Man pleads not guilty to kidnap, sex assault of teen

  • Duncan K. Mahi, right, appears with this court-appointed attorney James Bivens Monday in Kona Circuit Court. (Chelsea Jensen/West Hawaii Today)

A 52-year-old Hilo man pleaded not guilty to a host of charges Monday filed in connection with the alleged Sept. 16 abduction and ensuing crimes committed against a 15-year-old Kona girl.