Suspect arrested in Wahiawa kidnapping and assault case

Peter Kanohokula
Peter Kanohokula

A man wanted in connection with a kidnapping and terroristic threatening case in Wahiawa is under arrest.

Honolulu police officers located Peter Kanohokula at a home in Ewa Beach around 12:44 Thursday afternoon. Police say Kanohokula was placed under arrest for Kidnapping and Terroristic Threatening in the First Degree.

According to officials, on Aug. 31 at about 11 p.m. Kanohokula allegedly followed a woman into a store on Kilani Avenue and asked to speak with her.

The woman then entered Kanohokula's vehicle and drove to an area near Kaena Point where he allegedly detained and assaulted her.

Kanohokula, 45, then drove to Lake View Circle and assaulted the victim again. The woman then managed to escape.

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