Man with ‘greed’ tattoo on cheek sought in shooting of 42-year-old woman on Big Island
Hawai’i Island police are asking for the public’s assistance in locating the suspect, 44-year-old Ronald Patrick Keahonui Kahihikolo, in the attempted murder today of a woman in Ocean View.
He is 5 feet 7 inches and 215 pounds, with black hair and brown eyes. He has a distinctive tattoo on his right cheek near his eye that reads “greed”.
According to police, Shortly after 7 a.m. on Tuesday, Ka‘ū patrol officers responded to a report of a woman who had been shot during a domestic dispute in the 92-2000 block of Outrigger Drive in Ocean View.
The 42-year-old woman sought medical attention for the gunshot wound at the Ocean View Fire Station. She was transported to Kona Community Hospital, where she remains in stable condition.
Kahihikolo is wanted for attempted murder in connection with this incident and for numerous outstanding bench warrants. Area II Juvenile Aid Section personnel are continuing this investigation.
Police caution members of the public not to approach Kahihikolo and to immediately contact police if they see him.
Anyone with information on this incident, or who has information on Kahihikolo’s whereabouts, should contact the police department’s non-emergency number at 808-935-3311 or Det. Blayne Matsui at 808-326-4646 ext. 304,or via email at [email protected].
Tipsters who prefer to remain anonymous may call the islandwide Crime Stoppers number at 808-961-8300 and may be eligible for a reward of up to $1,000. Crime Stoppers does not record any calls or subscribe to caller ID.