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December 2017

Tuesday, December 5

Why The Number of Criminal Defendants Sent To The State Hospital Is Soaring

November 2017

Wednesday, November 22

One Senator’s Prescription For Making The State Hospital Safer

Thursday, November 16

Hawaii State Hospital Wasn’t Built For The Type Of Patients It Serves

Tuesday, November 14

Officials Still Silent About How Killer Escaped From Hawaii State Hospital

April 2017

Wednesday, April 12

Hawaii Set To Roll Back Nation’s Toughest Drug Paraphernalia Laws

March 2017

Thursday, March 16

Man Takes Plea Deal In Kaena Point Albatross Killings

January 2017

Monday, January 30

Civil Beat Joins National Effort To Document Hate Incidents

November 2016

Tuesday, November 1

Denby Fawcett: Why Are Kaena Point Albatross Killers Still Free?

March 2016

Tuesday, March 15

Untested Rape Kits: Hawaii Isn’t The Only State Struggling With A Backlog

February 2016

Wednesday, February 24

Hawaii Lawmakers: No Guns For Stalkers

Thursday, February 11

Lawmakers Consider Releasing Some Offenders To Relieve Overcrowding

Tuesday, February 9

‘Smart On Crime’: Lawmakers Take Up Wide-Ranging Reforms

December 2015

Wednesday, December 2

US Marine Found Guilty of Murder

Did Fraud Lead to Maui Murder Conviction?

November 2015

Thursday, November 5

Hawaii Is Spending Tens Of Millions To Lock Up Low-Level Drug Offenders

Wednesday, November 4

Honolulu Pays $190K To Settle Jailhouse Death Lawsuit

October 2015

Thursday, October 29

Honolulu Police, The FBI And The So-Called ‘Ferguson Effect’

Friday, October 23

Hawaii Drug Offenders To Be Freed Early In Federal Sentencing Overhaul

Wednesday, October 21

Hawaii Panel to Keep Prisoners From Reoffending Does Nothing — And Never Has

Tuesday, October 20

Lawsuit: Coverup In Honolulu Police Custody Death

Friday, October 16

Ex-HPD Officer Sentenced to 30 Months in Federal Prison for Attacks

Monday, October 12

Hawaii Man Faces Child Porn Charges

Friday, October 2

Hawaii Innocence Project: ‘Justice Is A Matter of the Heart’

September 2015

Friday, September 25

Teen’s Mom: ‘It’s Not that He’s A Criminal. He’s Mentally Ill’

Wednesday, September 2

When Cops Become Criminals: Arrests of HPD Officers Point to a ‘Culture of Corruption’

August 2015

Tuesday, August 25

Inmate Work Furlough Program: Statistical Success or a Public Danger?

Monday, August 17

What’s Happening to Hawaii’s Push for Criminal Justice Reform?

Friday, August 7

Death of Hawaii Prisoner Under Investigation at Arizona Prison

Monday, August 3

Ige: Number of Hawaii Prisoners Incarcerated in Arizona Will Go Up Before it Goes Down

July 2015

Tuesday, July 28

An Innocent Man? Convicted Killer Says Maui Officials Destroyed or Lost Crucial Evidence

June 2015

Monday, June 22

The Death of Aaron Torres: ‘What’s the Big Secret?’

Monday, June 1

Hawaii Ranked 5th for Safest to Live in US

May 2015

Wednesday, May 6

Spiritual Healing: A ‘More Hawaiian’ Way to Deal With Delinquent Kids

April 2015

Wednesday, April 8

Are There No Hate Crimes in Hawaii?

Wednesday, April 1

Are There More Guns Than People in Hawaii?

March 2015

Sunday, March 22

Police Chief Says Homelessness Leads to Crime Spike in Hilo

Tuesday, March 17

Senator Decries ‘Barriers’ in Domestic Violence Cases Involving Cops

Wednesday, March 4

Hawaii Crime Victims’ Bill of Rights Deferred Another Year

February 2015

Monday, February 9

Should Hawaii Pay People Who Were Wrongfully Imprisoned?

January 2015

Thursday, January 29

Dawn Ige Teams Up with Domestic Violence Action Center

Friday, January 23

Honolulu Authorities Ramp Up Arrests, Prosecutions of Pimps

Friday, January 16

Sex Trafficking Measures To Be Proposed This Session

Wednesday, January 14

Former HPD Officer Sentenced for Extortion of Hostess Bar

December 2014

Monday, December 22

‘Zack Morris’ Molestation Victims Bring Lawsuit Against Hawaii DHS

Tuesday, December 16

A Forgiving Abercrombie Pardoned Dozens on His Way Out the Door

Friday, December 5

Former Certified Hawaii CEO Charged with 14 Felony Counts of Theft

November 2014

Tuesday, November 18

Hawaii Police Claim To Have New Leads In ‘Peter Boy’ Kema Disappearance

October 2014

Thursday, October 23

Should Hawaii Send Its Most Violent Mental Patients Away?

Friday, October 17

Watch: HPD Releases Cachola Surveillance Videos, 911 Tape

Thursday, October 2

Have Illegal Drugs Lost Their Sex Appeal as a Campaign Issue?

