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Thursday, March 07, 2019
Prosecutor Kaneshiro Take Leave of Absence on Deadline to Respond to Supreme Court
By News Release @ 5:53 PM :: 647 Views :: Honolulu County, Ethics, Judiciary, Law Enforcement

...Kaneshiro's decision to take a "leave of absence" does not stop the Supreme Court proceedings regarding his law license....

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Wednesday, February 27, 2019
Feds Bust Labor Law Violators at Hawaii Malls
By News Release @ 10:29 PM :: 569 Views :: Labor, Law Enforcement, Small Business

...Wage and Hour Division (WHD) focused on retail mall employers in Hawaii, recovered $698,120 in back wages and liquidated damages for 339 employees, and led WHD to assess $59,523 in civil penalties for child labor violations during Fiscal Year 2018....

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Sunday, February 24, 2019
Double Trouble: Lyon Also Offered Cash to Son of FSM President
By Andrew Walden @ 10:11 PM :: 7709 Views :: DHHL, National News, Ethics, Law Enforcement

...Christopher Ivan Christian, was offered a “retainer” --$5K per month by Lyon—with a plan to increase to $10K....

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Saturday, February 23, 2019
Impeach Kaneshiro: Yoshimura Pushes Back Against McCorriston tactics
By News Release @ 11:11 AM :: 1564 Views :: Honolulu County, Ethics, Law Enforcement

... An attorney with Mr. McCorriston’s legal education and experience, should certainly realize his allegation is both false and "baseless" ....

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Wednesday, February 20, 2019
HB18: No Statute of Limitations for Sexual Abuse of Children
By Rep Cynthia Thielen @ 4:24 PM :: 565 Views :: Family, Law Enforcement

...House Bill 18, which passed the House Judiciary Committee last week, aims to repeal statutory limitations on the time that a childhood sexual-abuse survivor can seek justice against an adult perpetrator through civil action....

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Wednesday, February 20, 2019
Kakaako Drunk Driver Busted for Palau Alcohol Theft
By Andrew Walden @ 3:53 PM :: 1207 Views :: Law Enforcement

"...The burglars took beers, liquors, soda and cigarettes then went back to Sumang’s residence where they consumed all the liquors that they stole...."

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Tuesday, February 19, 2019
Trump Sued by Hawaii Over Emergency Declaration
By Selected News Articles @ 12:59 PM :: 592 Views :: National News, Law Enforcement

...“As I predicted, 16 states, led mostly by Open Border Democrats and the Radical Left, have filed a lawsuit in, of course, the 9th Circuit,” Trump said....

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Wednesday, February 13, 2019
UPDATE: FSM Government Responds to Lyon Bribery Charge
By News Release @ 11:15 PM :: 3282 Views :: Ethics, World News, Law Enforcement

...On February 14th, 2019 the FSM National Government was informed that the United States Government has approved the sharing of information related to this case....

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Friday, February 01, 2019
Birth Tourism Bust: Hawaii Easier to Clear Customs
By Selected News Articles @ 1:01 PM :: 659 Views :: National News, Law Enforcement

"...The clients were also told to enter the country by flying into Hawaii instead of Los Angeles where clearing U.S. Customs was perceived to be more difficult...."

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Thursday, January 31, 2019
Medicaid Fraud: DHS Still Not Doing the Real Work
By Hawaii State Auditor @ 3:32 AM :: 780 Views :: Hawaii State Government, Health Care, Law Enforcement

...The recommendations not implemented are the ones where DHS actually has to go out and catch fraudsters, instead of just talking about it....

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Monday, January 28, 2019
Who Should Regulate Drones in Hawaii?
By Selected News Articles @ 5:11 PM :: 1013 Views :: Hawaii State Government, Law Enforcement, Small Business

...Local rules that conflict with national ones threaten the growth of the entire U.S. drone industry....

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Thursday, January 24, 2019
OHA: Authorities Should Take Atooi Threats Seriously
By News Release @ 5:09 PM :: 1549 Views :: Kauai County, Greenmail, Law Enforcement, OHA

"...OHA continues to work with various law enforcement entities...."

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Wednesday, January 23, 2019
Bum Patrol: City Extends Park Security Contract
By News Release @ 5:10 PM :: 709 Views :: Honolulu County, Homelessness, Law Enforcement

...Four-month extension lasting until mid-May....

