Big Island police were investigating the discovery of human remains in a charred home in Mountain View Tuesday night.
Fire crews were called to the home on Palainui Avenue in the Eden Roc subdivision just after 7 p.m. They found a 600-square-foot structure engulfed in flames, according to a report.
Once the fire was extinguished firefighters found the human remains. Police were called.
On Wednesday detectives and fire investigators returned to the scene for further investigation.
Damage was estimated at $33,000. The cause of the fire was under investigation.