Police, Fire, Courts

By Star-Bulletin Staff


Corrections and clarifications

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Police, Fire, Courts


By Star-Bulletin staff

Honolulu Police Department Crimestoppers


Man accused of trying to run over 2 people

Police are looking for a 28-year-old man who allegedly tried to run over a woman and a girl last night, following an argument in Ewa Beach about the Super Bowl.

Police said the man and the woman were drinking at her home on Hailipo Street about 8:30 p.m., when they got into an argument over the Buccaneers' win over the Raiders.

The man allegedly got into his van and tried to run over the woman and the girl before fleeing.


Arson suspected cause of blaze at Pioneer Mill

Arson is suspected in a fire at the old Pioneer Mill in Lahaina that lit up the sky and destroyed about a sixth of the structure yesterday morning, a Maui Fire Department official said.

The 10:47 a.m. fire, originating on the second level of the abandoned mill, was extinguished by 1:49 p.m.

Firefighters had to return about 5 p.m., when it flared up again.

Visitor critically hurt in 3-vehicle collision

A 46-year-old Minnesota woman injured Friday night in a three-vehicle collision in Kihei remained in critical condition at Maui Memorial Hospital last night.

The woman was a passenger in a Chevy four-door sedan driven by her husband, 52. Their car turned left onto Mokulele Highway from Piilani Highway and collided with a Ford multipurpose vehicle, police said.

The couple's car then collided with a Volvo four-door sedan.

The woman, of St. Paul, Minn., and her husband, who sustained minor injuries, were taken to Maui Memorial Hospital.

The Ford driver, a 48-year-old Kihei woman, received minor injuries.

The Volvo driver, a 45-year-old Paia woman, and her 55-year-old male passenger were unharmed.


Ex-boyfriend allegedly makes phone threats

A 21-year-old man was arrested yesterday after he left a message on his ex-girlfriend's answering machine threatening to kill her and her family.

An 18-year-old woman told police that her ex-boyfriend called on Thursday and threatened to kill her and then left a threatening message on the family answering machine at their home on Kamakahala Street in Haleiwa Saturday night.

Police arrested the 21-year-old man yesterday on suspicion of first-degree terroristic threatening.

Beachgoers warned of box jellyfish arrival

City water safety officials are warning beachgoers to be wary of box jellyfish for a few days.

The influx of the stinging sea creatures is expected to be nearly over by tomorrow and completely gone on Thursday, officials said.

Lifeguards are posting warning signs where the jellyfish are spotted.

Lifeguards said areas affected include Pokai Bay, Makaha Surfing Beach, Waimea Bay, Hanauma Bay, as well as Waikiki and Ala Moana Beach.

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