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Police seek info on series of suspicious fires

MEDIA RELEASE Police are asking for the public’s help in identifying anyone who may have information about the cause of half a dozen recent suspicious fires over the last two weeks. The fires were located south of Puuanahulu along Hawaii Belt Road, also known as Route 190, in the areas between the Daniel K. Inouye […]

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Police initiate arson investigation for blaze which destroyed a Puna home

Hawaiʻi Island police have initiated an arson investigation in connection with a fire in Puna last week. At 5:37 p.m. Thursday (May 30) a structure fire was reported on 38th Avenue in the Orchidland Estates subdivision. The house, valued at an estimated $155,000, was destroyed in the fire. With the assistance of a a dog […]

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Police arrest Puna man on suspicion of arson

Hawaiʻi Island police have arrested a Puna man in connection with a suspicious fire Friday (April 26). At 10:48 a.m. Friday, patrol officers and Fire Department personnel responded to a structure fire at Alulu Road and Oʻoaʻa Road in Hawaiian Acres. The fire was extinguished, but not before causing extensive damage to the structure. A […]

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Police arrest Pahoa man for arson in Hawaiian Beaches structure fire

A 45-year-old Pāhoa man is in police custody following a domestic dispute in Pāhoa Sunday night (December 2). Around 4:15 a.m. Monday (December 3), police arrested Peter Lopes for second-degree terroristic threatening, first-degree arson, third-degree assault and first-degree promoting a detrimental drug.

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The Reliance Water Tanks building on Kipimana Street in the Shipman Industrial Park. Hawaii 24/7 File Photo

Police open burglary and arson investigations in Shipman Industrial Park fire Wednesday (May 30)

Fire crews responded to a 5:18 a.m. alarm Wednesday (May 30) to Shipman Industrial Park for a fire at the Reliance Water Tanks warehouse on Kipimauna Street. Investigation by police found that burglars cut a front gate chain and stole a truck and machinery.

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Big Island police have initiated an arson investigation in connection with a fire at a Puna beach park early Monday morning.

Sometime between 1:15 a.m. and 1:27 a.m. unknown persons set fire to three portable toilets at Ahalanui Beach Park in Kāpoho, rendering them unusable. Fire Department personnel extinguished the flames. Damages were estimated at $3,100.

Arsons burn and destroy three portable toilets at Puna beach park Monday (March 19)

Big Island police have initiated an arson investigation in connection with a fire at a Puna beach park early Monday morning. Sometime between 1:15 a.m. and 1:27 a.m. unknown persons set fire to three portable toilets at Ahalanui Beach Park in Kāpoho, rendering them unusable. Fire Department personnel extinguished the flames. Damages were estimated at […]

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This woman was seen at an ATM shortly before a fire started in the machine's trash receptacle.

Police seek woman in ATM arson investigation

Big Island police are renewing their request for the public’s help in identifying a woman wanted for questioning in connection with a fire in a trash receptacle attached to an automated teller machine on September 8, 2011.

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Big Island police are asking for the public's help in identifying a woman wanted for questioning in connection with a fire in a trash receptacle attached to an automated teller machine on September 8.

The fire caused minor damage to the ATM, located in Puainako Town Center, before Fire Department personnel arrived to extinguish the flames.

The case has been classified as arson.

Police looking for tips in arson case

Big Island police are asking for the public’s help in identifying a woman wanted for questioning in connection with a fire in a trash receptacle attached to an automated teller machine on September 8. The fire caused minor damage to the ATM, located in Puainako Town Center, before Fire Department personnel arrived to extinguish the […]

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Hawaiʻi County police are asking for information about a burglary and attempted arson in Puna. The crimes occurred at a home on Ohia Street in the Eden Roc subdivision sometime between Saturday (October 22) and Sunday (October 23). 

Investigation revealed that one or more unknown suspects pried open the front door, took electronic items from inside and then attempted to burn the house. The structure sustained damage to the front stair.  A vehicle in the garage also was damaged.

Police ask for public’s help in Eden Rock burglary and attempted arson

Hawaiʻi County police are asking for information about a burglary and attempted arson in Puna. The crimes occurred at a home on Ohia Street in the Eden Roc subdivision sometime between Saturday (October 22) and Sunday (October 23). Investigation revealed that one or more unknown suspects pried open the front door, took electronic items from […]

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Big Island police have arrested a 62-year-old Miloliʻi man on suspicion of arson in connection with a house fire on Wednesday (October 12). 

Donald McKay of Miloliʻi Village is being held at the Kona police cellblock pending further investigation.

Police arrest Milolii man on suspicion of arson

Big Island police have arrested a 62-year-old Miloliʻi man on suspicion of arson in connection with a house fire on Wednesday (October 12). Donald McKay of Miloliʻi Village is being held at the Kona police cellblock pending further investigation.

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Big Island police have initiated an arson investigation in connection with a suspicious fire early Wednesday (August 31) in Kona. 

At 1:20 a.m. Wednesday, Police and firefighters responded to a report of a loud explosion and flames shooting 15-20 feet into the air from a home on Kahulani Street in Kaloko Mauka.

Police suspect arson in Kona fire Wednesday (Aug 31)

Big Island police have initiated an arson investigation in connection with a suspicious fire early Wednesday (August 31) in Kona. At 1:20 a.m. Wednesday, Police and firefighters responded to a report of a loud explosion and flames shooting 15-20 feet into the air from a home on Kahulani Street in Kaloko Mauka.

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Big Island police arrested a 31-year-old Papaikou man for first degree arson last night (August 23) stemming from an investigation into the cause of a large brush fire in the Pohakuloa area.

Christopher M. Pratt was located in close proximity to the fire upon firefighters' initial arrival to combat the fire and was taken to the Hilo Medical Center for treatment. He was taken into police custody following his release from the medical center.

Police arrest man for arson in the Saddle Road fire

Big Island police arrested a 31-year-old Papaikou man for first degree arson last night (August 23) stemming from an investigation into the cause of a large brush fire in the Pohakuloa area. Christopher M. Pratt was located in close proximity to the fire upon firefighters’ initial arrival to combat the fire and was taken to […]

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