Judge recuses self from Keauhou shooting case

Ioane Asagra is taken into custody at Ellison Onizuka Kona International Airport on June 16 after being extradited from Honolulu on a warrant connected to a May murder at "End of the World" in Keauhou. (Laura Ruminski/West Hawaii Today)


A preliminary hearing for a 27-year-old South Kona man accused of murder and arson in connection with a fatal May 25 shooting in Keauhou was delayed Monday after the judge set to hear the matter recused himself.