Bail $1K for a man arrested for assault
Bail was set at $1,000 for a Wailuku man arrested for assaulting a woman after they got into an argument while drinking together, police said.
Harlan Nakanishi, 60, was charged with second-degree assault.
He was arrested around 2 a.m. Tuesday after he and the woman had been drinking alcohol together in a common area of an apartment complex on Pio Place in Wailuku, police said. After the two got into an argument and began hitting each other, Nakanishi hit the woman on the head with a closed pocketknife, police said.
The woman's injuries weren't life threatening, police said.
Threat of ordnance leads to evacuation
A report of a terroristic threatening involving unexploded ordnance led to the evacuation of residents around a Molokai Hema Street home in Kahului and road closures in the area for about three hours Wednesday afternoon, police reported.
The report was made at about 3:30 p.m. with the Transportation Security Administration responding with its bomb dogs, police said. The dogs found no explosives.
An investigation found no direct threat made between the caller and a man, police said. No arrests were made or charges filed.
Streets were reopened and residents returned to their homes around 6:20 p.m.
Paratransit group set to meet Monday
The Paratransit Advisory Council will meet from 1 to 3 p.m. Monday at the MEO Family Center, 99 Mahalani St., according to an announcement.
Those unable to attend the meeting but who want to provide input may contact Maui Economic Opportunity Chief Programs Officer Debbie Cabebe at firstname.lastname@example.org or 249-2990, ext. 342.
Advisory council members are Chairman Andrew Valentine, Vice Chairwoman June Toma-Rose, Secretary/Recorder June Davis, Elizabeth Medeiros, Marv Paularena, Joseph Frye, Vivian Lindsey, Beverly Saxon, Alice Lennox, Sheldon Rabares, Patricia McGrath, Kevin Souza and Elsie Santos.