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Hawaii County, Hawaii Crime Statistics

This page contains crime rates for Hawaii County, Hawaii. You can look through the breakdown of crime by type, changes to crime data over time, and see how Hawaii County compares to similar locations. If you are interested in seeing public records information for Hawaii County, Hawaii, you can click the Public Records tab at the top.

Total Crime

Between 2006 and 2008 there were 12,811 total crimes reported in Hawaii County, Hawaii (873 of them violent). Of the 6,406 crimes that take place per year in Hawaii County, close to 50% transpire less than one mile from home. On average, someone is a victim of a crime in Hawaii County, Hawaii 18 times per day. This includes 7 murders, 143 rapes, and at least nine thousand thefts (including 1,098 car thefts).

Total Crime in Hawaii County, Hawaii (2006, 2008)

Please note that these figures do not include crime statistics for 1999, 2000, 2001, 2002, 2003, 2004, 2005 or 2007, as there were no data available for those years.

Crime Trends

In the course of the most recent 10 years, crime data were available in Hawaii County, Hawaii for 2 years. Throughout that period, reported crime in Hawaii County has been reduced by 13%. Throughout that same period of time, violent crime climbed by 2%. By and large, the crime data indicate a significant improvement in crime over the last 2 years in Hawaii County. If the current trend continues, predicted crime numbers could fall to six thousand for Hawaii County, Hawaii in 2009.

Crime Trends in Hawaii County, Hawaii (2006, 2008)

Please take note that these graphs show reported crime rates and some sudden changes in crime data are the result of changes in reporting, not actual changes in crime rates.

Crime Comparisons

Crime rates per 1,000 population in counties like Hawaii County, Hawaii (2006, 2008)

You are discouraged against over-analyzing ranking data to decide 'how dangerous' a certain location is, as many factors, including episodic events, or disparities in crime reporting and methodology can skew rankings. Click on the individual table bars to see crime rates in these locations.

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Crime Data Information

Hawaii County, Hawaii law enforcement agencies report their statistics to the FBI UCR program. The data reported for Hawaii County conform to the FBI data quality guidelines. For more information, and a description of the statistical methods and data algorithms used by RecordsPedia, please visit our methodology section.