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Hawaii island police arrest 3 after big fight in Kailua-Kona

Hawaii island police arrested three people early Saturday morning following a reported fight involving as many as 50 people at the Coconut Grove parking lot in Kailua-Kona. 

Officers responding to a 2 a.m. emergency call found a large crowd, including several people who were intoxicated and unwilling to comply with the officers’ orders to disperse. 

According to police, some of the men became confrontational and officers used pepper spray to control the situation. 

Jimmy Rivera, 32, of Kailua-Kona was subdued with a Taser, police said. He was arrested and charged with disorderly conduct. Rivera was released after posting $250 bail. 

In addition, police arrested and charged 23-year-old Dwayson Ambrosio of Waimea and 33-year-old Napualani Kamoku of Kailua-Kona with failure to disperse. Ambrosio was released after posting $500 bail; Kamoku was released on her own recognizance.

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