Police seek man on warrant


Hawaii Island police are searching for a 35-year-old man wanted on a $1,000 bench warrant for contempt of court.

Josiah Ikaika Konanui has no permanent address but frequents the Puna area. He is described as 5-foot-11-inches tall, weighing 185 pounds with brown eyes and black hair.

He is also wanted for questioning in connection with a burglary.

Police ask anyone with information on his whereabouts to call the Police Department’s nonemergency line at 935-3311 or contact Detective Royce Serrao at 961-2272 or rpserrao@co.hawaii.hi.us. Tipsters who prefer to remain anonymous may call the islandwide Crime Stoppers number at 961-8300 and may be eligible for a reward of up to $1,000.