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September 04, 2020

$4 Million In New Federal Funds To Help Hawai‘i Respond to Meth Crisis, Opioid Misuse

The state of Hawai‘i will receive more than $4 million in new federal funding to help respond to methamphetamine and opioid misuse. In 2016, Hawai‘i had 6.8 meth-related deaths per 100,000 residents — three times the national rate.
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March 21, 2019

Search of Pukalani Home Nets Two Arrests on Drug Charges

Two people, 31 year old Kapua Harrell and 35 year old Sherron Falces, were both arrested for multiple narcotics offenses.
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August 21, 2018

Mexican National Sentenced for Illegal Re-Entry, Firearms Offense

Navor Salas-Cruz, 45, a Mexican national residing on Kauaʻi, was sentenced on Monday to 30 months in jail for illegally reentering the US after being deported. 
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July 02, 2018

Hundreds Rally in ‘Families Belong Together’ Hawai‘i Events

A Families Belong Together sign waving rally was held on Maui on Saturday, June 30, 2018 to support the reunification of migrant children with their parents.
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February 23, 2015

7.7 Pounds of Meth Found in Hilo Drug Bust

During the bust, police say they recovered 7.75 pounds of crystal methamphetamine, paraphernalia associated with the distribution of meth, an unregistered handgun, two unregistered rifles and $5,700 in cash.
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August 20, 2014

Maui Students Named to Meth Project Teen Advisory Council

King Kekaulike High School eleventh grader, Sarah Salemi and Baldwin High School senior McKayla Wandell were the lone Maui representatives selected for the group.
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February 07, 2011

2 Hilo Women Arrested on Drug Charges related to ICE

Big Island police arrested two Hilo women on Wednesday, February 2, 2011 for drug related offenses. Authorities recovered more than 5 grams of ice
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August 03, 2009


The Hawaii Meth Project will hold a community prevention forum in Kahului on Maui on August 5, 2009. The nonprofit organization launched a hard-hitting island media campaign last month aimed at reducing first time methamphetamine use.  The forum will feature discussion with local leaders, information on prevention efforts and an overview of its volunteer program. ... Read more »
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January 06, 2009


A Las Vegas couple was sentenced yesterday on drug charges involving distribution to Hawaii.  31-year-old Benjamin Acuna and 25-year-old Anabel Valenzuela were sentenced to 32 years in prison on meth trafficking and related money laundering offenses.  U.S. Attorney Ed Kubo said Acuna and Valenzuela were leaders of a large drug trafficking organization which shipped thousands... Read more »
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