Honolulu Star-Bulletin from Honolulu, Hawaii on January 9, 1981 · 9
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Honolulu Star-Bulletin from Honolulu, Hawaii · 9

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HONOKOHAU. Hawaii A 19-year-old man was injured seriously yesterday when the 55-foot charter fishing boat Blue Hawaii exploded, burned and sank at the Honokohau small boat harbor. north of Kailua-Kona. - 1 Kona police are investigating the 3:30 a.m incident as a case of criminal property damage. Injured was Noble Davis, of Walnut Creek, Calif. He had burns on his head, back and legs, police said, and was listed in satisfactory condition in the special care unit of Kona Hospital this morning. At the hospital yesterday, Davis told police that he had been using gasoline to clean the engine of the Blue Hawaii in the early morning hours, and then went on deck to smoke a cigarette. An explosion then occurred throwing Davis to the back of the boat, followed by a second'explosion which threw him into the harbor water,. Davis told police. Davis' mother, Astarte Rice, who was on shore at the time of the incident, drove Davis to Kona hospital after Davis pulled himself from the water, police said. Neither the son nor the mother was aware that the explosion had caused a fire, they told police. OMER WITNESSES TOLD police that the boat was engulfed in flames within 20 seconds of the explosion. , Kona fire officials said they responded to the fire at 3:36 a.m. that the fire was out at 4:05 and that the boat sank at 6:17. , - - Police said Rice and Davis'gave 'contradictory' statements about where they lived. Davis said that he had been living in a condominium, but Rice told police that they were staying at a hotel. A check at the hotel showed that they were not registered there. The mother also told police that she would not leave the Island until her son's condition improved. but left for the Mainland yesterday.- Another boat owner who asked not to be identiT fled said it is unusual to use gasoline to clean an engine. Police said soap and water is usually sufficient. Whether or not the boat was insured was not . . Explosion Injures oat . , KOHAU, Hawaii A 19-year-old man clear, police said They estimated the loss at red seriously yesterday when the 55-foot $150,000. ishing boat Blue Hawaii exploded, burn- The Blue Hawaii had been the focus of a legal Ink at the Honokohau small boat harbor dispute in the past. In Octoberl,I974, actor Lee . Kallua-Kona. 1 ' Marvin was sued by Rope Nelson, who captained olice are investigating the 3:30 a.m inci- and used the boat in a charter operation. Nelson - case of criminal property damage. ' claimed that Marvin reneged on an oral agree' was Noble Davis, of Walnut Creek, - ment to give Nelson full ownership of the boat had burns on his head, back and legs, ,,, after the actor had used it as a tax write-off., Id , and was listed in satisfactory condi- In November 1974, Marvin filed a countersuit e special care unit of Kona Hospital this for possession of the vessel and for an unpaid loan he made to Nelson. hospital yesterday, Davis told police that In 1976, a Circuit Court jury awarded Marvin 70 een using gasoline to clean the engine of - percent ownership of the boat and $3,500 in dam- Hawaii in the early morning hours, and ages from Nelson. Nelson was allowed to retain 30 on deck to smoke a cigarette. ' percent owership,, which Marvin admitted giving ilosion then occurred throwing Davis to him as a gift. Nelson also received back pay owed of the boat, followed by a second'explo- , to him by Marvin for running the charter. , olice. eh threw him into the harbor, water,. Nelson later bought full ownership of the boat, d p mother, Astarte Rice, who was on shore The boat also was recently the subject of, litiga- 7 no of the incident, drove Davis to Kona tion between Nelson and Astarte Rice and her 1 after Davis pulled himself from the husband James, police said, with the Rices being dice said. Neither the son nor the mother awarded ownership of the Blue Hawaii. re that the explosion had caused a fire, Three other boats, the Waimanu. the Billfisher police. 