Police, Fire, Courts

By Star-Bulletin Staff

Wednesday, May 1, 2002

St. Louis invites all to Ohana Festival

Students, families, faculty, alumni and friends are invited to attend St. Louis School's annual Ohana Festival Saturday.

Festival-goers can expect food and game booths, door prizes, a high-school dance, a concert featuring the local group Brimstone, and a chance to win up to $5,000. Proceeds will fund student lockers.

The festival will be held in the Gerber Field House from 12:30-4 p.m. The concert and dance is from 6:30-11 p.m. in McCabe Gym. St. Louis is at 3142 Waialae Ave. For information, call Rebecca Fernandes at 739-4800.

Family to donate organs of girl killed in accident

The family of a 7-year-old Hana girl who died after she was buried in a freak accident is donating the girl's organs.

Zaney Ann Kalama-Baker died at Kapiolani Medical Center Monday. She was flown to Oahu in critical condition after a tunnel she and her siblings had dug in the sand at Hamoa Beach Park collapsed Saturday, burying her alive. She was the youngest of five children.

A memorial fund has been established. Gifts to the Zaney Memorial Fund can be made at St. Mary's Catholic Church in Hana. Checks should be made payable to St. Mary's Catholic Church and mailed to P.O. Box 219, Hana, HI 96713.


Corrections and clarifications

>> James Kosaka, a victim of flesh-eating bacteria, lived in Waikapu, Maui. A story on page A-1 in yesterday's early edition incorrectly said he was a resident of Wailuku.

The Honolulu Star-Bulletin strives to make its news report fair and accurate. If you have a question or comment about news coverage, call Managing Editor Frank Bridgewater at 529-4791 or email him at

Police, Fire, Courts


By Star-Bulletin staff

Honolulu Police Department Crimestoppers


Cops arrest 4 men in car whose owner is missing

Honolulu police arrested four suspects who were riding in a vehicle that was wanted in connection with a missing-person case.

Police said Erik Leadfort has been missing since April 20 and that officers recovered Leadfort's vehicle in a traffic stop along Kaunaoa Avenue in Kapahulu yesterday morning.

Police arrested the driver on four outstanding warrants and arrested the other three suspects for various drug offenses.


Woman's oldest son allegedly kidnapped her

Police arrested a 30-year-old man after he allegedly threatened his 52-year-old stepmother on Monday.

Police said the victim told the suspect and her other 19-year-old stepson to move out of her Pearlridge apartment after an argument.

Police said the suspects allegedly pinned the victim to the floor and threatened her when she tried to go outside. The victim later said she snuck out of the apartment while the suspects were asleep. When police arrived they found only the older brother, whom they arrested for kidnapping.


Big Island phone scam elicits police warning

HILO >> Big Island police are warning about a scam in which a perpetrator claiming to represent a major retailer called an elderly man, told him his insurance on certain items was about to expire, and asked for his bank account information to renew the insurance.

The intended victim's daughter interrupted the call and halted the scam.

Police warned people not to give financial information over the phone.

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