Wana, Bird become the second, third women in Hawaii Police Department history to be promoted to major

Kelsey Walling/Tribune-Herald Majors Aimee Wana, left, and Sherry Bird are only the second and third women to reach that rank in the history of the Hawaii Police Department. They’re seen Wednesday in front of the Hilo police station.

A pair of women Hawaii Police Department Chief Paul Ferreira referred to as “outstanding officers” and “very special” were promoted to major Tuesday.