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When Does an Attack Become a Hate Crime?

When Does an Attack Become a Hate Crime?

In Hawaii, many factors come into play when authorities consider pursing hate crimes.
Deedy Case: Is a Second Trial Worth the Cost?

Deedy Case: Is a Second Trial Worth the Cost?

Prosecutors won't disclose the total cost, but others estimate it's in the hundreds of thousands of dollars.
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.
At What Point Is Killing Another Man Considered Self-Defense in Hawaii?

At What Point Is Killing Another Man Considered Self-Defense in Hawaii?

Front and center in the Christopher Deedy murder trial is Hawaii's self-defense law.
Honolulu Cop Under Fire for Facebook Comments About Deedy Murder Trial

Honolulu Cop Under Fire for Facebook Comments About Deedy Murder Trial

Defense not happy that officer's comments ended up on social media site.
It’s Your Money: Rapist Wins $35k From Honolulu After Cops Beat Him Up

It’s Your Money: Rapist Wins $35k From Honolulu After Cops Beat Him Up

Three of the officers named in the lawsuit have been disciplined in the past for various misconduct.
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.

Report Of Kahului Man With Gun Led To Schools Search

From The Maui News: Maui High School and Kahului Elementary School were placed under lockdown for about…

Search Continues For Kauai Suspect Who Threw Tourist Off Cliff

From The Garden Island: The hiker who was allegedly thrown off a Kalalau cliff on Sunday afternoon is still…

Reward Offered for Info on Illegal Sea Turtle Killings

First monk seals, now sea turtles? What gives? Our landblog reports: The Humane Society is offering up to $2,500…
Honolulu Prosecutor: Prostitution Investigations ‘Very Active’

Honolulu Prosecutor: Prostitution Investigations ‘Very Active’

Kaneshiro says police making more arrests on weekends than in the past.

Turning Cockfight Attendance Into a Federal Crime

dc808: U.S. Sens. Dan Inouye and Dan Akaka were both part of a strong Senate majority…
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