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Hawaii Island Information Update for June 1st, 2021

The Hawaii Police Department (HPD) announces four promotions to Police Captain.

Published by: HIRSC - Hawaii Island (Hōlualoa) Team

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Hawai‘i Police Department Office of the Chief Chief Paul Ferreira Phone: (808) 961-2244


Police Chief Paul Ferreira has promoted four individuals to the rank of Captain.

Captain Scott Kurashige, a 31-year veteran is now assigned to command the North Kohala Patrol district. He most recently served as a lieutenant in the Area II (Kona) Juvenile Aid Section, previously working as a lieutenant in Kona Patrol, a detective in Area II (Kona) Juvenile Aid Section, and as a patrol officer assigned to the Kona district.


Captain Reynold Kahalewai, a 21-year veteran is assigned to command the Hamakua Patrol district. He most recently served as a lieutenant in the Area II (Kona) VICE section, sergeant in Administration, Community Policing Officer in Kona, and patrol officer in the Kona and South Kohala districts.


Captain Scott Amaral, a 20-year veteran is now assigned to command the Puna Patrol district. He most recently served as a lieutenant in Records, previously worked as a lieutenant in South Hilo Patrol, a detective in the Office of Professional Standards, a detective in the Area I (Hilo) Criminal Investigation Section, detective in the Area I (Hilo) Juvenile Aid Section, Community Policing Officer in Puna, with patrol officer assignments in the Puna and Kau districts, and an initial cellblock assignment in Kona.


Captain Sandor Finkey, a 19-year veteran is assigned to command South Hilo Patrol. He most recently served as a lieutenant in the Area I (Hilo) Juvenile Aid Section, previously worked as a Sergeant in Puna Patrol, a detective in the Area I (Hilo) and Area II (Kona) Criminal Investigation Sections, Community Policing Officer in Puna, with a patrol officer assignment in the Puna District, and an initial cellblock assignment in South Hilo.


These promotions are effective today (June 1, 2021).


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