Department heads show no will to enforce fireworks laws

The Maui department heads showed no leadership, no new ideas, and no attempt to solve this problem other than showing up for the Maui fireworks meeting (The Maui News, May 2). I was there.

This is not a new problem. Everyone knows they’re coming in by cargo containers. Every cop and fireman on Maui knows where the trouble spots are on the island, but they’re nowhere in sight those nights.

Maui Police Chief Tivoli Faaumu can barely remember when the last time fireworks were confiscated. Their only response was for us to call our legislators to do something.

No one showed any will to enforce the current laws and blamed everyone but themselves. What a waste of time.

Try doing your job instead of making excuses. Try can do, not can’t do!

Will Michaels



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