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Maui police arrest man, 28, for suspicion of attempted second-degree murder of off-duty officer

Maui police have arrested a 28-year-old man for suspicion of attempted second-degree murder of an off-duty officer in Kihei.

At about 10 a.m. today, police arrested Tomasi Caones-Paahana, of Wailuku, after responding to reports of an early-morning assault fronting a Kihei establishment.

Patrol officers responding to the scene at 1 a.m. discovered the victim to be an off-duty Maui police officer.

Paramedics transported the officer, who sustained life-threatening injuries, to Maui Memorial Medical Center for treatment.

The officer remains hospitalized.

Caones-Paahana is being held on $500,000 bail.

Police continue to investigate the case.

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