Man, 23, dies in single-vehicle wreck
A 23-year-old Waiehu man died after he was partially ejected from a multipurpose vehicle that overturned Sunday night at the Waiehu Kou IV subdivision, police said.
The man was identified as Zackery McGuire.
Police said he was driving the black 1995 Toyota 4Runner that was traveling west on Limu Ele Ele Street when it tried to turn left onto Omilu Place at 10:49 p.m. The vehicle failed to negotiate the turn and overturned in the road, ending up on the driver's side on the southwest corner of the intersection, police said.
McGuire died at the scene, police said.
The front-seat passenger, a 28-year-old Wailuku man, suffered minor injuries and was transported to Maui Memorial Medical Center, where he was treated and released.
Police said neither occupant of the vehicle was wearing a seat belt. Speed and alcohol appeared to be factors in the crash, which remains under investigation, police said.
The traffic death was the 11th so far this year on Maui County roads, compared with 12 at the same time last year.
Two arrested in alleged robbery case
A 19-year-old Kahului man and a 14-year-old Makawao boy were arrested for allegedly robbing a boy who was punched and had his cellphone and cash taken Friday night at War Memorial Stadium, police said.
Kyle Kuhia was charged with second-degree robbery, with his bail set at $5,000.
The robbery occurred at 9:41 p.m. when an off-duty police officer saw a large fight at the stadium, said Lt. Jayson Rego of the Criminal Investigation Division. He said the officer broke up the fight, learning that a 15-year-old boy had been accosted by five males. Two of them punched and robbed the boy, taking his cellphone and $7 in cash, Rego said. He said the boy suffered bruises and pain to the back of his head after being struck.
After identifying the two suspects, police arrested the 14-year-old boy and Kuhia on Saturday, Rego said. He said the boy was released to a parent.
Man charged with threatening another
A Kahului man was arrested for threatening another man with a knife at Waipuilani Park in Kihei, police said.
Bail was set at $1,000 for Michael Tenney, 47, who was charged with first-degree terroristic threatening.
The victim, a 27-year-old homeless man, reported being approached by Tenney at the park at 7:11 p.m. July 24. Tenney began yelling at the homeless man, accusing him of stealing Tenney's cellphone, said Lt. Jayson Rego of the Criminal Investigation Division. He said Tenney then pulled out a knife and held the blade to the side of the victim's face before Tenney walked away.
Tenney was arrested at 6:06 p.m. Saturday when the victim saw the suspect at the park and called police, Rego said.
Man allegedly assaults MMMC nurse
A 20-year-old Waiehu man was arrested Friday evening when police officers responded to the Maui Memorial Medical Center emergency room to investigate a report that a disorderly man had assaulted a nurse, police said.
Justin Waikiki was charged with second-degree assault, first-degree criminal trespassing and disorderly conduct. His bail was set at $1,300. Police were called to the hospital at 5:55 p.m. Waikiki reportedly had punched a nurse on the left side of his neck, police said.
Man arrested in McDonald's incident
A homeless man was arrested for threatening to kill people at a McDonald's restaurant in Kahului last week after he had been escorted off the property, police said.
The incident was reported Aug. 6 at the McDonald's on Dairy Road.The man had been told to leave and was escorted off the property by police, said Lt. Jayson Rego of the Criminal Investigation Division. But after police left, the man returned and told an employee he would kill everybody if the employee called police, Rego said.
He said an all-points bulletin was issued for the 38-year-old man, who was arrested at about 2 p.m. Saturday. He was released pending further investigation of first-degree terroristic threatening but was held on a $500 contempt-of-court warrant.
Benefit will mark Victorino's birthday
Maui County Council Member Mike Victorino will celebrate his 61st birthday with a fundraiser from 5:30 to 8 p.m. Aug. 27 at the Velma McWayne Santos Community Center in Wailuku.
The "61 and Still Having Fun" event will feature a chicken hekka dinner, door prizes, entertainment, cake and ice cream, according to an announcement. There's a $15 requested donation.
Victorino is serving his fourth term in the council's Wailuku-Waihee-Waikapu residency district seat.
Current campaign plans are for Victorino to seek re-election to his council seat, said fundraiser publicist Stephanie Ohigashi, although "he has all his options open."
Last week, Victorino was traveling on the Mainland and wasn't immediately available for comment, she said.
For more information on the fundraiser or tickets, call Joycelyn Victorino at 242-6006.