Puna Woman Charged for Incident that Put Puna School in Lockdown Last Week

A Puna woman has been charged for an incident involving a report of a gun near Keoneopoko Elementary School last week.

Lokelani Lenore Harbrecht-Kalua

Lokelani Lenore Harbrecht-Kalua

Friday afternoon (August 30), detectives charged 49-year-old Lokelani Lenore Harbrecht-Kalua with first-degree terroristic threatening. Her bail was set at $2,000. She was held at the Hilo police cellblock pending her initial court appearance scheduled for Tuesday afternoon (September 3).

Police recovered three firearms during the investigation.

Letter that went home to parents of students at Keoneopoko

Letter that went home to parents of students at Keoneopoko

 

Naked Lady With Gun Puts Puna Elementary School on Lockdown

Editors Note – Reports coming in from Facebook is that the lady was naked

A Puna woman is in police custody in connection with an incident involving a report of a gun near an elementary school in the Hawaiian Beaches subdivision.

HPDBadgePuna patrol officers responded to a 7:18 a.m. report Thursday (August 29) that a woman at a residence near Keonepoko Elementary School was brandishing a firearm and pointing it in the direction of the school.

The school went on lockdown as a precaution. No one was injured in the incident.

Letter that went home to parents of students at Keoneopoko

Letter that went home to parents of students at Keoneopoko

Police arrested the suspect, 49-year-old Lokelani Lenore Harbrecht-Kalua on suspicion of first-degree terroristic threatening. She was taken to the Hilo police cellblock while detectives from the Area I Criminal Investigations Section continue the investigation.

The school lifted the lockdown after the arrest.