About the Honolulu Police Department
The Honolulu Police Department was
formally established in 1932 in Honolulu, the capital city of the State of Hawaii. The department’s jurisdiction is
the City and County of Honolulu. It includes the entire island of Oahu, which has a circumference of about 137 miles and an
area of some 596 square miles. The estimated resident population is about 900,700, which includes military personnel but not
tourists. For police operations, the island is divided into eight patrol districts; each district is subdivided into sectors
The department's headquarters is at 801
South Beretania Street in downtown Honolulu. District stations are found in Kalihi, Pearl City, Kapolei, Wahiawa, and Kaneohe.
The Honolulu Police Department is nationally accredited by the Commission on Accreditation for Law Enforcement Agencies.