HPD Requests Info on Waipio Valley Murder

June 3, 2016, 4:19 PM HST (Updated June 3, 2016, 4:22 PM)

Badge Hawaii Police DepartmentHawaiʻi Island police are renewing their request for information about a body that was discovered in Waipio Valley on March 3.

The victim has been identified as 49-year-old Thaine Ulysses Lucifer Price of Honoka‘a.

The case is classified as a murder.

Detectives from the Area I Criminal Investigation Section are continuing the investigation.

Police ask anyone with information about this case to call the police department’s non-emergency line at 935-3311 or contact either Detective Todd Pataray at 961-2382 or, or Detective Robert Almeida at 961-2386 or

Tipsters who prefer to remain anonymous may call the islandwide Crime Stoppers number at 961-8300 and may be eligible for a reward of up to $1,000.

Crime Stoppers is a volunteer program run by ordinary citizens who want to keep their community safe. Crime Stoppers doesn’t record calls or subscribe to caller ID. Crime Stoppers information is kept confidential.


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