Man arrested for firing gun


Police have a man in custody in connection with a report of gunshots in Hilo on Monday afternoon.

At 1:54 p.m. Monday, Hilo patrol officers responded to a report that a man had fired several rounds from a red Mazda Miata in front of a house on Elama Street in the Panaewa area.

On Thursday, police found the car and the driver in a vacant lot on LehuaStreet in the Fern Acres subdivision in Puna.

Kevin Kuhia, 34, who has no permanent address, was arrested on suspicion of reckless endangering. He is being held at the Hilo police cellblock while detectives from the Area I Criminal Investigations Section continue the investigation.

 

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