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Police are investigating a rash of recent violent or armed robberies, including four liquor store robberies.

The cases are classified as first-degree robberies.

“Detectives are investigating whether the recent robberies are linked,” said Honolulu Police Department spokeswoman Michelle Yu.

Two male suspects robbed early Wednesday morning a Kalihi liquor store.

One was armed with a “dangerous weapon” during the 1:45 a.m. robbery, police said.

Two women, ages 60 and 38, were in the store at the time.

On Wednesday, a 32-year-old man was arrested on suspicion of first-degree robbery in an Enchanted Lake liquor store robbery, but two men in their 20s remain at large.

In that robbery at 10:14 p.m. Sunday, one of the three men allegedly struck the 62-year-old male owner of Keolu Market with a bottle after the owner tried to stop him.

Two other Windward Oahu liquor stores were also robbed Sunday.


Police are looking for a man who robbed a 44-year-old man Wednesday morning in downtown Honolulu.

Police said the victim confronted the suspect, who was trying to take his property at 8 a.m. Wednesday.

The men struggled for control, and the suspect hit the 44-year-old with a dangerous instrument.

The case is classified as a first-degree robbery.


Police are looking for a man who robbed a man and woman at gunpoint in Mokuleia Tuesday night.

Police said the suspect was armed with a firearm and allegedly threatened a woman, 23, and a man 24, and took their property.

The robbery occurred at 10:20 p.m. Tuesday on a Mokuleia beach.


Police arrested a 27-year-old woman, part of a duo who allegedly robbed at 1 p.m. Tuesday a Kaneohe store.

Police said the woman and a 30-year-old man were allegedly leaving Macy’s at Windward Mall with stolen merchandise, when one of them allegedly swung a dangerous instrument at a 32-year-old male employee and fled.

The woman was caught 45 minutes later, but was released pending investigation. The man has not yet been arrested.

The case is classified as a first-degree robbery.

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