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
There is no more State v. Thomas Russo. Maui County Prosecutor J. D. Kim's five-year effort to punish MauiTime's publisher for photographing two Maui Police Officers back in November 2012 is finally over. Very long, stupid story short, Russo was coming down Haleakala Highway on the morning of Nov. 20, 2012 and encountered unusually heavy traffic. In fact, he'd run into the … [Read more...] about Hawaii Supreme Court rules in favor of MauiTime Publisher Tommy Russo, dismisses case against him
Maui County Council Chair Mike White and the rest of the Maui County Council: Don’t we live in momentous, wondrous times? Futuristic technology seems everywhere right now. Earth-orbiting satellites relay phone, television and internet transmissions, as well as tell you exactly where you’re standing. Pollution-free electric cars and trucks are now on our roads, while automakers … [Read more...] about An open letter to the Maui County Council about the Maui Police Department’s new body camera program
To the Maui Police Officer at the gas station in Wailuku who helped a man with gas money: Thank you for your empathy, compassion and generosity. You’re a credit to the badge you wear. Thank you for not being judgmental of the man’s scruffy appearance. Your altruism shows that you graciously serve the community you’re also sworn to protect. Illustration: Ron Pitts … [Read more...] about Eh Brah: Thanks for showing compassion to that man!
And only 16 days after they arrested him! Way, way back on Oct. 26, the Maui Police Department sent out one of their press releases stating that they’d just arrested one of their own: Officer Tristin Hickman, 35, of Kahului. Cops rolling on a domestic violence call on the night of Tuesday, Oct. 24 from an unnamed 26-year-old woman had found Hickman, and had arrested him for … [Read more...] about Maui Police finally release Officer Tristin Hickman’s booking photo