POSTED: 05:44 p.m. HST, Oct 09, 2013
LAST UPDATED: 02:56 a.m. HST, Oct 10, 2013
Hawaii County police have charged a man who was arrested last week in connection with a report of gunshots in Hilo on Sept. 30.
Kevin Kuhia, 34, who has no permanent address, was charged with first-degree reckless endangering, unauthorized control of a motor vehicle, ownership of a firearm prohibited, and a firearms violation. His bail was set at $70,000.
On Sept. 30, Hilo patrol officers responded to a report that a man had fired several rounds from a red Mazda Miata in front of a house on Elama Street in the Panaewa area.
On Oct. 3, police located the car and Kuhia in a vacant lot on Lehua Street in the Fern Acres subdivision in Puna.