New Wailuku Pool reopening delayed
Work at the new Wailuku Pool is taking longer than expected, meaning that the pool won't reopen until Friday, the Department of Parks and Recreation, Aquatics Division announced Wednesday.
The work on drain covers had been expected to be completed in time for reopening today.
CHANTEL MARIE DEJETLEY
Last spotted in Wailuku
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High-surf advisory for Maui, Molokai
A high-surf advisory has been posted for north- and west-facing shores of Maui and Molokai, beginning at 6 a.m today to 6 p.m. Friday, the National Weather Service said.
A new northwest swell was building from Wednesday night and will remain elevated through Friday. Surf heights are expected to be 6 to 8 feet today.
There will be strong breaking waves and rip currents as a result of the swell.
Family looking for 15-year-old girl
Family members are asking for the public's help in locating a 15-year-old girl who was last seen in the Wailuku area.
Chantel Marie Dejetley is described as 5 feet 4 inches tall and weighing 126 pounds. She has "Hana" tattooed on her right outer calf and "East" tattooed on the knuckles of her left hand.
Anyone who has seen her or who has information on her whereabouts is asked to call Maui police at 244-6400.
Vehicle fire thought to set brush ablaze
A vehicle that was apparently set on fire started a brush fire that burned about an acre above Olowalu General Store before it was extinguished Tuesday night, a fire official said.
The fire was reported at 5:04 p.m., with engine crews from Lahaina, Napili and Wailuku responding along with a Kahului tanker company.
Firefighters made their way about a quarter-mile above the store to reach the fire, said Fire Services Chief Lee Mainaga. The fire was contained at 5:49 p.m. and extinguished at 7:30 p.m., he reported.
No injuries or damages were reported. A West Maui Land Co. tanker also assisted in fighting the fire.