Community rallies to help police officer, family after house fire

Police officer Erhard Autrata and his family lost their home in a fire on Friday, Dec. 30. Fortunately no one was home, however, they lost almost everything, including three of their five dogs. A GoFundMe page has been set up to assist the family at

A 15-year-veteran of the Hawaii Police Department whose home was heavily damaged by fire Friday evening said he and his family are “so grateful” for the “overwhelming support and love from the community.”