Man Sought for Questioning in Honokaa Theft

The Hawai`i Police Department is asking for the public’s assistance in locating 40-year-old Shawn Denison DeCosta of Honokaʻa. He is wanted for questioning relative to a theft investigation that occurred on Kumupele Road in Honokaʻa in early March 2020.

DeCosta is described as approximately 5-feet-6 inches tall, 190 pounds, medium build, balding brown hair, and green eyes.

Anyone with information about DeCosta’s whereabouts is asked to contact Detective Jeremy Kubojiri at (808) 961-2378, or via email at or the police department’s non-emergency number at (808) 935-3311.

Tipsters who prefer to remain anonymous may call the island-wide Crime Stoppers number at 961-8300 and may be eligible for a reward of up to $1,000.00. Crime Stoppers is a volunteer program run by ordinary citizens who want to keep their community safe. Crime Stoppers does not record calls or subscribe to any Caller ID service. All Crime Stoppers information is kept confidential.

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