Hawaii Elections 2020

2020 Honolulu Prosecuting Attorney

Former judge Steve Alm and Attorney Megan Kau will advance to the Nov. 3 all-mail general election. Get to know the candidates by reading their Q&As and stay up to date with Civil Beat’s continuing coverage on the election.

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Candidate Q&A: Honolulu Prosecutor — Steven Alm created by kaui

Candidate Q&A: Honolulu Prosecutor — Steven Alm

“I would create a culture of high ethical standards of conduct and of doing justice, not just winning cases.”

Candidate Q&A: Honolulu Prosecutor — Megan Kau

Candidate Q&A: Honolulu Prosecutor — Megan Kau

“I do not believe a defendant is entitled to, nor will I tolerate, unlimited opportunities to violate the law.”

Ongoing Coverage

Alm To Kau: Ask Me For A Job When I’m Elected Prosecutor

Alm To Kau: Ask Me For A Job When I’m Elected Prosecutor

The candidates for Honolulu prosecutor sparred in a debate on Monday.

Honolulu Prosecutor Candidate Has Been On Both Sides Of Alleged Crime Boss Cory Lum/Civil Beat

Honolulu Prosecutor Candidate Has Been On Both Sides Of Alleged Crime Boss

Megan Kau worked to help recover Michael Miske’s boat, the Painkiller, that federal authorities said was used to dispose of the body of Jonathan Fraser.

Honolulu Prosecutor: Steve Alm Finishes First, Megan Kau Second Christina Jedra/Civil Beat

Honolulu Prosecutor: Steve Alm Finishes First, Megan Kau Second

Kau edged Jacquie Esser to advance to a runoff with Alm in November.

Where Honolulu’s Prosecutor Candidates Stand On Criminal Justice Reform

Where Honolulu’s Prosecutor Candidates Stand On Criminal Justice Reform

The acting prosecutor and three of his opponents are pitching very different solutions.