Karie Luana Klein was accused of using Department of Education purchase orders and falsified documents.

A former Hawaii Department of Education worker was convicted Wednesday of felony theft charges.

Karie Luana Klein stole more than $7,000 from the department using DOE purchase orders and falsifying documents, according to a press release from the state Attorney General’s Office.

Klein, who was charged on Feb. 16, worked as a business manager at the DOE’s Kau-Keaau-Pahoa complex.

She pleaded no contest to the charges.

The court sentenced her to 75 days in prison, four years of probation, 750 hours of community service and $7,000 in restitution.

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