PUNA, Hawaii – Hawaiʻi Island police have located the second man wanted and previously charged in connection with a home invasion robbery in the Leilani Estates subdivision on July 24.
At 12:20 p.m. Thursday (September 19), police arrested 30-year-old Kawika Benny Kahee at a home in the Hawaiian Beaches subdivision. On the strength of a grand jury indictment, he was charged with second-degree robbery, third-degree assault, second-degree theft, third-degree promoting a dangerous drug, and drug paraphernalia. He was also arrested and charged with and contempt of court and two counts of no-bail probation revocation. His bail for the remaining offenses was set at $58,000.
He is being held at the Hilo police cellblock pending his initial court appearance scheduled for Friday afternoon (September 20).