On April 1 Maui Police Department Lieutenant Clyde Holokai was promoted to the Rank of Captain and will be assigned to the Technical Services Section of MPD.
Holokai began his career with the Maui Police Department in 1993, in the 45th Police Academy Class. After graduating from the academy, he worked in the Lahaina, Wailuku and Kihei Patrol Divisions.
In 1999 Holokai was assigned to Baldwin High School as the School Resource Officer where he served for four years before being promoted to the rank of Sergeant and was transferred to the Wailuku Police Station’s Receiving Desk. In July, 2004, Holokai was transferred to the Criminal Investigation Division until June of 2009, where he was transferred to MPD’s Plans, Training, Research and Development Section.
In May, 2011, Holokai was promoted to the rank of Lieutenant and transferred to the Molokai Patrol Division where he served a one-year term in that district. Following that, Holokai was transferred to the Wailuku Patrol Division until April of 2014, when he was transferred to the Vice Division.
During his tenure in the Maui Police Department, Holokai has been involved in teaching Arrest and Defensive Tactics, is a Taser Master Instructor, former Gang Investigator as well as being the Commander of the Department’s S.P.E.E.D. Team.
In his personal time, Holokai runs a faith-based Jiu-Jitsu program called Fight For Life for youths as well as adults.