11 and the Wild West also were damaged in yes- ., . terday's explosions, police said SPECAL 500 HAWAII & 49-0026 featwirt, HYDRO WHIRLPOOL SAUNA BATH - SUN-TANNING ROOM PRIVATI SHOWERS I PRIVATI LOCKERS i '46 '4e'A PRIVATI MISSING I& VANITY ARIA NA N DRYTIS 1110,000 In PAINIA01111 IIIIIICNI TOUIPMINT 3000140 MACHINE Batik Rolobry Suspect, Amador Tugadi. 22; of the Central YMCA. was to be arraigned in District Court today after he was charged yesterday with the attempted robbery of the American Security Bank branch at 1001 Bishop St. Tuesday. Tugadi also was charged with earlier robberies - of the First Hawaiian Bank at 161 S. King St. and Central Pacific Banks Waikiki branch at 2424 Kalakaua Ave. , - His total bail was set at 430,000. ' In another case. a second Central YMCA resident was arrested there Wednesday for investigation of Tuesday's robbery of the American Security Bank branch at 1314 S. King St.,The 20-year-old man was released pending further investigation. INLAND OCA IONSIO SERVE COMM! e e e 4. 4. NEOHE itKAHUHIPA ST ACROS KANIEOH DATUM MD HAMA NUTRITIONAL GUIDANCI SUPERVISOR PROGRAMS DESIGNED P011 - RIMMING, GAINING OR MUKUI TONING W001,DWIDI farm- 4a1ts,(01-, 0:00 CM !NOTED MOTHEIS MAO A ALUMINUM POLISH' 5 oz. The finest polish avail. 'able for magroesium and aluminum, brass, silver & dwoms. Limit to stock on hand. 6.79 VALUE U. 99 AUTOMOTIVE um mow MIME : SAWBDAII I I . I I DM Iffl, II ! 1 ROYAL CROWN OR I I CHI CANt0 I I I SODA E I II It" I 1 -,1 WMI COUPON I Ea. ,..,, A na I I - --m-1"? 910 -7 : : 2 a k Wang ammo A Cda: : ,.... b , Nro 7 I II II I 12412 oz. waled cow Limit: I I cos each coupon per &mi. 1 fr. Good Sot. 11081 only. 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No, v. 10, oi 7 ' - le - ' , A I foo ,-H0, .0- "' te . r .,-- 4 o 0- o .. oe .. .0, -.A- -o, .,. -- o - - o f p o '... t, t ' --' ' ; - - ', or. v ..-" - . r.. , ' , ' . 11 . . . . , - ' I , , , ' , B . on Injures ures 1 . . AL ., I Friday, January 9, POST CHRISTMAS CLEARANC , . 1981 Honolulu Star-Bullatin A-9 Boat Explosi ' . , , . ' . f ) HONOKOHAU, Hawaii ---; A 19-year-old man D clear, police said. They estimated the loss at I C . IL 0 W A ',9 the 55-foot 1 . , ! was injured seriously yesterday when $150,000. . A. ' . ' f charter fishing boat Blue Hawaii exploded, burn- The Blue Hawaii had been the; focus of a legal Iii Nr . .s . f ed and sank at the Honokohau small boat harbor dispute in the past. In Octoberi,1974, actor Lee . SA .3 ARTS 000 A M 1,01(Ati ' north of Kailua-Kona. 1 ' Marvin was sued by Rope Nelson, who captained OUANTITIE MU - I TED NM Kona police are investigating the 3:30 a.m . inci- and used the boat in a charter operation. Nelson - 0 v E OUAN PE I NS A : I I R - 0 i ' dent as a case of criminal property damage. ' claimed that Marvin reneged on an oral agree- ralw- 4a4ts,(13, lani"- 03t1 4:0 ,1 ... Injured was Noble Davis, of Walnut Creek, - ment to give Nelson full ownership of the boat '. ' ,- . i Calif. He had burns on his head , back and legs, .,, after the actor had used it as a tax writeoff -.. , ! . . , . police said, and was listed in satisfactory condi- In November 1974, Marvin filed a countersuit . ' DIGiTALS tion in the special care unit of Kona Hospital this for possession of the vessel and for an unpaid loan ,, morning. he made to Nelson. ., AUTOMATIC '' , I At the hospusing