Man arrested for allegedly setting fire to Waikiki apartment building

By Minna Sugimoto - bio | email

WAIKIKI (HawaiiNewsNow) - Honolulu police on Friday arrested a man in connection with a fire at a Waikiki apartment building that occurred three days earlier.

According to police records, the 39-year-old suspect is a resident of Seaside Towers on Seaside Avenue. He's accused of intentionally setting fire to two elevators in his building.

Investigators say the flames caused $3,700 in damages.

Officers arrested the man on suspicion of second-degree arson, a class B felony punishable by up to 10 years in prison, and then released him pending further investigation.

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