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The Honolulu Advertiser
Posted on: Sunday, April 25, 2010

HPD officer charged with drunken driving after woman hit in crosswalk

Advertiser Staff

A Honolulu police office has been charged with driving under the influence of an intoxicant after a 61-year-old woman was hit in a crosswalk.

According to a police report: Officer Boyd Kamikawa, 53, who was off duty at the time and not in a police vehicle, was arrested after the woman was hit while in a crosswalk at A'ala and North Kukui streets about 7 a.m. Saturday.

Kamikawa was released on $500 bail. Other charges are possible.

HPD Capt. Letha DeCaires said criminal and internal investigations have been opened in the case of the 23-year police veteran who works in District One.

The woman suffered a broken left arm and left wrist and was taken to a hospital in stable condition.