Maui police officer assaulted

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KIHEI, Hawaii (KHON2) — A Maui police officer is fighting for his life in the hospital after being assaulted early in the morning on Friday, Nov. 27.

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The incident occured just before 1 a.m. in Kihei.

Tomasi Caones-Paahana, 28, was arrested and charged with attempted murder.

He is now being held on $500,000 bail.

Officials have not released the name of the injured officer.

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