Alberta J.K. Pukahi

Captain, Field Services Unit


Alberta Pukahi


Phone: (808) 956-9858

  • University of Hawaiʻi West Oʻahu (B.A. – Justice Administration)
  • University of Hawaiʻi West Oʻahu (Certificate – Disaster Preparedness and Emergency Management)


Alberta Pukahi is a Honolulu resident, who has worked in the Security field for 30 years. She started at the University of Hawaiʻi at Mānoa as a Security Officer and became the first female Sergeant while pursuing her education. Alberta was responsible for overseeing investigations with a special interest in cases regarding violence against women. In 2012 Alberta took on the role of Captain and is currently overseeing the patrol bureau.

My Role at DPS
  • Patrol
  • Investigations
  • Incident Response
  • Physical Security
  • Student Employee Program