Siatu'u Tauai Killed by Honolulu Police Department

Blast Zone No. 28502 - 0 Comments
Set Up On:
Category: Police - City
Old Crime Scene Address:
Kapalama Avenue and Hala Drive
Mapping Police Violence:

Three officers saw a truck weaving in and out of traffic around 1:30 a.m. They were all in separate patrol cars when they attempted to pull over Siatu'u Tauai. As the officers got out of the cars, the truck drove over an embankment to get away. The officers later caught up with Tauai. One officer sprayed him with pepper spray, but it didn't incapacitate him. He allegedly drove at officers and was shot and killed.

Victim's Name: Siatu'u Tauai

Agency Responsible: Honolulu Police Department

Gender: Male

Age: 51

Race: Pacific Islander

Date of Death: January 29, 2019

County: Honolulu

Cause of Death: Gunshot

Official Disposition: Pending investigation/No Known Charges

Criminal Charges: No known charges

Mental Illness: No

Armed: Vehicle

Weapon: vehicle

Threat Level: attack

Fleeing: Car

Body Camera: No

Washington Post Database ID: 4423

Geography: Suburban

Login to Comment using a Cop Blaster Account.


Register if you don't have a Cop Blaster account.