Man wanted in connection with Volcano Country Club fire

KAILUA-KONA — Hawaii Island police are asking for the public’s assistance in locating a man wanted for questioning relative to an arson investigation that occurred Nov. 17 in the Volcano Golf & Country Club subdivision, in Volcano.

The individual is identified as 32-year-old Justin Michael Bardwell. He is approximately 5 feet, 10 inches tall, weighing 160 pounds with a fair complexion, brown hair, and blue eyes.

Anyone with information about Bardwell’s whereabouts is asked to contact Detective Kelly Moniz at 961-2378, or via email at

Those who prefer to remain anonymous may call the islandwide Crime Stoppers number at 961-8300 and may be eligible for a reward of up to $1,000. Crime Stoppers is a volunteer program run by ordinary citizens who want to keep their community safe. Crime Stoppers does not record calls or subscribe to any Caller ID service. All Crime Stoppers information is kept confidential.

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