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Kobayashi, Manahan, Menor and Kaneshiro won re-election by wide margins.
Records show Honolulu Police Chief Louis Kealoha has only contributed to a campaign once in the past decade.
The suspects have long been known to the Honolulu prosecutor’s office, but no arrests have been made more than 10 months after the slaughter.
Honolulu’s prosecuting attorney cites his accomplishments and answers his critics, but ignores his election challenger.
The massive recommendations of a once-a-decade task force are moving ahead, despite concerns that some go too far.
Prison-reform advocates and tough-on-crime proponents glean different conclusions from the same numbers concerning well-publicized prisoners who walk away — and the few who commit new crimes.