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POSTED: Saturday, August 01, 2009

Driver in collision faces DUI charge

A 31-year-old Kailua man was arrested for drunken driving after the silver Toyota truck he was driving hit a mo-ped Thursday night at Manono Street and Maluniu Avenue in Kailua.

The 41-year-old Kaneohe man who was driving the mo-ped is in critical condition in a hospital following the 10:25 p.m. collision.

Missing boy believed to be in Hawaii

Big Island police are helping Arizona authorities in a nationally publicized search for a missing 9-year-old boy.

Benjamin Kaiser-Griffin was reported missing on May 21. He is believed to be in Hawaii with his noncustodial father, 43-year-old James Anthony Kaiser.

Kaiser-Griffin is 4 feet tall and 65 pounds, with blond hair and brown eyes. His father is 6 feet tall, 200 pounds, and has blond hair and hazel eyes.


The case has been posted on the Web site for the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children.

Anyone with information should call the Hawaii County Police Department at 935-3311.