Woman stable after car, sweeper wreck
A 57-year-old woman was transported in stable condition to Maui Memorial Medical Center after the car she was driving crashed into a street sweeper Thursday afternoon near the Kahili Golf Course in Waikapu, according to the Maui County Paramedics Association.
Police and Medic 1 from Wailuku responded to the report of the crash at 1:34 p.m. about one-fourth mile south of the golf course. There were reports that the driver had been speeding and swerved to avoid a head-on crash, according to the association. No apparent injuries were reported to the driver of the street sweeper, which had been traveling 5 to 10 mph.
The driver of this vehicle was sent to the hospital following a crash with a street sweeper on Honoapiilani Highway near the Kahili Golf Course on Thursday.
Maui County Paramedics Association / NICK HAGEN photo
Honoapiilani Highway was closed between Kuihelani Highway and the golf course entrance until the road was cleared at 3:15 p.m., according to police.
Missing woman, 27, located in Wailuku
A 27-year-old woman who had been reported missing was located Thursday when she showed up at the Wailuku Police Station to bail someone out of jail, said Lt. Jayson Rego of the police Criminal Investigation Division.
Jennifer Kaiama had been reported missing after being last seen at home the morning of Aug. 31. A neighbor later reported seeing Kaiama with an unknown male Sept. 1 at Queen Ka'ahumanu Center.
Lawmakers to talk at Waikapu seminar
South and West Maui Sen. Roz Baker and Central Maui Rep. Gil Keith-Agaran will address the Condominium Council of Maui at a seminar Wednesday about how state laws affect homeowner and condominium association members.
The lawmakers will provide association-related legal information after breakfast at the King Kamehameha Golf Club along Honoapiilani Highway in Waikapu.
The day's other scheduled speakers are Phil Nerney, an attorney and chairman of the Community Association Institute Hawaii Chapter, and Kapono Kiakono, another lawyer, said Lisa Howard, council board secretary.
Among the topics of discussion for the lawmakers will be Act 182, which allows associations to collect fees from residents in the midst of foreclosures, among other powers, according to the law.
The seminar runs from 8:30 a.m. to noon. An RSVP is required. The event costs $50 for council members and $60 for nonmembers prior to the event with an extra $10 at the door. The price includes breakfast.
For more information, go online to www.mauicondocouncil.com or call 573-4231.
Three stable after Jeep rolls onto roof
Medics transported three men to the hospital Wednesday after a Jeep went down an embankment and rolled over onto its roof near the old Maui High School on Holomua Road, according to the Maui County Paramedics Association.
Medic 2 from Makawao, Medic 1 from Wailuku and Paia firefighters were dispatched to the area at 3:51 p.m., finding the Jeep 25 to 30 feet down the embankment, with its front end pinned against several large boulders.
The five occupants were able to get out of the Jeep.
The three Maui residents who were transported to Maui Memorial Medical Center were an 18-year-old with chest and shoulder injuries, a 20-year-old with an arm fracture and lacerations and a 19-year-old with arm and back injuries. All three were in stable condition and had been occupants in the back seat of the Jeep. The injured men were not wearing seat belts, according to medics.