Maui County's honors 26th fire recruit class

(L-R): Shawn Kiesel, Nohea Williams, Nicholas Simon, Kamuela Guth, Tyson Santiago, Keahi Ho, Michael Howe, Judd McCandless, Cody Cordeiro, Patrick Blackburn, Navayo Caiserman, Dana Anderson and David Kamalani
(L-R): Shawn Kiesel, Nohea Williams, Nicholas Simon, Kamuela Guth, Tyson Santiago, Keahi Ho, Michael Howe, Judd McCandless, Cody Cordeiro, Patrick Blackburn, Navayo Caiserman, Dana Anderson and David Kamalani

KAHULUI, Maui (KHNL) - The County of Maui recently honored 13 graduates from the 26th Fire Recruit class during a ceremony and luncheon in Wailea.

During the graduation, several recruits were presented with awards for their performance during the 22-week training.

"I am very proud of our newest additions to our department, they worked exceptionally well together and gave 110% in everything they did," said Fire Chief Jeffrey Murray.  "Their accomplishments during recruit training are just the beginning of what they will abe able to achieve during their careers, and I know they will continue to put thier hearts into serving the community as fire fighters."

The new fire fighters will be stationed throughout Maui County.

Photo courtesy of Maui County