HONOLULU (HawaiiNewsNow) - Honolulu police have made an arrest in connection to a Kapolei house fire that was intentionally set more than a week ago.
According to police records, 26-year-old Lawrence Unpingo was arrested on suspicion of first-degree arson Friday morning.
The arrest is tired to a fire that caused approximately $185,000 in damage to the home on Kumulipo Street on Jan. 17.
Officials said a man, who was at home, managed to escape safely. A female resident was not home at the time.
It took firefighters about 30 minutes to extinguish the fire. No injuries were reported.
Unpingco was arrested around 9:50 a.m. in the Maunawili Area. Bail has been set at $30,000.