Former Rainbowtique clerk charged with stealing $12,000
May 27, 2017 | 77° | Check Traffic

Top News

Former Rainbowtique clerk charged with stealing $12,000


A former Rainbowtique sales clerk is facing charges that he stole more than $12,000 from the Ward Centre store.

An Oahu grand jury returned an indictment last week charging Brandon D. Adams with theft and computer fraud.

Adams, 27, who lists a Hahaione Valley address, posted $11,000 bail Monday. His arraignment in state Circuit Court is scheduled for next week.

According to the indictment, Adams stole the money from Oct. 24  to March 22.

Prosecutor Kurt Nakamatsu said Adams accepted cash from customers for purchases, but instead of completing the transactions, suspended them on the store’s computer system. He said store video shows Adams stealing more than $1,600 worth of cash receipts but that store records show there were more than $12,000 in suspended transactions and missing receipts.

Rainbowtique sells official University of Hawaii logo merchandise. In addition to the one at Ward Centre, there are three other Rainbowtique stores, two on the Manoa campus and one in Waikiki. UH owns the stores and all of the proceeds support the school’s educational mission.

No comments
By participating in online discussions you acknowledge that you have agreed to the TERMS OF SERVICE. An insightful discussion of ideas and viewpoints is encouraged, but comments must be civil and in good taste, with no personal attacks. Because only subscribers are allowed to comment, we have your personal information and are able to contact you. If your comments are inappropriate, you may be banned from posting. To report comments that you believe do not follow our guidelines, email