Hilo Man Being Held on Terroristic Threatening Charge

A Hilo man is being held on a terroristic threatening charge in connection with a confrontation Thursday (May 14) in Hilo.

At 8:12 a.m. Thursday, South Hilo Patrol officers responded to a report that a man had brandished a knife and firearm during a verbal argument and threatened a 42-year-old Hilo man and a 62-year old Hilo woman at the intersection of Ponahawai Street and Kilauea Avenue.

Paiea Young

Paiea Young

A few minutes later, police located the suspect, 20-year-old Paiea Young, at his Haili Street apartment. He was arrested and taken to the Hilo police cellblock while detectives from the Area I Criminal Investigations Section continued the investigation.

Detectives served a search warrant on Young’s apartment and recovered a bb gun and a knife matching the description of the one used in the confrontation. At 3:30 p.m. Friday, Young was charged with first-degree terroristic threatening. His bail was set at $5,000.

He remains at the cellblock pending his initial court appearance scheduled for Monday (May 18).

Los Angeles Lakers in Honolulu for Preseason Games – Tickets Available Thursday

The Los Angeles Lakers will be having two preseason games at the Stan Sheriff Center in Honolulu on October 4th and 6th.

Lakers at Stan Sheriff

Individual game tickets for the Lakers preseason games in Hawaii go on sale at 9:00am HST on Thursday, May 21.

Tickets for the game in Hawaii will be sold at www.etickethawaii.com and will be available by phone at 1-808-944-2697. Tickets are priced from $18 to $84.

Lava Lake at Halemaumau Crater Continues to Drop

Kīlauea Volcano’s summit lava lake continued to drop today (May 15, 2015).

Click to enlarge

Click to enlarge

Measurements of the lake surface late this afternoon showed that it was 62 m (203 ft) below the top of the newly-created vent rim, a ridge (or levee) of solidified lava about 8 m (26 ft) thick that accumulated on top of the Halemaʻumaʻu Crater floor from multiple overflows of the vent during the past two weeks.

Click to enlarge

Click to enlarge