Maui News

BRIEF: Honoapiilani OPEN Following Accident Near Launiupoko

October 16, 2011, 8:46 AM HST
* Updated October 16, 3:48 PM
Listen to this Article
1 minute
Loading Audio... Article will play after ad...
Playing in :00
A
A
A

By Wendy Osher

(Update: 10:55 a.m. 10/16/11)

Maui police are seeking the public’s help in identifying a vehicle and driver that fled the scene of a fatal collision early this morning with pedestrian near Launiupoko.  Maui police say 19-year-old Failagi Vite Laloulu of Kahului died at the scene as a result of the crash.  *** An update with details of the accident are posted at a new LINK.

(Update: 8:31 a.m. 10/16/11)

The Honoapiilani Highway (Hwy 30) is now open following a motor vehicle accident fronting Launiupoko Park in West Maui.

ARTICLE CONTINUES BELOW AD

Maui police began rerouting traffic around the scene at 4:41 a.m. on Sunday, October 16, 2011.

ARTICLE CONTINUES BELOW AD

Northbound traffic was diverted up Kai Hele Ku onto Haniu, then to Punakea, and down to the cane haul road.  South bound traffic was rerouted onto a secondary cane haul road.

Police had cleared the accident and completed their investigation by 8:31 a.m.

 

E-Mail Newsletters Receive daily or weekly updates via e-mail. Subscribe Now
News Alerts Breaking news alerts on your mobile device. Get the App

Comments

This comments section is a public community forum for the purpose of free expression. Although Maui Now encourages respectful communication only, some content may be considered offensive. Please view at your own discretion. View Comments