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Federal Judge Blocks Third Trial Against Special Agent Christopher Deedy PF Bentley/Civil Beat

Federal Judge Blocks Third Trial Against Special Agent Christopher Deedy

UPDATED: The Honolulu prosecutor’s office plans to appeal the ruling and still seeks to prosecute the federal agent in the killing of a Kailua man in 2011.

8 Stories That Made A Difference In Hawaii This Year

8 Stories That Made A Difference In Hawaii This Year

Deep-dive investigations, dogged daily coverage and a multimedia journey to exotic islands were all part of Civil Beat’s efforts in 2017.

Hawaii Hasn’t Been This Short On Congressional Clout In Awhile Anthony Quintano/Civil Beat

Hawaii Hasn’t Been This Short On Congressional Clout In Awhile

“I don’t think Hawaii can expect any favors from the federal government anytime soon,” says one analyst.

Deedy Trial: A Hung Jury Means Federal Agent Could Be Back In Court

Deedy Trial: A Hung Jury Means Federal Agent Could Be Back In Court

Judge says new trial will be set for next summer despite jury's inability to agree on whether he committed murder.
Deedy Trial: McDonald’s Video is of Such Poor Quality It’s Little Help

Deedy Trial: McDonald’s Video is of Such Poor Quality It’s Little Help

The surveillance footage is finally played at the murder trial of the federal agent.
Federal Agent On Trial For Murder Boosts Defense Fund Via Internet

Federal Agent On Trial For Murder Boosts Defense Fund Via Internet

Jury selection began Monday for Christopher Deedy, charged with murder for Waikiki shooting during APEC.
Hawaii Ranks Near Bottom for Doing Business — But Does It Matter?

Hawaii Ranks Near Bottom for Doing Business — But Does It Matter?

The Aloha State was rated the second-to-worst state for business in the nation, but some say it's all relative.
Ariyoshi on Hawaii’s Role in the Asia-Pacific

Ariyoshi on Hawaii’s Role in the Asia-Pacific

Former governor talks about outcomes of APEC summit and growing role of East-West Center.
Honolulu Judge’s Redactions Hide APEC Shooting Details

Honolulu Judge’s Redactions Hide APEC Shooting Details

Federal agent's attorney believes his client is immune from prosecution.
Cayetano: Mayor Cut Police, Fire

Cayetano: Mayor Cut Police, Fire

Candidate says Honolulu public safety weakening.
Police: Berg, Reeking Of Alcohol, Argued With Secret Service At APEC

Police: Berg, Reeking Of Alcohol, Argued With Secret Service At APEC

UPDATED Honolulu Council member says he just wanted to retrieve his phone.
Newsmaker: Makana Live in Civil Beat Newsroom

Newsmaker: Makana Live in Civil Beat Newsroom

Watch a video of Hawaii singer-songwriter of APEC fame.