$30K Reward Offered as Search for Justin Waiki Continues

The Hawai`i Police Department continues the search for Justin Waiki who is wanted for the murder of Officer Bonson K. Kaliloa, who was fatally shot while on a traffic stop on a vehicle on Highway 11 in Mountain View on Tuesday evening.

The search as been bolstered with assistance from the U.S Marshals and the FBI. Both agencies have offered rewards of $10,000 each.

An additional reward of another $10,000 has been offered by The Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives, which brings the total reward being offered to $30,000.

Autopsy results released on Thursday list the cause of death as a macerated carotid artery due to a gunshot wound. The manner of death is listed as homicide.

Police remind citizens that harboring and assisting a fugitive is a felony offense.

Waiki is to be considered armed and dangerous and should not be approached.

Anyone with information his whereabouts is asked to call the police at (808) 935-3311 or those who prefer to remain anonymous may call the islandwide Crime Stoppers number at (808) 961-8300.

The Criminal Investigation Section is continuing this investigation and anyone with information may also contact Detective William Brown at (808) 961-2384 or by email at william.brown@hawaiicounty.gov.

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