Police deny naming 'person of interest'
The Maui Police Department has not identified anyone as a person of interest in the case of missing Maui woman Moreira "Mo" Monsalve, according to a news release issued Sunday.
Police said that a Hawaii News Now report on Saturday was incorrect in stating that a person of interest had been identified.
Monsalve's case is still classified as a missing person and police are continuing to investigate, according to the release.
Monsalve, 46, was last seen around 10 p.m. Jan. 12 at her ex-boyfriend's residence in Wailuku. She is described as 5 feet 7 inches tall and weighing about 170 pounds. She has brown hair and brown eyes.
Anyone with information about her whereabouts is asked to call police at 244-6400.
Information about upcoming searches can be found on the "Mowatch missing person Moreira Monsalve" Facebook page at www.facebook.com/mowatchmoreiramonsalve?ref=br_tf.
Fire burns vacant structure in Wailuku
A vacant Wailuku structure was destroyed by fire early Sunday, according to fire officials.
Fire crews from Wailuku and Kahului responded to the blaze at 636 Kaae Road, which was reported at 2:54 a.m., to find the 600-square-foot building engulfed in flames, Fire Services Chief Lee Mainaga said. The single-story, two-bedroom wooden structure was completely destroyed, with damage estimated at $60,000.
The fire cause is under investigation, Mainaga said. There were no injuries reported.
UH-MC meeting is for student candidates
The University of Hawaii Maui College will hold an information meeting for people interested in in the fields of agriculture and natural resources Wednesday.
The meeting will be from 4:30 to 5:30 p.m. in the Ho'oulu ag building, room 104.
Topics to be covered include transferring to other institutions after beginning academic and technical training on Maui or Molokai, and information about Oregon State University's degree in general agriculture that allows UH-MC students the opportunity to pursue a bachelor's degree.
For more information, call Linda Fujitani at 984-3226.
KAOI Radio Group to air State of Union
KAOI Radio Group will air President Barack Obama's State of Union speech live Tuesday.
The president's speech will begin at 4 p.m. and can be heard on 1110 AM and 96.7 FM.