Big Island Police Looking for Pahoa Punk… Again

Big Island police are looking for a 20-year-old former Pāhoa man wanted for questioning in connection with a domestic violence incident.

Ronsten Andrade

Ronsten Keone Andrade III, also known as Ronsten Andrade Tripp, is described as a local male, about 6-feet tall, about 180 pounds, with short black hair, brown eyes and a medium complexion.

He was last seen at a makeshift home in Tiki Gardens in Puna late Monday afternoon (September 24). He was wearing a green-grey long-sleeved flannel jacket and a cap. He may be operating late-model white 4-door Saturn sedan with a burnt finish on the driver’s side door.

The incident started in the Hawaiian Beaches Subdivision in Puna where Andrade allegedly assaulted a 19-year-old Puna woman, forcibly removed items from her, and prevented her from leaving.

The victim declined treatment for her injuries, which were not life-threatening.

Police have classified this incident as abuse of a family or household member, second-degree robbery, second-degree terroristic threatening and kidnapping.

Detectives from the Area I Criminal Investigations Section are continuing the investigation and caution the public not to confront Andrade. Instead, anyone who sees him or knows his whereabouts should contact Detective Grant Todd at 961-2385 or email him at or Detective Norbert Serrao at 961-2383 or Callers may also call the Police Department’s non-emergency line at 935-3311.

Tipsters who prefer to remain anonymous may call Crime Stoppers at 961-8300 in Hilo or 329-8181 in Kona and may be eligible for a reward of up to $1,000. Crime Stoppers is a volunteer program run by ordinary citizens who want to keep their community safe. Crime Stoppers doesn’t record calls or subscribe to caller ID. All Crime Stoppers information is kept confidential.

3 Responses

  1. Why can’t the puna police. Find Lucas Reveria we all see him everyday, we just laugh at the cops they”ll come in driving really slow, to which a911 call was made. Lucas Reveria carries a scanner and he now has ahu-bushy hair. Sgt.ishikow

  2. What I know about Tiki Gardens, is someone told me there is a suspected Crystal Meth dealer, and supposedly, the lowlife operates with impunity, delivering meth on a motorbike. Residents say dirty Pahoa cops turn a blind eye, and local , non- druggy residents are intimidated. Supposedly, Paradise Ct., also includes some low level associates.. Meth zombies. Big Island, dumbest people on planet.

    • Corrections : I forgot to mention the street the ghetto parasite dealer lives on. Its SILVERSWORD CT. Apparently, the liwlifves are still in operation, since the cops are so stupid and corrupt there.

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