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UHM Announce – 6.24.15 – Burglary at Marine Sciences Building
 
Today, Wednesday, June 24, 2015, a burglary was reported from a 6th floor office at the Marine Sciences Building at UH Manoa.  The burglary occurred between 4:40 p.m. and 5:00 p.m. this evening, and one laptop was reported missing. 
 
The male suspect is described as:
 
- Ethnicity: Polynesian
- Complexion: Medium
- Weight: 200 lbs.
- Height: 6’ 0”
- Build: Physically fit
- Age: 40’s
- Clothing: Dark clothing, white athletic shoes, black backpack

If you have any information, please contact the UHM Department of Public Safety (DPS) at (808) 956-6911 or the Honolulu Police Department (HPD) at 911.

Tips From DPS:
The following suggestions may help to reduce the possibility of experiencing a burglary, or may improve opportunities to receive prompt assistance:
- Always lock all doors and windows, even while napping or taking quick trips away from home or your office.
- Keep blinds and curtains closed.
- Whenever possible, keep valuables secured, out of sight, and/or locked away.
- To report suspicious people, suspicious vehicles and illegal or unusual activity, call DPS at (808) 956-6911 or HPD at 911.

 


UHM Announce – 6.09.15 – Burglary at Institute for Astronomy

Today, June 9, 2015 at 9:00 a.m. a burglary was reported at the Institute for Astronomy.  The burglary occurred between, 8:30 p.m. yesterday, June 8, 2015 and 9:00 a.m. today.  Computer equipment was reported missing.
It is unknown who had entered the building.

Honolulu Police Department is investigating.

If you have any information, please contact the UH Manoa Department of Public Safety (DPS) at (808) 956-6911 or the Honolulu Police Department (HPD) at 911.

Tips from DPS:
The following suggestions may help to reduce the possibility of experiencing a burglary, or may improve opportunities to receive prompt assistance:
- Always lock all doors and windows, even while napping or taking quick trips away from home or your office.
- Keep blinds and curtains closed.
- Whenever possible, keep valuables secured, and out of sight, and/or locked away.
- To report suspicious people, suspicious vehicles and illegal or unusual activity, call DPS at (808) 956-6911 or HPD at 911.

 


UHM Announce – 6.08.15 – Burglary at Institute for Astronomy

Today, Monday, June 8th, 2015, a burglary was reported from the Institute for Astronomy in upper Manoa Valley.  The burglary occurred between 5:00 p.m. Friday and 8:00 a.m. Sunday.  The case is currently under investigation through the Honolulu Police Department.  There is no suspect description at this time.

If you have any information, please contact the UH Manoa Department of Public Safety (DPS) at (808) 956-6911 or the Honolulu Police Department (HPD) at 911.

Tips from DPS:
The following suggestions may help to reduce the possibility of experiencing a burglary, or may improve opportunities to receive prompt assistance:
- Always lock all doors and windows, even while napping or taking quick trips away from home or your office.
- Keep blinds and curtains closed.
- Whenever possible, keep valuables secured, and out of sight, and/or locked away.
- To report suspicious people, suspicious vehicles and illegal or unusual activity, call DPS at (808) 956-6911 or HPD at 911.

 


UHM Announce – 6.04.15 – Moped Theft outside Varsity Gate

Today, at 3:20 p.m. UHM DPS received a report of a stolen moped from outside of Varsity gate.  The moped was parked from 8:00 a.m. today and discovered missing at 2:30 p.m. this afternoon.  There are no suspects at this time.

The moped was a black ZNEN, unknown license number.

This incident was reported to Honolulu Police.

If you see suspicious activity, especially in parking areas, or if you have any information regarding any of
our moped thefts, please call the UH Manoa Department of Public Safety (DPS) at (808) 956-6911 or the
Honolulu Police Department (HPD) at 911.

Tips from DPS:
- Lock your moped, even if leaving it unattended for just a few minutes.
- Secure your moped to a rack or other immovable object (provided you are still in a legal parking area).
- Use a solid steel lock that cannot easily be cut or removed from your moped. - Remove unsecured items or
personal belongings from your moped before leaving. - Be sure that your lock or chain cannot be lifted over
the seat or the steering column area when locked.
- To avoid a citation or tow on campus, park in a designated moped parking area. - Don't lock your scooter in the same location all the time –thieves notice patterns.
- If you observe any suspicious activity or behavior such as an individual loitering around moped parking
areas, tampering with mopeds, or wandering in an area without legitimate business, call DPS at (808) 956-6911 or HPD at 911.

