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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.

Attorney Megan Kau Announces Run For Honolulu Prosecutor Cory Lum/Civil Beat

Attorney Megan Kau Announces Run For Honolulu Prosecutor

Former Prosecuting Attorney Peter Carlisle, who introduced Kau at her Tuesday press conference, said he is no longer considering running for his old office.

Effort To Impeach Honolulu Prosecutor Continues Cory Lum/Civil Beat

Effort To Impeach Honolulu Prosecutor Continues

A Honolulu businessman isn’t giving up on his quest to oust Keith Kaneshiro.

Former Honolulu Prosecutor Wants Court To Decide If He Can Run Again Cory Lum/Civil Beat

Former Honolulu Prosecutor Wants Court To Decide If He Can Run Again

Under the city charter, Peter Carlisle has been out of the prosecutor’s office too long to qualify for the ballot.

Judge: New Kealoha Attorney Is Good To Go Cory Lum/Civil Beat

Judge: New Kealoha Attorney Is Good To Go

Gary Singh has no conflict despite a news report suggesting he did, a federal judge ruled

It’s Time For Term Limits For The Honolulu Prosecuting Attorney

It’s Time For Term Limits For The Honolulu Prosecuting Attorney

The recent conviction of a former deputy prosecutor underscores the need for new blood in the city office.

Chad Blair: City Prosecutor Job May Draw Crowded Field Of Candidates Cory Lum/Civil Beat

Chad Blair: City Prosecutor Job May Draw Crowded Field Of Candidates

In the wake of the Kealoha corruption imbroglio, the issue of integrity will dominate the 2020 campaign.

Prosecutor’s Safe House For Abuse Victims To Close As Questions Swirl Cory Lum/Civil Beat

Prosecutor’s Safe House For Abuse Victims To Close As Questions Swirl

The City Council cut funding for the facility, a favored project of the Honolulu prosecutor, and now it faces allegations of civil rights abuses from residents.

Can Someone Please Tell Us What The Hell Is Going On At The City Prosecutor’s Office? Cory Lum/Civil Beat

Can Someone Please Tell Us What The Hell Is Going On At The City Prosecutor’s Office?

Keith Kaneshiro may be the target of a federal investigation into corruption. But his office will neither confirm nor deny.

Hawaii Supreme Court: Christopher Deedy Can Go On Trial For A Third Time PF Bentley/Civil Beat

Hawaii Supreme Court: Christopher Deedy Can Go On Trial For A Third Time

UPDATED: The federal agent’s attorneys said pursuing a third trial against him for the death of Kollin Elderts is double jeopardy.