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Cargo plane worker hurt in 25-foot fall at Honolulu airport

A man was taken to a hospital Tuesday after he fell 25 feet while working on a grounded cargo plane at Daniel K. Inouye International Airport.

Paramedics responded to the fall at about 6:15 a.m. at UPS, 128 Mokuea Place.

Shayne Enright, spokeswoman for Emergency Medical Services, said the UPS employee, in his mid-20s, was inside the plane when he fell onto the tarmac. He sustained head injuries and was transported in serious condition to a hospital.

Jim Mayer, spokesman of UPS Airlines, based in Kentucky, said the company will investigate.

Fire damages 3 vehicles in Kahaluu

Firefighters extinguished a fire Monday that damaged three vehicles in Kahaluu.

Shortly before 8:50 a.m. firefighters responded to a call of a building fire generating thick black smoke on Waihee Road.

Firefighters found three vehicles on fire. A 58-year-old man, described as disoriented and holding a machete, was on the property. Honolulu Fire Department spokesman Capt. David Jenkins said police were called as a precaution.

Firefighters extinguished the blaze at 9:22 a.m. The cause is under investigation. No injuries were reported.

Emergency Medical Services responded to assess the disoriented man, but he refused to go to a hospital, spokeswoman Shayne Enright said.

2 charged in stabbing at park gathering

Prosecutors charged two men Monday for allegedly threatening and stabbing a 38-year-old man at a family gathering Saturday at Ala Moana Beach Park.

Ernantes Moses, 30, was charged with second-degree assault and first-degree terroristic threatening. His bail was set at $40,000.

Mark Press, 27, was charged with first-degree terroristic threatening. His bail was set at $11,000.

Police said the two men disrupted the gathering at 4:58 p.m. When the 38-year-old confronted the pair, Moses allegedly stabbed him with a knife.

Police arrested them at the scene at 5:25 p.m.

4 motorcycles stolen from LCC trailer

The University of Hawaii emailed an alert to Leeward Community College students Tuesday morning that four motorcycles had apparently been stolen overnight.

The motorcycles were discovered missing at 11:45 a.m. Tuesday when the school’s motorcycle training instructor noticed a trailer holding them had been broken into. Police did not have an immediately available report on the burglary.

UH said the motorcycles are unlicensed and used for training only. LCC has a noncredit community class in motorcycle safety.

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