Civil Beat Staff

Yoohyun Jung

Hawaii Jails Have Released More Than 800 Inmates Since March Cory Lum/Civil Beat

Hawaii Jails Have Released More Than 800 Inmates Since March

Criminal justice stakeholders have been working to reduce the jail population in light of the COVID-19 pandemic.

Lawsuit Filed By Guardian Of Child Abused By Military Parents Cory Lum/Civil Beat

Lawsuit Filed By Guardian Of Child Abused By Military Parents

Tripler Army Medical Center should have reported signs of abuse in another child who died earlier, lawsuit says.

Punahou Coach Accused Of Sex Abuse Went On To Other Schools

Punahou Coach Accused Of Sex Abuse Went On To Other Schools

The women accusing him of sexual assault say Punahou knew about his behavior since 2003. But he’s coached at three other schools and a club team since Punahou.

Public Shut Out Of Honolulu Police Commission Meeting Cory Lum/Civil Beat

Public Shut Out Of Honolulu Police Commission Meeting

Commission Chair Shannon Alivado says it’s because of logistical challenges, not because the board’s trying to be secretive.

Kamehameha Schools Faces A Spate Of Sex Abuse Claims Cory Lum/Civil Beat

Kamehameha Schools Faces A Spate Of Sex Abuse Claims

At least 16 plaintiffs are named in six lawsuits. Other schools also have been sued in the weeks leading up to a deadline Friday.

Visitors Arrested On Oahu For Violating Quarantine Cory Lum/Civil Beat

Visitors Arrested On Oahu For Violating Quarantine

Updated: Honolulu police also arrested a couple from California.

Three More Accuse Punahou’s Former Basketball Coach Of Sexual Abuse Cory Lum/Civil Beat

Three More Accuse Punahou’s Former Basketball Coach Of Sexual Abuse

The former assistant girls basketball coach was accused by two other students in 2018.

Hawaii Prisoners Still Packed Into Arizona Prison Despite Virus Concerns Cory Lum/Civil Beat

Hawaii Prisoners Still Packed Into Arizona Prison Despite Virus Concerns

The company that runs Saguaro Correctional Center says proper pandemic protocols are being followed.