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Miske Defense Suggests Witness Lied About Confession To Curry Favor With Prosecutors Madeleine Valera/Civil Beat/2024

Miske Defense Suggests Witness Lied About Confession To Curry Favor With Prosecutors

Wayne Miller, who is cooperating as part of a 2020 plea agreement, said he had "nothing to gain by lying" about the 2016 killing of Johnathan Fraser.

Campaign Donations Roll In For Honolulu Mayor’s Reelection Bid Cory Lum/Civil Beat/2021

Campaign Donations Roll In For Honolulu Mayor’s Reelection Bid

Rick Blangiardi is so far unopposed in his quest for a second term. Five City Council members up for reelection got over $219,000 as a group during the last half of 2023.

Miske Defense Calls Key Government Witness A Career Criminal Who ‘Fooled Everybody’ David Croxford/Civil Beat/2024

Miske Defense Calls Key Government Witness A Career Criminal Who ‘Fooled Everybody’

Wayne Miller has testified that he often purchased guns for Miske and helped plan and "prepare" for the killing of 21-year-old Johnathan Fraser.

Honolulu Businesses Hurt By Rail Construction Could Get Relief But Hurdles Remain David Croxford/Civil Beat/2024

Honolulu Businesses Hurt By Rail Construction Could Get Relief But Hurdles Remain

The City Council approved an effort to jump-start an existing fund, but it's unclear where the money will come from.

Transcripts Detail Effort To Secure Quiet Payoff For Corrupt Police Chief Cory Lum/Civil Beat/2016

Transcripts Detail Effort To Secure Quiet Payoff For Corrupt Police Chief

The defendants were caught on tape talking about how to arrange the retirement deal without asking the City Council's permission.

Miske Trial: Honolulu Accountant Testifies About 2017 Kidnapping David Croxford/Civil Beat/2024

Miske Trial: Honolulu Accountant Testifies About 2017 Kidnapping

The event is outlined in a plea agreement reached by one of Michael Miske’s former co-defendants.

Domestic Abuse Case Against Ikaika Anderson Dismissed David Croxford/Civil Beat/2024

Domestic Abuse Case Against Ikaika Anderson Dismissed

The former Honolulu city council member said he is "relieved that this assault upon my character and reputation is over."

Miske Trial: ‘Master Manipulator’ Or ‘Self-Made Businessman’? David Croxford/Civil Beat/2024

Miske Trial: ‘Master Manipulator’ Or ‘Self-Made Businessman’?

After a prolonged jury selection process, the trial of the accused Honolulu racketeering boss began with opening statements.

Denby Fawcett: A Free Hula Show At The Waikiki Shell Is OK But Commercial Plans Raise Questions

Denby Fawcett: A Free Hula Show At The Waikiki Shell Is OK But Commercial Plans Raise Questions

A nonprofit group dedicated to protecting Kapiolani Park says the plan for commercial entertainment violates the conditions of the park's charitable trust.

Mississippi Publisher Looks To Buy Struggling Star-Advertiser And Other Hawaii Papers Cory Lum/Civil Beat

Mississippi Publisher Looks To Buy Struggling Star-Advertiser And Other Hawaii Papers

Media mogul David Black, who merged Honolulu's two daily newspapers, has filed for bankruptcy protection in Canada.