Kahului firefighters arrived at 1:27 a.m. and found a small fire within the tractor repair building along the old Puunene Ave. They managed to bring the fire under control at 1:34 and called it extinguished at 1:50 a.m. The fire was reported by HC&S employees in another building nearby.
The fire burned wooden storage lockers within the repair shop and caused an estimated $1000 in damages to structure and $1000 to contents. Cause of the fire was undetermined. No injuries were reported.
Crews from Kahului, Wailuku, and a battalion chief responded to the incident.
Washington, D.C. – U.S. Senators Brian Schatz (D-Hawai’i), Dick Durbin (D-Ill.), and Sherrod Brown (D-Ohio), joined by seven other Senators, introduced the Tobacco to 21 Act (S.2100), legislation that would prohibit the sale of tobacco products to anyone under the age of 21.
The attack occurred at about 7 p.m. on the north-facing or Kahului side of the main mall building at 2439 S. Kihei Road. After being attacked and held against her will by a man she didn’t know, the woman sustained non-life threatening injuries. She was treated at the Maui Memorial Medical Center emergency room and released.
Police are asking anyone who may have seen suspicious activity or who may have information on the suspect and the crime to call Detective Mark Hada at (808)875-5410. Persons wishing to remain anonymous can call Crimestoppers at 242-6966. Callers to Crime Stoppers remain anonymous and are given a code number. Maui Crime Stoppers pays cash rewards of up to $1,000 for information leading to the arrest and indictment of persons responsible for felony crimes; the recovery of stolen property or seizure of illegal drugs in felony cases; or the capture of felony fugitives.
Consider all wanted persons as dangerous. Do not approach, follow or take other action that could put one in danger. Thank you.
UPDATE: Maui Electric reports power has been restored to the Haleakala Crater area as of 5 a.m. today.
Maui Electric Company would like to inform the public that the Haleakala Crater area is experiencing a power outage. Maui Electric is working to identify the cause and restore electrical service as quickly and safely as possible.
An update will be provided as soon as more information becomes available. Thank you for your patience and understanding.
Earlier today customers in the Napili area of West Maui were without power for about two hours.
Shortly before noon on Saturday, a metallic (mylar) balloon drifted into Maui Electric power lines on Namauu Place in Kihei, tripping both the transmission and distribution lines in this area. As a result, approximately 6,000 customers in parts of Kihei experienced loss of electrical service and power surges.
Maui Electric transferred affected customers to alternate circuits, restoring power at 12:20 p.m. to most customers as crews worked to replace damaged equipment.
HONOLULU – The Hawaii Emergency Management Agency (formerly State Civil Defense) monthly test of the statewide outdoor siren warning system, coordinated with the test of the live audio broadcast segment of the Emergency Alert System, is scheduled for Thursday, October 1, 2015, at 11:45 a.m.
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