September 2014

Tuesday, September 30

Hawaii Lawmakers Grill Honolulu Police Chief on Domestic Violence

Thursday, September 11

Will HPD Seriously Confront Domestic Violence Within Its Ranks?

August 2014

Thursday, August 14

Jury Finds Deedy Not Guilty of Murder

July 2014

Tuesday, July 29

Public Safety Tops Candidate Concerns In District 8 Race

Thursday, July 17

Hawaii Supreme Court Rebukes Deedy Trial Judge Over Closed Proceedings

Friday, July 11

Federal Agent Accused of Murder Back in Honolulu for Second Trial

Monday, July 7

Is UH Doing Its Part to Combat Sexual Assaults on Campus?

June 2014

Monday, June 30

Respect the Locals: Sea Turtle Selfies Are Uncool — and Illegal

Thursday, June 26

It’s Your Money: HPD Spends $240,000 to Record License Plates

March 2014

Wednesday, March 19

A Pair of Tough-On-Crime Bills Divides Legal Experts in Hawaii

Friday, March 14

In the Shadows: How Serious Is the Military Sex Assault Problem in Hawaii?

February 2014

Wednesday, February 26

Deedy Transcripts Revealed: ‘Not Something We See Every Day’

Friday, February 7

Justice Reinvestment Report: Hawaii’s Prison System More Efficient

January 2014

Tuesday, January 28

Shooter at Roosevelt H.S. was a Responding Officer, 17-year-old in Hospital

December 2013

Saturday, December 14

Reforming the Juvenile Justice System Could Save Hawaii Millions

November 2013

Tuesday, November 26

When Does an Attack Become a Hate Crime?

August 2013

Friday, August 30

Deedy Case: Is a Second Trial Worth the Cost?

Tuesday, August 27

Deedy Trial: A Hung Jury Means Federal Agent Could Be Back In Court

Friday, August 2

At What Point Is Killing Another Man Considered Self-Defense in Hawaii?

July 2013

Thursday, July 11

Honolulu Cop Under Fire for Facebook Comments About Deedy Murder Trial

April 2013

Friday, April 19

It’s Your Money: Rapist Wins $35k From Honolulu After Cops Beat Him Up

Tuesday, April 16

Federal Agent On Trial For Murder Boosts Defense Fund Via Internet

March 2013

Tuesday, March 12

Report Of Kahului Man With Gun Led To Schools Search

December 2012

Wednesday, December 19

Search Continues For Kauai Suspect Who Threw Tourist Off Cliff

September 2012

Saturday, September 29

Reward Offered for Info on Illegal Sea Turtle Killings

July 2012

Monday, July 9

Honolulu Prosecutor: Prostitution Investigations ‘Very Active’

Sunday, July 8

Turning Cockfight Attendance Into a Federal Crime

June 2012

Thursday, June 28

McDonald’s Crime-Scene Video Still Under Wraps

Wednesday, June 13

Kaneshiro: Public Safety Department Making a “Mockery” of Justice System

Thursday, June 7

Honolulu Judge’s Redactions Hide APEC Shooting Details

May 2012

Thursday, May 24

Federal Agent Charged in APEC Shooting Wants McDonald’s Video Released

April 2012

Wednesday, April 25

Dog the Bounty Hunter, Wife Lobby Against Hawaii Justice Reform Initiative

Saturday, April 21

Crime Watch: Board of Water Supply Warns of Impersonators

March 2012

Thursday, March 15

Cops, Prostitutes and Pimps: Arrests Turn Up No Trafficking Victims

Wednesday, March 14

Cops, Prostitutes and Pimps: Honolulu Prostitution Arrests Declining

Monday, March 12

Cops, Prostitutes and Pimps: No Arrests on a Saturday in Honolulu

February 2012

Tuesday, February 21

Why Tuesday’s Pimp Sentencing Is A Big Deal

Pimp Who Fled His Trial Sentenced to 40 Years

January 2012

Friday, January 27

Hot Issue At The Hawaii Legislature: Cybercrime

December 2011

Friday, December 16

Honolulu Is U.S.’s 15th Most Secure Large City

Tuesday, December 13

$30K Reward Offered for Papaya Vandals

Hawaii Pimp Gets 10 Years For Child Sex-Trafficking

Friday, December 2

Hawaii Gets an ‘F’ For Preventing Sex Trafficking

November 2011

Saturday, November 19

After APEC Lull, Honolulu Police Back to Making Prostitution Arrests

Monday, November 14

If Prostitutes Flooded Waikiki for APEC, Arrests Don’t Show It

Wednesday, November 9

Protesters Mourn Local Killed In Waikiki Shooting

September 2011

Wednesday, September 28

Analyze This: Hawaii’s Criminal Justice System

Feds Nab Hawaii Pimp on the Lam in Houston

August 2011

Tuesday, August 23

Hate Crimes Against Papayas and Goats?

July 2011

Wednesday, July 13

Few Cities Track Police Crimes, Honolulu Included

Hawaii Lawmakers Enter World of Cybercrime

Tuesday, July 5

Crime and Punishment at the Hawaii Legislature

June 2011

Friday, June 24

No Crime Stats Kept on Honolulu Police Officers

Tuesday, June 7

Prosecutor’s Office: ‘Dramatic Increase’ in Computer Crimes

September 2010

Friday, September 10

Ching: Hawaii Crime on the Rise