UPDATE 10/9:

Big Island Police have arrested a 31-year-old Puna man in connection with an early evening shooting on Monday, October 7 at a home in Hawaiian Paradise Park.

Kamanaokaaina “Mana” Nakooka, was arrested on Tuesday, October 8 on a vacant lot on 18th Avenue in Hawaiian Paradise Park.

Detectives from the Area I Criminal Investigation Section are continuing to investigate the incident, which is classified as a first-degree Terroristic threatening and first-degree Assault.

The 41-year-old victim remains hospitalized in stable condition.


A 41-year-old man was shot at a home in Hawaiian Paradise Park in Kea'au.

The man is in stable condition at this time.

Police are now searching for a man connected to the shooting, 31-year-old Kamanaokaaina or Mana Nakooka who is described as 5'11" and weighs about 260 pounds with black hair and brown eyes.

Anyone with information about where he may be is asked to call police at (808)935-3311.