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UPDATE: Couple Sought for Questioning Located

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***Updated 2:24 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 3.***

A couple who police wanted to question about an assault and vehicle theft that took place last month has been located.

Police thanked the public for its assistance.

Posted 10:29 a.m. Wednesday, Oct. 2:

Police are looking for a married couple in connection with a robbery and vehicle theft that took place in the early morning on Aug. 6 in the parking lot of Coconut Island,  also known as Moku Ola.

Police want to question John Curtis K. Kuhia, 30, and his 36-year-old wife, Shanna Y.L. Carvalho-Kuhia about a 3 a.m. incident in which a 26-year-old Hilo man reported he was assaulted and his pickup was stolen.

The vehicle, a white 2006 Toyota Tacoma, license plate KYM 755, has not been located.

Kuhia is described as 5-foot-9 and 188 pounds, with brown eyes and black hair. His wife is 5-foot-9 and 300 pounds, with brown eyes and brown hair.

The couple’s last known address was in Mountain View.

Anyone with information on their whereabouts or the location of the vehicle is asked to contact Det. Robert Almeida at 961-2386, or [email protected].

Anonymous tips can be made to Crime Stoppers at 961-8300 in Hilo or 329-8181 in Kona.


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