CRIME & SAFETY
Early Morning Stabbing Shocks Honolulu Neighborhood
In a distressing turn of events, the Liliha and Kapalama neighborhood of Honolulu was awakened by sirens in the early morning of November 28. Honolulu Emergency Medical Services were dispatched following a 911 call that led them to Makuahine Place. There, they encountered a 28-year-old man with a stab wound in his upper torso. The severity of the injury, a consequence of a murky altercation, necessitated urgent care, and the victim was swiftly transported to a local trauma center in serious condition.
Honolulu Crimestoppers' Chris Kim Discusses Latest At-Large Suspects and Urges Public Assistance
Join Sergeant Chris Kim from Honolulu Crimestoppers as he discusses the latest suspects at large. From a daring ATM theft to a residential burglary and a business vandalized with a rock, Kim shares details and surveillance footage of these unsolved cases.
Illegal game room exposed in latest police raid in Makiki
HONOLULU (HawaiiNewsNow) - Police raided a gambling operation in Makiki Tuesday evening, according to witnesses. The incident occurred near the restaurant Itchy Butt on Keeaumoku. Officers seized multiple machines and carried them out, according to witnesses. No word of any arrests. We’ve reached out to HPD for more information and...
Hawaii Island man, 47, arrested after 8-hour police standoff
Police sent out a traffic alert around 8:30 a.m., telling the public to avoid the Kalapana Black Sands subdivision.
Police investigate stabbing in Liliha/Palama area
The Honolulu Emergency Medical Services reported that they responded to a 911 call on Tuesday, Nov. 28.
Attempted Murder Investigation Launched Following Stabbing Incident at Makaha Beach
• An attempted murder investigation is underway in Honolulu following a stabbing incident at Mauna Lahilahi Beach Park in Makaha. • The victims of the stabbing were a 16-year-old boy, who was stabbed in the abdomen, and a 21-year-old woman, who was stabbed in the chest.
The Miske Files: An Officer Gets Caught In The Crossfire
Editor’s note: This is Part 2 of a two-part series that is being reprinted with permission of the author from his blog at iLind.net. Read Part 1 here or as originally published on the blog. In May 2016, some six months after Sgt. Al Lee arrested Mike Miske in...
Investigation Underway After Stabbing Incident in Liliha Leaves Man in Serious Condition
A 38-year-old individual is in serious condition following a stabbing incident in Liliha. The altercation occurred just after midnight, with first responders rushing to the scene. The victim was treated on-site before being transported to a nearby hospital. HPD has begun investigations.
$20,000 worth of fireworks found stashed in 92-year-old woman’s carport: Sources
HONOLULU (HawaiiNewsNow) - With New Year’s Eve celebrations right around the corner, illegal fireworks are already a hot commodity — and a growing headache for law enforcement. One recent example in Alewa Heights underscores the lengths some are going to in order to smuggle the contraband into the...
38-year-old man seriously injured following overnight stabbing in Kalihi
HONOLULU (HawaiiNewsNow) - A 38-year-old man was rushed to the hospital overnight after being stabbed in Kalihi. The incident happened shortly after midnight at a home in the 1800 Block of Makuahine Place, just off Kalihi Street. Honolulu Emergency Medical Services said when paramedics arrived on scene, they found the...
The Miske Files: When Two Cops Refused To Let A Blown-Off Traffic Stop Slide
Editor’s note: This is Part 1 of a two-part series that is being reprinted with permission of the author from his blog at iLind.net. Eight years ago, at about 3:35 p.m. on Nov. 12, 2015, Michael Miske Jr., the owner of Kamaaina Termite and Pest Control, M Nightclub and several lesser-known businesses, was pulled over just a block from his Queen Street office for talking on a cellphone while driving.
Man accused of punching, injuring elderly woman in Waikiki
HONOLULU (Island News) -- A man was arrested for assault after police say he punched and injured an elderly woman in Waikiki last week. Honolulu Police (HPD) officers responded to the scene on Nov. 22 around 1:20 p.m. near Kalakaua Avenue and Pau Street.
Man arrested after allegedly pulling out gun to stop fight at Kailua Foodland
HONOLULU (HawaiiNewsNow) - Police arrested a 28-year-old man after he allegedly pulled out a gun to stop a fight at a Foodland in Kailua on Saturday. Sources said the suspect appeared to have been attempting to break up a fight outside the Foodland. Witnesses say it all started when the...
Honolulu's Paradise Lost: The Rising Tide of Violent Crime
Honolulu, known for its serene beaches and aloha spirit, confronts a troubling reality as its murder rate surpasses the national average. With a population of 350,000, the capital city of Hawaii is now among the top 100 most dangerous cities in the U.S. The year 2018 saw a concerning rise in homicides to 19 cases, up from 14 in the previous year, with a murder rate of 5.3 per 100,000 residents.
HPD looking for suspect in knifepoint robbery at Waikiki hotel
HONOLULU (HawaiiNewsNow) - Honolulu police are investigating after a 68-year-old man was reportedly robbed at knifepoint inside a Waikiki hotel. Records show the incident happened just before 11 p.m. Friday in the lobby restroom at the Shertaon Princess Kaiulani. We’re told the victim was a visitor from Japan. HNN...
Alleged vandal arrested after destroying windows of more than a dozen cars at dealership
HONOLULU (HawaiiNewsNow) - A 29-year-old man is behind bars after allegedly busting the windows out of more than a dozen vehicles at Cutter Ford Aiea early Sunday morning. The showroom door was also damaged. Police were called to the dealership around 2:30 a.m. when officers found the suspect still roaming...
Teenager Among Two Critically Injured in Double Stabbing at Waianae Beach Park Amid Rising Crime
A 16-year-old boy and a 21-year-old woman are critically injured in a double stabbing at a beach park in Waianae, marking the latest in a series of violent crimes on Oahu's West Side. Community leaders and lawmakers are demanding increased police presence and resources in the area.
HPD searching for suspect accused of stabbing woman, teen boy in Waianae
WAIANAE, Hawaii (Island News) -- Honolulu police are still looking for the person who stabbed two people at Lahilahi Beach Park in Waianae, early Sunday morning. Sources close to the investigation tell Island News the two victims were part of a group that got into a fight with a homeless couple living in a tent at the beach park. It happened just after 1:30 a.m.
No Fuel Leakage from Navy Plane Crash into Kaneohe Bay, Military Confirms
• A Navy plane overshot a runway and skidded into Kaneohe Bay in Hawaii during wet weather, damaging coral but not leaking any fuel. • Military leaders expressed regret for not sharing this information sooner and acknowledged the need for better communication with the community.
Trial Of Officers Charged In Makaha Pursuit Continued To June 3
The trial of four Honolulu police officers charged in connection with a 2021 vehicle pursuit in Makaha that injured six people has been continued until June 3, according to the Honolulu Prosecuting Attorney’s Office. Officers Joshua Nahulu, Erik Smith, Jake Bartolome and Robert Lewis, who are accused of chasing...