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Honolulu Is U.S.’s 15th Most Secure Large City

Honolulu Is U.S.’s 15th Most Secure Large City

From Pacific Business News: Honolulu was ranked as one of the most secure communities in the…

$30K Reward Offered for Papaya Vandals

hawaiilandblog: The Big Island police department is offering a $30,000 reward for information about an attack on…
Hawaii Pimp Gets 10 Years For Child Sex-Trafficking

Hawaii Pimp Gets 10 Years For Child Sex-Trafficking

Quadralis Watson had 73 prior arrests before federal agents caught up with him.

Hawaii Gets an ‘F’ For Preventing Sex Trafficking

National report slams state for lax protections for trafficked women and children.
After APEC Lull, Honolulu Police Back to Making Prostitution Arrests

After APEC Lull, Honolulu Police Back to Making Prostitution Arrests

No arrests during APEC, 13 day gap between prostitution arrests.
If Prostitutes Flooded Waikiki for APEC, Arrests Don’t Show It

If Prostitutes Flooded Waikiki for APEC, Arrests Don’t Show It

Despite touted influx, Honolulu police made no prostitution arrests.
Protesters Mourn Local Killed In Waikiki Shooting

Protesters Mourn Local Killed In Waikiki Shooting

Activists link incident to APEC policies they argue promote global injustice.
Analyze This: Hawaii’s Criminal Justice System

Analyze This: Hawaii’s Criminal Justice System

UPDATED A preliminary report on a project that aims to save money and improve safety points to problems with parole.
Feds Nab Hawaii Pimp on the Lam in Houston

Feds Nab Hawaii Pimp on the Lam in Houston

Joseph Vaimili faces 20 year sentence, was found with topless dancer.
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.
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