Kahului power outage due to high winds
A power outage left about 800 customers without power and may have put some traffic signals out in Kahului on Monday morning.
At about 10:30 a.m., high winds caused electrical lines to swing into each other in the area of Maui Toyota resulting in a loss of power, said Maui Electric spokeswoman Kau'i Awai-Dickson. Power was restored shortly before 11 a.m.
There were reports of some traffic signals in the area being out, and Awai-Dickson said the outage could have been the cause.
Election correspondent event scheduled
KAHULUI - Akaku will be holding an Election Correspondent Workshop at 1 and 5 p.m. Wednesday at its studios.
Correspondents will be involved in candidate interviews and reading results during Akaku's live coverage on election night. There will be three-minute issue pieces as well.
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Crews shock unresponsive man in truck
Emergency crews used an automated external defibrillator to revive a 54-year-old man who had complained of chest pain and became unresponsive while riding in a truck Monday afternoon, according to the Maui County Paramedics Association.
The man was transported in critical but improving condition to Maui Memorial Medical Center, while receiving post resuscitative cardiac care from the attending paramedic, said Ryan Joslin, spokesman for the Paramedics Association.
He said medics, police and firefighters were dispatched at 4:03 p.m. to the area just north of Mapu Drive and Piilani Highway when the truck driver called 911 after pulling his passenger from the truck and beginning cardiopulmonary resuscitation.
The truck had pulled over on the mauka side of the highway. Wailea firefighters, arriving shortly before the medic unit, applied the defibrillator on the man and emergency crews administered one shock that brought the man out of his lethal heart rhythm, Joslin said.
Man arrested, charged in burglary case
A 44-year-old man was arrested and charged with burglary Saturday after he was found in a house under foreclosure in Makawao, police said.
Bail was set at $20,000 on the first-degree burglary charge for Joseph McKibben, who had no local address and is unemployed.
Police responded to a 7:45 a.m. report of suspicious activity at a residence on Ulana Street, said Maui police spokesman Lt. Wayne Ibarra. When officers arrived, they were approached by McKibben, who said he was the property manager, Ibarra said.
He said police contacted the owner's daughter and learned that no one was authorized to be at the residence. Officers found pry marks by the boarded-up front door, as well as furniture, clothing and personal items that didn't belong to the owner in the house, Ibarra said.
McKibben was arrested at 10:25 a.m. Saturday.