 


UHM Announce – 5.19.15 – Attempted Moped Theft at Marine Science Building 

Last night, Monday, May 18, 2015, A Sym moped was relocated from its original location and found at Watanabe Hall with its ignition tampered.  The attempted theft took place at the Marine Science building moped parking at UH Manoa between 8 p.m. and midnight last night.  No suspects at this time.

If you see suspicious activity, especially in parking areas, or if you have any information regarding any of our moped thefts, please call the UH Manoa Department of Public Safety (DPS) at (808) 956-6911 or the Honolulu Police Department (HPD) at 911.

Tips from DPS: 
- Lock your moped, even if leaving it unattended for just a few minutes.
- Secure your moped to a rack or other immovable object (provided you are still in a legal parking area).
- Use a solid steel lock that cannot easily be cut or removed from your moped. - Remove unsecured items or personal belongings from your moped before leaving.
- Be sure that your lock or chain cannot be lifted over the seat or the steering column area when locked.
- To avoid a citation or tow on campus, park in a designated moped parking area. - Don't lock your scooter in the same location all the time --thieves notice patterns.
- If you observe any suspicious activity or behavior such as an
individual loitering around moped parking areas, tampering with mopeds, or wandering in an area without legitimate business, call DPS at (808) 956-6911 or HPD at 911.

 


UHM Announce – 5.13.15 – Robbery at Hale Noelani
 

Today, Wednesday, May 13, 2015, a robbery was reported involving an occupied apartment at Hale Noelani.  The suspect asked to use the resident’s phone, and once inside the apartment, brandished a handgun and demanded the resident’s wallet.  The suspect fled in a vehicle with a waiting accomplice.  The robbery was reported at 1:38 a.m., and the case was referred to Honolulu Police. 
 
The male suspects and vehicle are described as:
 
Suspect #1 (entered apartment):
- Ethnicity (as described by witness): Polynesian
- Height: 5’6”
- Weight: 220
- Clothing: black hoodie
- Other distinguishing characteristics: pock marks on face
- Additional information: Holding a handgun
 
Suspect #2 (waiting accomplice):
- Ethnicity (as described by witness): Polynesian
- Height: 6’2”
- Clothing: red tee shirt
- Additional information: Holding a knife in right hand

Vehicle:
Light colored, four door sedan
 
If you have any information, please contact the UH Manoa Department of Public Safety (DPS) at (808) 956-6911 or the Honolulu Police Department (HPD) at 911.

Tips From DPS:
The following suggestions may help to reduce the possibility of experiencing a crime, or may improve opportunities to receive prompt assistance:
- Always lock all doors and windows, even while napping or taking quick trips away from home or your office.
- Never open the door to your home for a stranger, or let unknown people into your home for any reason.
- Keep blinds and curtains closed.
- Whenever possible, keep valuables secured, and out of sight, and/or locked away.
- Keep screen doors locked, even while you are at home.
- To report suspicious people, suspicious vehicles and illegal or unusual activity, call UHM DPS at 956-6911 or HPD at 911.

 


UHM Announce – 5.9.15 – Two Moped Thefts at Hale Aloha
 

Today, Saturday, May 9, 2015, two mopeds were reported stolen.  The thefts took place at the Hale Aloha moped parking at UH Manoa between 6:00 p.m. yesterday and 5:00 p.m. today. 

The mopeds are described as a red Sanyang and a green Sanyang, license plates: W86703 and W87771.
 
If you see suspicious activity, especially in parking areas, or if you have any information regarding any of our moped thefts, please call the UHM Department of Public Safety (DPS) at (808) 956-6911 or the Honolulu Police Department (HPD) at 911.

DPS recommends:
- Lock your moped, even if leaving it unattended for just a few minutes.
- To avoid a citation or tow on campus, park in a designated moped parking area.
- Use multiple solid steel U-Locks or a combination of a U-Lock with a cable or chain lock.
- Remove unsecured items or personal belongings from your moped before leaving.
- Don't lock your scooter in the same location all the time -- thieves notice patterns.
- Be sure that your lock or chain cannot be lifted over the seat or the handlebar area when locked.
- Whenever possible, secure your moped to a rack or other immovable object (provided you are still in a legal parking area).
- If you see something suspicious, call DPS at (808) 956-6911.

 


UHM Announce – 5.9.15 – Burglary at Hale Kau’iokahaloa Nui Apartments
 

This morning, Saturday, May 09, 2015, at 5:08 a.m., a burglary was reported at the University Housing (Kau'iokahaloa Nui Apartments) laundry room.  The suspect was attempting to remove change from the coin operated machines.  Honolulu Police is investigating.
 
