If you have any information about these crimes, or any person(s) involved, you are urged:
to call CrimeStoppers Honolulu at 808-955-8300,
dial *crime on your cellular phone (free cellular calls are provided by Cingular, Nextel, T-Mobile, and Verizon Wireless in Hawaii), or
submit a 'Web Tip' by clicking the button on the left of this page.
You do not have to give your name. CrimeStoppers Honolulu will pay a cash reward of up to $1,000 if your tip leads to an arrest, identity of a suspect, or recovery of property, and you can remain anonymous.
085/21 News Release - Business Burglaries Involving Key Lockboxes September 21, 2021
CrimeStoppers and the Honolulu Police Department would like to inform the public about an increase of recent business burglaries occurring due to the suspect obtaining keys from lockboxes.
There have been cases recently where businesses were burglarized after the suspect broke open key lockboxes and used the key to enter the business. Business owners are urged to refrain from leaving spare keys in a lockbox. Consider having a designated employee to be in possession of the spare keys and consider having delivery times adjusted to when an employee will be present.
054/21 News Release - Extortion Scams September 09, 2021
CrimeStoppers and the Honolulu Police Department would like to inform the public of an extortion scam that is currently occurring.
There are reports that victims are meeting people online from social media platforms or dating apps. The victims then engage in conversations with the other person and are instructed to engage in inappropriate behavior or to send lewd photos. Once the victim engages in the behavior, the other person then threatens to disseminate the lewd photos or videos unless a ransom is paid.
We advise the public to not comply with requests to send lewd videos or photos.
050/21 News Release - Witnesses to Arson Wanted August 10, 2021
CrimeStoppers and the Honolulu Police Department are seeking the public’s assistance in locating witnesses to an Arson in the First Degree that happened in the Sand Island area.
On Sunday, August 8, 2021, at approximately 6:10 a.m., HFD responded to a fire call at the Frank Coluccio yard located at 50 Sand Island Access Road. Fire investigators have since determined that the fire had been intentionally set. An Arson in the First Degree case has been generated.
CrimeStoppers and the Honolulu Police Department are seeking the public’s assistance in locating witnesses to an Attempted Murder in the Second Degree that happened in the area of the Mililani Cemetery and Waiawa Road.
On Sunday, July 4, 2021, between 1:00 a.m. to 2:30 a.m., two males were shot by an unknown suspect(s). Both males were later transported to the hospital for treatment of their gunshot wounds.
042/21 News Release - Arson Suspect Wanted June 28, 2021
CrimeStoppers and the Honolulu Police Department are seeking the public’s assistance in identifying a male who is wanted for Arson in the First Degree.
On Thursday, June 24, 2021, at approximately 8:50 p.m., an unknown male was captured on video surveillance entering a vacant house located at 1620 Hauiki Street. Shortly after the male exited the home, it became engulfed in flames. Fire Investigators have determined that the fire had been intentionally set.
Suspect: Unknown male
030/21 News Release - Warrant Suspect Wanted May 19, 2021
CrimeStoppers and the Honolulu Police Department are asking for the public’s assistance in locating Fagaloa Faatelepu, also known as Frankie Tunoa, who is wanted for a $20,000 cash only bench warrant for Failure to Comply with the terms and conditions of HOPE Probation. He has 8 prior convictions and is known to frequent the Honolulu area.
Suspect: Fagaloa Faatelepu
Aka: Frankie Tunoa Race: Samoan
Age: 37 years old
Weight: 200 lbs.
029/21 News Release- Attempted Murder Witnesses Wanted May 17, 2021
CrimeStoppers and the Honolulu Police Department are seeking the public’s assistance in locating witnesses to an Attempted Murder in the SecondDegree that happened in the Waianae area.
On Sunday, May 16, 2021, at approximately 12:20a.m., HPD Officers responded to a call of gun shots being fired in the area of 87-1029 Hakimo Road.Upon their arrival, they ascertained that a 53 year old male and a 30 year old male had been shot. Both males were transported to an area hospital for treatment of their gunshot wounds.
022/21 News Release - Donation Scam April 26, 2021
CrimeStoppers and the Honolulu Police Department would like to inform the public of a recent donation scam.
Multiple individuals received a phone call from someone claiming to be with the Honolulu Police Department. The caller then asks for a cash donation, which will go towards training new police officers.
The HPD does not solicit donations from the public. If you receive a phone call from someone soliciting donations on behalf of the HPD, please hang up.
CrimeStoppers and the Honolulu Police Department would like to inform the public about a Hawaiian Telcom scam that is occurring.
There have been reports of residents receiving an email from someone purporting to be a Hawaiian Telcom employee. The employee is stating that the customer’s online account needs to be reset and asks for the customer’s username and password. In cases where this information was given, the customer’s email contacts receives emails purporting themselves to be the customer requesting money.
Do not give usernames and passwords to anyone. Keep this information confidential. If you receive any type of correspondence from utility companies, feel free to contact the company to verify any requests.
Local utility companies offer the following tips to avoid telephone and email scams:
If someone calls from a utility demanding immediate payment over the phone, via money transfer, prepaid debit cards, or by Bitcoin, it is a scam.
If the caller asks to meet the customer in person to pick up a payment, it is a scam.
If you receive an email from your utility company urging you to click on an embedded link or attachment to resolve a utility issue or pay a bill, think before you click. It is likely a scam.
If a utility worker shows up at your house or place of business, ensure that person is wearing official attire with a logo, driving a properly labeled vehicle, and carrying company identification. When in doubt, call the utility company’s customer service center.
012b/21 News Release - Murder Suspected Wanted March 29, 2021
CrimeStoppers and the Honolulu Police Department are seeking the public’s assistance in identifying a male who is wanted for Murder in the Second Degree.
On Sunday, March 7, 2021, at approximately 3:00 a.m., HPD officers responded to a call of a vehicle in the middle of the H-1 Freeway east bound between the Kapolei and Kunia off ramp. Upon their arrival, they discovered a male seated in the driver’s seat of a black Dodge Caravan with traumatic injuries. The male was transported to the hospital where pronouncement of his death was made. The victim had been involved in an altercation with a male who was driving a silver or gray colored four door vehicle. The male later fled the scene.