CRIME & SAFETY
Deputy Sheriff recruitment open on Maui and Oʻahu
The state Department of Law Enforcement is looking for qualified applicants to join the State Sheriff Division on Maui and O‘ahu. Recruitment closes June 12 on the Department of Human Resources and Development website. “The Department is working hard to fill multiple law enforcement positions throughout the state. The...
Maui mother asks for compassion for daughter who allegedly tried to abduct child
WAILUKU (HawaiiNewsNow) - A Maui woman accused of trying to kidnap a child could face even more charges. But the woman’s mother says what she really needs is more compassion. “It concerns me that she’s out in the world and being misperceived as somebody dangerous, and she really isn’t,”...
26 Counts Of Wildlife Trafficking & Possession Of Endangered Species Follow Raid Of Antique Shop In Hawaii
Maui shop owner, Shane Rosberg of Kula, was arrested last week and charged with 26 counts of wildlife trafficking and 26 counts of possession of endangered and protected wildlife. Executing a search warrant, officers from the DLNR Division of Conservation and Resources Enforcement (DOCARE), and NOAA’s Office of Law Enforcement...
Roads open, crews monitor blaze near highway
HONOLULU (KHON2) — Maui County officials said crews were responding to a brush fire approaching 11350 Honoapiilani Hwy in Olowalu on Monday. Police said they received the initial call to the incident at around 5:45 p.m. As crews responded to the fire, roads were closed at milepost 13.5 however they have since been reopened. According […]
Iconic Maui building goes up in flames overnight
HONOLULU (KHON2) — Maui fire officials said the call came in just before 2 a.m., and crews battled the blaze for about two hours. Maui police also shut down roads outside 70 Lono Ave in Kahului early Friday morning while crews battled the fire. Long-time Maui residents remember the building as Dairy Queen, which was […]
Maui police launch Click It or Ticket seat belt awareness campaign, May 29 to June 2
The Maui Police Department launches the latest edition of the Click It or Ticket seatbelt enforcement campaign on Monday. The enforcement event runs from May 29 to June 2, 2023. The campaign is a collaboration with law enforcement nationwide and the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration to address the lack...
Man in critical condition after being found unresponsive in waters off Maui
HONOLULU (HawaiiNewsNow) - A man is in critical condition after being found unresponsive in waters off Maui, according to the county Department of Fire and Public Safety. First responders arrived at Honolua Bay around 2:05 p.m. Tuesday for a possible drowning incident. At the scene, personnel said they found a...
Maui Police Department comes up with innovative ways to attract and keep talent
KAHULUI, Hawaii (KITV4) -- The Maui Police Department has some creative ideas to recruit and retain workers. It's all outlined it the Department's new strategic plan for fiscal years 2023 to 2028. Chief of Police John Pelletier addressed ways to also overhaul the department operations, internal communication, and community relations....
Maui police urge drivers to drive sober this holiday and graduation season
KAHULUI, Hawaii (KITV4) -- Maui police ask drivers to not drink - or use drugs - and drive, during this graduation season and Memorial Day weekend. MPD says in March, its Traffic Division conducted 12 Sobriety Checkpoints and one Saturation Patrol at various locations. Officers arrested 28 people for operating a vehicle under the influence of intoxicants. There was one near-fatal motor vehicle collision that month.
Maui Fire Department to conduct live fire training, June 1-27
The Maui Fire Department will conduct live fire training, June 1-27, with the exception of weekends and holidays. This training will take place at Waiʻale 905 in an area just below (east) of the Maui Tropical Plantation. Smoke associated with this training will be visible in the area between...
Maui police remind public to buckle up, install child safety seats correctly
The Maui Police Department hosts a child safety seat inspection event Saturday to ensure keiki are properly secured, and drivers follow proper seat installation. The event takes place May 27, 2023, from 10 a.m. and 2 p.m. at the Maui Marketplace parking lot. This free, no-obligation inspection is intended to...
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