HAWAII COUNTY POLICE DEPARTMENT
DIVISION OR SECTION
OFFICER CLAYTON TAYAMEN
JUNE 15, 2000
A vacant two-story dwelling in the Hawaiian Ocean View Estates subdivision in Ka’u was destroyed by fire early Thursday (June 15, 2000).
Responding to a 2:30 a.m. call, officers learned from nearby residents that there was a loud explosion at the Coral Avenue residence before it became engulfed in flames.
The total value of the house and its contents was not immediately determined.
A Fire Department investigation into the cause of the fire is continuing.
The dwelling is owned by Ellen La Coste of Kailua-Kona.
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