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Man charged with robbing another man behind Hilo business

A 31-year-old man has been charged with robbing a man behind a business in Hilo over the weekend.

Jason Keaulana Kala, who has no permanent address, was charged with second-degree robbery. His bail was set at $5,000.

Police said two men approached a 24-year-old man behind a business on Kilauea Avenue at about 3:30 a.m. Saturday, assaulted him, and took several items before fleeing.

Police said the victim sustained minor injuries, but declined medical treatment.

Officers discovered surveillance footage from a business that showed two men fitting the description of the attackers and arrested Kala about 5 p.m. Saturday.

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