04-17-19 Kailua-Kona business fire

Hawaiʻi Police Department
Area II Criminal Investigations Division
Lieutenant Roylen Valera
Phone: 326-4646, Ext. 230
Report No. 19-030820

 

 

Media Release

Big Island police are investigating a fire outside a retail establishment in Kailua-Kona.

At approximately 1:45 am on April 17, 2019, Kona patrol officers responded to a report of a fire at the loading dock of a business located in the 74-5000 block of Makala Boulevard in Kona. 

Upon arrival, the Hawaii Fire Department was working to extinguish a fire to a 40-foot shipping container, and eventually extinguished the fire.  Both Fire and Police personnel are investigating the incident.

Damages sustained were to the shipping container and to the building wall that the container was parked next to.  Total amount of damages are still yet to be determined.

Police ask that anyone who may have information regarding the incident to call Detective Dominic Uyetake at (808) 326-4646 extension 228 or via email at dominic.uyetake@hawaiicounty.gov, or call the Police Department’s non-emergency number at 935-3311.


This entry was posted in Uncategorized. Bookmark the permalink. Both comments and trackbacks are currently closed.
  • Keep your community safe through Crime Stoppers

    Tipsters who prefer to remain anonymous may call the island-wide Crime Stoppers number at 961-8300 and may be eligible for a reward of up to $1,000.00. Crime Stoppers is a volunteer program run by ordinary citizens who want to keep their community safe. Crime Stoppers does not record calls or subscribe to any Caller ID service. All Crime Stoppers information is kept confidential.

    The Crime Stoppers TV Program is available on-demand from Nā Leo TV.