Man Sought for Questioning in Sex Assault Case

The Hawaiʻi Police Department is asking for the public’s assistance in locating a man who is wanted for questioning in a sexual assault case that reportedly occurred in July of 2020 in the Captain Cook area.

The man is identified as Sidney Hashimoto. He 59-years-old, standing approximately 5’10”, and weighing about 180 pounds.

Anyone with information on his whereabouts is asked to contact Detective Brandon Mansur at (808) 326-4646, ext. 301, 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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