So while capturing time lapse footage in Ala Moana Park in the last week, my car was broken into while it was parked at Ala Moana Mall. According to the police (as well as mall patrol), break-in’s have been happening more frequent lately. The only thing the thief stole was a pair of sunglasses.
Lessons learned: don’t leave any valuables in the car. Check your insurance policy – as mine didn’t cover this incident (I had liability only coverage). Have some savings for a rainy day such as this one.
As I was told by the police, cars are being broken into for coins – you can only do so much in preventing a break-in. I think the best defense would be to park in a busy, well trafficked area and have good insurance.
Stay safe people.
So what is currently happening now with this situation? A day after the indecent, I called a few auto glass shops. They told me that the passenger side window comes only from the VW dealer. So I call the dealer and ordered the glass: $210, and will take a week to arrive. While that’s on order I decided to rent a car and wanted to drive an interesting car. I turned to Turo and found a 2018 Fiat 124 Spider – as it is based on an ND Miata. After driving it for several days now, I certainly will be putting a review of this car soon. It’s a great time and is a fantastic island touring car.
Updates certainly are coming soon. 🙂