KAPOLEI, HI – An officer with the Honolulu Police Department has passed away after an on-duty motorcycle crash that occurred last month.
According to a report by Hawaii News Now, the incident happened July 11 on Farrington Highway in Kapolei. Police said Solo Bike Officer Bill Sapolu was riding his motorcycle on the way to assist another officer with a weapons call. The motorcycle struck a median on the highway and Sapolu was taken to the hospital with multiple injuries.
The police department said he was pronounced dead on Tuesday.
“Our thoughts and prayers are with the Sapolus and the HPD family during this difficult time,” the police department said in a social media post paying tribute to Sapolu, who served 21 years with the Honolulu Police Department and also had 22 years of military service.
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