Bomb threat clears Kauai High School

KAUAI (HawaiiNewsNow) - A bomb threat at Kauai High School forced faculty, staff and students to into the school gym Thursday at 7:10 a.m. until the campus could be checked.

Kauai Police Chief Darryl Perry said by 10:52 a.m. they guy was cleared first and after an on-campus investigation no bombs or explosives were found and the school resumed normal operations.

During the search, Kauai Complex Area Superintendent Bill Arakaki said, "school is still in operation and students are safe…. Parents are welcome to pick their up from the school gym if they wish."

The evacuation order came when school officials told police that the campus was vandalized and graffiti painted all over the campus. Some of the graffiti alluded to bombs planted in various school buildings.

Anyone with information regarding the graffiti and vandalism is encouraged to call Detective Bernard Purisima at 241-1682, Police Dispatch at 241-1711, or Crime Stoppers at 241-1887.

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