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Three German shepherds stolen in Puna




Police are investigating the theft of three purebred German shepherd dogs from a Puna kennel in May.

On May 6, a kennel was broken into at a home on the 15-1500 block of 2nd Avenue in the Hawaiian Paradise Park subdivision.

The dogs — two males named “Kujo” and “Mondavi” and a female named “Max” — were removed from the property.

The dogs are valued at $2,500 each.

Police ask anyone with information about the theft or the location of the dogs to call the Police Department’s non-emergency line at 935-3311 or contact Detective Wendall Carter at 961-2378 or

Tipsters who prefer to remain anonymous may call Crime Stoppers at 961-8300 in Hilo or 329-8181 in Kona 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 doesn’t record calls or subscribe to caller ID.

All Crime Stoppers information is kept confidential.



One Response to “Three German shepherds stolen in Puna”

  1. Kristy Montgomery says:

    These dogs were roaming the streets after they broke off their chains in HPP. The owner left them chained and fed them only once a week if even that! They were starving and neglected. These dogs were rescued!


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