7-16-21 (Update) Police Renew Request for Information Regarding Hōlualoa Post Office Break-In

Hawai‘i Police Department
Criminal Investigation Division – Area II
Captain Thomas Shopay III      
Phone: (808) 326-4646 Ext. 263
Report No.: 21-056886

Media Release

Hawaiʻi Island police are continuing to seek the public’s assistance in identifying persons involved in a break-in that occurred at the Hōlualoa Post Office sometime between Saturday July 10, 2021, and Monday July 12, 2021. 

At 7:05 a.m. on July 12, Kona patrol officers responded to a report of a possible break-in at the Hōlualoa Post Office. Upon arrival, officers determined that unknown persons entered the post office sometime after it closed on Saturday, July 10, and before employees arrived on Monday morning.

Authorities have determined that articles of mail were removed from within the post office. Detectives from the Hawai‘i Police Department’s Area II Criminal Investigation Section are conducting preliminary investigations into the incident and are coordinating with the United States Postal Inspection Service.

Residents are encouraged to monitor upcoming banking and billing statements for fraudulent activity and to report it accordingly.

If you suspect you have missing mail or parcels related to this incident, you can report it to the United States Postal Inspection Service toll free: 1-(877) 876-2455 or the local field office at (808) 837-2970.

Additionally, anyone with information on this incident can call the police department’s non-emergency number at (808) 935-3311; or Detective Ray Fukada at (808) 326-4646 extension 281; or via email at ray.fukada@hawaiicounty.gov.    

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