07-23-18 Fallen Officer Bronson K. Kaliloa funeral services

Hawaiʻi Police Department                        
349 Kapiʻolani Street
Hilo, Hawaiʻi 96720                                                                            
Major Samuel Jelsma                                               
Phone: (808) 965-2716




Media Release

Hawaiʻi Police Department announces the funeral service for Fallen Officer Bronson Kaimana Kaliloa, killed in the line of duty on, (July 17). He is survived by his wife Casey and three children. 

The original venue has been changed to a larger one anticipating a large attendance. The service will be held on:

Date: August 4, 2018 (Saturday)

Location: Hilo Civic Auditorium

     323 Manono Street,

     Hilo, Hawaiʻi 96720


Family only Visitation:  7:30 a.m. to 8:30 a.m.

General Visitation: 8:30 a.m. to 10:00 a.m.

Service: 10:00 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.


The Kaliloa family has opened the event up to the public. Following the service there will be a funeral procession leaving the Civic Auditorium, traveling out to the Puna District passing the Pahoa Police Station, and then back into Hilo passing the Central Hilo Police Station and ending at Homelani Cemetery for the burial service to follow. The funeral procession will be limited to family members and first responders; however, the burial service will be open to the public as well.





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