HONOLULU (KHON2) — The Hawaii Law Enforcement Memorial Foundation held a ceremony on Friday to honor three officers who were killed in the line of duty.
Organizers unveiled the nameplates of HPD Officers Tiffany Enriquez and Kaulike Kalama, as well as ATF Special Agent John Bost III, on the Memorial.
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Friday’s ceremony is part of a series of events honoring fallen police officers during National Police Week. Honolulu Hale will be lit in blue through Saturday.
A total of 50 officers have lost their lives in the line of duty in the Department’s history.
The Department typically marches from HPD headquarters to the State Capitol where a candlelight vigil is held.
“Police Week is a time for our community to pay homage to those who gave their lives in the line of duty and remember their courageous deeds and sacrifice and whereas the annual observance also underscores the outstanding programs and service that the Honolulu Police Department provides to our community throughout the year.”SUSAN BALLARD, HONOLULU POLICE DEPARTMENT CHIEF
A virtual ceremony is behind held instead due to COVID-19 restrictions.