Gervin K. Miyamoto, a longtime isle law enforcement officer, was sworn in today as U.S. marshal for Hawaii.
Miyamoto, of Aiea, is the 19th U.S. marshal for the islands and replaces Mark “Dutch” Hanohano.
Including a 25-year career with the Honolulu Police Department, Miyamoto has 38 years of experience working for county, state, and federal law enforcement agencies.
After retiring as a lieutenant from HPD in 1995, he served three years as the state counterdrug coordinator, then about 10 years as law enforcement coordinator for the U.S. Attorney’s Office in Honolulu.
Miyamoto graduated from Roosevelt High School in 1968. He holds a bachelor’s degree in Criminal Justice from Chaminade University and a master’s in Organizational Management from the University of Phoenix.