12 seniors identified in connection with Moanalua High vandalism
Honolulu police are investigating vandalism at Moanalua High School. Pictures have been circulating on social media since Tuesday morning.
HONOLULU - Honolulu police are investigating vandalism at Moanalua High School. Pictures have been circulating on social media since Tuesday morning.
Police opened a second-degree burglary case and a second-degree criminal property case. They are Class C felonies, which are punishable by up to five years in prison. As of Tuesday morning, there have been no arrests.
The Hawai'i Department of Education says school officials have identified 12 students who are being investigated. The students are part of the graduating senior class and will not be participating in commencement exercises due to their actions.
Commencement exercises for Moanalua graduates are scheduled for this Friday at 5:30 p.m. at the Athletic Field.
"This incident is unfortunate and unacceptable. It has had an impact on the entire school community as it prepares to celebrate its upcoming graduation. We commend the school staff for taking immediate action in cleaning up the campus and for appropriate actions against the students," said The DOE in a statement.
We will have more on this story on KITV Island News at 5, 6 and 10.
Moanalua's senior prank was literally the worst and most disrespectful thing you could see at a school. Smh— JMONEYWITHTHEHUNNIES (@jerreh_) May 17, 2016
@ MOHS c/o 2016 seniors who "pranked" the school,— alexis ? (@lexi2kero) May 17, 2016
You don't deserve to be a Moanalua alumni, you don't get to tarnish the name & just leave
don't trash all of Moanalua C/O 16 seniors because of a few choice dumbasses with no respect— syddybabyyy (@sydgotjuice) May 17, 2016