Last week, I went on an amazing vacation to Hawaii. Maui was by far my favorite island, and the most beautiful, but one thing struck me as odd. There are cars left on the side of the road. Cars that have been torched. And they’re everywhere.

This was a Mk4 Jetta wagon once:

This was a Toyota Sienna, maybe? Anyway it’s a minivan:

Looks like the cab of this pickup burned up, leaving the bed intact:


I also saw a burned-out Explorer further down the road, and later on spotted an incinerated Focus hatchback down in the high-rent district, of all places. Like, less than a mile from the Four Seasons.

What do you think? Stolen, stripped for parts, and torched? Vandalized by kids? Insurance fraud? It was weird to keep seeing this throughout the island.