Woman arrested for incident near school 08-29-13

Hawaiʻi Police Department
Criminal Investigations Section, Area I
Lieutenant Gregory Esteban
Phone: 961-2252
Report No. C13023137

 

Media Release

A Puna woman is in police custody in connection with an incident involving a report of a gun near an elementary school in the Hawaiian Beaches subdivision.

Puna patrol officers responded to a 7:18 a.m. report Thursday (August 29) that a woman at a residence near Keoneopoko Elementary School was brandishing a firearm and pointing it in the direction of the school.

The school went on lockdown as a precaution. No one was injured in the incident.

Police arrested the suspect, 49-year-old Lokelani Lenore Harbrecht-Kalua on suspicion of first-degree terroristic threatening. She was taken to the Hilo police cellblock while detectives from the Area I Criminal Investigations Section continue the investigation.

The school lifted the lockdown after the arrest.


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