School project prompts brief lockdown at Waiakea High School

BIG ISLAND (HawaiiNewsNow) - Waiakea High School was under lockdown for a short time Thursday following the discovery of what police described as a suspicious item on campus.

Police and fire crews responded to the scene at around noon.  The 'all clear' was given about 30 minutes later when emergency responders discovered that the suspcious item was actually a student's project.

No injuries were reported.

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