HPD Investigating Punaluʻu Burglary

July 11, 2016, 12:24 PM HST
* Updated July 11, 12:26 PM
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badge hpd hawaii policeHawaiʻi Island police are investigating a burglary at a storage building in Punalu‘u.

Sometime between July 2 and July 7, the O Kaʻū Kakou storage building on Alanui Road was forcibly entered and items were removed.

Among the items taken were four 20-foot by 20-foot gray, heavy-duty canvases along with metal fittings painted red, blue and yellow.

Also removed were six 10-foot-by-10-foot pop-up tents with painted yellow markings and the letters “OKK” on the tent legs.

Police ask anyone with information about this case to call the Police Department’s non-emergency line at 935-3311 or Officer Sheldon Salmo at 939-2520.


Tipsters who prefer to remain anonymous may call the island wide Crime Stoppers number at 961-8300. Crime Stoppers information is kept confidential.


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