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Woman Charged in Incident Near Keonepoko School

September 3, 2013, 10:59 AM HST
* Updated September 3, 11:01 AM
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A 49-year-old Puna woman has been charged with first-degree terroristic threatening in connection with an incident near Keonepoko Elementary School.

Lokelani Lenore Harbrecht-Kalua was being held in lieu of $2,000 bail after being charged with the offense on Friday.

Lokelani Harbrecht-Kalua. HPD photo.

Lokelani Harbrecht-Kalua. HPD photo.

Harbrecht-Kalua was arrested at a home near Keonepoko Thursday morning for allegedly brandishing a firearm and pointing it at the lower Puna school.

The school was briefly put on lockdown during the incident which occurred shortly after 7 a.m. The lockdown was lifted following the suspect’s arrest.

Police said three firearms were seized during an investigation of the incident.

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