Two Arrested, One Hospitalized After Fight
Two men were arrested and a juvenile was taken to the hospital following an affray that broke out in Hilo’s Lanakila Housing area on Monday, July 18.
In response to a 10 p.m. call reporting a fight, South Hilo Patrol officers encountered a 16-year-old boy with injuries. He was taken to Hilo Medical Center, where he was treated for head and body injuries and then released at 1 a.m. Tuesday, July 19.
Two Hilo men, William Fuiava,19, and Tyhron Kopura,18, were arrested and taken to the Hilo police cellblock while detectives from the Area I Criminal Investigations Section continued to look into the matter.
At 6:35 p.m. Tuesday, police charged each man with second-degree assault and a liquor violation involving a minor. Bail was set at $2,000 each.
Both men remained at the cell block until their initial court appearance on Wednesday, July 20.