Funeral service planned for HPD officer killed in motorcycle crash

Published On: Jul 27 2012 12:34:52 PM HST
Updated On: Jul 27 2012 12:45:10 PM HST
Chad Morimoto

KITV

Honolulu police officer killed on motorcycle crash.

HONOLULU, Hawaii -

The funeral service and procession for Honolulu Police Officer Chad Morimoto has been set for August 11.

State of Hawaii Police Officers Union President Tenari Maafala told KITV4 a procession will begin at 7 a.m.

Morimoto died July 24 during motorcycle escort training.  Chief Louis Kealoha said Morimoto's bike slid out from under him, and hit a curb in Mililani.  He died from injuries received in the crash at Pali Momi Hospital.

A funeral service for Officer Morimoto will be held following the August 11 procession.  Viewing will be held at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints on Kalihi Street starting at 8 a.m. A funeral service follows at 1 p.m. at Hawaiian Memorial Park Cemetery in Kaneohe.

Morimoto served with the Honolulu Police Department for 7 years. He is survived by a wife, and two children.

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