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Honolulu City Prosecutor

Term Limits For Honolulu Prosecutor Are A Great Idea

Term Limits For Honolulu Prosecutor Are A Great Idea

A charter amendment question this November asks whether the position should be capped at two four-year terms. We think they should.

Honolulu Prosecutor: Steve Alm Finishes First, Megan Kau Second Christina Jedra/Civil Beat

Honolulu Prosecutor: Steve Alm Finishes First, Megan Kau Second

Kau edged Jacquie Esser to advance to a runoff with Alm in November.

The Pay Keeps Flowing For Accused Honolulu Officials On Leave Cory Lum/Civil Beat

The Pay Keeps Flowing For Accused Honolulu Officials On Leave

Accused workers are presumed innocent, but some question whether they should continue to be paid as months turn into years.

Acting Prosecutor Dwight Nadamoto Announces Run For The Job Cory Lum/Civil Beat

Acting Prosecutor Dwight Nadamoto Announces Run For The Job

He filed his paperwork back in December but withheld his announcement until now.

Prosecutor Candidates Promise To Restore Trust, Change Culture Cory Lum/Civil Beat

Prosecutor Candidates Promise To Restore Trust, Change Culture

Policy-wise, the five candidates didn’t always agree, but they all agreed that public trust needed to be regained.

Hawaii Innocence Project To Host Prosecutor Candidate Debate

Hawaii Innocence Project To Host Prosecutor Candidate Debate

Five candidates are expected to participate in the Tuesday debate.

Honolulu Businessman Files Federal Complaint In Prosecutor Impeachment Effort Brittany Lyte/Civil Beat

Honolulu Businessman Files Federal Complaint In Prosecutor Impeachment Effort

Tracy Yoshimura has asked a federal court to clear up an e-signature issue that has stalled his initiative to oust Keith Kaneshiro.

Honolulu Prosecutors Keep Up Quest For Third Trial Against Christopher Deedy

Honolulu Prosecutors Keep Up Quest For Third Trial Against Christopher Deedy

The federal agent’s attorneys have argued another trial for manslaughter would violate the double jeopardy clause of the U.S. Constitution.