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Honolulu County, Hawaii Crime Statistics

This webpage contains crime figures for Honolulu County, Hawaii. You can examine the breakdown of crime by type, changes to crime numbers over time, and see how Honolulu County compares to similar locations. If you are interested in seeing public records resources for Honolulu County, Hawaii, you can click the Public Records tab at the top.

Total Crime

Between 1999 and 2008 there were 456,899 total crimes reported in Honolulu County, Hawaii (25,170 of them violent). Of the 45,690 crimes that occur a year in Honolulu County, almost half happen less than a mile from home. On average, someone is a victim of a crime in Honolulu County, Hawaii every 11 minutes. This includes 205 murders, 2,452 rapes, and more than three hundred and fifty-nine thousand thefts (including 60,879 motor vehicle thefts).

Crime Trends

During the previous 10 years, crime data were available in Honolulu County, Hawaii for all 10 years. Over that interval, reported crime in Honolulu County decreased by 24 percent. Over that same time frame, violent crime increased by 15 percent. Overall, the crime numbers reveal a gradual decrease in crime over the last 10 years in Honolulu County. If the current trend continues, predicted crime numbers could fall to thirty-nine thousand for Honolulu County, Hawaii in 2009.

Crime Trends in Honolulu County, Hawaii (1999-2008)

Remember that these graphs show reported crime figures and some step offs in crime numbers may be the result of changes in reporting, not actual changes in crime rates.

Crime Comparisons

Crime rates per 1,000 population in counties like Honolulu County, Hawaii (1999-2008)

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Crime Data Information

Honolulu County, Hawaii law enforcement agencies report their statistics to the FBI UCR program. The data reported for Honolulu 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.