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Federal grand jury indicts 8 for gambling

MEDIA RELEASE Vida G. Bottom, special agent in charge of the Federal Bureau of Investigation; Harry S. Kubojiri, police chief of the Hawaii Police Department; Kenneth J. Hines, special agent in charge of the Internal Revenue Service-Criminal Investigation; and Florence T. Nakakuni, U.S. Attorney for the District of Hawaii, announced that law enforcement officers have […]

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Police bust gambling operation in Hilo Tuesday (Nov 20)

At approximately 9:45 a.m., Vice Section officers from Area I and II, Community Policing officers and South Hilo Patrol officers executed a search warrant at Pay Day Loans/Internet Café, located at 133 Makaʻala Street in Hilo. The search warrant was the result of an ongoing investigation using undercover officers and tips from the public, which […]

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This is one of 33 suspected illegal gambling machines that were seized at three Hilo locations Friday.

Police raid three locations for suspected illegal gambling

Big Island police disrupted suspected gambling operations at three locations in Hilo. Shortly before 2 p.m. Friday (July 20), Vice Section officers from Area I and Area II, Criminal Investigation Section Officers, Community Policing officers and South Hilo Patrol officers executed search warrants at […]

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Following a half-year-long investigation stemming from citizen complaints, Big Island police  arrested 13 persons for offenses associated with illegal gambling rooms in Kailua-Kona and Hilo.

Working jointly with the Area II Criminal Intelligence Unit, Area II Vice Section officers identified the owner of the illegal Kona establishment as 44-year-old Sergio Cabal of Hilo and his sole employee as 54-year-old Aaron Hiraishi of Kailua-Kona.

Police arrest 13 people in connection with illegal gambling rooms

Following a half-year-long investigation stemming from citizen complaints, Big Island police arrested 13 persons for offenses associated with illegal gambling rooms in Kailua-Kona and Hilo. Working jointly with the Area II Criminal Intelligence Unit, Area II Vice Section officers identified the owner of the illegal Kona establishment as 44-year-old Sergio Cabal of Hilo and his […]

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House Tourism committee will hold a public hearing on HB 2788, which will grant one stand-alone casino (not in a hotel) a 20-year license to do business in Waikiki. The measure also creates a Hawaii Gaming Control Commission, and imposes a 15 percent wagering tax on the casino’s gross receipts. The measure was introduced by Representative Joe Souki.

Public hearing in Honolulu to allow a gaming casino in Waikiki

House Tourism committee will hold a public hearing on HB 2788, which will grant one stand-alone casino (not in a hotel) a 20-year license to do business in Waikiki. The measure also creates a Hawaii Gaming Control Commission, and imposes a 15 percent wagering tax on the casino’s gross receipts. The measure was introduced by […]

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