02-12-16 Suspicious device found at charter school (update)

Hawaiʻi Police Department
Kaʻū District
Captain Burt Shimibukuro
Phone: 939-2520
Report No. C16004193

Media Release (update)

Hawaiʻi Island police are continuing to investigate a suspicious device found Wednesday (February 10) at a charter school in Kaʻū.

At about 5:30 p.m. Thursday (February 11), the U.S. Army’s Explosive Ordnance Detail from Oahu removed the suspicious device and took it to a safe location, where it was detonated. Preliminary tests conducted were inconclusive as to the contents of the device.

The investigation is continuing.

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