Visit the official info page for missing Maui woman Amanda Eller by clicking here or going to https://www.facebook.com/AmandaEllersMissing/ Video by Tommy Russo … [Read more...] about ‘What I need now more than blame is help searching’: Amanda Eller’s boyfriend Ben Konkol passes polygraph
While International Women’s Day began in Maui County Council Chambers with morning affirmations of the importance of gender equality and women in positions of power, events at the end of the evening proved that upsetting the patriarchy isn’t a mere day’s work. At 12:15am on March 9, Maui County’s top civil lawyer, Corporation Counsel Patrick Wong was arrested and charged by the … [Read more...] about Corporation Counsel Pat Wong Arrested for Physical Abuse, Given Paid Leave
On Monday, March 11, the Maui Police Department was called to assist Maui Community Correctional Center in quelling a “disturbance” caused by inmates who refused to follow directives to return to their cells, and instead started a fire. According to a statement released by the Hawai‘i Department of Public Safety, 42 inmates refused to follow the order, while 52 complied. The … [Read more...] about Is Maui Community Correctional Center Reaching its Breaking Point?
Update: Mayor Mike Victorino released his official response to the report on Saturday evening. The statement confirms that Wong was arrested at a residence in Wailuku at 12:15am on March 9 and charged with "abuse of a household member." He has since posted bail and been placed on administrative leave. “We are still investigating this matter as we speak, however, any domestic … [Read more...] about UPDATE: Mayor Victorino confirms Maui County Corporation Counsel Patrick Wong arrested for physical abuse
It’s been a couple of weeks since the third-party audit of the Maui County Department of Liquor Control was released, and at 104 pages long, it’s a keg of a report. While there’s yet to be a moment of reckoning or serious response from the department, commission, or political leadership, what’s clear is that this is a department that has gone over-served on power for … [Read more...] about Department of Liquor Control Audit: By the numbers