Honolulu officials looking for Sand Island arson suspect

Local News

FILE – Sand Island Access Road fire, Honolulu, Hawaii, Aug. 8, 2021. (Wes Young photo)

HONOLULU (KHON2) — CrimeStoppers and the Honolulu Police Department (HPD) are asking for the public’s help in finding witnesses to a first-degree arson case that occurred in the Sand Island area on Sunday, Aug. 8.

Investigators with the Honolulu Fire Department (HFD) determined on Monday, Aug. 9, the blaze was intentionally set.

Download the KHON2 app for iOS or Android to stay informed of Hawaii’s breaking news

HFD responded to the Frank Coluccio yard at 50 Sand Island Access Rd. around 6:10 a.m. on Sunday. Firefighters determined the fire originated in a stack of approximately 50 pieces of high-density polyethylene piping. 

Hazardous materials crews were also called in due to the nature of the fire and heavy black smoke produced by the flames. They gave the all-clear a short time later.

Damage to the polyethylene pipes is estimated at $150,000 and $5,000 to the exposure property. No injuries were reported.

Check out what’s going on around the nation on our National News page

Anyone with information is asked to call CrimeStoppers at (808)-955-8300.

Copyright 2021 Nexstar Media Inc. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed.

More Hawaii News

More Local News

Trending Stories