Well, another year’s in the books. On the whole, 2015 wasn’t any more disastrous or violent than any other recent year, I suppose (we did get a new Star Wars film out of it), though at times it certainly seemed otherwise. Murder rates have risen in many large American cities, and a series of horrific mass shootings put everyone on edge. The great movie actors Maureen O’Hara, … [Read more...] about 2015 MauiTime Year In Review
[This story has been updated to include Maui Police Chief Tivoli Faaumu's Oct. 22 video message to the public.] It’s another week, and that means another Maui Police Officer has been busted for some form of criminal behavior. If there was ever a time for the Federal Bureau of Investigation to start looking into the Maui PD, it's now. In fact, things are so bad that Maui … [Read more...] about UPDATED–Maui Confidential: Yet another Maui cop arrested for allegedly bribing a witness
Reason #739 that the Mainland U.S. is Lame and Maui is No Ka Oi: we make otherwise clear reporting on police misconduct into a fun game for all ages (well, except for babies who can’t read and people who always vote for Ralph Nader–they’re never any fun). Normally we only get to play a couple times a year, but lately it seems that we’ve been playing once a week. Our latest … [Read more...] about Let’s Play The Maui Police Misconduct Game!
Man, police work is hard. Especially here on Maui. And nothing better illustrates this than the case of John Salomon, ex-Maui Police Officer. According to today's Maui News, Salomon is officially being charged with nine counts of allegedly exposing himself in Pukalani back on May 30. Nine counts–one of which involves Salomon allegedly exposing his genitals to a … [Read more...] about Maui News reports former Maui Police Officer John Salomon is alleged Pukalani Flasher
1. On June 27, Maui Police Officer John Salomon–who was recently arrested for driving under the influence–was arrested again, this time for being “drunk in public” in Southern California. In which city was Salomon just arrested? A. Manhattan Beach B. Redondo Beach C. Hermosa Beach D. Newport Beach E. Huntington Beach 2. This week the Hawaii Lodging & Tourism Authority … [Read more...] about Quizunderstood: How well do you know Maui Police Officer John Salomon’s latest arrest?