University of Hawaii - Kapi'olani Community College

Under Review: 
No Review
Date Breach Made Public: 
August 13, 2011
Honolulu , HI
United States
Hawaii US
Records Breached: 


Breach Total Number: 
2 000
Year of Breach: 
Type of organization: 
Type of breach: 

A worker noticed that boxes of sensitive financial records were out of place.  Some boxes were discovered to be missing and officials began searching for them on July 1.  The breach was reported to students during the first week of August.  It is unclear when the boxes were taken and there was no sign of forced entry into the area where they were stored.  The files contained names, addresses, Social Security numbers and credit cards.  People who made transactions with credit cards between February and November of 2010 for non-credit classes, transcript requests, or payment of non-resident fees were effected.