Trust Hawaii's Most 
Experienced Investigative Team 

For 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!

Five Decades of Investigation

When Barry Goodenow retired in 1966 from a distinguished career in the FBI he formed the first legal investigation company in Hawaii and was joined by his son Steve Goodenow a certified secondary education instructor in 1967. Learning under the hand of a master, Steve quickly developed investigative skills such as surveillance, accident investigation, complicated and complex litigation investigations. Forming his own company in 1972, Steve developed business skills and obtained qualification as a Certified Legal Investigator (CLI) and Certified Fraud Examiner (CFE). In 1992, Steve and Barry joined forces for the largest and most qualified investigative and security company in Hawaii. The Hawaii Investigative Group, LLC was formed which operates on all the Islands of Hawaii.

Island Wide, Worldwide

The Hawaii investigative Group has physical offices in Honolulu and Hilo Hawaii. Associated Investigators are located on the Island of Hawaii, Maui, Oahu and Kauai. Cases have been worked throughout the United States and Worldwide. Investigative associates are located throughout the 50 States and internationally to include Japan, Korea, the Pacific, Mexico and Canada. As a member of the World Association of Detectives, National Association of Legal Investigators and other professional groups, clients have access to worldwide resources
  • Trained & Certified Legal & Fraud Specialists 
  • Computer Investigative Specialists
  • Location of Missing People/Witnesses
  • Specialist in the Service of Process
  • Accident Investigations
  • Due Diligence Investigations
  • Security Consultation & Loss prevention Services
  • Surveillance and Insurance Fraud Investigations 
  • Complete Digital, Video & 35mm Photography 
  • Investigation for the Criminal Defendant 
  • In Depth Background & Financial Investigations
  • Corporate Espionage/Fraud Investigations

Your information and investigation is safe with us

All information provided by clients is held strictly confidential. All results of investigation are held confidential. The Hawaii Investigative Group takes on investigative assignments in the strictest of confidence. We wouldn’t have lasted for over 50 years in this business if we did otherwise. Your inquiry is safe with us. Call today!
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