About the Team THE HAWAII INVESTIGATIVE GROUP is composed of bonded, licensed and insured investigators that work cases through out the State of Hawaii, nationally & internationally. Each investigator brings their credentials and experience to assist customers resolve issues and discover information. The founding member of the Team is Steve Goodenow, CLI, CFE.


Contact Details

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  City Honolulu, HI
  Zip Code 96813
  Address 126 Queen Street # 210
  Phone Number (808) 526-3245

From Our Website

For more than fifty years, we've helped attorneys, individuals, families, businesses, insurance companies, and governmental entities, get the answers they seek. Whether it's insurance fraud, corporate espionage, background checks on prospective employees, accident investigations, and finding missing people, you won't find more dedicated or discreet private investigators in Hawaii than The Hawaii Investigative Group. Pick-up Steve Goodenow's new book Hawaiian Eye - My Fifty Years As A P.I. In Paradise.


An employee embezzles money from a business. A contractor charged you an arm and a leg for shoddy work. A brokerage firm gave you bad advice that cost you your life savings. Long story short, somebody did you wrong and now you want to determine the facts. Find out, with the help of The Hawaii Investigative Group based in Honolulu with investigators on all islands. Our financial investigations will give you the information you need to make the right decision. Company founder Steve Goodenow has been a Certified Fraud Examiner (CFE) since 1981.


Surprises are great on your birthday. With a business merger or appointment of a new executive officer, or the need to research on businesses or individuals, not so much. When you need to ensure that you go into a new partnership or acquisition with eyes wide open, or you need background information on businesses and/or individuals, that's the time to call The Hawaii Investigative Group. Our due diligence and research professionals will ensure that you have the proper information to make informed decisions.


Insurance fraud is a major source of increased insurance cost for consumers. The Hawaii Investigative Group works with insurance companies, lawyers, and the self-insured to determine any fraud that relates to a claim. We have saved consumers millions of dollars resolving fraudulent claims. Our office has conducted thousands of insurance fraud investigations for attorneys and insurance companies. Call us today, and get to the truth. The Hawaii Investigative Group conducts surveillance and has taken thousands of hours of video on suspected insurance fraud cases.


Part of being in business is having some inventory slip through the cracks. A tool here, a blouse there. Is your business at risk? You could assume so and just hope for the best, or find out where your potential security gaps are and close them up. If option "b" sounds better to you, call The Hawaii Investigative Group. We provide security consultations for attorneys handling security negligence cases in Honolulu and throughout Hawaii. All too often, The Hawaii Investigative Group sees businesses make crucial security decisions based on bad advice, and they end up paying the price for it.


Too often, Hawaii's companies do not realize they are being monitored by their competition. Construction companies find that their bids are undercut by competition. Copy-written products are cheaply duplicated and sold as originals. Businesses in Hawaii has it's own set of issues and The Hawaii Investigative Group based in Honolulu with investigators on all islands, can help resolve these corporate problems. When your confidential information seems to be widely known, it can often be a problem that does not involve wire tapping but is related to employees who have access to information that should be closely held.


A - No! Like any profession, private investigators (private detectives, legal investigators, etc.) offer different types of services, have different training and experiences and serve different clienteles. Some are former law enforcement officers; others have no law enforcement experience while other combine experience and training to assist clients resolve cases that are difficult and perplexing. A - It is important to first make sure that a private investigator is properly licensed. The State of Hawaii requires that private investigators be licensed by the Board of Private Detectives & Guards.


Surveillance is an art. Determining the activities of individuals or whats going on in a work place often requires surveillance. Call The Hawaii Investigative Group. The Hawaii Investigative Group based in Honolulu with investigators on all islands, are experienced in all manner of surveillance, including covert, digital or video surveillance, undercover activities and documentation of loss. We can also help track down missing and hard to locate persons worldwide. Suspicion doesn't justify action.