Person of interest linked to three Waikiki arson cases
After a person of interest was seen on surveillance video at the scene of three arson cased in Waikiki, CrimeStoppers and the Honolulu Police Department (HPD) are asking for the for the public's help in identifying the person of interest.
On Sunday around 10 p.m., fire alarms on separate floors of the Alohilani hotel went off -- both fires were found to be intentionally set, and caused damage to the hotel premises.
On Monday, around 7:45 p.m., police say an unknown suspect used an accelerant to ignite a fire, causing damage to property in the Waikiki Beachcomber Hotel. While guests evacuated, two rooms were burglarized. A man was seen on surveillance video carrying at least two backpacks that appear to be the ones stolen.
On Tuesday around 8:40 p.m., there was a fire at the Hilton Hawaiian Village Grand Waikikian Tower that was determined to have been intentionally set.
The person in the photos was seen on surveillance video at three of the arson cases, and is a person of interest.
Anyone with information is asked to call CrimeStoppers at 955-8300, send anonymous web tips to www.honolulucrimestoppers.org or via the P3 Tips App.