Arrest in credit card theft
KIHEI - A 56-year-old man was arrested Monday night after he used a stolen credit card to charge more than $300 in drinks at a Kihei bar, police said.
Thomas McGinnis, who gave no local address, was charged with second-degree theft and two counts of theft of a credit card. His bail was set at $3,000.
He was arrested at about 8 p.m. Monday when police were called to Life's A Beach after it was learned the credit card had been stolen, said acting Lt. Wendell Loo of the Criminal Investigation Division.
Isle plan discussion topic
PUKALANI - Planning Director Will Spence will speak at a meeting of Upcountry Sustainability at 7 p.m. Monday in the Mayor Hannibal Tavares Community Center pool room.
Spence will discuss the Maui Island Plan, take questions and participate in a moderated conversation about the issue.
For more information, call 573-9260.
Survey for women's rights
WAILUKU - The Committee on Status of Women is conducting a survey to assess the status of women in Maui County.
Information gathered will help the committee better advocate for women's rights, and both males and females are invited to participate, said Chairwoman Barbara Potopowitz.
To take the survey, go online to mauicounty.gov/cswsurvey; or call the Mayor's Office at 270-7855 or Potopowitz at 280-4707 to request a paper survey. Information is being gathered through June.
King vigil set for April 4
WAILUKU - A candlelight vigil to mourn the death of civil rights leader Martin Luther King Jr. will be held from 5:30 to 6:30 p.m. April 4 at the Stone of Hope Monument in front of the Kalana O Maui building in Wailuku.
Mayor Alan Arakawa will speak. There also will be a bell-ringing ceremony and a short program on King's legacy by the African Americans on Maui Association and the Martin Luther King Coalition-Hawaii (Maui). The event marks the day of the assassination of King on April 4, 1968. It is free and open to the public.
For more information, contact Gwyn Gorg of the African Americans Association of Maui at 878-8434.