SUV crash knocks down light pole on Palani
N0 one was injured Saturday afternoon when a sports utility vehicle apparently lost control and knocked down a light pole on Palani Road in Kailua-Kona.
The SUV, which was heading makai on Palani Road around 12:30 p.m., apparently swerved before losing control and colliding with the light pole and then a sign on the road’s northern edge, according to the Hawaii Police Department. No one in the vehicle or sidewalk was injured, according to police.
Murder suspect released in Hilo
A 27-year-old woman is free after having been arrested late Wednesday night on suspicion of murder following the fatal stabbing of her boyfriend during an apparent domestic dispute at their home in Hawaiian Beaches.
After conferring with prosecutors, police released Manaolanalani “Lana” Lina Benford pending further investigation at about 8:30 p.m. Friday, according to the Hawaii Police Department.
Police said Benford called 911 to report the incident at the Kawakawa Street home about 10:44 p.m. Wednesday. Responding officers and emergency medical personnel found 42-year-old Shane Kanoa Ah Chock Campbell with stab wounds. He was pronounced dead less than an hour later at Hilo Medical Center. Editor’s note: This log of property crimes reported in the Kona District is a regular feature of West Hawaii Today and is compiled using Hawaii Police Department records. The department considers North and South Kona one district.
Aug. 13 to 19, someone took money from the Cantor Brothers baseyard.
Aug. 20, a woman reported her husband came into her house, in the 74-5100 block of Kanai Place, without permission and took school supplies.
Between Aug. 19 and 21, someone took an acoustic guitar, Coach luggage bag and electronics from a home in the area of the 6000 block of Holualoa.
Aug. 17, a red 1992 Toyota 4Runner was reported stolen near the intersection of Highway 180 and Highway 190. It bears license plate No. ZAS-511. The vehicle was parked off of the roadway with a for sale sign on it.
Theft from vehicle
On Aug. 21, a man reported that his backpack containing prescription medication was stolen from a vehicle parked at the nurses cottages, located near the Kealakekua Court House.
On Aug. 19, a 50-foot garden hose that was on a lawn near 74-4100 Alaha Place was reported stolen.
On Aug. 22, a woman reported her purse stolen in the Coconut Grove Marketplace parking lot.