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MPD Seeks Missing Man Who Didn’t Return from Hike

14The Maui Police Department is asking for assistance in locating 27-year-old Stephen Kramar who was reported missing on Monday. Kramar was last seen on September 17 leaving the Wavecrest Resort in Kaunakakai, Molokai. MPD reports that Kramar was returning from a hike later in the day but never made it back. Kramar is described aa about 6-feet tall and 160 …

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Brown Water Advisory Issued for Portions of Maui Waters

A Brown Water Advisory has been issued from Waihee to Kahului and from Honokohau to the Honua Kai on Maui. Heavy rain from Tropical Storm Olivia has resulted in stormwater runoff entering into coastal waters. The public is advised to stay out of flood waters and storm water runoff due to possible overflowing cesspools, sewer, manholes, pesticides, animal fecal matter, dead …

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Kahului man dies in fatal crash on Dairy Road

On Monday, September 17, 2018, at approximately 1:09 p.m., a Motor Vehicle Crash occurred on Dairy Road at the south entrance/exit to the Maui Marketplace in Kahului. The crash occurred as a white 1992 Isuzu flatbed tow truck was making a right turn out of the Maui Marketplace onto Dairy Road and collided into a pedestrian operating an electric personal …

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Motorcycle Collision Leaves One Dead

On Friday, September 14 at approximately 12:14 p.m., a motor vehicle crash occurred at the intersection of Haleakala Highway and Haleakala Crater Road. The crash occurred as a yellow/black 2004 Suzuki 650cc Dual Sport motorcycle, traveling south on Haleakala Highway, crossed left of center and collided into a metal sign post located within the center grass island at the intersection …

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Hana Single-Vehicle Crash Under Investigation

On Tuesday, September 11 at approximately 9:50 p.m., Hana Patrol Officers were assigned to investigate a Motor Vehicle Crash which occurred in Hana. The crash occurred as a black Toyota Matrix 4DSD, traveling south on Hana Highway, crossed left on center and collided into a tree on the opposite shoulder of the roadway. The operator of the vehicle, a 21-year-old …

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Nationwide EAS Test Scheduled

The Federal Emergency Management Agency in coordination with the Federal Communications Commission will conduct a nationwide test of the Emergency Alert System and Wireless Emergency Alert on September 20 or October 3. Hawai`i Emergency Management released the information Thursday morning, noting that the September date is the preliminary dates, followed by the October secondary date. The WEA portion of the test …

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Maui Electric Continues Work to Restore 700 Customers on Moloka‘i

As of 9 a.m. on Thursday about 700 Maui Electric customers on Moloka`i remained without power. Restoration efforts continue to bring the East End and Kaluakoi area back online. Maui Electric officials say additional workers from Maui arrived by helicopter Thursday morning to assist with damage assessments and repairs of downed power lines brought down by storm impacts on Wednesday. …

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Nearly All HIDOE Schools, Offices to Reopen Thursday

All public schools and Hawaii State Department of Education offices will be open on Thursday, September 13 except for Kilohana Elementary. In addition, all afterschool activities will resume statewide. “We will continue to work with county and state partners to monitor the weather through the night for Maui County and Kauai. If there are any updates for these areas, we will …

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Maui Electric Advises Some Customer to Prepare for Extended Outages

As of 7 p.m. on Wednesday, September 12, Maui Electric crews continue their work to restore 100 remaining customers in pockets of Upcountry, Hai‘kū and Waihe‘e. The work may be completed as early as midnight, according to officials, after gusty winds and heavy rains from Tropical Storm Olivia left them without power throughout the day. However, the utility says that due …

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Tropical Storm Warning for Maui County Cancelled

As of 5 p.m. on Wednesday the Central Pacific Hurricane Center cancelled the Tropical Storm Warning for Maui County. The warning was also cancelled for Oahu. Due to the weakening trend, acceleration, and southward shift of the track, tropical storm force winds have cleared Maui County and Oahu, according to the National Weather Service. Tropical Storm Olivia was 145 miles …

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