid the ultimate sacrifice, and one particular day in July we tend to honor that; and with the turning of a new year, we celebrate that as well,” he said. “If it’s legal and lawful, we want you to enjoy it,” said Chief Pelletier. DETAILS: #MauiNow #MauiNews #HawaiiNews