Hilo man sought in connection with Kaumana burglaries


Big Island police are requesting the public’s help in locating a 21-year-old Hilo man wanted for questioning in recent burglaries that have occurred in the Kaumana area.

Kyson Kaleiwahea is described as being 5-foot-8, 150 pounds, with brown eyes and brown hair. He also has tattoos behind his neck, left leg and lower back. Kakeiwahea is believed to be in the Kaumana or Piihonua areas.

Police warn the public of recent burglaries that have occurred in the upper Kaumana and Piihonua areas.

Burglaries have been occurring in the late afternoon and evening hours, involving a male suspect on foot who claims to be looking for a lost puppy when he is confronted by residents in the neighborhood.

Police ask that anyone with information on Kaleiwahea’s whereabouts to call the Police Department’s non-emergency line at 935-3311.

Tipsters who prefer to remain anonymous may call Crime Stoppers at 961-8300 in Hilo or 329-8181 in Kona and may be eligible for a reward of up to $1,000. Crime Stoppers is a volunteer program run by ordinary citizens who want to keep their community safe. Crime Stoppers doesn’t record calls or subscribe to caller ID. All Crime Stoppers information is kept confidential.

 

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