The male suspect is described as:
- Age: Mid-40's
- Complexion: Medium/Brown
- Build: Medium
- Hair: Short, “salt and pepper”
- Clothing: Dark long-sleeve tee shirt, carrying purple bag
 
If you have any information:

Please contact UHM Department of Public Safety (DPS) at (808) 956-6911 or Honolulu Police Department (HPD) at 911.
 
Tips From DPS:

The following suggestions may help to reduce the possibility of experiencing a burglary, or may improve opportunities to receive prompt assistance:
- Always lock all doors and windows, even while napping or taking quick trips away from home or your office.
- Keep blinds and curtains closed.
- Whenever possible, keep valuables secured and out of sight, and/or locked away.
- Keep screen doors locked, even while you are at home.
- To report suspicious people, suspicious vehicles and illegal or unusual activity, call DPS at (808) 956-6911 or HPD at 911.
 
 



UHM Announce – 5.4.15 – Moped Theft at Music Building
 
Today, Monday, May 04, 2015, a moped was reported stolen.  The theft took place at the Music Building at UH Manoa between 5:30 p.m. on Friday, May 1 and 5:30 a.m. this morning. 

The moped is described as a White Her Chee, license R94269.
 
If you see suspicious activity, especially in parking areas, or if you have any information regarding any of our moped thefts, please call the UHM Department of Public Safety (DPS) at (808) 956-6911 or the Honolulu Police Department at 911.

DPS recommends:
- Lock your moped, even if leaving it unattended for just a few minutes.
- To avoid a citation or tow on campus, park in a designated moped parking area.
- Use multiple solid steel U-Locks or a combination of a U-Lock with a cable or chain lock.
- Remove unsecured items or personal belongings from your moped before leaving.
- Don't lock your scooter in the same location all the time -- thieves notice patterns.
- Be sure that your lock or chain cannot be lifted over the seat or the handlebar area when locked.
- Whenever possible, secure your moped to a rack or other immovable object (provided you are still in a legal parking area).
- If you see something suspicious, call DPS at (808) 956-6911.

 


UHM Announce – 5.3.15 – Moped Theft at Hale Kahawai
 

Yesterday, Saturday, May 2, 2015, a moped was reported stolen.  The theft took place at the Hale Kahawai moped parking at UH Manoa between 2:00 p.m. yesterday afternoon and 11:00 p.m. yesterday evening. 

The moped is described as a Black CPI, license W-76367.
 
If you see suspicious activity, especially in parking areas, or if you have any information regarding any of our moped thefts, please call the UHM Department of Public Safety (DPS) at (808) 956-6911 or the Honolulu Police Department at 911.

DPS recommends:
- Lock your moped, even if leaving it unattended for just a few minutes.
- To avoid a citation or tow on campus, park in a designated moped parking area.
- Use multiple solid steel U-Locks or a combination of a U-Lock with a cable or chain lock.
- Remove unsecured items or personal belongings from your moped before leaving.
- Don't lock your scooter in the same location all the time -- thieves notice patterns.
- Be sure that your lock or chain cannot be lifted over the seat or the handlebar area when locked.
- Whenever possible, secure your moped to a rack or other immovable object (provided you are still in a legal parking area).
- If you see something suspicious, call DPS at (808) 956-6911.
 



UHM Announce – 4.22.15 – Moped Theft at Hale Noelani
 

 
Today, Wednesday, April 22, 2015, a moped was reported stolen.  The theft took place at the Hale Noelani moped parking at UH Manoa between 9:00 p.m. yesterday evening and 4:10 p.m. this afternoon. 

The moped is described as a White SYM, license W-70609.
 
If you see suspicious activity, especially in parking areas, or if you have any information regarding any of our moped thefts, please call the UHM Department of Public Safety (DPS) at (808) 956-6911 or the Honolulu Police Department at 911.

DPS recommends:
- Lock your moped, even if leaving it unattended for just a few minutes.
- To avoid a citation or tow on campus, park in a designated moped parking area.
- Use multiple solid steel U-Locks or a combination of a U-Lock with a cable or chain lock.
- Remove unsecured items or personal belongings from your moped before leaving.
- Don't lock your scooter in the same location all the time -- thieves notice patterns.
- Be sure that your lock or chain cannot be lifted over the seat or the handlebar area when locked.
- Whenever possible, secure your moped to a rack or other immovable object (provided you are still in a legal parking area).
- If you see something suspicious, call DPS at (808) 956-6911.

 


UPDATE – UHM Announce – 4.21.15 - Male taking unwanted photos

DPS officers have received several tips with information regarding the male taking unwanted photos of females on campus. Persons of interest have been identified in this case, and DPS continues to work with Honolulu Police. Photographs have been removed from the website in question.