ital yesterday, tDavis told police that th In 1976 ' a C . e awai in the early morning hours, and - i percent Court jury awarded Marvin 70 - . BT PROBE :e ilititilii'-',,--14'.., , .. , ,,,::-I ill, ' MCEAARLOINUSOENLE , 1 t , ; . th he had been the Blu en went H on deck to gasoline smoke a o clean cigarette. e engine of ' ages cent from Nelson. Nelson was allowed to retain ownership of the boat and $3,500 in dam- 30 , 1 I ER RI A Lu , E R E, , , s l , f An explosion then occurred throwity Dav' is to percent owershipi which Marvin admitted giving ' him as a gift Nelson also received back pay owed . ' the back of the boat, followed by a second'explo- - . 0 (1 . I li 4 4 , s ion which threw him into the harbor water,. . to him by Marvin for runmng the charter. , ,I Davis told police. Nelson later bought full ownership of the boat. -' ' "111 PIT: 0 'I.:1 :16""..,:t.".- ,, irtr'::: 4.: TEMVP A A , I ; Davis' mother. Astarte Rice, who was on shore The boat also was recently the subject of,litiga- F pilk, , , I i at the time of the incident, drove Davis to Kona tion between Nelson and Astarte Rice and her 1 a 11'11 i "411047 hospital after Davis pulled himself from the husband James, police said, with the Rices being . . , FACTORY water, police said. Neither the son nor the mother awarded ownership of the Blue Hawaii. . WARRANTIES ' - , was aware that the explosion had caused a fire. Three other boats, the Waimanu. the Billfisher ' , . , . , , I , 1 - 1 ; I i they told police. - II and the Wild West also were damaged in yes- . . OMER WITNESSES TOLD police that the boat - C:) VALUES TO COME IN TODAY . , I i , terday's explosions, police said. , AND RECEIVE , . ' i v4 e 01119 same war s 25oo THE BEST DEAL 35 Kamehe St., 0104, , was engulfed in flames within 20 seconds of the . IN HAWAIII O Kailua explosion. .. . ' t11)1tIti 6.1 ICIsje s 5 . A r ? Kona fire officials said they responded to the Batik Robbery Suspect , Lett time ' . , !, ,ti.,- a, - - - , '',' 'I . Mon..Sat. 10:00-6:00 p.m., ; ' fire at 3:36 a.m. that the fire was out at 4:05 and . . - . . , Wed. & Fri. till 8:00 p.m. that the boat sank at 6:17. , - ., - , Amador Tugadi, 22; of the Central YMCA. was , PACIFIC SURPLUS 6 DISTRIBUTORS 2628131 , Police said Rice and Davis. - gave contradictory to be arraigned in District Court today after he ' statements about where they lived. Davis said - was charged yesterday with the attempted rob- ,, that he had been living in a condominium, but bery of the American Security Bank branch at , Rice told police that they were staying at a hotel. 1001 Bishop St. Tuesday. , . , , A check at the hotel showed that they were not . Tugadi also was charged with earlier robberies , registered there. of the First Hawaiian Bank at 161 S. King St. and , . . , The mother also told police that she would not Central Pacific Banks Waikiki branch at 2424 ' . ------ . leave the Island until her sons condition im Kalakaua Ave. , ,. . , proved, but left for the Mainland yesterday.. His total bail was set at 430,000. . , Another boat owner who asked not to be identi, In another case, a second Central YMCA resi- ....... or 113we 1. ...... 0 ) S."' ) ' ,.' ---.,..,,, . ' fled said it is unusual to use gasoline to clean an dent was arrested there Wednesday for investiga- ' I ,.. a, engine. Police said soap and water is usually tion of Tuesday's robbery of the American Securi- sufficient. . ty Bank branch at 1314 S. King SI,The 20-year-old , c.o..? h; , :I, ....x....111,L .or.Liu, , , Whether or not the boat was insured was not man was released pending further investigation. . , LINtrIED I - , . .L.----- 'I 1 0,FFER . maste NOT GOOD IN GROCER aWtgEACCEPT e I NOW 4HD , 0'.-- , , . 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