Leilani Estates man pleads guilty to federal charge

  • John William "Bill" Hubbard, left, appears June 4 in Hilo District Court with Deputy Public Defender Michael Ebesugawa. (JOHN BURNETT/Tribune-Herald)

KAILUA-KONA — A Leilani Estates man accused of firing a weapon at a lava evacuee during the Kilauea eruption last year has pleaded guilty to the charge leveled against him in federal court.