UHM Announce – 4.20.15 – Male taking unwanted photos / Please  notify DPS with information
 

UH Manoa Department of Public Safety (DPS) has recently received several reports of an unknown male taking photos of young women at a variety of campus locations, including the bus stop near Sinclair Library.  The suspect reportedly stands holding his phone up, taking multiple candid photos of females, and has posted many of these photos on the Internet.
 
The DPS is seeking our community’s assistance in both identifying this man, and any of the young women who may have been targets of his behavior.  If you believe that you have been targeted, or if you see this suspicious behavior on campus, please call DPS immediately at (808)956-6911 or Honolulu Police at 911.
 
The male suspect is described as:

- Ethnicity: Asian
- Age: mid-20’s
- Height: 5’8” – 5’9”
- Hair: Black
- Build: Medium
- Clothing: Beige/tan windbreaker jacket, khakis, bulky bag

Remember:
UHM provides counseling services to students, faculty, and staff.  Please contact the Counseling & Student Development Center at (808) 956-7927.
 
Safety Tips from UHM DPS:
- Walk with a trusted friend or co-worker when possible, or call our Security Escort Service at 956-SAFE (7233).
- Trust your intuition. If a particular situation makes you feel uncomfortable or unsafe, choose an alternative or call DPS immediately.
- If you feel threatened on campus, look for a blue light Emergency Call Box, call UHM DPS at 956-6911 or HPD at 911.
- If you notice suspicious activity on campus, including the behavior described above, contact DPS immediately.

 


UHM Announce – 3.28.15 – Moped Theft at Hale Noelani
 

Today, Saturday, March 28, 2015, a moped was reported stolen.  The theft took place at the Hale Noelani moped parking at UH Manoa between 9:00 p.m. yesterday and 3:26 a.m. this morning. 

The moped is described as a Green SYM, license W-70664.
 
If you see suspicious activity, especially in parking areas, or if you have any information regarding any of our recent moped thefts, please call the UHM Department of Public Safety (DPS) at (808) 956-6911 or the Honolulu Police Department at 911.

UHM DPS recommends:
- Lock your moped, even if leaving it unattended for just a few minutes.
- To avoid a citation or tow on campus, park in a designated moped parking area.
- Use multiple solid steel U-Locks or a combination of a U-Lock with a cable or chain lock.
- Remove unsecured items or personal belongings from your moped before leaving.
- Don't lock your scooter in the same location all the time -- thieves notice patterns.
- Be sure that your lock or chain cannot be lifted over the seat or the handlebar area when locked.
- Whenever possible, secure your moped to a rack or other immovable object (provided you are still in a legal parking area).

If you see something suspicious, call UHM DPS at (808) 956-6911.

 


UH Alert FINAL UPDATE – 3.27.15 – Fire on Wa’ahila Ridge 

The fire on Wa’ahila Ridge has been contained and does not present a continuing threat to UH Manoa campus.  This will be our final update on the fire.

UH Alert UPDATE – 3.27.15 – Fire on Wa’ahila Ridge
 

Honolulu Fire Department continues to control the fire on Wa’ahila Ridge.  There is still no immediate danger to campus.  We will send another update in the event that an evacuation is necessary, or when all is clear.


UH Alert – 3.27.15 – Fire on Wa’ahila Ridge
 

A fire has been reported on Wa’ahila Ridge, and flames are beginning to creep over the ridge towards the Newman Center and East-West Center on Manoa campus.  Police and Fire are on scene.  DPS is advising our community to check your surroundings.  Additional updates will be posted as necessary.

 


UHM Announce – 3.26.15 – Burglary at Hale Noelani
 

Yesterday evening, Wednesday, March 25, 2015, a burglary was reported at Hale Noelani.  The burglary occurred at 11:15 p.m last night, and a report has been filed with HPD. 
 
The male suspected is described as:

- Age: Early 20's
- Height: 6'4"
- Weight: 260 lbs.
- Complexion: Medium/Brown
- Build: Muscular
- Hair: Black, curly
- Facial Hair: Goatee
- Clothing: Yellow tee shirt, shorts, work shoes, black baseball cap


If you have any information:
Please contact UHM Department of Public Safety (UHM DPS) at (808) 956-6911 or HPD at 911.
 
Campus Safety Tips From UHM DPS:

The following suggestions may help to reduce the possibility of experiencing a burglary, or may improve opportunities to receive prompt assistance:
- Always lock all doors and windows, even while napping or taking quick trips away from home or your office.
- Keep blinds and curtains closed.
- Whenever possible, keep valuables secured, and out of sight, and/or locked away.
- To report suspicious people, suspicious vehicles and illegal or unusual activity, call UHM DPS at 956-6911 or HPD at 911.

