Molokai Man Arrested for Assault

MOLOKAI (KHNL) - A Molokai man has been arrested for allegedly assaulting another man over the weekend.  Police say 51-year-old Ralph Berard approached a 49-year-old man Saturday at the Veteran's park in Kaunakakai town and punched the victim in the right eye for no apparent reason.

The victim was treated at the Molokai General Hospital for a fractured right orbital and ruptured right eye lobe.  He was taken to  the Queen's Medical Center for immediate surgery.

Berard was arrested for assault II.  His bail was set at $1,000.