Man accused of violating order

WAILUKU — A Kihei man who is on probation for going to his ex-girlfriend’s house in violation of a court order was being held in lieu of $100,000 bail after allegedly returning to her residence.

During his arraignment Wednesday, Harrison Bliss, 36, pleaded not guilty to two counts of second-degree unauthorized entry into a dwelling and three counts of violating an order for protection.

“This defendant is dangerous,” said Deputy Prosecutor Joanne Hicks. “He cannot follow court orders to stay away from the complainant.”

The complaint against Bliss alleges he illegally entered the woman’s apartment in Kihei on Oct. 11 and 12 and violated a court order for protection by going within 100 yards of the residence Oct. 11, 12 and 15.

Hicks said the woman has sought court orders for protection from Bliss since 2013.

In a pending case, he is charged with assaulting and abusing her as well as violating a court order for protection in June, Hicks said. In addition, Bliss is awaiting trial in multiple cases alleging he violated an order for protection, Hicks said.

She said Bliss has 10 convictions for crimes including second-degree burglary, violating an order for protection and third-degree assault.

He is on probation for burglary in a 2018 case.

“Yet here he is reoffending, the same type of crime, the same victim,” Hicks said.

Second Circuit Judge Rhonda Loo said she was concerned about the number of cases in keeping bail at $100,000 for Bliss, pending a hearing Friday.


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