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Truck stolen from Coconut Island

Police are seeking for a couple wanted for questioning in an August robbery in Hilo.

On Aug. 6 at 3 a.m., a 26-year-old Hilo man was reportedly assaulted and his pickup truck stolen in the parking lot of Coconut Island. The truck, a white 2006 Toyota Tacoma with license plate KYM 755 has not been found.

Police want to question 30-year-old John Curtis K. Kuhia and his wife, 36-year-old Shanna Y. L. Carvalho-Kuhia. Kuhia is described as 5-foot-9, 188 pounds with brown eyes and black hair. Carvalho-Kuhia is described as 5-foot-9, 300 pounds with brown eyes and brown hair. Their last known address was in Mountain View.

Anyone with information on their whereabouts or the location of the truck is asked to contact Detective Robert Almeida at 961-2386 or Those who prefer anonymity may call Crime Stoppers at 961-8300 and may be eligible for a reward of up to $1,000.


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