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Hilo man charged in theft of Kamaka ukulele, burglaries

By Star-Advertiser staff

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LAST UPDATED: 06:59 a.m. HST, Nov 23, 2013



A 21-year-old Hawaii island man has been charged with several felony offenses, including the theft of a Kamaka ukulele from a Hilo school.

Kalei Kaina Kaaumoana, of Hilo, was charged with two counts of first-degree burglary and three counts of second-degree theft. His bail was set at $80,000.

Police said items were recovered which were key in identifying the suspect, including a Kamaka ukulele reported stolen from a Hilo school on Oct. 21. The burglaries involved  break-ins at residences occupied by a 91-year-old Hilo woman and a 35-year-old man, respectively. Police said several items were stolen from each residence.






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Rapanui00 wrote:
wow you can steal a ukulele and get 80,000 bail but you can steal a $400 shopping cart and the police do nothing - think about it!
on November 23,2013 | 03:23AM
Anonymous wrote:
Rapanui, I'd be seriously thinking about it if you steal a $400 cart and get $80,000 bail, and police do nothing if you steal a Kamaka ukulele.
on November 23,2013 | 05:26AM
Rapanui00 wrote:
your missing the point - people are stealing shopping carts and either destroying them or using them to carry there junk around - stealing is stealing!!!! Open your eyes and the officials and police do nothing -
on November 23,2013 | 06:44AM
RetiredWorking wrote:
Rapanui, thanks for explaining. Now I know your viewpoint.:)
on November 23,2013 | 03:45PM
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