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Stabbing Leads to MPD Search of 19-year-old Male

May 14, 2012, 9:03 PM HST
* Updated May 21, 11:16 AM
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Sydney N. Elaban-Paoa. MPD photo.

By Rodney S. Yap

At approximately 3:24 a.m. Monday, Maui Police Department patrol officers in Kihei responded to the Paradise Garden Condominium on South Kihei Road.

In the parking lot, officers attended to a 21-year-old male victim who was suffering from several lacerations to his face and body areas. After further investigation, the victim was allegedly stabbed and cut by Sydney N. Elaban-Paoa following an argument between the two. Elaban-Paoa fled the scene before police arrived.

Patrol officers and Criminal Investigation Detectives from Wailuku are currently looking for Elaban-Paoa. The police department is seeking the public’s assistance in locating Elaban-Paoa. If anyone has information on the whereabouts of Elaban-Paoa please call Maui Crime Stoppers at (808)242-6966 or 911. Elaban-Paoa is considered to be armed and dangerous.

Sydney N. Elaban-Paoa


Adult / Hawaiian-Filipino male / 19-years-old


5’6″, 165lbs, Black Hair, Brown Eyes

No Local Address, however, hangs out in the Kihei Area.

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