Police release surveillance video of Waikiki surf rack arson suspect

Updated: Feb. 28, 2020 at 4:25 PM HST

HONOLULU, Hawaii (HawaiiNewsNow) - Honolulu police officials are asking for the public’s help in identifying the suspect accused of starting a two-alarm blaze that destroyed a surfboard rack, hundreds of boards and damaged a Waikiki hotel late Thursday.

Surveillance video of the person Honolulu police believe is the suspect was released late Friday afternoon.

The video shows a man wearing a white shirt and light-colored board shorts walking between racks of surfboards.

Anyone with information about the incident is asked to call Crimestoppers at (808) 955-8300.

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