County of Maui officials are asking for the public's help in identifying the individual responsible for vandalizing at least 19 county vehicles at around 5:30am this morning. The vehicles were parked at the Kalana O Maui Building (200 S. High St., Wailuku), and security camera footage shows an individual driving something into the vehicles' tires. "It was pouring rain this … [Read more...] about Maui County officials want help identifying individual who vandalized 19 county vehicles
So last week, The Maui News published another of those regular but all-too infrequent summaries of Maui Police discipline against its own. On June 24, the paper reported that the department busted five cops in March and April of this year, ranging in punishment from letters of reprimand to 10-day suspension and transfer–the latter of which fell on an officer for "breaching … [Read more...] about No One Cares About Maui Police Internal Discipline Reports, Right?
You know you're watching a film noir when the main character is presented with two choices and never picks the right one. Of course, if people in movies did the right thing, made the correct, morally responsible decisions and acted like good, upstanding citizens, we wouldn't have a movie. In Ridley Scott's The Counselor, Michael Fassbender stars in the title role of a … [Read more...] about THE COUNSELOR New Movie Review
Michael Bay’s first movie, Bad Boys, opened worldwide in 1995, introducing audiences to his style of flashily frenetic editing and deafening explosions, matched with awesomely moronic storytelling and dialogue. His brand of making louder, thrilling and infinitely stupid action movies was marked from the beginning. Meanwhile, at around the same time, a horrific crime was … [Read more...] about PAIN AND GAIN New Movie Review
By Jacob Shafer Though he inspired one of the world's great drinking holidays, St. Patrick never actually drove the snakes out of Ireland. Turns out, there never were any snakes to begin with. Hawaii, at the moment, finds itself similarly serpent-free. Then again, our isolated island chain was once bereft of mosquitoes, rats, mongooses, cats, dogs, pigs and humans—and we all … [Read more...] about Why Illegal Snakes Will Ravage Hawaii