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2 Big Isle men charged in home robbery


Hawaii County authorities Wednesday arrested and charged two 30-year-old Puna men suspected of robbing a 56-year-old woman at her Leilani Estates subdivision home last month.

During a warrants sweep in Hawaiian Beaches, police arrested Mark McCurley of Hawaiian Beaches and Kawika Kahee of the Black Sand subdivision 11 a.m. Tuesday.

McCurley was charged with second-degree robbery, second-degree theft and kidnapping. His bail was set at $85,000.

Kahee was charged with second-degree robbery, second-degree theft and third-degree assault. His bail was set at $37,000.

Police said the woman reported three people, who were invited to her home, used force against her and stole several items from her home July 24.

The third suspect has not been identified.

Anyone with information is asked to contact Detective Derek Morimoto at 961-2380 or at dmorimoto@co.hawaii.hi.us or call police at 935-3311.

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