Macadangdang new HPD assistant chief
Randal "Randy" Macadangdang, who celebrates his 25th anniversary with the Honolulu Police Department in August, was promoted today to the rank of assistant chief.
As assistant chief of the Special Field Operations Bureau, the 50-year-old Macadangdang will oversee the Central Receiving, Homeland Security, Specialized Services and Traffic Divisions. Macadangdang's promotion is effective Sunday.
The Maui native lettered in volleyball, basketball, cross country, track and baseball at Lahainaluna High, and went on to play volleyball for three years at the University of Hawai'i-Manoa. Macadandang went on to earn his master's degree in administration from Central Michigan. He joined HPD in 1983.
Chief Boisse Correa today announced 44 other promotions, including four majors.
The new majors are Frank Fujii (Executive Bureau), Robert Green (East Honolulu Patrol District 7), Clayton Kau (Narcotics/Vice), and John McEntire (Human Resources).
Letha DeCaires (legislative laison office), Clyde Ho (training), Sean Naito (criminal investigations division), Mark Ward (homeland security), Jerald Wojcik (special assignment to chief's office).
James Anderson (homeland security), Gerry Asato (Kapolei patrol district 8), Aaron Farias (central receiving), Mikel Frederick (communications), Benjamin Mahi (narcotics/vice), Michael Nakada (Windward O'ahu patrol district 4), Roland Ohata (criminal investigations division), Roland Turner (Kalihi patrol district 5).
Jonathan Carreiro (Kalihi patrol district 5); Anthony Colon, Mark Matsusaka, Ryan Ujimori, Eli Walters, Aaron Young (criminal investigations division); Tai Nguyen and Stuart Leong (Central Honolulu patrol district 1), Mario Rivas (East Honolulu patrol district 7).
Albert Balasbas, Matthew Liana, Ryan Okabe (Waikiki patrol district 6); Scott Tamasaka (Central Honolulu patrol district 1); Scott Vierra (traffic division).
Wayne Anno, Vatchari Reyes, Darnet Sene (Kalihi); Mary Argones, Vernon Perreira II (East Honolulu); Darren Cachola (Windward O'ahu); Jaret Fernandez, Rudolph Mitchell III, Chad Giesseman, Ronald Taira (Wahiawa); Walter Gouveia Jr., Richard Raquino (Central Honolulu); Crystal Pedro (juvenile services division).