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Hawaii Supreme Court: Inmate Release To Be Considered By Judges Cory Lum/Civil Beat/2019

Hawaii Supreme Court: Inmate Release To Be Considered By Judges

The court also required that motions for release be filed by April 20.

Coronavirus Won’t Stop Father And Son From Finishing Community Project Ronen Zilberman/Civil Beat

Coronavirus Won’t Stop Father And Son From Finishing Community Project

An Eagle Scout candidate and his troop started building the Makiki Community Garden toolshed. Then the pandemic downsized the crew.

Honolulu To Use Drones To Enforce Stay-At-Home Order Cory Lum/Civil Beat

Honolulu To Use Drones To Enforce Stay-At-Home Order

Drones will be deployed at Lanikai, Wakiki and Sandy beaches.

Special Master Recommends No Blanket Release Of Hawaii Inmates Cory Lum/Civil Beat

Special Master Recommends No Blanket Release Of Hawaii Inmates

Special Master Dan Foley filed an interim report with the Supreme Court Thursday saying the process should involve judges.

State Conservation Officers Cite 34 For COVID-19 Order Violations Cory Lum/Civil Beat

State Conservation Officers Cite 34 For COVID-19 Order Violations

Those cited entered closed state parks across the islands.

Maui Police To Use Drones To Enforce Stay-At-Home Order Courtesy: Maui Police Department

Maui Police To Use Drones To Enforce Stay-At-Home Order

The department says the drones are fitted with public announcement capabilities.

Honolulu Police To Increase Stay-At-Home Order Enforcement Anthony Quintano/Civil Beat

Honolulu Police To Increase Stay-At-Home Order Enforcement

Violators could face up to a $5,000 fine and/or one year in prison.

Justice Delayed: Pandemic Puts Court Cases And Lives On Hold Cory Lum/Civil Beat

Justice Delayed: Pandemic Puts Court Cases And Lives On Hold

One of many issues raised by the closures and delays is whether defendants will get legally required “speedy trials.”