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09-06-15 Hilo Kamehameha statue spear theft

Hawaiʻi Police Department
South Hilo District
Officer Matthew Lewis
Phone (808) 961-2213
Report No. C15026260

Media Release

Hawai’i Island Police are seeking the public’s assistance in locating the top section of the Hilo Kamehameha statue spear, taken from the Wailoa State Park area.

The Spear is described as being made of bronze, brown in color with some oxidation, with a gold in color tip, and is approximately six-foot in length and 1.25 inches in diameter. The spear was last seen on Saturday (September 5) and reported missing on today (September 6) at 2:48 p.m.

Police ask anyone with information about this incident, the identity of the suspects or the whereabouts of the stolen item to call the Police Department’s non-emergency line at (808) 935-3311 or Officer Matthew Lewis at (808) 961-2213.

Tipsters who prefer to remain anonymous may call the island-wide 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. All Crime Stoppers information is kept confidential.