Kihei man, 48, charged with felony abuse of family member

A Kihei man was arrested Saturday after allegedly physically abusing his daughter in front of her 3-year-old child, police said.

Beau Spenser, 48, was charged with felony abuse of a family or household member. He was released on $5,000 bail.

The incident occurred around 11:40 a.m. when police responded to an abuse complaint at a residence on Nehu Place in Kihei, police said.

Upon arriving, the 20-year-old daughter told police that Spenser physically abused her after she argued with him in front of her child.

She suffered minor injuries and refused medical treatment, police said.