Big Island Police Searching for Man Wanted in Connection with Hilo Burglaries

Hawaiʻi Island police are searching for a man wanted for a burglary and theft in Hilo last month.

Several items valued at more than $300 were stolen from a home on lower Haihai Street on the morning of October 30.

Kalei Kaaumoana

Kalei Kaaumoana

Investigation by detectives from the Area I Criminal Investigations Section led to the identity of the suspect, 21-year-old Kalei Kaaumoana of Hilo. He is described as 5-foot-5, 180 pounds with brown eyes and black hair.

He is also wanted for questioning in connection with other burglaries in the Waiākea Uka area.

Police ask anyone with information on his whereabouts to call the Police Department’s non-emergency line at 935-3311 or contact Detective John Rodrigues at 961-8222 or

Tipsters who prefer to remain anonymous may call Crime Stoppers at 961-8300 in Hilo or 329-8181 in Kona 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.

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