Maui Police have confirmed that Jean “Kini” Chang of Wailea is the deceased woman whose body was found in a car over the cliff at Mile Marker 10 along Kahekili Highway between Wailuku and Kahakuloa along Maui’s rugged northwest coastline.
At 1:26 p.m. Saturday, January 4, a 2005 BMW Z-4 convertible was located at the bottom of a ravine along the windy, narrow highway. Upon arrival any rescue attempt quickly turned into a recovery effort as a woman was found dead in the car. Forensic investigation has identified the woman as Chang.
Police say there is no evidence of foul play. The case is being classified as an unattended death.