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Sunday, July 8, 2007 at 05:00 PM

Hawaii Police Department
Criminal Investigations Section, Area II
Lieutenant Robert Wagner
Phone: 326-4646, ext. 266
July 8, 2007
Report No. C07021628

Media Release

On July 7 at approximately 12:30 p.m., Big Island police responded to a report of a bomb threat at Keahole International Airport. Upon arrival, police determined that a woman had made repeated threats about a bomb being on board a plane.

The bomb threat caused the unloading of passengers and luggage for a flight, causing passengers and luggage to be screened again.

Vicky Kyung Mi Kim, 46, of California was arrested at the airport for terroristic threatening and charged with first-degree terroristic threatening. Her bail was set at $1,000.

Police ask anyone with additional information about the case to call Detective David Araki of  the Area II Criminal Investigations Section at 326-4646, extension 283, or the Police Department’s non-emergency number at 935-3311.

Tipsters who prefer to remain anonymous may call Crime Stoppers at 329-8181 in Kona or 961-8300 in Hilo. All Crime Stoppers information is kept confidential.