Investigations continue into North Kohala shooting incidents

Hawaii Police investigators continue to investigate shooting incidents in North Kohala Thursday. (Tiffany DeMasters/West Hawaii Today)

Hawaii Police Lt. Roylen Valera talks about police shooting investigations outside the police station in Kapaau Thursday morning. (Tiffany DeMasters/West Hawaii Today)

NORTH KOHALA — Sections of Akoni Pule Highway in North Kohala were shut down as police continued to investigate shootings a week apart from each other in the North Hawaii community.