Threat made to Hawaii schools

Kailua-Kona — Hawaii Island Police are investigating a threat made on a social media post toward one of the island schools.

In addition to the Big Island School threat, other threats were made toward some Oahu Schools. Police investigating the matter do not find any legitimate threat at this time; however the safety of our island students are paramount to the Hawaii Police Department.

As a precautionary measure, police personnel will be deployed at the various schools in an effort to keep our keiki safe.

Police encourage the public to notify them regarding any suspicious activity or threats made toward any school. Reports can be made to the police non-emergency number at 935-3311, Crime Stoppers at 961-8300 or in an emergency to 911.

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