The dangers of drinking and driving. Photo: Maui Police Department On June 23, 2019, 19-year-old Hannah Brown was killed when a drunk driver traveling in the wrong lane of Kuihelani Highway collided into the teen’s car. Officers from the Maui Police Department’s Traffic Division, members of Mothers Against Drunk Driving, the family of Brown, and community members gathered in … [Read more...] about MPD Honors Hannah Brown With Impaired Driving Awareness Checkpoint
Within eight days, two people were killed in auto collisions on Maui and several more sustained critical injuries, proving yet again that automobiles and alcohol are a deadly combination, as are reckless driving, excess speed, and careless safety precautions. Nineteen-year-old Hannah Brown from Wailuku died in an automobile collision on June 23 at 1:27am. Brown was the … [Read more...] about Deadly Driving: Recent collisions should be a notice to all drivers to be safe and mindful
ENTREPRENEURIAL SPIRIT Scientists are aghast at an eBay listing offering a rare baby T-rex fossil for a $2.95 million buy-it-now price. Fossil hunter Alan Detrich, who discovered the fossil in 2013, is believed to have created the listing in February for the 68-million-year-old artifact, which until recently had been on loan to the Natural History Museum at the University of … [Read more...] about News of the Weird: Another drunk driving cautionary tale, stay in school, and a father does his son a strange favor
NEWS THAT SOUNDS LIKE A JOKE Wait times at emergency rooms are notoriously long, and Danny Konieczny’s experience was no different on Mar. 6 at The Villages Hospital in The Villages, Florida. The Lady Lake resident, 61, was at home earlier in the day when a neighbor called 911 to report Konieczny was drunk and suicidal. According to WOFL TV, first responders took him to the … [Read more...] about NOTW: Awesome beach trash, aggressive otters and a dumb remake of ‘The Italian Job’
1. On May 3, the state Attorney General’s office released its annual report on firearms registrations for 2016. According to the report, in 2016 what was the most common reason for firearm permits to get denied? A. Disorderly conduct B. Assault C. Medical marijuana patient D. Mental health issue/treatment E. Abuse of family/household member 2. Maui Rep. Joe Souki resigned … [Read more...] about QuizUnderstood: How much do you know about former House Speaker Joe Souki’s career?