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This was the second fatal officer-involved shooting in less than 24 hours on Oahu.
In a resolution approved Tuesday, the board is asking the Legislature for $483,000 and four additional years to create uniform standards for police departments.
The incident was triggered by police receiving reports of suspects wearing ski masks in a Sam’s Club parking lot.
The new state commission is supposed to bring a new vision for prisons. But it’s made up of people who have been part of the problem.
Update: A 23-year-0ld man has been arrested in connection with the incident.
Sefo Fatai says a woman he thought would give him money to pay off a debt to his boss handed him meth instead, plunging him into an eight-year ordeal fighting the criminal justice system.
His office says it’s not clear what the feds want to talk about, but that Dwight Nadamoto will cooperate.
Earle Partington says he’ll still be around to help her with any future issues once she’s been sentenced.
The court-appointed attorney for Katherine Kealoha received the largest chunk of the fees.
Honolulu police officers shot about 20 rounds at the 30-year-old man as he was driving his car toward them, the Honolulu police chief said.
Jodie Maesaka-Hirata is leaving in December and will be replaced by a top DPS administrator.