Maui police officers gave Senior Chief Petty Officer Kraig Vickers a
white-glove salute yesterday at Kahului Airport. Vickers came home in a C-17
transport plane. He was one of 30 American servicemen killed in the deadliest
single U.S. loss in the decade-long war in Afghanistan. For The Maui
News, Ron Youngblood reports.
Brittney Mooney, 28, was sentenced yesterday on manslaughter charges. The sentencing
ends four years of controversy following the traffic death of eight-year-old
Will Smith of Texas.
chairwoman of the Maui Advisory Council to the Reapportionment Commission said
a re-districting plan amounts to a “power grab” by Oahu politicians. The
commission’s reapportionment plan includes non-voting members of the military
in population counts.