NFL player Maiava, brother, face assault charges

WAILUKU, MAUI (HawaiiNewsNow) - Oakland Raiders linebacker and Baldwin High School graduate Kaluka Maiava is facing misdemeanor assault and criminal property damage charges in connection with a fight at a Maui bar in March, according to the Maui News.

Maiava and his brother, Ilima, were allegedly at the Life's A Beach bar in the Kihei Kalama Village on March 17 when they got into the altercation. Ilima also faces misdemeanor assault and criminal property damage charges.

The 27-year-old linebacker signed a three year, $6 million dollar contract with the Oakland Raiders just days before the alleged fight. He had been playing with the Cleveland Browns since they drafted him in 2009.


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