South Hilo Crime Report: Dec. 14–20

December 22, 2018, 9:37 AM HST (Updated December 22, 2018, 9:37 AM)

Hawai‘i Police Department’s South Hilo Community Police responded to one burglary, three vehicle thefts and four vehicle break-ins over the seven-day period between Friday and Thursday, Dec. 14 through 20, 2018.

The complete list of crime locations and dates are as follows:


On Dec. 20, a party reported that between Dec. 9 and 20, unknown suspect(s) broke a clear glass single pane window and entered into a vacant residence located near the 1000 block of Komohana Street without permission. Nothing appeared to be missing at the time.



On Dec. 15 between 6:30 and 8 p.m., unknown suspect(s) stole a white/black 2017 Honda Grom 125 cc, license no. 260 XPB from a business parking lot located near the 100 block of E. Puainako Street. The victim reported that the steering column was locked and a combination type padlock was placed on the rear brake rotor to secure the back wheel. Motorcycle not located.

On Dec. 17 between 7:30 and 8:15 pm, unknown suspects removed a 2001 silver Honda CR-V bearing plates ZGB 367, from a parking lot near the 100 block of Wainaku Street without permission. The car as has multiple anime (cartoon) stickers on it.

On Dec. 19 between 3:30 and 4:15 pm, unknown suspects removed a blue and black 2018 Suzuki motorcycle, license plate no. 994HPF, from a residence located near the 200 block of Laukona Street. Motorcycle not located.


Between Dec. 13 at 6 p.m. and Dec. 14 at 8:45 a.m., an unknown suspect(s) had broken the little rear driver’s side window of a gold 2000 Toyota Corolla while it was parked near the 300 block of Haili Street. The owner noticed that the faceplate of the CD-player radio was protruding, and the plastic trim was broken.

On Dec. 15 between 3 and 4 p.m., unknown suspect(s) had entered a 2014 Kia Spectra while it was parked in a business parking lot near the 100 block of E. Puainako Street. Removed was a white violin from the rear seat. The owner stated that she had left the passenger-side window partly down and believes that was the point of entry.

On Dec. 17, unknown suspect(s) broke into a silver 2016 Lexus SUV that was parked near the 1800 block on Kalanianaole Street. The passenger rear window was broken and a Dell computer in a gray canvas bag was removed from within.

On Dec. 18 between 1 and 3 p.m., unknown suspect(s) broke the rear passenger window to a 2017 Hyundai Accent rental car while it was parked on Pauahi Street/Aupuni Street. Removed was a money pouch from the rear seat which contained $200 dollars.


Share this information with your families and friends who may not reside or be covered by your local neighborhood watch, watch, kumiai or other associations.

The HPD asks residents and visitors alike to take the role as an observer: Watch for suspicious activity and notifying the police. You can make a difference!

To start or be part of a neighborhood watch in your area, contact one of the South Hilo Community Police Officers at (808) 961-8121.

The Hawai‘i Police Department asks motorists to drive safely.


  • Emergency: 911
  • Non Emergency: (808) 935-3311
  • Crime Stoppers: (808) 961-8300
  • Vice/Drug tip hotline: (808) 934-VICE (8423)


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