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Woman sought for questioning in Hawaii island robbery case

  • Hawaii County police are looking for Malia Rivera for questioning in a robbery case. (COURTESY HAWAII POLICE DEPARTMENT)

    Hawaii County police are looking for Malia Rivera for questioning in a robbery case. (COURTESY HAWAII POLICE DEPARTMENT)

Hawaii island police are looking for a 25-year-old Kapaau woman wanted on a warrant and for questioning in an unrelated robbery case.

Malia Rivera is wanted on a $10,000 bench warrant for violating probation in an abuse case, police said today, and she is also wanted for questioning in connection with a robbery and assault investigation.

She is described as Hawaiian, 5-feet 5-inches tall, weighing 170 pounds with brown eyes and long brown hair.

Anyone with information on her whereabouts is asked to call Detective Sandor Finkey at 326-4646, extension 281, or the Police Department’s nonemergency line at 935-3311. Tipsters who prefer to remain anonymous may call CrimeStoppers at 961-8300 in Hilo or 329-8181 in Kona.

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