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Saturday, January 19, 2019
Video: Marshal Resigns After Fake Atooi King Teams up With Developer to Chase Protesters Off Land
By Video @ 4:49 PM :: 2110 Views :: Kauai County, Development, Greenmail, Law Enforcement, OHA

... 'King of Atooi' Dayne Gonsalves and his 'marshals' team up with developer to intimidate Coco Palms protesters ....

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Friday, January 11, 2019
Third Chief in Three Years for DOCARE
By News Release @ 5:34 PM :: 732 Views :: Law Enforcement

...DLNR Chair Suzanne Case remarked, “Jason has stepped in and stepped up on multiple occasions to fill leadership voids when previous chiefs have retired or resigned...."

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Friday, January 11, 2019
Hawaii Sex Trafficking Study--Part 2 Released
By News Release @ 12:37 AM :: 972 Views :: Family, Hawaii Statistics, Law Enforcement, Drugs

"...Eighty percent of those forcibly initiated into prostitution via sex trafficking also prostituted without a trafficker at a later point...."

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Thursday, January 10, 2019
'The untouchables: Out-of-control prosecutors and the system that protects them'
By News Release @ 2:03 PM :: 2357 Views :: Honolulu County, Ethics, Law Enforcement

...featuring nationally famous criminal justice journalist Radley Balko....

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Wednesday, January 09, 2019
Viral 2019: Ten Second Fireworks Video
By Panos Prevedouros PhD @ 4:54 PM :: 813 Views :: Honolulu County, Law Enforcement

...24 hours later, at 9 AM on January 2, the video had 278,000 views and about 1,300 Likes....

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Wednesday, January 09, 2019
Fact-Checking 5 of Trump’s Claims in Border Speech
By Heritage Foundation @ 2:20 PM :: 1132 Views :: National News, Law Enforcement

...Trump made the case Tuesday night for the $5.7 billion he wants Congress to approve for a wall expanding the physical barrier along the southern border to stop the flow of illegal immigrants and drugs. The Daily Signal examines five of the president’s claims....

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Thursday, January 03, 2019
Ige Appoints Clare Connors Attorney General
By News Release @ 5:20 PM :: 1094 Views :: Hawaii State Government, Law Enforcement

...Connors was nominated to the Federal District Court by Obama, but the Senate did not vote and the nomination lapsed when Obama's term ended....

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Thursday, December 20, 2018
Trump, Schatz Team up to Release Thousands of Criminals
By News Release @ 4:02 AM :: 1188 Views :: Justice Reinvestment, Law Enforcement

...Schatz doesn't want poor innocent criminals to die in prison....

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Thursday, December 13, 2018
Honolulu Bum Patrol Extended City Cites 'Good Results'
By News Release @ 8:27 PM :: 1561 Views :: Honolulu County, Homelessness, Law Enforcement

...Good results so far at nine urban parks under the 24/7 security pilot project....

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Thursday, December 13, 2018
Honolulu Republican Party Calls for Kaneshiro Resignation
By Brett Kulbis @ 5:18 PM :: 1760 Views :: Honolulu County, Ethics, Law Enforcement, Republican Party

...this situation involving Kaneshiro, Sapolu and Futa could potentially lead to countless criminal cases being dismissed or overturned, with dangerous and/or violent criminals being set free to roam our streets....

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Wednesday, December 12, 2018
Whitewash: HGEA Members at State Hospital Get No Punishment for Saito Escape
By News Release @ 7:32 PM :: 1877 Views :: Ethics, Health Care, Labor, Law Enforcement

... Saito had sexual relations with at least three hospital staff members. Saito has been known for his manipulative nature, and sources say sexual relations took place on multiple occasions where he was able to obtain contraband ....

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Tuesday, December 11, 2018
PETITION: Impeach City and County Prosecutor Keith Kaneshiro
By News Release @ 11:04 PM :: 2127 Views :: Honolulu County, Ethics, Law Enforcement

...Shall City and County of Honolulu Prosecutor Keith M. Kaneshiro be impeached and removed from his position for malfeasance, misfeasance or non-feasance in office?....

