You read that right: about 30,000 people showed up in Lahaina on Friday night for the annual Halloween street party-festival-thing, and the Maui PD arrested just four people, all adult males. Four. Their crimes, in no particular order, were outstanding bench warrant/resisting arrest, disorderly conduct, promoting a detrimental drug III and operating a vehicle under the influence. They also wrote seven traffic citations for Front Street.
“Maui Police Department would like to thank the efforts by the Lahaina Community and Merchants that help make Halloween on Front Street 2014 a successful, safe and family friendly environment,” stated a Nov. 1 department press release.
I reiterate: out of 30,000 party-goers, the