Hawai‘i Police Department
Traffic Enforcement Unit
Sergeant Christopher D. Gali
May 29, 2011
Report No. C11014166
Media Release (update)
Police traffic investigators have charged Keolaokalani W. Kailianu, 41, of a Hilo address with negligent homicide in the first degree, operating a vehicle under the influence of an intoxicant and accident involving death or serious injury stemming from a motor vehicle/moped crash at the intersection of Kino‘ole Street and Hualālai Street on May 28.
Bail for Kailianu totaled $10,500. He was unable to post bail and remains confined at the Hilo police cellblock.
The name of the moped operator is still being withheld pending positive identification.