Man charged in Hilo apartment complex shooting incident

  • Bronson Lee Kaleolani Oili

A 32-year-old Hilo man is facing reckless endangering and firearms offenses stemming from a reported shooting Friday in the parking lot of an apartment complex in Hilo.

Bronson Lee Kaleolani Oili was charged Tuesday with first-degree reckless endangering, ownership or possession (firearm) prohibited, and carrying or possession of a loaded firearm on highway prohibited, according to the Hawaii Police Department. Bail was set at $60,000.

The charges stem from an incident at an apartment complex off Waianuenue Avenue, where Oili was involved in an altercation with another man and reportedly discharged a firearm, according to police.

Police said no reported injuries from the incident.

Anyone who may have witnessed the incident should call the department’s nonemergency line at (808) 935-3311 or contact Detective Keith Simeona of the Area I Criminal Investigation Section at (808) 961-2272 or


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