‘Hawaii Island’s Most Wanted’ highlights alleged bank robbery

The most recent edition of the Crime Stoppers television program “Hawaii Island’s Most Wanted” highlights an unidentified man wanted in an attempted bank robbery, a Hilo man wanted on warrants and for questioning and a Kona man wanted for abuse.

The new episode began airing Friday. In it, police ask for help identifying a suspect in an attempted bank robbery in Hilo.

Just before 6 p.m. Jan. 10, he entered the Territorial Savings Bank branch on Maka‘ala Street and produced a note demanding money. He then left the bank without any money and was last seen running toward Pohaku Street.

The suspect was described as caucasian, in his mid- to late 20s, about 6-foot-1 to 6-foot-2, about 185 to 200 pounds with short wavy black hair and acne.

He was wearing jeans, a blue and black striped pullover and black shoes with red laces.

The television program also asks for help in locating a 25-year-old man wanted on no-bail warrants and for questioning in unrelated investigations.

Keahi Calvin Sale is described as 5-foot-7, 155 pounds with brown eyes and black hair.

He has no permanent address but frequents the Hilo area. He is considered armed and dangerous.

In this latest edition of “Hawaii Island’s Most Wanted,” Officer Patrick Menino also asks for the public’s assistance in locating a 21-year-old Kailua-Kona man wanted for abuse of a family/household member.

Moala Kuahuia Kaupu is described as 5-foot-11, 185 pounds with brown eyes and short curly black hair. His ears are pierced and he has a scripture tattoo on an inner forearm.

Police ask anyone with information about any of these men to call the Police Department’s nonemergency phone number at 935-3311 or Crime Stoppers at 961-8300 in Hilo or 329-8181 in Kona.

All Crime Stoppers information is kept confidential. Crime Stoppers does not record phone calls or subscribe to caller ID.

“Hawaii Island’s Most Wanted” is a project of Crime Stoppers Hilo Inc., which is produced through a partnership of the business community, the media and the police.

The television production was inspired by the national TV show, “America’s Most Wanted.”

The program airs on Na Leo O Hawaii Community Television Channel 54 at 5 p.m. Sundays and 5:30 p.m. Fridays.

It also airs intermittently on Channel 53.


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