Suspect charged in Waianae bank robbery


A 54-year-old man suspected of robbing a Waianae bank last week has been charged.

The robbery occurred on Wednesday, May 10, at around 11:07 a.m., at the American Savings Bank branch at 86-120 Farrington Highway.

According to police, Calvin Kuahiwinui entered the bank, approached the teller, handed a note, and demanded money. A weapon was mentioned but was not seen. He then fled in an unknown direction.

Police and CrimeStoppers released bank surveillance photos and asked the public for assistance to identify and locate him.

Officers tracked him down on Monday, May 15, on Makau Street in Makaha and arrested him for robbery, two drug counts, and for violating conditions of his supervised release.

His bail was set at $75,000.

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