Maui County, HI

02/26/2024 | Press release | Distributed by Public on 02/26/2024 20:49

Terroristic Threatening in the First Degree

On Monday, February 26, 2024, the Maui Police Department investigated several alleged threats toward various schools within Maui County.

Investigation revealed the individual responsible for the Kalama Intermediate threat was a 13-year-old female. The juvenile's parents were notified and informed of the circumstances regarding this incident.

At approximately 3:20 p.m., the 13-year-old female was arrested for Terroristic Threatening in the First Degree. Family Court was apprised of this investigation and authorized the release of the juvenile to her parents.

The investigation remains ongoing and active for the other affected campuses. We want to assure the community that an increase in police presence in and around the school campus and throughout the area will continue throughout the week.

We urge the public to remain vigilant and immediately report any suspicious activity or information to MPD.