'Iolani Palace releases surveillance video of break-in

Published On: Feb 13 2014 01:42:16 PM HST   Updated On: Feb 13 2014 09:04:37 PM HST

'Iolani Palace has released surveillance footage of Saturday's break-in when the original glass on a door was shattered.

Click here to see the video. 

Click here to watch Kenny Choi's report.

It all started with a break-in after someone cracked the original crystal glass on the front door of the palace and the door popped open. Video inside 'Iolani palace shows a man and woman in dark clothes strolling down a walkway at 8:21 a.m.

At 8:22 a.m., video shows a woman leading the way -- straight to the stairs. The man follows her and both head downstairs. The palace says alarms were sounding at this point.

Then the first security guard arrived on the scene doing a quick surveillance of the floor, but by this time, the vandals were nowhere to be seen.

Shortly after that, from a different security camera in the basement of the palace, another security guard entered the picture.

About 20 seconds later, one of the security guards spotted the couple and quickly escorted the man and woman out the door.

Police arrested Koa Alii Keaulana and Drew Pa'ahao. Both have been charged with outstanding warrants in connection with other cases and released while police further investigate.

Hawaii Attorney General David Louie is also investigating the case.

The damaged glass window was more than 130 years and the palace curator is not sure if it can be replaced.

PHOTOS: Vandalism at 'Iolani Palace

Click here to see photos of the damage.


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