Pair Arrested in Search Warrant Execution

On Tuesday, Area II Vice and South Kohala patrol officers executed search warrants at a residence off of Kipahele Street in Waimea where officers recovered a total of 3,286.9 grams of cocaine, 120 grams of crystal methamphetamine, 16.6 grams of marijuana and a .223 caliber semi-automatic rifle.

According to the Hawai`i Police Department, officers arrested a 34-year-old female and 33-year-old Alika Akima for two counts of promotion of a dangerous drug in the first degree and promotion of a detrimental drug in the third degree.

On Wednesday, after conferring with prosecutors, the female was released pending further investigation.  Alika Akima was charged with two counts of promotion of a dangerous drug in the first degree, promotion of a detrimental drug in the third degree and will appear in court for his initial appearance on a later date.

Officers also recovered $353,898 in cash, a 2008 Toyota pickup truck, a 2008 Toyota SUV, and a 2018 Polaris UTV, which will be seized for forfeiture.

HPD photos.

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