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Police search for man after woman set on fire in Kahaluu

Police are looking for a 25-year-old man who was arguing with a 24-year-old woman in a van just before the woman was allegedly set on fire in Kahaluu Monday.

The incident occurred near the intersection of Kahekili and Kamehameha highways around 2 p.m.

Police said the couple were arguing in a parked van when the argument escalated.

Homicide detectives have classified the case as an attempted second-degree murder. No arrests have been made.

The woman suffered second-degree burns to her arms, legs and back.

An accelerant was reportedly used in the crime and a vehicle was damaged by the ensuing blaze.

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