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Sex Trafficking Measures To Be Proposed This Session Civil Beat

Sex Trafficking Measures To Be Proposed This Session

A task force has come up with proposals to change the way Hawaii handles prostitutes, pimps and johns.
Former HPD Officer Sentenced for Extortion of Hostess Bar PF Bentley/Civil Beat

Former HPD Officer Sentenced for Extortion of Hostess Bar

Roddy Tsunezumi resigned several months before pleading guilty to federal charges in U.S. District Court.
‘Zack Morris’ Molestation Victims Bring Lawsuit Against Hawaii DHS Submitted

‘Zack Morris’ Molestation Victims Bring Lawsuit Against Hawaii DHS

Two men who were sexually abused as teens say the foster care system failed to protect them from a man who emulated a fictional character from "Saved by the Bell."
A Forgiving Abercrombie Pardoned Dozens on His Way Out the Door PF Bentley/Civil Beat

A Forgiving Abercrombie Pardoned Dozens on His Way Out the Door

Hawaii's former governor granted most of the pardons during his final weeks in office. The moves mirrored those of his predecessors.
Former Certified Hawaii CEO Charged with 14 Felony Counts of Theft Nathan Eagle/Civil Beat

Former Certified Hawaii CEO Charged with 14 Felony Counts of Theft

Honolulu Prosecutor Keith Kaneshiro alleges Toni Ann Floerke stole more than $100,000 from three condo associations.
Hawaii Police Claim To Have New Leads In ‘Peter Boy’ Kema Disappearance Screenshot: KITV

Hawaii Police Claim To Have New Leads In ‘Peter Boy’ Kema Disappearance

Nearly two decades ago, a child disappeared on the Big Island. His case is getting another look.

Should Hawaii Send Its Most Violent Mental Patients Away? PF Bentley/Honolulu Civil Beat

Should Hawaii Send Its Most Violent Mental Patients Away?

A Senate committee wants to overhaul the state's mental health facility in Kaneohe and send the most violent patients to the mainland for treatment.
Watch: HPD Releases Cachola Surveillance Videos, 911 Tape Honolulu Police Department

Watch: HPD Releases Cachola Surveillance Videos, 911 Tape

The department's internal investigation is wide-ranging, and includes everyone from the 911 dispatcher to the officers who responded.
Have Illegal Drugs Lost Their Sex Appeal as a Campaign Issue? PF Bentley/Civil Beat

Have Illegal Drugs Lost Their Sex Appeal as a Campaign Issue?

Once a hot-button issue, drug abuse is being largely ignored by Hawaii candidates this election season.
Hawaii Lawmakers Grill Honolulu Police Chief on Domestic Violence Nick Grube/Honolulu Civil Beat

Hawaii Lawmakers Grill Honolulu Police Chief on Domestic Violence

HPD says there is not enough evidence to bring criminal charges against the police sergeant caught on tape hitting his girlfriend.
Will HPD Seriously Confront Domestic Violence Within Its Ranks? PF Bentley/Civil Beat

Will HPD Seriously Confront Domestic Violence Within Its Ranks?

The Honolulu department is under intense scrutiny after a video shows a sergeant repeatedly punching his girlfriend in a Waipahu restaurant. Now, community leaders are demanding accountability.
Jury Finds Deedy Not Guilty of Murder PF Bentley/Civil Beat

Jury Finds Deedy Not Guilty of Murder

Jury hung on all other offenses in the trial of a federal agent who was charged in the fatal shooting of a Kailua man at a Waikiki restaurant.
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