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12-07-18 Kealakehe High School student arrested after lockdown

Hawaiʻi Police Department
Kona District, Area II
Major Robert Wagner
Phone (808) 326-3636 ext. 249
Report No. 18-023462



Media Release

On Friday (December 7) at approximately 9:00 a.m., Kona Patrol officers responded to a report of a possible weapons incident at Kealakehe High School which resulted in a school lockdown.

A check was conducted at the school, and no one was found in possession of any weapons. Further investigation reveals the incident involved a student making a comment about bombs during a confrontation with other students.

As a result, a 15-year-old male student was arrested for Harassment. The investigation is continuing into this incident.