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July 07, 2020

26 Aerial Fireworks Recovered, 3 Citations Issued During Maui Forth of July Fireworks Enforcement

Maui police issued three citations for fireworks violations during a Forth of July enforcement detail held over the weekend. Police also generated 18 cases and recovered 26 aerial fireworks that were submitted as evidence.
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December 13, 2019

MPD to Crack Down on Illegal Fireworks

Using aerial fireworks without a permit or license can be prosecuted as a Class C felony.
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July 19, 2019

Aerial Firework Injures Kīhei Man

A man suffered serious injuries to his hands from a fireworks incident on Thursday morning.
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May 01, 2019

Rampant Fireworks Use Sparks Concern, Discussion on Maui

An estimated 60 people attended a meeting focused on illegal fireworks, what's is being done to curb their impact and import as well as enforcement on Maui.
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April 30, 2019

Illegal Fireworks Topic of Maui Community Meeting

Government officials on Maui will serve as panelists at a community meeting tonight to discuss the magnitude of illegal fireworks on island.
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December 29, 2017

Top Maui Headlines with Wendy Osher

As Maui gears up for the holiday weekend, we bring you information on fireworks displays and a request from authorities on how to report illegal activity. 
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December 26, 2017

Police Issue Illegal Aerial Fireworks Warning

Police issued a warning asking for the public’s help in reporting the location of illegal aerial fireworks and the identity of people in possession of them.
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December 18, 2016

Ask the Mayor: What is Being Done About Illegal Fireworks?

I live in Waiehu Heights and I hear illegal fireworks going off every night, how are people getting these fireworks?
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December 15, 2016

Maui New Year’s Eve Fireworks Information

The County of Maui’s, Department of Fire and Public Safety announces the sale of New Year’s Eve fireworks beginning on Monday, Dec. 26, 2016 and ending on Sunday, Jan. 1, 2017 at 12:01 a.m.
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July 02, 2016

What’s Being Done About Illegal Fireworks on Maui

Every 4th of July, thousands of fireworks light up the night sky. The fireworks are big, loud, beautiful, dangerous and illegal.
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July 12, 2010

Happy Valley fire now 60 percent contained

(Updated 6:30 p.m. Monday, July 12, 2010) The Happy Valley fire that was sparked by fireworks Sunday night is now 60 percent contained. After 22 hours of firefighting efforts focused on the Mokuhau area where the blaze began, officials from the Maui Department of Fire and Public Safety say they were able to reach 60%... Read more »
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June 23, 2010

New law gives county more control over fireworks

Governor Linda Lingle signed a bill into law yesterday that gives individual counties the authority to limit or ban fireworks.  Act 170 allows counties to enact ordinances that are more stringent than what the state already has in place. The new law also establishes a task force to make recommendations to prevent the illegal importation... Read more »
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January 05, 2009


The Honolulu Police Department released a report of fireworks related incidents over a week-long period that ended January 2nd. Officers in Honolulu responded to more than 1,361 fireworks related calls and issued citations to five adults and nine juveniles, mostly for setting off fireworks in prohibited areas. The department also arrested two people for selling... Read more »
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