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Family Of Man Killed By HPD Wants Officer To Face Criminal Charges Cory Lum/Civil Beat

Family Of Man Killed By HPD Wants Officer To Face Criminal Charges

The decision will be up to Honolulu Prosecuting Attorney Steve Alm, but his office has yet to review the case even though it happened in 2019.

Honolulu Prosecutors Have Long Been Stymied When Investigating Police Killings. That’s About To Change Cory Lum/Civil Beat

Honolulu Prosecutors Have Long Been Stymied When Investigating Police Killings. That’s About To Change

The city largely leaves it to the police to investigate themselves when a civilian is killed. The new prosecuting attorney has plans for reform.

Honolulu Voters Favor Term Limits For Prosecutor Cory Lum/Civil Beat

Honolulu Voters Favor Term Limits For Prosecutor

It is one of four charter amendment questions on the general election ballot.

Steve Alm Prevails Over Megan Kau In Honolulu Prosecutor Race Ronen Zilberman/Civil Beat

Steve Alm Prevails Over Megan Kau In Honolulu Prosecutor Race

This will be the first time since 1988 that the beleaguered office was not held by either Peter Carlisle or Keith Kaneshiro.

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/2017

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.