Lahaina man is arrested in assault
A 41-year-old Lahaina man was arrested in connection with an assault on another man, who was found bleeding from the back of his head Tuesday evening at a Kihei residence, police said.
Police went to the home on Luaka Circle to investigate a report of disorderly conduct in progress at 5:35 p.m.
Police said the victim, a 47-year-old Kihei man, had gotten into an argument with the Lahaina man and was struck with a pipe on the back of the head. Medics were called, and the Kihei man was transported to Maui Memorial Medical Center. He was in stable condition Wednesday in the intensive care unit, police said.
The Lahaina man was arrested on suspicion of second-degree assault, with an investigation continuing by the Kihei Criminal Investigation Division.
Signs will wave to back mental health
A sign-waving effort in support of mental health on Maui will be held on Kaahumanu Avenue in front of Macy's at the Queen Ka'ahumanu Center on Saturday.
The sign waving, sponsored by the Ho'omoana Foundation, will be held from 10:30 to 11:30 a.m.
Volunteers are welcome to bring their own signs to support mental health and should park in the parking lot in front of Macy's next to Kaahumanu Avenue.
For more information, email firstname.lastname@example.org or call 877-7720.
North Shore Church fair, exchange set
North Shore Church will host a kids clothing exchange and fair Saturday.
The event is held on the fourth Saturday of every other month from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the field house behind Haiku School at 105 Pauwela Road in Haiku.
Families can bring children's clothes that they no longer need and trade the items for bigger sizes.
Meanwhile, the fair will offer a bounce house, games, a barbecue and shave ice, all free of charge.
Offices to be closed for Memorial Day
Federal, state and county offices will be closed Monday in observance of the Memorial Day holiday.
The Makawao Public Library, which is usually closed Fridays, will be open this Friday. All public libraries will be closed Saturday through Monday.
The Hana and Lanai landfills and Molokai-Naiwa Landfill & Recycling Center will be closed Monday.
On Monday, the Central Maui Landfill and EKO Compost will be open from 6 a.m. to noon and Olowalu Recycling & Refuse Convenience Center will be open from 8 a.m. to noon.
The Maui News business offices also will be closed Monday.