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Thursday, November 22, 2018
Honolulu Tax Evader a Big Deal in Guam, Micronesia
By News Release @ 3:49 PM :: 2296 Views :: National News, Ethics, Law Enforcement, Taxes

...Businessman convicted of tax fraud has Guam, Micronesia deals....

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Thursday, November 22, 2018
UH: Convicted Felon Paid to Get Other Convicts Released
By News Release @ 2:30 AM :: 2021 Views :: Higher Education, Judiciary, Law Enforcement

...Why would any court trust 'exculpatory' evidence submitted by a convicted felon?....

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Wednesday, October 24, 2018
Bishop Street Lawyer Foolishly Leaves Hawaii, Gets Busted
By News Release @ 6:42 PM :: 1657 Views :: Ethics, Law Enforcement

...On October 16, 2018, a federal grand jury in Portland charged retired attorney Bruce L. Lamon, of Hillsboro, Oregon, with evading $744,000 in personal income taxes....

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Wednesday, October 17, 2018
States Most Vulnerable to Identity Theft & Fraud--Hawaii 51st
By Selected News Articles @ 12:50 PM :: 1168 Views :: Hawaii Statistics, Law Enforcement

...Their data set ranges from identity-theft complaints per capita to average loss amount due to fraud....

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Tuesday, September 25, 2018
DoH Report on Underage Transsexuals Makes no Mention of the Child Molesters who Victimize Them
By Andrew Walden @ 9:47 PM :: 1938 Views :: Education K-12, Hawaii Statistics, Health Care, Law Enforcement

...The term “hate crime” comes up six times in the report but the phrase “child molestation” never appears....

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Tuesday, September 25, 2018
DoH Receives $8M Federal Grant to Fight Opioid Abuse
By News Release @ 8:09 PM :: 1238 Views :: Health Care, Law Enforcement, Drugs

...Americans initiating heroin use dropped by around half from 2016 to 2017. The number of Americans misusing opioids also dropped for the second year in a row, and the number receiving specialty treatment for heroin use increased....

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Wednesday, August 29, 2018
Muslim Soldier Wanted to go "To Downtown Honolulu and Waikiki strip and start shooting"
By News Release @ 10:32 PM :: 4420 Views :: Law Enforcement, Military, Religion

...On July 8, 2017, Kang swore an oath of loyalty, known as “bayat,” to ISIS and its leader, Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi, in a ceremony conducted by the purported ISIS sheikh....

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Wednesday, August 29, 2018
Animal Quarantine Station Picked as Site for New Prison
By News Release @ 1:20 AM :: 1119 Views :: Law Enforcement

...“The existing jail at Dillingham and Puʻuhale is severely overcrowded and in disrepair. Building a new correctional facility is one of my top priorities."....

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Tuesday, August 28, 2018
Manhunt: Gabbard Cult Associate Arrested for Stealing Police Car, Leading Wild Chase Across Island
By Andrew Walden @ 5:13 PM :: 4457 Views :: Congressional Delegation, Law Enforcement, Religion

...after allegedly stealing a police vehicle in Kaimuki, smashing into a bread truck, leading officers on a cross-island chase, getting shot in the shoulder, and running into the jungle near Waiahole, Jaya Keahonui Titcomb has been arrested by Honolulu police.... 

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Tuesday, August 21, 2018
Kauai: Illegal Alien Felon Gets 30 Months, Another Deportation
By News Release @ 3:44 PM :: 2086 Views :: Kauai County, Law Enforcement

...at that time of his arrest in 2017, Salas-Cruz illegally possessed three firearms, including a 12 gauge shotgun and two pistols, and numerous rounds of ammunition....

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Thursday, August 09, 2018
Hawaii: First State to Pass CEDAW in All Counties
By News Release @ 4:38 PM :: 1431 Views :: Family, Law Enforcement

...the first state in the nation to pass Convention on the Elimination of all Forms of Discrimination Against Women (CEDAW) legislation in every county....

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Sunday, August 05, 2018
American Samoa Citizenship Question Not So Simple
By Andrew Walden @ 7:30 PM :: 2912 Views :: National News, Law Enforcement, Office of Elections, Republican Party

...people who might be accused of knowingly promulgating the candidacy of a non-citizen or voting by a non-citizen should very carefully consider the ramifications of the following federal laws....

