Mahuna tabbed to be deputy police chief


The Hawaii Police Department announces that effective July 1, Maj. Reed Mahuna will be assigned to the chief’s office as the acting deputy police chief.

“I am extremely excited to welcome Chief Mahuna to the administration,” said Chief Benjamin Moszkowicz. “Reed brings an unrivaled integrity, work ethic, and technical ability to the job that will help the department continue moving forward in our pursuit to improve public safety.”

Mahuna, a 25-year veteran of the department has most recently served as Major of Area I Operations, overseeing the Criminal Investigation Division, which includes Vice, Juvenile Aid, and the Criminal Investigation Sections, as well as the Crime Lab.

Prior to that he served as Major of the Technical Services Division, which includes the department’s Communications Dispatch Center, Communications Maintenance Section, Computer Center, Records and Identification Section, and Traffic Services Section.

See Tuesday’s edition of the Tribune-Herald for more.

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