Megan Kau worked to help recover Michael Miske’s boat, the Painkiller, that federal authorities said was used to dispose of the body of Jonathan Fraser.
Michael Miske, who faces a possible death sentence, has been accused of racketeering, murder and drug trafficking along with several of his co-defendants.
A federal prosecutor described Miske as one of the most dangerous defendants he has ever prosecuted.
The Hawaii congresswoman says that state Health Director Bruce Anderson and Epidemiologist Sarah Park have put the community in danger by being slow to hire more COVID-19 contact tracers.
The Hawaii businessman charged with racketeering and murder convinced several people to write letters on his behalf so that he can get out on bail while awaiting trial.
Federal negotiators once again failed to strike a deal on a new coronavirus relief package as workers across the country continue to struggle.
They received hundreds of thousands of dollars from special interest groups and those with strong ties to the business community.
State and local governments received $150 billion through a federal coronavirus relief program, but a new report shows they have yet to spend much of the money.