Man Arrested in Puna Sexual Assault

The Hawai`i Police Department has arrested a 41-year-old man in connection with a sexual assault investigation.

On Monday morning, a juvenile female reported a sexual assault that occurred at a residence in the Puna District.

Clifton Kua of Mt. View, was arrested Monday afternoon and was taken to the Hilo cellblock while detectives with the Criminal Investigation Section continue the investigation.

Anyone who may have information about this incident is asked to call the Police Department’s non-emergency line at (808) 935-3311 or Detective Jesse Kerr of the Area I Criminal Investigation Section at (808) 961-2377 or