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Wednesday, August 01, 2018
VIDEO: 'Confused' Mazie Hirono Schooled on ICE
By Video @ 2:52 PM :: 3036 Views :: Family, Congressional Delegation, Law Enforcement

...Mazie Hirono receives a quick lesson on U.S. immigration law from ICE official Matthew Albence during a hearing on Capitol Hill....

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Wednesday, July 25, 2018
Indictment: 24 New Jersey Residents Allegedly Defraud Hawaii DoTax
By News Release @ 3:24 AM :: 3382 Views :: Law Enforcement, Tax Credits, Taxes

...The defendants, led by a tax preparer and her husband, allegedly attempted to steal over $400,000....

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Tuesday, July 17, 2018
Got a Fake Service Animal? Hawaii Civil Rights Commission Lawyers Can Help
By News Release @ 9:51 PM :: 2220 Views :: Health Care, Law Enforcement

"...under both state and federal fair housing laws, a person with a disability has the right to request ... use of an assistance animal that works, assists, provides emotional support...."

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Tuesday, July 17, 2018
Another Hawaii Hi-Tech Scam Busted
By News Release @ 1:50 PM :: 1633 Views :: Maui County, Law Enforcement

...Also named in the lawsuit is Maui-based artist and sculptor Spar Street, who the SEC says received investor money as commissions for indentifying and recruiting new investors....

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Tuesday, July 10, 2018
Ige Vetoes Eight -- Allows Law Enforcement Standards Board to Become Law
By News Release @ 8:45 PM :: 2178 Views :: Hawaii State Government, Law Enforcement, Police, Taxes

...Gov. David Ige has notified legislative leaders and key lawmakers that he is vetoing eight out of 11 bills on his Intent to Veto list....

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Friday, July 06, 2018
Strictest And Most Lenient States on Speeding and Reckless Driving
By Selected News Articles @ 1:16 AM :: 1454 Views :: Hawaii Statistics, Law Enforcement

... Hawaii Ranks 24th ....

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Friday, June 29, 2018
Caldwell: Outlaw Homeless Blocking Public Facilities While Refusing Shelter Space
By News Release @ 1:22 AM :: 2116 Views :: Honolulu County, Homelessness, Law Enforcement

...The “public lodging bill” would make it illegal to lodge on a public sidewalk or other public areas if shelter facilities are available....

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Tuesday, June 26, 2018
Travel Ban Upheld 5-4
By Selected News Articles @ 3:15 PM :: 1796 Views :: National News, Law Enforcement

..."This ruling is also a moment of profound vindication following months of hysterical commentary from the media and Democratic politicians who refuse to do what it takes to secure our border and our country."....

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Saturday, June 16, 2018
Kauai Man Sentenced To 25 Years In Prison For Manufacturing Child Pornography
By News Release @ 12:55 AM :: 2142 Views :: Kauai County, Law Enforcement, Religion

...Each charge involved a different boy and carries a mandatory minimum penalty of 15 years....

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Friday, June 15, 2018
Audit: State Asset Forfeiture Program -- 30 Years Without Rules
By Hawaii State Auditor @ 1:06 AM :: 2140 Views :: Judiciary, Law Enforcement, Drugs

...after nearly 30 years since the program’s inception, the department has not yet adopted administrative rules describing procedures and practice requirements for asset forfeiture....

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Thursday, June 14, 2018
Hawaii Supreme Court Limits Jurisdiction of Civil Rights Commission
By News Release @ 11:18 PM :: 2299 Views :: Education K-12, Ethics, Judiciary, Law Enforcement

...The HTA decision drastically restricted and reduced the number of state and state-funded programs that are covered under § 368-1.5, as there are very few such programs or agencies that do not receive any federal funding....

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Tuesday, June 05, 2018
Ige Volcano Proclamation: 'Make State Lands Available for Housing'
By News Release @ 10:21 PM :: 3384 Views :: Hawaii County , Land Use, Law Enforcement

...“I, David Y Ige … hereby authorize and invoke … Section 171-85, et. seq., Hawaii Revised Statutes, disposition to victims of natural disaster….”

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Saturday, May 19, 2018
Ethics: Why did UPW Prison Guard Get $7000 from Inmate?
By News Release @ 8:32 PM :: 2125 Views :: Ethics, Law Enforcement

...Nothing in this report explains why these ACOs were getting this money from the Inmate. What are they getting away with?....

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