Makawao couple killed in crash

MAKAWAO (HawaiiNewsNow) - A Makawao couple was killed Saturday evening when the car they were in crashed into a rock wall at Makawao Union Church.

Police say the car, a white, 2002 Honda Accord, driven by 68-year-old Arthur Takabayashi, went off the road and slammed into the wall.

Arthur Takabayashi and his Sheryl, of Makawao were killed in the crash.

It happened at about 6:32 p.m. at 1444 Baldwin Ave. just south east of Holomua Road in Makawao.

Both victims were wearing seatbelts. The cause of death is pending autopsy reports.

There have been nine traffic fatalities on Maui roads this year.

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