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Term Limit Changes For Oahu? Cory Lum/CIvil Beat

Term Limit Changes For Oahu?

Voters in the City and County of Honolulu will be asked this fall whether to give mayors and Council members three terms in office rather than two.
Carlisle Wants To Be Mayor Of Honolulu, Again Cory Lum/Civil Beat

Carlisle Wants To Be Mayor Of Honolulu, Again

UPDATED: The former chief executive of the city and county is running on a platform that makes rail and leadership his top priorities.
Is The Proposed Review Of Police Killings Just ‘Window-Dressing’? Cory Lum/Civil Beat

Is The Proposed Review Of Police Killings Just ‘Window-Dressing’?

Some say a bill to create an independent review board would still keep the public in the dark for far too long.
Lawmakers Consider ‘Mobile Court’ For Homeless Defendants Cory Lum/Civil Beat

Lawmakers Consider ‘Mobile Court’ For Homeless Defendants

A court for nonviolent misdemeanor cases involving the homeless might help unclog dockets.
‘Smart On Crime’: Lawmakers Take Up Wide-Ranging Reforms Flickr: James Cridland

‘Smart On Crime’: Lawmakers Take Up Wide-Ranging Reforms

The massive recommendations of a once-a-decade task force are moving ahead, despite concerns that some go too far.

Honolulu Prosecutor to Hawaii Governor: Veto the Sex Trafficking Bill Cory Lum/Civil Beat

Honolulu Prosecutor to Hawaii Governor: Veto the Sex Trafficking Bill

Prosecuting Attorney Keith Kaneshiro believes a new law will make it more difficult to put away pimps.
Honolulu Prosecutor: Kaneshiro Easily Beats Takata

Honolulu Prosecutor: Kaneshiro Easily Beats Takata

Voters give incumbent prosecutor another four years in office.
Candidates for Honolulu Prosecutor Attack Each Other’s Motives

Candidates for Honolulu Prosecutor Attack Each Other’s Motives

Keith Kaneshiro, Kevin Takata respond to Civil Beat questions.

Honolulu Prosecutor’s Office Responds to Civil Beat on Deedy Case

The prosecutor’s office has no objection to releasing the video once the case goes to trial.
As Shooting Rumors Swirl, Authorities Keep Details Under Wraps

As Shooting Rumors Swirl, Authorities Keep Details Under Wraps

Honolulu prosecutor won't share basic facts of the case.
Even Without Challenger, Carlisle Rakes In Cash

Even Without Challenger, Carlisle Rakes In Cash

UPDATED Honolulu mayor collected $280,000 from January through June.

Discussion: Prostitution In Honolulu

Are police and prosecutors doing enough to address prostitution in Honolulu?…

December 2017

Thursday, December 14

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

October 2017

Monday, October 23

How Far Will The Honolulu Police Corruption Investigation Spread?

July 2017

Wednesday, July 26

Judge Blasts Honolulu Prosecutors Over Handling Of Theft Case

June 2017

Monday, June 26

Kealohas Tried to Discredit Police Commissioner In Corruption Probe

Thursday, June 15

Audit Finds Domestic Violence Crackdown Isn’t Working In Honolulu

Tuesday, June 6

Katherine Kealoha Sues City To Keep Her Employment Records Secret

April 2017

Monday, April 24

Honolulu Prosecutor Could Be A Witness For The Defense

March 2017

Wednesday, March 22

Council OK’s Bill Eliminating Cap On Rail Money

January 2017

Friday, January 13

FBI Serves Search Warrant At Honolulu Prosecutor’s Office

November 2016

Wednesday, November 23

Why Keith Kaneshiro Is Standing Behind Katherine Kealoha

Tuesday, November 8

Honolulu Council Members, Prosecutor Fend Off Challengers

August 2016

Tuesday, August 16

Kealohas’ ‘Bizarre’ Legal Strategy: Filing Lawsuits And Going Public

Tuesday, August 9

Term Limit Changes For Oahu?

May 2016

Friday, May 13

Carlisle Wants To Be Mayor Of Honolulu, Again

April 2016

Monday, April 18

Is The Proposed Review Of Police Killings Just ‘Window-Dressing’?

March 2016

Tuesday, March 1

Lawmakers Consider ‘Mobile Court’ For Homeless Defendants

February 2016

Tuesday, February 9

‘Smart On Crime’: Lawmakers Take Up Wide-Ranging Reforms

May 2015

Monday, May 18

Honolulu Prosecutor to Hawaii Governor: Veto the Sex Trafficking Bill

November 2012

Monday, November 5

Honolulu Prosecutor: Kaneshiro Easily Beats Takata

October 2012

Monday, October 22

Candidates for Honolulu Prosecutor Attack Each Other’s Motives

June 2012

Tuesday, June 5

Honolulu Prosecutor’s Office Responds to Civil Beat on Deedy Case

November 2011

Saturday, November 19

As Shooting Rumors Swirl, Authorities Keep Details Under Wraps

July 2011

Friday, July 22

Even Without Challenger, Carlisle Rakes In Cash

April 2011

Wednesday, April 13

Discussion: Prostitution In Honolulu

January 2011

Wednesday, January 26

Kaneshiro Wants Stiffer Prostitution Penalties

October 2010

Saturday, October 2

Discussion: Honolulu City Government