Brad Ventura will be the new Maui Department Fire Chief, officials announced on Wednesday.
Ventura is a 19-year veteran of MFD, and has served in many roles throughout his career.
His accolades include: Firefighter I on Engine 10 in Kahului, Firefighter II on Rescue 10, Firefighter III, Health and Safety Bureau, Ladder 3, Hazmat 10, Engine 11 Captain and Deputy Fire Chief.
“I offer my congratulations to Chief Brad Ventura," Maui County Mayor Michael Victorino said. "I have watched him grow professionally and personally, and I’m extremely proud to see what he has achieved. I’m confident he will continue to provide strong leadership for the men and women of the Maui Fire Department who make such great personal sacrifices to protect lives and property in our community."