Car crashes into Bank of Hawaii in East Oahu

Bank of Hawaii, Koko Marina Center

Emergency crews were called to Koko Marina Center Monday after an SUV crashed into a Bank of Hawaii branch. It happened at around 9:25 a.m. off Kalanianaole Hwy. and Lunalilo Home Rd.

Honolulu police say a woman in her 50s or 60s drove into the glass windows of the building, breaking several panels.

A man and his wife were getting a document notarized when he saw the vehicle coming toward them.

“She was going slow enough, but I knew she wasn’t going to stop, so I jumped out, I grabbed my wife,” said Ray Hosaka. “By the time it was too late, she hit the window and pushed the furniture out.”

Two customers and one worker reportedly received minor cuts on their legs and arm from the glass.

The driver told rescuers that she got a cramp in her leg and accidentally drove over the sidewalk and into the building.

The bank is closed for the rest of the day, though the ATM and night depository on the outside of the bank remain open.

Bank of Hawaii says it will resume regular business hours Tuesday.

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