Assignment: Patrol District 6
Date of Birth: August 08, 1948
Appointment Date: February 1, 1971
End of Watch: February 12, 1976
Officer Stewart was born in Pasadena, California and attended the University of Hawaii and Hawaii Pacific College before joining the Honolulu Police Department in 1971.
On February 11, 1976 at approximately 11:53 p.m. a call was made to police from the Bobby McGee’s Waikiki Discotheque reporting a disturbance involving nine men.
Upon arriving, officers located several men near the bar area causing a disturbance.
A scuffle broke out when the males were asked to leave by police. During the struggle one of the males seized Officer Stewart’s firearm from its holster and shot him. The suspect was fatally wounded by officers on scene.
Officer Stewart was taken to Kaiser Hospital in Waikiki where efforts to resuscitate him failed.