Hawaii County Police say the fire on 38th Avenue in the Orchidland Estates subdivision destroyed a home on Thursday.
The incident happened at about 5:30 p.m. on May 30 in Puna area.
Authorities say that the Hawaii Fire Department Arson Canine Team determined that the fire was deliberately set.
Officials say the home is valued around $155,000.
Police are continuing the arson investigation and the public with information about this case is asked to contact Detective Wendall Carter at (808)961-2378 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Callers may also call the Police Department’s non-emergency line at 935-3311.
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.