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Reforming Hawaii’s aging and overcrowded prisons was a notable accomplishment of the 2019 Legislature. So what’s happened?
The board went into a closed-door session to talk about how open to be with its reports.
Public Safety Director Nolan Espinda also says the final report on the Maui jail riot isn’t quite finished yet.
The city of Honolulu bought the building as a new home for the Sand Island Treatment Center.
The board voted to ask the Legislature for more time, money and staff, a request lawmakers have already turned down.
Under the city charter, Peter Carlisle has been out of the prosecutor’s office too long to qualify for the ballot.
A federal judge says he’ll wait to make a decision on whether the recent conviction of a former deputy prosecutor should be set aside.
A recently passed “red flag law” is expected to help keep Hawaii’s per capita rates of gun deaths one of the lowest in the country.
The longtime Honolulu attorney reveals his colorful — some say questionable — legal style and substance in an interview with Civil Beat.