Two people are in hospital in critical condition following a shooting in Waikiki last night.

The incident took place just before 11:30pm on Monday night at a home on Hayeswater Circuit.

Police say that the man and woman, both in their 20s, are known to each other and there is no need for the public to be concerned about their safety.

Police are urging anybody with information about the incident to contact Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000.