Police: Maui infant injured during fight between parents

Dane Nakama and Kayzia-Ashley Washington (Photos: MPD)

A Maui couple has been arrested after an alleged struggle that sent their infant daughter to the hospital.

According to police, medical personnel reported a suspicious injury on Thursday, March 20, after Kayzia-Ashley Washington brought her daughter in to be treated.

Police say further investigation revealed that Washington and her boyfriend, Dane Nakama, 20, who is also the father of the child, were involved in an argument. Police say as Washington was holding her daughter, the argument escalated into a struggle and the child sustained an injury.

Police say the child has been taken into protective custody.

Both parents were arrested and charged for second-degree assault, abuse and endangering the welfare of a minor.

Washington’s bail is set at $3,000. Nakama’s bail is set at $12,000.

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