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Teen arrested, man charged in Maui murder investigation

Healohaomakanaamekai Akahi Pua Healohaomakanaamekai Akahi Pua

Maui police took two suspects into custody over the weekend of April in connection with a murder investigation in late March.

Healohaomakanaamekai Akahi Pua, 24, of Haiku was arrested Saturday afternoon just before 3 p.m.

A 16-year-old boy from Wailuku was taken into custody Friday evening shortly after 6 p.m.

The arrests were made in connection to the murder investigation of Michael Colby whose body was found on March 19.

Colby's body was discovered by a beach-goer off of Kaa Point in Kahului; it was spotted next to a blue pickup truck on Amala Place.

An autopsy determined Colby died of injuries he suffered a day prior to the his body's discovery.

Akahi Pua has been charged with second degree murder, his bail has been set at $1 million.

The teen has yet to be charged.

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