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Hate Crimes Against Papayas and Goats?

Hate Crimes Against Papayas and Goats?

Hawaii debates increasing penalties for eco-terrorism.
Few Cities Track Police Crimes, Honolulu Included

Few Cities Track Police Crimes, Honolulu Included

No data on officers charged with or convicted of crimes obscures what's happening within their own ranks.
Hawaii Lawmakers Enter World of Cybercrime

Hawaii Lawmakers Enter World of Cybercrime

Email scams, alleged hacking, phishing for credit card numbers on the rise.
Crime and Punishment at the Hawaii Legislature Flickr: Ken_Mayer

Crime and Punishment at the Hawaii Legislature

As governor pushes reform of criminal justice system, proposed laws would actually add offenses and penalties.
No Crime Stats Kept on Honolulu Police Officers

No Crime Stats Kept on Honolulu Police Officers

The police department doesn't know how many officers have been charged with or committed crimes.
Prosecutor’s Office: ‘Dramatic Increase’ in Computer Crimes

Prosecutor’s Office: ‘Dramatic Increase’ in Computer Crimes

UPDATED After Hawaii Rep's email tampered with, prosecutor notes number of Oahu cases has increased tenfold since 2005.

Ching: Hawaii Crime on the Rise

Prosecutor candidate Darwin Ching says that contrary to the national trend, Hawaii crime rates are rising.
Hawaii Crime