Shad Kane Profile
Shad Spearman Kane is a Retired Honolulu Police Department Metropolitan Lieutenant with 34 years of service. Served as a patrol officer, a motorcycle officer, a gambling and narcotics supervisor, a police detective, researched and established the HPD Mounted Horse Unit. Shad was born on February 23, 1945, Honolulu, Hawai’i. He graduated from Kamehameha Schools in 1964 and acquired his BBA from University of Hawaii in 1976, and proudly received the Masters in Public Administration from Central Michigan University in 1980.
He married Valerie Marie Kane and lives in Kapolei, HI. His Hobbies are Horseback Riding; Water Sports; Native Plants and Feather Work (Kalaikahili).
- Ahahui Siwila Hawai’i ‘O Kapolei (Kapolei Hawaiian Civic Club), Charter Member, Former President
- Native American Advisory Group (NAAG), Native Hawaiian Member, Federal,
- Oahu Island Burial Council, Ewa Moku Representative, State of Hawaii
- Makakilo/Kapolei Lions Club, Member, Former President
- Kapolei Outdoor Circle, Vice President
- Ka Papa ‘O Kakuhihewa, Vice Chair
- Friends of Honouliuli, President
- Historic Preservation Partners, Navy Region Hawaii, Member
- Makakilo/Kapolei/Honokai Hale Neighborhood Board, Former Chair, C&C of Honolulu
- State of Hawaii Environmental Council, Former Member, State of Hawaii
- State of Hawaii Office of Environmental Quality Control Hawaiian Cultural Consultant, Ewa Moku, State of Hawaii
- Barbers Point Redevelopment Commission Public Facilities and Parks and Recreation Task Force, Former Member
- Leeward YMCA, Former Board Member
- West Oahu Employment Corporation, Former Board Member
Hawaiian Cultural Writer/Honolulu Advertiser
Cultural essays posted as a blog site to the Honolulu Advertiser www.myadvertiser.com.kapolei
- Submitted and facilitated, as a community volunteer project, the creation of the Pu’uokapolei Interpretive Native Garden.
- Submitted proposal and championed the design (Architects Pacific) and construction (Kaikor Construction and Henry’s Sales and Equipment) of the Pu’uokapolei Hula Mound as a City Vision Team Project.
- Named the Castle and Cooke Homes “Waikalo’i” residential project.
- Named the DHHL “Kaupe’a” residential project.
- Named all the streets of the DHHL “Kaupe’a” residential project.
- Named the DHHL “Kanehili” project.
- Named Castle and Cooke Homes “Makali’i” residential project.
- Constructed Na Kahili on display at the Kapolei Library.
- Constructed Na Kahili on display at the DHHL Kapolei Administrative Office Building.
- 1996 Hawaiian Civic Clubs Helen C. Kane Award
- 1998-1999 District 50 Lions Humanitarian Award
- 2001 Association of Hawaiian Civic Clubs Kalaniana’ole Award for Lifetime Service to the Community at Large.
- 2002 Kapolei Outstanding Achievement Award for Lifetime Service
- 2002 DLNR Kaulunani Riccio Award for Excellence in Urban Forestry
- 2005 Melvin Jones Fellow Lions International Award for Dedicated Humanitarian Service