 


UHM Announce – 3.25.15 – Burglary at Hale Noelani
 
Today, Wednesday, March 25, 2015, a burglary was reported at Hale Noelani.  The burglary occurred between 12:30 p.m. and 1:45 p.m. this afternoon, and a report has been filed with HPD.  There is no suspect description at this time.
 
If you have any information:
Please contact UHM Department of Public Safety (UHM DPS) at (808) 956-6911 or HPD at 911.
 
Campus Safety Tips From UHM DPS:
The following suggestions may help to reduce the possibility of experiencing a burglary, or may improve opportunities to receive prompt assistance:
- Always lock all doors and windows, even while napping or taking quick trips away from home or your office.
- Keep blinds and curtains closed.
- Whenever possible, keep valuables secured, and out of sight, and/or locked away.
- To report suspicious people, suspicious vehicles and illegal or unusual activity, call UHM DPS at 956-6911 or HPD at 911.

 





UHM Announce TEST - 3.18.15

This is a TEST email of the UHM integrated campus-wide UH ALERT emergency communications system.

In an actual emergency, you would be given instructions, updates and, ultimately, the final all-clear notification via emails and text messages (if you have signed up to receive emergency text alerts).  Keep your emergency contact information up-to-date at http://www.hawaii.edu/alert.

Emergency information, updates and the all-clear message would also be conveyed via the UHM home page at http://manoa.hawaii.edu/, emergency phone hotline at (808) 956-0001, Facebook at http://www.facebook.com/uhmanoa, and Twitter at http://twitter.com/UHManoaNews.

This TEST is conducted once each semester (this is the Spring 2015 test). If you are having technical trouble with UH ALERT, see the article at http://www.hawaii.edu/askus/1363 or send an email to em-info@lists.hawaii.edu.
 


UHM Announce – 3.10.15 – Moped Theft at Hale Laulima
 
Today, Tuesday, March 10, 2015, a moped was reported stolen.  The theft took place at the Hale Laulima bike racks between 6:00 p.m. and 7:30 p.m. this evening.  A report was filed with HPD.

The moped is described as a Black 2015 Sanyang DD50.

If you see suspicious activity, especially in parking areas, or if you have any information regarding any of our recent moped thefts, please call the UHM Department of Public Safety (DPS) at (808) 956-6911 or the Honolulu Police Department at 911.

UHM DPS recommends:
- Lock your moped, even if leaving it unattended for just a few minutes.
- To avoid a citation or tow on campus, park in a designated moped parking area.
- Use multiple solid steel U-Locks or a combination of a U-Lock with a cable or chain lock.
- Remove unsecured items or personal belongings from your moped before leaving.
- Don't lock your scooter in the same location all the time -- thieves notice patterns.
- Be sure that your lock or chain cannot be lifted over the seat or the handlebar area when locked.
- Whenever possible, secure your moped to a rack or other immovable object (provided you are still in a legal parking area).

If you see something suspicious, call UHM DPS at (808) 956-6911.

 
 
 
3.3.15 - UHM Announce - Motorcycle Theft at Moore Hall
Today, Tuesday, March 3, 2015, a motorcycle was reported stolen. The theft took place at Moore Hall between 2:00 p.m. on Saturday, February 28 and 3:15 this afternoon.

The vehicle is described as a yellow 2009 motorcycle, license 375XNR

If you see suspicious activity, especially in parking areas, or if you have any information regarding any of our recent moped thefts, please call the UHM Department of Public Safety (DPS) at (808) 956-6911 or the Honolulu Police Department at 911.

UHM DPS recommends:
  • Lock your moped, even if leaving it unattended for just a few minutes.
  • To avoid a citation or tow on campus, park in a designated moped parking area.
  • Use multiple solid steel U-Locks or a combination of a U-Lock with a cable or chain lock.
  • Remove unsecured items or personal belongings from your moped before leaving.
  • Don't lock your scooter in the same location all the time -- thieves notice patterns.
  • Be sure that your lock or chain cannot be lifted over the seat or the handlebar area when locked.
  • Whenever possible, secure your moped to a rack or other immovable object (provided you are still in a legal parking area).

If you see something suspicious, call UHM DPS at (808) 956-6911.

2.25.15 - UHM Announce - Moped Theft at Law School
This evening, Wednesday, February 25, 2015, a moped was reported stolen. The theft took place at the Law School moped