POSTED: 8:28 p.m. HST, Sep 12, 2013
LAST UPDATED: 2:29 a.m. HST, Sep 13, 2013
A 28-year-old man was charged with first-degree arson in connection with a fire that occurred at the Ala Wai Plaza condominium complex.
He is identified as Dustin Wayne Saluda, a resident in one of the units of the building, 500 University Ave. His bail was set at $200,000.
The fire occurred at about 9 p.m. Tuesday in Unit 1801 in the Park Tower of the 349-unit complex. The blaze had spread throughout the three-bedroom, two-story unit.
The fire prompted hundreds of residents to evacuate. No injuries were reported.