Kahului Man Arrested for Alleged Hammer Assault
By Wendy Osher
Maui police arrested a Kahului man after he allegedly entered his ex-girlfriend’s home early Friday morning without her permission, and struck another man in the head with a hammer, police said.
Lomae Lomae, 53, was arrested and charged with first degree assault and first degree burglary, and was being held in lieu of $15,000 bail, police said.
The male victim, who was in the bedroom with Lomae’s ex-girlfriend, was transported to the Maui Memorial Medical Center in critical condition, said Maui Police Lieutenant William Juan.
According to police reports, Lomae entered the Kahului home at around 1:45 a.m. on Friday, March 7, 2014, with a hammer in his hand
Police say he continued to the bedroom where he found his ex-girlfriend with another man. Becoming angry, police say Lomae allegedly struck the victim in the head with the hammer.