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Miske’s Legal Defense Team In Disarray Amidst Alleged Conflicts Of Interest Cory Lum/Civil Beat/2015

Miske’s Legal Defense Team In Disarray Amidst Alleged Conflicts Of Interest

For unknown reasons, the lead counsel for alleged crime boss Michael Miske asked Friday to withdraw from the case.
Catherine Toth Fox: Have We Made Waikiki ‘Safe And Sound’ Yet? Cory Lum/Civil Beat/2022

Catherine Toth Fox: Have We Made Waikiki ‘Safe And Sound’ Yet?

Back in the early days of the pandemic we talked about reinventing tourism, but safety is now the top priority.
Honolulu Police Major Selected As Big Island’s New Police Chief Tim Wright/Civil Beat/2022

Honolulu Police Major Selected As Big Island’s New Police Chief

In a 5-3 vote on Friday, the Hawaii island police commission chose Honolulu Police Maj. Benjamin Moszkowicz to head the county's police department.
Fire Sprinkler Retrofits Gain Traction As Building Owners Eye Rising Insurance Costs Anthony Quintano/Civil Beat/2017

Fire Sprinkler Retrofits Gain Traction As Building Owners Eye Rising Insurance Costs

Five years after the Marco Polo tragedy some Honolulu building managers are considering the benefits of the costly fix.      
Hawaii County’s ‘Sensitive Locations’ Bill To Limit Concealed Carry Areas Now In Effect David Croxford/Civil Beat/2022

Hawaii County’s ‘Sensitive Locations’ Bill To Limit Concealed Carry Areas Now In Effect

Private property open to the public on the Big Island will need to display signs if concealed carry isn't permitted.
Federal Organized Crime Case Against Mike Miske Has Been Tightened Up Cory Lum/Civil Beat/2015

Federal Organized Crime Case Against Mike Miske Has Been Tightened Up

Federal prosecutors filed a new indictment this week against Miske and his co-defendants, adding a couple new charges and removing several defendants who have already pleaded guilty.
Man Killed By Officers In Waikiki Is First Fatal Shooting By Police In 2022 James Gonser/Civil Beat/2022

Man Killed By Officers In Waikiki Is First Fatal Shooting By Police In 2022

The killing was not captured on police body cameras but video from the hotel may have recorded the event.
Police Commission Moves To Speed Up Hiring Process Next Time New Chief Needed Cory Lum/Civil Beat/2022

Police Commission Moves To Speed Up Hiring Process Next Time New Chief Needed

The commission took criticism after it took a full year to hire Chief Joe Logan following the previous chief's sudden resignation.
Makaha Man Pleads Not Guilty to Harassing Woman While Blocking Beach Access Cory Lum/Civil Beat/2022

Makaha Man Pleads Not Guilty to Harassing Woman While Blocking Beach Access

Another hearing is scheduled for Dec. 28 in a Waianae court on a separate terroristic threatening charge.
Makua Beach Standoff: Residents Say They Are Being Run Off By A Man Camping Out Cory Lum/Civil Beat/2022

Makua Beach Standoff: Residents Say They Are Being Run Off By A Man Camping Out

People who regularly use the beach say Samson Souza has been blocking access for months. He says he's trying to protect endangered spinner dolphins.