Pacific Tsunami Museum Statue Damaged
Hawaiʻi Island Police are asking the public for assistance in identifying suspect or suspects in a criminal property damage case.
A statue fronting the Pacific Tsunami Museum located at the corner of Kamehameha Avenue and Kalākaua Street in Hilo was damaged between June 24 and 26.
The heads of a mermaid and a turtle were broken off the stone statue.
Police ask anyone with information regarding this case to call the Hawai‘i Police Department’s non-emergency line at (808) 935-3311 or Officer Gregg Silva of the South Hilo Community Police Unit at (808) 961-8121.
Tipsters who prefer to remain anonymous may call the islandwide Crime Stoppers number at (808) 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.