Police Seek Public Help in Stolen Backhoe Investigation

The public’s assistance is being requested by the Hawai`i Police Department for any information related to the theft of a State Highway owned backhoe from the northbound shoulder on Highway 11 near the 18-mile marker in Glenwood.

The removal of the New Holland brand backhoe, which is valued at approximately $35,000, occurred during the late afternoon of December 4 into the early morning of December 5.

Police ask anyone with information regarding the theft or the current location of the backhoe to contact Officer Bronsen Kaliloa at the Pāhoa Police Station number (808) 965-2716 or the Police Department’s non-emergency line at (808) 935-3311.