Hawaiʻi Police Department
Criminal Investigations Section, Area I
Lieutenant Gregory Esteban
Report No. C13030647
Detectives have charged an 18-year-old Hilo man for an incident that occurred in Downtown Hilo earlier this month.
On Thursday (November 21) at 11:15 am, after conferring with prosecutors, Makalii Kahumoku-Jose was charged for first degree unauthorized entry into a motor vehicle and second degree theft. Kahumoku-Jose’s bail was set at $4,000.00 and he was scheduled to make his initial court appearance on Friday (November 22).
On November 13, 2013, at about 11:00 pm, a 41-year-old Kurtistown woman discovered that her vehicle, which was parked fronting a business on Keawe Street was entered and her duffle bag was removed.
Responding officers were able to identify the suspect as Makalii Kahumoku-Jose after viewing security video footage.