CrimeStoppers held its 8th Mahalo Luncheon at Hale Ikena Restaurant on June 16, 2010. Each year CrimeStoppers hosts a lunch to thank our partners that make the program successful and give awards to deserving receipients.
This year our award for the Most CrimeStoppers Arrest went to the District 3, Crime Reduction Unit, for making the most arrest based on tips received through CrimeStoppers. The unit is headed by Sergeant Douglas Iwamasa.
The Media Television Award went to Marissa Yamanae from KHON2 for "Hawaii`s Most Wanted, " that airs on the 6`oclock news every Saturday.
The Media Print Award went to Don Chapman from Midweek for " Hawaii`s 10 Most Wanted" which is printed every year.
The Media Radio Award went to 98.5 "The Wake-Up Crew," Rory Wilde, Gregg Hammer, and Crystal Akana for our weekly fugitive of the week every Wednesday morning at 7:00 a.m.
The Oustanding Volunteer Award went to the volunteer with the most hours worked for 2009/2010. The award was given to Mr. Mel Hayashi.