MAUI (HawaiiNewsNow) - The Maui Humane Society has offered a $1,000 reward for information leading to the arrest and conviction of the person, or people, responsible for setting a kennel fire that killed 12 dogs.
The fire was first reported around 10:30 p.m. Sunday on Moolu Road. Police say the fire started in a storage shed attached to the kennel. Police say the fire was intentionally set. 12 dogs including five puppies were killed.
The dogs were used for both hunting and herding.
The Maui Humane Society on its Facebook page said it is also accepting donations that they will add to the reward, "We will keep you all posted on the reward amount as it continues to grow. Aloha and mahalo to all of you for your outpouring of love and concern for the victims of this heinous act."
Police asked that anyone with information on this incident to call the Maui Police Department at 244-6400 or Crimestoppers at 242-6966.