Hawaiʻi Police Department
Criminal Investigations Section, Area I
Lieutenant Gregory Esteban
Report No. C12034663
Media Release (Update No. 3)
Police have charged a 55-year-old Hilo man for the murder and related offenses in connection with a shooting that occurred in the Hilo Bayfront area late last year.
At 4:05 p.m. Thursday (February 7), after conferring with prosecutors, detectives from the Area I Criminal Investigations Section charged Mark Anthony Whyne, who has no permanent address, with second-degree murder, use of a firearm in commission of a separate felony, three counts of place to keep a loaded firearm, and place to keep ammunition.
Whyne is being held without bail. He is scheduled to make his initial court appearance Friday (February 8).