Officer Randal N. Young

Officer Randal N. Young

Honolulu Police Department, Hawaii

End of Watch Wednesday, August 28, 1991

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Randal N. Young

Officer Randal Young was killed when he was struck by a car that fled the scene. He had stopped a van for a traffic violation on Pali Highway, near upper Nuuana Pali Drive, when he was hit by a car which fled the scene.

The 45-year-old driver was found the next morning asleep in his car in Waikiki, still in an intoxicated condition. He had three prior DWI convictions, and was wanted for failure to appear in court for another DWI charge. On December 2, 1992, he was convicted of negligent homicide and sentenced to 10 years with eligibility for parole after he had served five years.

Officer Young was survived by his daughter, brother, sister, and father. He was a Vietnam War Veteran.


  • Age 45
  • Tour Not available
  • Badge Not available
  • Military Veteran

Incident Details

  • Cause Vehicular assault
  • Weapon Not available
  • Offender Sentenced to 10 years

hit-and-run, traffic stop

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COVID has been such a distraction from many things, to include our loved ones that have left us. Randy, you are always in my heart and mind. You are missed by many and always remembered for being such a great person and officer. Continue to rest in peace. Aloha, Lani

Lani Faumuina, SPRD
Honolulu Police Department
Communications Division

October 8, 2020

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