Hawaiʻi Police Department
Criminal Investigations Section, Area I
Lieutenant Gregory Esteban
Report No. C13026262
Hawaiʻi Island detectives are investigating an incident involving the discharge of a firearm in the Mountain View area Sunday afternoon (September 29).
At 12:04 p.m. Sunday, police responded to a report that a 64-year-old Mountain View man had allegedly discharged a firearm in a residential area off Kukui Camp Road and threatened a nearby resident.
Responding officers located and arrested Falaniko N. Himphill of Mountain View. He is being held at the Hilo police cellblock while detectives from the Area I Criminal Investigations Section continue the investigation.
The case is classified as a second-degree reckless endangering and a first-degree terroristic threatening.